Sermons by Pastor Nathan Musgrave

Sermons by Pastor Nathan Musgrave

God’s Dilemma

Exodus 3, 5, 20 God is HOLY. Our God is a consuming fire. “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of His glory!” (Isaiah 6:3.) And God is also intimate, tender, and desires to be with us, to draw us into His life. This world is a miracle – God’s miracle. This world with its beauty and tragedy is God’s way of communicating to us. Psalm 19 says, “The heavens declare the glory of…

Civil Wars

James 4:1-12 What kind of desires would cause in-fighting in the church? Often church people (that’s us) confuse our desire for what is good with our desire to have our own way, our desire to win the debate, our desire to be the most right, or the most righteous. In church, if you are committed to always winning the argument, you’re going to lose on a much larger scale. You may win every single battle, but you’ll lose the war.…

A Kingdom of Priests

Exodus 19:5-6 What God is offering His people is a return to the relationship that Adam and Eve had with God in the Garden of Eden. They had unbroken access to God’s presence, His intimate fellowship. God’s idea was to reflect something of Himself in us humans. We are not gods, but we are meant to reflect God, which is a mind-blowing thing. How do we reflect God? One of the main ways we reflect His image is that He…