Christ Community Church of the Nazarene - Syracuse, NY
Sermon on the Mount Series: Of Pigs & Pearls (Matthew 7:1-6)

Sermon on the Mount Series: Of Pigs & Pearls (Matthew 7:1-6)

January 8, 2019

How might our judgment change if we treated those who sin as sacred to God?

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, December 30, 2018.

Responding to Bethlehem (Philippians 2:1-13)

Responding to Bethlehem (Philippians 2:1-13)

December 29, 2018

How does nothing become something?  All life in this world depends on the life of another.  Eternal life, too, seems to depend on the life of God.  God must give of Himself if we are to become beings made in His image.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, December 23, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: Faith & Fear (Matthew 6:16-34)

Sermon on the Mount Series: Faith & Fear (Matthew 6:16-34)

December 18, 2018

During periods of God's silence, religion becomes more about people than about God.  Jesus helps us to remember that God exists and that our religious observances are principally about Him.

Sermon on the Mount Series: What We Ask (Matthew 6:11-14)

Sermon on the Mount Series: What We Ask (Matthew 6:11-14)

December 11, 2018

If we are to approach God to ask Him to do things He would not otherwise have done, we must come reverently, and we must know the kind of requests God has demonstrated Himself to be willing to entertain.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: When We Ask (Matthew 6:5-10)

Sermon on the Mount Series: When We Ask (Matthew 6:5-10)

December 4, 2018

When we enter into the presence of the God of all creation to make requests of Him, Jesus helps us to understand the decorum and relationship that is required.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: The Little Things (Matthew 6:1-4)

Sermon on the Mount Series: The Little Things (Matthew 6:1-4)

November 27, 2018

Sometimes our lives and behaviors change not by a force of will, but by a willingness to allow Jesus to adjust the small things that are prohibiting our growth in Jesus.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, November 25, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: Can You Imagine? (Matthew 5:38-48)

Sermon on the Mount Series: Can You Imagine? (Matthew 5:38-48)

November 20, 2018

Jesus has described the way of life a kingdom that is coming and into which we can now begin to live if we trust Him.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: Safe Speech (Matthew 5:33-37)

Sermon on the Mount Series: Safe Speech (Matthew 5:33-37)

November 13, 2018

In asking us to leave oaths behind, Jesus is inviting us into a kingdom in which truthfulness is the native tongue.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, November 11, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: Safe Partnership (Matthew 5:31-32)

Sermon on the Mount Series: Safe Partnership (Matthew 5:31-32)

November 6, 2018

Divorce, from a legal perspective, is the dissolution of a contract.  For Jesus, however, marriage is much more than a legal agreement, and ending one is more like a death than a dissolution.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

Sermon on the Mount Series: Safe Eyes (Matthew 5:27-30)

Sermon on the Mount Series: Safe Eyes (Matthew 5:27-30)

October 30, 2018

Jesus invites us to follow Him into freedom from the tyranny of lust.

Presented by Pastor Joshua Johnson on Sunday, October 28, 2018.