Finding Jesus in the Old Testament

Sermon Series  /  Finding Jesus in the Old Testament

 

Epiphany

Mark Kutolowski
January 2, 2022

As we begin a new series looking at Christ in the Old Testament, we take time to remember the Epiphany with a reflection from Mark Kutolowski.

Shema

William Higgins
January 9, 2022

William Higgins shares his heart in working with Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) in East Africa and other parts of the world to develop and equip church leaders and teachers. He also shares with us the importance of the Shema from Deuteronomy 6.

Seeing the Word in the Word

Doreen Miller
January 16, 2022

Doreen Miller introduces us to the series by identifying the Presence, Patterns, and Promises of Jesus throughout the Old Testament.

The Author of Life

Joshua Jefferson
January 23, 2022

This week Joshua Jefferson looks at Jesus as the Author of Life from Genesis 1 and Acts 3.

Jesus as the Second Adam

Pastor Randy Keener
January 30, 2022

New Revised Standard Version 20 But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead has also come through a human being; 22 for as all die in Adam, so all will be made alive in Christ. | Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:20-22

Navigating the Seas of Salvation

Pastor Jim Schwenk
February 6, 2022

Pastor Jim Schwenk discusses the similarities between Noah’s Ark and Jesus’s salvation on the cross. | Scripture: Genesis 8:15-22, 1 Peter 3:18-21

The Tower of Confusion

Myron Miller
February 13, 2022

Myron Miller explains the similarities between the language barriers of The Tower of Babel and Pentecost. | Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9

What Do We Do with God’s Promises Delayed?

Amaris Allan
February 20, 2022

Amaris Allan explains that in Genesis chapters 12 through 17, we see Abraham following God’s directions and waiting for the fulfillment of God’s promises.  How well do we wait for God’s promises to be fulfilled? | Scripture: Genesis 12-17

Three Unusual Visitors

Myron Miller
February 27, 2022

Myron Miller theorizes who were the three people who visited Abraham and was there significance of three considering our Triune God. | Scripture: Genesis 18:1-15

On the Mountain of the Lord it Will Be Provided | Abraham’s Trust and God’s Provision

Phil Bollinger
March 6, 2022

Phil Bollinger discusses Abraham’s trust in God. | Scripture: Genesis 22:1-19.

Limping and Healed

Marla Abe
March 13, 2022

Marla Abe shows us how Jacob wrestled with God until he finally became the man God wanted him to be. Introduction by Doreen Miller. | Scripture: Genesis 32: 22 – 32

The Story of Joseph | The Birthright and Blessing

Tom Turley
March 20, 2022

The story of Joseph, a dreamer, and interpreter of dreams is about a young man sold into slavery by his brothers who through misfortune and the sovereignty of God rises to become the second most powerful person in all of Egypt. Joseph also plays a key role in the transformation of Judah from jealous brother to family protector as he grows into what God calls him to be. | Scripture: Genesis 37-50

Meeting God at Wells

Myron Miller
March 27, 2022

Myron shows us the similarities between Hagar and the Samaritan woman meeting the angel of God at a well.  God asked them and asks us: where did you from?  Where are you going? | Scripture: Genesis 16

Moses as He Stands Next to Jesus

Leon Zimmerman
April 3, 2022

Moses was a great man who led the Israelites out of Egypt and was faithful to “His House.” However, Jesus is greater than Moses and faithful to God’s “Entire House.” | Scripture: Hebrews 3:1-6

Plagues and Passover | What Does it Mean for Today

Amaris Allan
April 10, 2022

Through the ten plagues on Egypt, God proved himself to be superior to man and the Egyptian gods. As the Israelites watched the Egyptians suffer these plagues, God was preparing them to transition from slavery to a new nation. | Scripture: Exodus 7-13

The Easter Story According to Jonah

Pastor Jim Schwenk
April 17, 2022

Jim discusses Jesus’s use of the account of Jonah to illustrate the crucifixion and resurrection he knew was coming.  An Easter challenge: be a vessel of grace as we have received Grace. | Scripture: Matthew 12:38-42

Actively Waiting Patiently on the Lord

Bishop Dave Musser
April 24, 2022

Bishop Dave reviews some times in the lives of King Saul and David, comparing how they reacted to needing to wait on God.  We need to remember what God has done in the past and wait for His plan for us. | Scripture: I, Samuel 10, 13, 16, 24

Being Led to Christ

Daniel Miller
May 1, 2022

God gave the Israelites the Ten Commandments and they had to follow God’s Law.  We are redeemed by salvation through Jesus and need to follow by hearing with faith.  The continual challenge of the church is to be brought to Jesus Christ. | Scriptures: Exodus 20; Jeremiah 31:31; Matthew 5:17; Galatians 3

God’s Festivals

Myron Miller
May 8, 2022

Myron shows how God reveals himself and points to the messiah in the festivals of Passover, First Fruits, Pentecost, Day of Atonement, and Tabernacles. | Scriptures: Leviticus 23

Don’t Waste Your Sorrows

Patrick Tutella
May 15, 2022

Scriptures: Luke 4:14-21

God’s Throne of Grace

Joel Harnly
May 22, 2022

We sometimes get stuck on auto-pilot, unaware of the need to re-evaluate. We need to approach God’s throne and receive Grace, having faith and confidence in Jesus to lead us where we need to be.

In the Wilderness: Prepare the Way

Doreen Miller
May 29, 2022

Types and Shadows: Foreshadowings of Christ in the Old Testament

Rob Haggard
June 9, 2022

Rob shows us how several people in the Bible foreshadow other people and the entire Old Testament foreshadows Jesus.

There is a Place Near Me Where You Can Stand on a Rock

Tom Turley
June 12, 2022

Jesus is the Rock

The Providence of God

Shawn Connatser
June 19, 2022

Scripture: Exodus 13: 17 – 22
God’s sovereignty controls everything, his Providence is at work even in dark moments.

 

Don’t Complain, Get Help

Phillip Gottschalk
June 26, 2022

Scripture: Numbers 11:16-30
God will provide, be happy with what God has given you & count your many blessings.

 

Mountains in the Bible and Jesus as the Rock

Linda Gottschalk
July 3, 2022

Scripture: Psalms 121, John 4:19-26
Even in the most confusing times God is working towards his purpose.

 

Ruth: The Restorative Beauty of Sacrificial Love

Phil Bollinger
July 17, 2022

Scripture: Ruth

Jesus- Before, During and After His Coming

Leon Zimmerman
July 31, 2022

Mission Update with Michael: Discipleship

Michael Clancy
August 7, 2022

Scripture- Matthew 28:19-20

The Story of Gideon

Amaris Allan
August 14, 2022

Scripture: Judges 6-8