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Speaker: PJ Smyth

How the Gospel Moves From Friend to Friend, Part 2

How The Gospel Moves From Friend to Friend (Part 2)

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: John 1:43

In the second part of this series, PJ shares how we can continue to become more effective witnesses for Jesus Christ.

How the Gospel Moves From Friend to Friend, Part 1

How the Gospel Moves From Friend To Friend (Part 1)

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

PJ speaks on the importance of friendship evangelism and offers practical tips for becoming more effective messengers of Christ.

Tough Questions, Part 4

How Can There Be Only One Way To God?

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

In the last message of our Tough Questions series, PJ Smyth answers common objections about Jesus' claim to be the only path to God.

Tough Questions, Part 3

How Can Evil and Suffering Co-Exist with a Good, All-Powerful God?

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

In the third message in our tough questions series, PJ addresses this difficult issue which is then followed by a panel discussion.

Tough Questions, Part 1

Why Do Christians Seem Judgmental and Hypocritical?

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Matthew 7:1-6

We surveyed residents of our area to hear their objections to Christianity. In this message, PJ addresses this top objection, followed by a panel answering questions from those in attendance.

CLC and Mission: Currently Weak, Potentially Wonderful

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Acts 1:8

An honest and sobering fireside talk about the current state of our personal evangelistic passion, and how to improve in this area

Afterlife: Death, Hell, Heaven, Part 3

Heaven

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Revelation 21

In part 3 of the afterlife series, PJ examines what the Bible says awaits Christ-followers in the new heavens and the new earth.

Afterlife: Death, Hell, Heaven, Part 2

Hell

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 16

A straight-talking, hard-hitting overview on what the Bible teaches about hell.

Afterlife: Death, Hell, Heaven, Part 1

Death

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: John 11

Death is not your end. Death is not the beginning of your end. Death is just the end of your beginning.

Team Talk

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

A message about the 5V's of Covenant Life Church - our vision, values, vital doctrines, vibe, and vehicles.

Physical Healing

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

A faith-inspiring message answering three questions: Where does sickness come from? Where does healing come from? How then shall we live?

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 10

Patience, Prayer and Healing

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 5:7-20

A message about being patient during tough times, prayerful all the time, and about sickness and healing.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 9

Let The Wealthy Be Warned

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 5:1-7

In one of the most intense passage about money in the Bible, James issues a flurry of warnings and encouragements on how we handle our money.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 8

Pride and Humility (Part 2)

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 4:11-17

Continuing on the theme of humility, James talks about what it means to treat OTHERS humbly, and think of YOURSELF with humility.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 7

Pride and Humility (Part 1)

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 4:6-10

Remembering that God opposes the proud but exalts the humble, James gives four ways to live humbly before God.

Don’t Tag Along. Take Ownership.

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Titus 1-3

Men should follow the example of Titus and move from showing up to serving to taking ownership.

Perhaps the Lord Will Act

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: 1 Samuel 14:23-48

On his ordination day, PJ calls our church to similar exploits of faith as Jonathan and his armor bearer.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 4

Faith and Works

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 2:14-26

Using several different case studies, James shows how we are saved FOR works not BY works.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 3

Show No Partiality

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 2:1-13

With classic James-like directness, James exposes partiality amongst believers and motivates them to change. On the eve of MLK Day, PJ brings specific application to issues of race.

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 2

Hearing and Doing

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: James 1:18-27

A clarion call from James to HEAR God's word expectantly, meekly and intentional, and most important, to ACT on it.

Shaped by God’s Sovereignty

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Those who have been chosen by God, choose God. If you choose God, it is a sign that He has chosen you.

Shaped by God’s Grace

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Titus 2:11-14

Grace is a gift from God in the form of his son Jesus, where there's forgiveness and peace for you.

A Charge to Covenant Life Church

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: 1 Corinthians 16

Stay Alert. Stand firm. Act like men. Love each other.

Mission Weekend 2016

The Message of the Mission

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 15

Christians are not saved because we are bad or good, but because we are forgiven.

A Mother’s Faith

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Matthew 15:21-28

Great faith perseveres, locks on to Jesus’ power and locks onto Jesus’ grace.

Dead, Buried and Raised with Christ

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Romans 6

As believers, we have died and have been raised with Christ, and are freed from sin's power.

Spirit Empowered Churches and Individuals

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

As Covenant Life Church, we are in eager and intelligent pursuit of the presence, power, fruit, and all the gifts of God’s Spirit as mentioned in the Bible, and we heed the biblical call to be filled with the Spirit, and remain filled, throughout our walk with Jesus.

Outwards

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Colossians 4:5-6

Wise, outward Christians befriend unbelievers and provide gracious answers to their questions about faith.

God’s Sovereignty and our Faith

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 1:6-70

In this passage, the author Luke introduces Jesus the Messiah, reassures us of the unstoppable plan of God despite our deficits and stirs our faith so we can participate well in God's plan.

Let’s Do It Again

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Acts 1-28

In just thirty years, between Acts 1 and Acts 28, the gospel advanced from Jerusalem to Judea to the ends of the known world. Today's church has the same God, the same commission, the same Holy Spirit, and the same urgency. Could we not do it again?

Worthy15, Part 4

The Love of God

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Luke 15

Worthy15, Part 3

The God Who Sends Us

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Acts 1

The Day the Gospel Came to Town

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Acts 17:16-34

God uses, keeps and provokes us to love Him and our neighbors.

Together in Christ, Part 3

The Empowering Gospel

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: 1 Corinthians 2:2-5

The gospel is rocket fuel for Christian life and community.