October 20, 2019 • 11:00 am

The Suffering Servant-Savior

Scripture: Mark 8:31–32

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: In this 7th message in the series of messages that survey the Gospel of Mark, we look at a 6th portrait of Christ that John Mark presents - The Suffering Servant-Savior. As you see this view of Christ against the backdrop of His exalted position as the Son of God, we see something of the depth of Christ's humiliation as He sacrificially offers His life as the only ransom God the Father would accept on behalf of sinners. The message ends with two primary points of application.

October 13, 2019 • 5:30 pm

The Fall of Angels

Scripture: 2 Peter 2:4, Jude 1:6, Revelation 12:4, Revelation 12:7–9

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Angels

Synopsis: Having looked at the Origin of Angels and the Nature of Angels, we move on to see what God's Word has to say about the Fall of Angels. What happened that a full 1/3 of all angels were cast out of Heaven? How did demons come into existence? When did the fall of some of the angels take place? How could a perfect creature sin? What was the result of the angels' fall?

October 13, 2019 • 11:00 am

The Praying Servant-Savior

Scripture: Mark 1:35–36

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: In this fifth message that surveys the gospel of Mark, we have another portrait of Christ presented to us: He is the praying Servant-Savior. As we look at this portrait of the Lord Jesus, there are challenging lessons to learn and practice! We also learn great truth regarding the resource of prayer - including the significance of the expression, "Abba, Father."

October 6, 2019 • 5:30 pm

The Nature of Angels

Scripture: Psalm 104:4

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Angels

Synopsis: There are many conceptions about angels - including the idea that people becomes angels when they die. What does the Bible say about the nature of angels? This message surveys Scripture to discover the answer.

October 6, 2019 • 11:00 am

The Sin-Forgiving Savior

Scripture: Mark 2:10

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: In this fifth message in our survey of Mark's gospel, we discover another portrait of Christ given to us--The Sin-forgiving Savior. That raises two questions: 1) What gives Christ the right to be declared so and to act in that capacity? and 2) Why is this so critical of a portrait to see? The answers are presented very clearly in this second gospel of the New Testament!

September 29, 2019 • 5:30 pm

The Origin of Angels, Part 2

Scripture: Job 38:4–7, Exodus 20:11

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Angels

Synopsis: Tonight's message continues a look at the origins of angels--when they were created and how many of them were created. We learn from their creation, important lessons about our own creation and how we find fulfillment in living.

September 29, 2019 • 11:00 am

What Manner of Man Is This?

Scripture: Mark 4:41

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: Today we look at a second portrait of Jesus that John Mark presents to us in His gospel. We're surveying this gospel to answer the question posed by our text, "What manner of man is this?" No one else can do what He does nor speaks like He does! No man died like He did!

September 22, 2019 • 5:30 pm

Angels: Messengers & Ministers

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 11:13–15, Hebrews 1:13–14

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Angels

Synopsis: To begin this series, we look at Scripture regarding a word of warning regarding "Angel-mania" and a word of instruction regarding what the Bible actually says about angels.

September 22, 2019 • 11:00 am

Our Sympathetic, Servant-Savior

Scripture: Mark 1:41, Mark 6:34, Mark 8:2

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: Mark develops a portrait of Christ that is to be firmly fixed in our minds. He presents five different arenas which qualify the Lord to be our Sympathetic, Servant-Savior!

September 15, 2019 • 5:30 pm

An Introduction to Mark

Scripture: Mark 1:1

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: When you finish reading the sixteen chapters of this second gospel in the New Testament, what is the designed impact this gospel is to have on you? What's the takeaway?

September 15, 2019 • 11:00 am

Good News!

Scripture: Mark 1:1–15

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

Series: Surveying the Gospel of Mark: Christ the Ideal Servant Savior

Synopsis: In this first message in the series on the Gospel of Mark, we note the purpose in writing this gospel and summarize the message of this book in one sentence. When that message is embraced, born-again believers will be expressing the distinctiveness of a Christianity that "shines as light" in a dark world!

September 8, 2019 • 5:30 pm

Two Doors

Scripture: Philippians 1:21–24, 1 Thessalonians 3:12–13, 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18, John 14:1–3

Speaker: Pastor Miguel Betancourt II

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

Synopsis: In this final message in the series on Heaven, we answer two final questions: How does one get to be with Christ forever? (There are only two doors!) and Who is going there?