What is God doing with our world?  With our lives?  Peter shows us that God is building a people to worship him and live as witnesses to the world around them.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:4-12

Keywords: 1 Peter, cornerstone, Jesus, worship, witness, church, holiness, temple, tabernacle
Direct download: GCC20170219.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:09am CST

Part of belonging to God's community means we will love each other well.  In order to love others, we need to have our actions and our hearts changed by the goodness of God.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 2:1-3

Keywords: 1 Peter, love, community, growth, spiritual formation, sin, change, desire, Psalm 34
Direct download: GCC20170212.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:59am CST

As part of our growth and maturity, God calls us to love one another. In these versus, Peter reminds us that God’s Word purifies our souls when we obey and loving each other is evidence of His work in our lives.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:22-25

Keywords: Purify, Word, Soul, Love, Earnestly, Pure Heart
Direct download: GCC20170205.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 3:25pm CST

As a part of our growth and maturity, God calls us to be holy.  In this sermon, we see what holiness is, why we need it, and how we can grow in it.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:13-21

Keywords: Holiness, hope, 1 Peter, Maturity, Growth,
Direct download: GCC20170129.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:30am CST

When we face trials, we often discover what we really believe.  In this sermon we see how having the right beliefs about God enables us to trust him and his work in our lives.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:10-12

Keywords: Patience, endurance, trials, suffering, trust, faith, 1 Peter, Hope
Direct download: GCC20170122.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:30am CST

How we handle the trials in our lives reveals who we really are - and where God wants us to grow.  Because of Jesus, real growth is possible.  And so is real joy.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:3-9

Keywords: 1 Peter, Suffering, Trials, Joy, Hope, Conversion, Gospel, Salvation, Maturity, Faith
Direct download: GCC20170115.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:04pm CST

In this sermon we introduce our series on 1 Peter, looking at Peter's primary hope in writing his letter: that we stay connected to God in the midst of a world that does not know him.

Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:1-2

Keywords: 1 Peter, Spiritual Growth, Election, Culture, Renewal, 
Direct download: GCC20170108.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 10:29am CST

As Moses seeks to prepare his people for the promised land; he gives them three distinct reminders for the days ahead. They serve as his last words to the grandchildren that would fulfil God's covenant with His people. 

Scriptures: Deuteronomy 8:7-18

Keywords: Gratitude, Remembering, Weakness, Honor, Jesus Christ
Direct download: GCC20170101.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 11:01pm CST

In this sermon we the God who gives us joy and enters our brokenness also comes with what we need most: gentleness.

Scriptures: Luke 2:8-16

Keywords: Christmas, Advent, Luke, Jesus, Joy, Happiness, Gentleness, Grace
Direct download: GCC20161218.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 8:55pm CST

This week we see how it's possible, because of God, to have great joy in the midst of our brokenness.

Scriptures: Luke 2:1-7 

Keywords: Christmas, Advent, Luke, Mary, Joseph, Jesus, Brokenness, Manger, Holidays
Direct download: GCC20161211.mp3
Category:Sermons -- posted at: 9:20pm CST





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