December 2, 2018 • 11:00 am

True Love; Love Truth, Part 1

Scripture: 2 John 1:1–5

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Epistles of John: Fellowship Provided, Possessed and Protected

Synopsis: Our culture has its own definition of "love" and "truth" which are contrary to God's. Is there any connection between these two concepts? If so, what is it? If we are to have a vibrant, well-balanced Christian character, these two characteristics of God must be expressed as He intended. Both of these virtues are also essential for a well-balanced, healthy Church ministry and come from only one source.

November 25, 2018 • 5:00 pm

Thanks-Living

Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Thanksgiving

Synopsis: Thanksgiving was never a national holiday for those living in 1st Century Thessalonica. However, the Apostle Paul admonished them to make it a way of life. So it should be for us as well.

November 25, 2018 • 11:00 am

The Thanksgiving of Jesus

Scripture: Luke 22:17–20, 1 Corinthians 11:24–25

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Thanksgiving

Synopsis: Have you ever considered the thanksgiving of Jesus? For what or whom would He have given thanks?

November 18, 2018 • 5:00 pm

Soul Sleep, Purgatory or Heaven?

Scripture: Psalm 16:8–11, Psalm 23:6, Luke 9:28–36, Luke 16:22, Luke 23:39–43

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Heaven: Land of the Free and Home of the Saved

Synopsis: The testimony of Scripture is always a very consistent and accurate one. So when it comes to informing us what happens the moment we die and where do we go when we die, we can trust what God has said. So what about soul sleep? Purgatory? Doesn't a born-again believer enter straight into Heaven upon his physical death?

November 18, 2018 • 11:00 am

An Invitation to Thanksgiving

Scripture: Psalm 95

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Thanksgiving

Synopsis: Have you fallen into the trap of thinking that Thanksgiving is not for you if ... 1) you are not in the mood for it, 2) due to hardships and the pain of current or past circumstances you don't feel like, or 3) it is dependent upon favorable happenings and if conditions warrant it? Then here is hope and help from God's Word for you in this morning's message!

November 11, 2018 • 5:00 pm

Does 1 Corinthians 3:9-15 describe Purgatory?

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 3:9–15

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Heaven: Land of the Free and Home of the Saved

Synopsis: Do believers go to purgatory when they die? Is purgatory a place where people go during the interval between the death of a believer and Heaven?

November 11, 2018 • 11:00 am

Assurance Produces Confidence, Part 2

Scripture: 1 John 3:21–22, 1 John 5:14–15

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Epistles of John: Fellowship Provided, Possessed and Protected

Synopsis: Our text today reveals that the blessings of an assured acceptance before God are two-fold--1) Confidence towards God, 2) Answered Prayer from God. Are you enjoying these blessings?

November 4, 2018 • 5:00 pm

Soul Sleep and Purgatory, Part 1

Scripture: Matthew 9:18–26, Matthew 27:51–53

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Heaven: Land of the Free and Home of the Saved

Synopsis: Tonight we look at two other views of what happens to believers between their physical death and the resurrection. Does the Bible really teach the concept of soul sleep and is Purgatory found in the Bible?

November 4, 2018 • 11:00 am

Assurance Produces Confidence, Part 1

Scripture: 1 John 3:21–22, 1 John 5:14–15

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Epistles of John: Fellowship Provided, Possessed and Protected

Synopsis: Have any of these thoughts ever crossed your mind? I sure hope my prayer made it up to Heaven! I feel like my prayers are just bouncing off the ceiling and coming right back down. There's no way God is going to answer my prayer; He is too far away to even bother with me. Well, here's great encouragement and truth from God's Word to help you correct your thinking!

October 28, 2018 • 11:00 am

Divine Resources to Detect & Deal with Error

Scripture: 1 John 2:18–27

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Epistles of John: Fellowship Provided, Possessed and Protected

Synopsis: Although Satan uses false teachers and false teaching to seduce God's people, the Bible assures us we have been given two all-sufficient, divine resources to detect and deal with error.

September 30, 2018 • 5:00 pm

What Happens to Me the Moment After I Die?

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:8

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Heaven: Land of the Free and Home of the Saved

Synopsis: Have you ever wondered, "What happens to me the second after I die?" God's Word has solid answers to give! One thing is certain whether you know the Lord as your Savior or don't: the end of one's earthly existence is not the end of life at all!

September 30, 2018 • 11:00 am

A Well-Grounded Assurance of Salvation, Part 2

Scripture: 1 John 3:19–24

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: The Epistles of John: Fellowship Provided, Possessed and Protected

Synopsis: When it comes to the matter of our assurance of salvation, it is important we understand the difference between two related terms: security and assurance. It is also important we remember the basis of our assurance lies not in the evidences seen in our lives but upon the Word of God and the total sufficient of the merit of Christ's person and work to secure for us an eternal acceptance with the Father.