Cherishing the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Sermons by Dave York

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Doing the Things I Hate

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Doing the Things I Hate
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Pastor Dave York gives a message on Romans 7:7-25 as he continues the sermons series entitled “United with Christ.”

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Obedient from the Heart

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Obedient from the Heart
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Pastor York continues reading from Romans 6:15-23 to see this big idea: Our union with Christ means that we are no longer under the rule of sin. We are under the rule of God, and this is a work of God.

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Dead to Sin and Alive to God

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Dead to Sin and Alive to God
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Pastor York continues reading Romans 6:1-14 to point out this big idea: Our union with Christ means that we died to sin with Christ and we are raised to live in a brand new way with Christ. Sin no longer has power over us.

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In Adam…In Christ

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In Adam...In Christ
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Pastor York continues in our brand new sermon series using Romans 5:12-21 to point us to the big idea: Jesus is superior to Adam. Jesus’ work conquers Adam’s work. God’s grace is greater than our sin.

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We Have Been Justified

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We Have Been Justified
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Pastor York kicks off a brand new sermon series using Romans 5:1-11 to demonstrate that Jesus Christ has changed our relationship with God forever.

Fight the Good Fight of Faith

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Fight the Good Fight of Faith
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Pastor Dave York uses 1 Timothy 6:11-21 to show that the fight of faith is confessing Christ, pursuing Christ, and living like Christ through the power of Christ.

The Functional Centrality of the Gospel

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The Functional Centrality of the Gospel
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Pastor Dave York shows us the functional centrality of the Gospel by taking us through 1 Corinthians 15:3-5.

How to Care for Elders

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How to Care for Elders
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While reading 1 Timothy 5:17-25, Pastor Dave York will show us that God wants His church to care for her leaders by honoring them and holding them accountable.

Being a Good Pastor (And Christian)

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Being a Good Pastor (And Christian)
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Pastor Dave looks at 1 Timothy 4:6-16 to show us this big idea: God has called pastors to watch their life and their teaching. And He has called Christians to watch their life and what they’re being taught.

False Teaching’s Influence

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False Teaching's Influence
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astor Dave looks at 1 Timothy 4:1-5 to show us this big idea: God has given us the truth of the gospel that shapes our beliefs and our behavior. It is the “truth once for all delivered to the saints”.

A Summary of 1 Timothy Through Chapter 3

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A Summary of 1 Timothy Through Chapter 3
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Pastor Dave York picks back up in our series, “Life in the Church,” while giving a summary of 1 Timothy chapters one through three.

It Is Finished

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It Is Finished
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We celebrate the works of Christ while Pastor Dave York gives a message on Good Friday. Here’s the big idea: Jesus Christ innocently and willingly gave Himself for people from every nation, tribe, and tongue.

The Desire and Qualification of a Deacon

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The Desire and Qualification of a Deacon
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Pastor Dave York continues our study in 1 Timothy while showing us that the Church matters to God, and it should matter to us. God has called leaders to serve and care for His
Church because His Church matters to Him.

Gender Roles in the Church-Part 1 2nd. ed.

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Gender Roles in the Church-Part 1 2nd. ed.
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Pastor Dave York reads 1 Timothy 2:8-15 and guides us in seeing a biblical perspective on gender roles.

The Goal of Church Doctrine

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The Goal of Church Doctrine
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r Dave York kicks off a new sermon series in the book of 1 Timothy while looking to answer what the goal of Church Doctrine wishes to accomplish.

Bringing Jesus Joy in Our Relationships

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Bringing Jesus Joy in Our Relationships
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Pastor Dave York reads John 17:20-26 to show us that when we live in unity and love one another, we glorify God, revealing the reality of Jesus to the world.

How to Protect Redemptive Relationships – 2nd. Ed.

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How to Protect Redemptive Relationships - 2nd. Ed.
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Pastor Dave York continues to direct us to the Word while we protect our relationships. We will take notice of this big idea: Relationships in the church matter to God. In Christ, God has provided a way for us to protect the unity of relationships.

How To Maintain Redemptive Relationship – 2nd. Ed.

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How To Maintain Redemptive Relationship - 2nd. Ed.
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While reading Matthew 7:1-5, Pastor York teaches us this big idea: Jesus has provided ways that we can maintain redemptive relationships by His power is at work within us.

From Forgiven to Forgiving – 2nd. Ed.

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From Forgiven to Forgiving - 2nd. Ed.
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We continue to learn how to properly reconcile with others by reading Matthew 18:21-35. Pastor Dave York will give us this big idea: The forgiveness of God is the foundation for our forgiveness of others.

Restoration of Relationships in Christ – 2nd. Ed.

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Restoration of Relationships in Christ - 2nd. Ed.
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eek separation from God and others but to become ambassadors of Christ and ministers of reconciliation. We are made new in Christ!

Relationships After the Fall – 2nd. ed.

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Relationships After the Fall - 2nd. ed.
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We’re up and running in the new sermon series, “Redemptive Relationships.” Join us as Pastor Dave York uses Genesis 3-4 to express this big idea: Sin always separates but Jesus always moves toward reconciliation.

Relationships Before the Fall – 2nd ed.

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Relationships Before the Fall - 2nd ed.
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As we begin a new year, Pastor Dave York directs our attention to this big idea: We were created in the image of God, to reveal God, and our relationships are to be God-centered.

Advent to the World

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Advent to the World
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While reading Matthew 28:16-20, Pastor Dave York points to how
Jesus came to fulfill the promise and mission of God; He calls us to represent Him in the fulfillment of His mission.

Christ

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Christ
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We celebrate the birth of Christ as Pastor Dave York continues our sermon series on advent, directing our attention to Jesus Christ, the Champion that has come to restore all that was lost. O Come, o come, Emmanuel!

Love

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Love
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While reading John 3:16; 17:20-26, Pastor Dave York continues our sermon series on advent, explaining how God has made a way, through Christ, that we can experience and express His love.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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Pastor Dave York walks us through Romans 1:16-22 while enjoying the atmosphere at the ballpark. He hopes for us to see that God has revealed Himself in such a way that all of us have a clear idea of who He is. And He has provided a way for us to know Him.

God’s Final Word

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God's Final Word
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Pastor Dave leads through Hebrews 4 to show that God’s final, superior revelation is found in his Son, Jesus. When we see & hear the Son, we see & hear the Father. No one else reveals God to us, like Jesus.

The Gift of Prophecy

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The Gift of Prophecy
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Pastor Dave York uses 1 Corinthians 14:1-5 and verses 26-33 as our guide in explaining the gift of prophecy as we continue in our sermon series.

True Christianity

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True Christianity
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Pastor Dave York preaches through 1 Corinthians 12:4-11. Here’s what we should see: Love for others is the preeminent picture of the Spirit’s work in Christians.

One Body, Many Gifts

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One Body, Many Gifts
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Pastor Dave York continues looking at 1 Corinthians 12:4-11. Here’s the big idea: God has diversely gifted the Church so that every person is needed and honored. He did it this way so that He might be revealed in the Church and glorified through the Church.

One Spirit, Many Gifts

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One Spirit, Many Gifts
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Pastor Dave York walks us through 1 Corinthians 12:4-11. Here’s the big idea: God, through the Holy Spirit, has given every Christian a unique gift and a unique interest. He has empowered them for His glory, the good of the church, and the advancement of the gospel.

The Lord’s Supper

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The Lord's Supper
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Pastor Dave continues to lead us through 1 Corinthians 11 while showing us this big idea: The Lord’s Supper is a divine ordinance in which Christians show their devotion to the Lord and their devotion to one another.

How to Not Divide Your Church over Christian Liberties

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How to Not Divide Your Church over Christian Liberties
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Pastor Dave York will explore Romans 14:1-12 while discussing how to not divide our church over Christian liberties.

All Things for the Glory of God

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All Things for the Glory of God
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Pastor Dave walks us through 1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1. He’ll discuss how Christians define themselves by their relationship with God through Jesus Christ. In doing so, Christians want to glorify God in all things by considering others’ interests above our own.

Covenant Loyalty

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Covenant Loyalty
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Pastor Dave York leads us through 1 Corinthians 10:15-22 to point to us this big idea: Christians share in the benefits of Christ and are loyal to Christ. And because of that, we don’t give ourselves to idolatry.

Flee Idolatry

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Flee Idolatry
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Pastor Dave York gives a message on 1 Corinthians 10:1-14. While returning to our sermon series, “A New Reality”, he shows us this big idea: The Christian life is long-term faithfulness to God. This requires humble dependence on God’s grace and power every day.

Prepare for Glory

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Prepare for Glory
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Pastor Dave York continues the sermon series with reading from 1 Peter 1:3-9. Here he will direct us seeing this big idea: Because we’re children of God, God uses the furnace of this life to prepare us for the next.

Dying Daily

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Dying Daily
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Pastor York walks us through Romans 6:5-14 showing us that because we’re children of God, we’re united with Christ, and because we’re united with Christ we can live for God and say “no” to sin.

God With Us

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God With Us
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Pastor Dave York gives a message on Isaiah 7:10-17 showing us that because Christ has come, Christians can have hope in the world. Because Christ has come…God is with us.

A Child Is Born

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A Child Is Born
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Pastor Dave York starts a Christmas sermon series beginning with Isaiah 9:1-7. We’ll be looking at how the event of Christ’s coming on our behalf now gives Christians the ability to have hope in this world.

Free to Surrender

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Free to Surrender
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Pastor Dave York gives a message 1 Corinthians 9:1-18 discussing how the power of the gospel frees us to surrender all things for the sake of the gospel.

Iron Sharpens Iron

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Iron Sharpens Iron
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Pastor Dave York and Elder Bill Heard discuss how “iron sharpens iron” while looking at how their “Paul and Timothy” type discipleship created a successful mentor model.

Our Battle

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Our Battle
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Pastor Dave York gives a message on Ephesians 6 while discussing how God has given us the weapons we need to fight the ways of the world by providing us with “armor” through Christ.

Train Yourself

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Train Yourself
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Pastor Dave York gives a message on  1 Timothy 4:7-10 while showing us how hoping in Jesus Christ will empower us to not be swayed by the lies of this world, and will benefit us now and later. 

Lessons in the Pandemic

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Lessons in the Pandemic
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Pastor Dave York gives a message on Philippians 2:12-18 while looking at a few lessons we have learned while in the global pandemic.