In this sermon from our series through the book of Nehemiah, Pastor Jeremy Treat looks at the long list of names in Nehemiah 7. Why is it included in Scripture, and how is it profitable? Because people matter. God knows each of our names, too.
In this sermon from our series through Nehemiah, Pastor Jeremy Treat examines Nehemiah’s first steps toward rebuilding Jerusalem: how he acted with long-term, rather than short-term, success in mind, how he shared his vision, and how he dealt with early opposition.
In the midst of a culture of individualism, Jesus calls us to commit deeply to God and people. Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Hebrews 10:19-25 on drawing near to God, holding fast to the faith, and stirring up one another to love and good works.
What does the Bible say eternity is like, and what is the ending of the kingdom story? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Revelation 21:1-5 on the end goal of history: a renewed creation, a redeemed people, and a reigning King.
How do we grow as Christians, and what fuels that growth? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from 1 Peter 2:1-12 on what Christian maturity looks like, how to seek growth and change in our lives, and the vital importance of God’s word in the process.
How is Christ still accomplishing His mission on earth? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Acts 1:1-8 on the role of the church in the world, and the absolutely vital power of the Holy Spirit in our lives as Christians.
Jesus’ resurrection isn’t a side note to the Christian faith, but rather is at the very center of it. Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from 1 Corinthians 15:17-26 on what the resurrection of Christ means for the world, for our sin, and for our individual futures.
How does Christ’s death on the cross redeem us from sin, and what does it mean to follow the crucified Messiah? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Mark 15:1-39 on the suffering, glory, and victory of the cross.
Who was Jesus, and what was His mission? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Luke 4:16-21 on Jesus’ identity as Messiah, His mission of bringing God’s kingdom, and what that means for each of our lives.
How are God’s people to live in the midst of the kingdom of man? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from Daniel 1 on how God called Daniel and others to live in the midst of ancient Babylon, and what that means for us living in the world today.
How did Jesus rescue God’s people, fulfill God’s promises, and establish the kingdom through His own suffering? Pastor Adam Smith preaches from Isaiah 52:13-53:12 on the prophecy of a coming Messiah, and explains how Christ’s victory through suffering changes our lives now.
What is our focus as a church, and what are our individual roles within that focus? Pastor Jeremy Treat preaches from John 21:20-23 on Jesus’ call to each of us to follow Him, love others in community, and point people to the gospel. You may find it helpful to also view Reality LA: The First Ten Years, which touches on many of the same themes.