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Sermons by Erick Sorensen

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November 1, 2020

I Love You Epiphany

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: I Love You Epiphany Topic: Christ Scripture: Philippians 1:3-11

October 25, 2020

The Truth Will Set You Free - Reformation Sunday (2020)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Reformation Sunday Topic: The Gospel Scripture: John 8:31-36

October 11, 2020

The Parable of the Wedding Feast

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: The Gospel Scripture: Matthew 22:1-14

October 4, 2020

The Eviction of the Tenants

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: The Gospel Scripture: Matthew 21:33-46

September 27, 2020

When God Attacks Your Identity

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Identity Scripture: Matthew 21:23-32

September 20, 2020

God's Business Plan

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Encouragement Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16

September 13, 2020

70 x 7: Radical Forgiveness

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Forgiveness Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35

September 6, 2020

God's Definition of Greatness

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: God's Perspective Scripture: Matthew 18:1-20

August 30, 2020

The End of Revelation

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: End Times Scripture: Revelation 22:6-22

August 23, 2020

What Heaven is Really Like...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Heaven Scripture: Revelation 21:9–22:5

August 16, 2020

God Wins

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Victory, Judgement Scripture: Revelation 20:7–21:8

August 9, 2020

When God Sends You Into The Storm

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Storms Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33

August 2, 2020

First Sunday Back!

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: FIrst Sunday Back! Topic: Wilderness Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21

July 26, 2020

The Kingdom Come: The Millennial Reign of Christ

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Millennial Reign , End Times Scripture: Revelation 19:11–20:6

July 20, 2020

The Response to Judgement

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Judgement Scripture: Revelation 18:1–19:10

July 12, 2020

Revelation 17

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: End Times Scripture: Revelation 17:1-18

July 5, 2020

Super-Busy

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Busyness Scripture: Matthew 11:25-30

June 28, 2020

Discipleship

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Discipleship Scripture: Matthew 10:34-42

June 22, 2020

The Dangerous Mission

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Fear, Persecution Scripture: Matthew 10:16-33

June 14, 2020

Why So Preachy?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Preaching Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38

May 31, 2020

When The Spirit Descends

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Pentecost , Holy Spirit Scripture: Acts 2:1-21

May 24, 2020

The Glory of God

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Glory Scripture: John 17:1-10

May 17, 2020

The Gospel for Skeptics

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: The Gospel, Skeptics Scripture: Acts 17:16-34

May 10, 2020

Trouble Free Hearts

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Trust Scripture: John 14:1-14

May 3, 2020

The Door and The Shepherd

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Jesus Scripture: John 10:1-11

April 26, 2020

Recognizing Jesus

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Jesus Scripture: Luke 24:13-35

April 19, 2020

Peace Be With You

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Peace Scripture: John 20:19-29

April 12, 2020

Do Not Be Afraid (Easter 2020)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Easter Sermons Topic: Easter, Fear Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10

April 10, 2020

Good Friday Service (2020)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Good Friday Topic: Good Friday Scripture: Psalm 22:1-11, Isaiah 52:3-6, Isaiah 52:12–53:12, Matthew 26:36-75, Matthew 27:1-31, Matthew 27:32-56, Matthew 27:57-66

March 29, 2020

Jesus Hates Death

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Death Scripture: John 11:1-45

March 22, 2020

I Was Blind, But Now I See...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Encouragement Scripture: John 9:1-41

March 15, 2020

Everything Is Going To Be Okay

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Coronavirus Quarantine Topic: Peace and Comfort Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34

March 1, 2020

The Temptation

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Temptation, Lent Scripture: Matthew 4:1-11

February 16, 2020

The Seven Bowls

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Judgement Scripture: Revelation 16:1-21

February 9, 2020

Generosity

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Generosity Scripture: 2 Corinthians 8:1-15

February 2, 2020

Preservation Through Judgment

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Perseverance Scripture: Revelation 14:1-20–15:1-5

January 26, 2020

The Mark of the Beast

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: The Mark of The Beast Scripture: Revelation 13:1-18

January 5, 2020

Epiphany Sunday: 2020

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: The Epiphany Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12

December 22, 2019

Advent: Week 4 - The Good News of God

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2019) Topic: The Gospel Scripture: Romans 1:1-7

December 8, 2019

Advent: Week 2 - Truly Repentant Enough

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2019) Topic: Repentance Scripture: Matthew 3:1-17

December 1, 2019

Advent: Week 1 - Living in the Light of His Coming

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2019) Topic: Coming of Christ Scripture: Romans 13:8-14

November 24, 2019

To Bring the Nations to Repentance

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: End Times, Repentance Scripture: Revelation 10:1–11:13

November 17, 2019

The Seven Trumpets

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: End Times, The Seven Trumpets Scripture: Revelation 8:1–9:21, Revelation 11:15-19

November 10, 2019

Who Can Stand?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Endurance Scripture: Revelation 7:1-17

November 3, 2019

Things Are Getting Weird

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: End Times Scripture: Revelation 6:1-17

October 27, 2019

Ephesians 2:1-10 - Reformation Sunday (2019)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Reformation Sunday Topic: The Reformation Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10

October 13, 2019

The Lamb of Heaven and Earth

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: The Lamb of God Scripture: Revelation 4:1–5:14

September 29, 2019

Jesus’ Word to the Churches Part II

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Churches Scripture: Revelation 3:1-22

September 22, 2019

Jesus’ Word to the Churches Part I

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: Churches Scripture: Revelation 2:1-29

September 15, 2019

Things Get Weird

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Revelation: Things Get Weird Topic: End Times Scripture: Revelation 1:1-20

September 8, 2019

Lost and Found

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Lost and Found Scripture: Luke 15:1-10

September 1, 2019

While We Were Yet Sinners...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: The Gospel, Sinners Scripture: Romans 5:1-11

August 25, 2019

The Narrow Way

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Salvation Scripture: Luke 13:22-30

August 18, 2019

A Fiery Baptism?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Baptism Scripture: Luke 12:49-53

August 11, 2019

Anxiety & Faith

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Faith, Anxiety Scripture: Luke 12:22-34

July 21, 2019

The Foolish Samaritan

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: The Good Smaritan Scripture: Luke 10:25-37

July 7, 2019

The Mission of God

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Mission Scripture: Luke 10:1-20

June 30, 2019

He Set His Face Towards Jerusalem...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Distraction Scripture: Luke 9:51-62

June 23, 2019

Freedom From Bondage

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Freedom Scripture: Luke 8:26-39

June 18, 2019

Ambassadors of Reconciliation

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ocean Grove, New Jersey Topic: Reconciliation Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

June 9, 2019

Pentecost Sunday

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Holy Spirit Scripture: John 14:23-31

May 26, 2019

More than Conquerors

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Identity Scripture: John 16:23-33

May 19, 2019

The Holy Spirit

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Holy Spirit Scripture: John 16:4-15

May 12, 2019

The Real Deal

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: Seeing Jesus Scripture: John 10:22-30

May 5, 2019

John 21:1-14

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lectionary Topic: God's Plans Scripture: John 21:1-14

April 21, 2019

What If? (Easter 2019)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Easter Sermons Topic: Easter Scripture: Luke 24:1-12

April 18, 2019

Lent: Maundy Thursday - Is It I Lord?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lent (2019) Topic: The Last Supper Scripture: Matthew 26:17-29

April 14, 2019

Lent: Week 6 - Sir, We Would See Jesus...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lent (2019) Topic: Seeing Jesus Scripture: John 12:20-36

April 7, 2019

Lent: Week 5 - God’s Plan for the Wicked

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lent (2019) Topic: God's Plans Scripture: Luke 20:9-20

March 31, 2019

Lent: Week 4 - The Lost Sons

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lent (2019) Topic: Mercy, Sinners, God's Grace Scripture: Luke 15:1-3, Luke 15:11-32

March 24, 2019

Lent: Week 3 - Enduring Temptation

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lent (2019) Topic: Temptation Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13

March 17, 2019

Lent: Week 2 - How I Long To Gather You...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Lent (2019) Topic: God's Covering Scripture: Luke 13:31-35

March 3, 2019

The Transfiguration

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Transfiguration Scripture: Luke 9:28-36

February 24, 2019

Loving the Unlovable

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Love Scripture: Luke 6:27-38

February 17, 2019

Straining Toward The Prize

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Prize Scripture: Philippians 3:1-21

February 10, 2019

The Unfairness Of It All

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Unfairness Scripture: Ecclesiastes 8:10-17

January 27, 2019

Avoiding Reality

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Reality Scripture: Ecclesiastes 6:10–7:14

January 20, 2019

I Can't Get No Satisfaction...

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Satisfaction Scripture: Ecclesiastes 5:8–6:7

January 13, 2019

Worship

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Worship Scripture: Ecclesiastes 5:1-7

January 6, 2019

Epiphany Sunday: A Church For Others

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Epiphany Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12

December 23, 2018

Advent: Week 4 - The Visitation

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2018) Topic: Faith Scripture: Luke 1:39-45

December 16, 2018

Advent: Week 3 - Doubt at His Coming

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2018) Topic: Doubt Scripture: Luke 7:18-28

December 9, 2018

Advent: Week 2 - Repent and Be Baptized

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2018) Topic: Repentance, Baptism Scripture: Luke 3:1-22

December 2, 2018

Advent: Week 1 - Ready for His Coming?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Advent (2018) Topic: Jesus' Return Scripture: Luke 21:25-36

November 25, 2018

A Church of Sinners/Saints

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Sinners, Saints Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:2-9

November 18, 2018

Give Thanks

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Being Grateful Scripture: Luke 17:11-19

November 4, 2018

The Necessity of Community

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Community Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:9-13

October 14, 2018

What Drives You?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Motivation Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:4-8

October 7, 2018

The Oppression of Injustice

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Injustice Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:16–4:3

September 30, 2018

Time Keeps On Ticking Away

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Time Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-15

September 23, 2018

Meaningless Work?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Finding Meaning, Work Scripture: Ecclesiastes 2:16-26

September 16, 2018

The Test of Pleasure

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Pleasure Scripture: Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

September 9, 2018

Everything is Vanity?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Topic: Life , Vanity Scripture: Ecclesiastes 1:1-18

September 2, 2018

You're Only Young Once

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ecclesiastes Scripture: Ecclesiastes 11:9–12:1

August 26, 2018

God is... Gracious

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10

August 19, 2018

God is... Almighty

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Psalm 19:1-14

August 5, 2018

God is... Self-Sufficient

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21

July 29, 2018

God... is Good

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Matthew 5:43-48

July 15, 2018

God is High ...and Low?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Isaiah 57:15-19

July 8, 2018

The God Who Knows Everything

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Psalm 139:1-24

July 1, 2018

While We Were Still Sinners (Morning Service)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ocean Grove, New Jersey Topic: God's Love Scripture: Romans 5:1-21

July 1, 2018

Have Mercy (Evening Service)

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Ocean Grove, New Jersey Topic: Mercy Scripture: Luke 18:9-14

June 24, 2018

The Holiness of God

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-7

June 17, 2018

Thinking Rightly About God

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Attributes of God Topic: Understanding God Scripture: Romans 1:18-32

June 3, 2018

Proverbs Pt 7 - The Alcoholic

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Proverbs Topic: Wisdom

May 27, 2018

Proverbs Pt 6 - The Liar

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Proverbs Topic: Wisdom

May 6, 2018

Proverbs Pt 4 - The Sluggard

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Proverbs Topic: Wisdom

April 22, 2018

Proverbs Pt 3 - The Big Mouth

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Proverbs Topic: Wisdom

April 15, 2018

Proverbs Pt 2 - Wise Sexuality

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Proverbs Topic: Wisdom Scripture: Proverbs 5:3-4–5:15-23

April 8, 2018

Proverbs Pt 1 - Much Information, Little Wisdom

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Proverbs Topic: Wisdom Scripture: Proverbs 1:1-7

March 25, 2018

The Triumphant Defeat

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Scripture: John 12:20-36

March 18, 2018

The Will To Power?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Scripture: Mark 10:35-45

March 11, 2018

God so loved…

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: God's Love Scripture: John 3:14-31

February 25, 2018

Rebuking God

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Scripture: Mark 8:27-38

February 11, 2018

The Transfiguration

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Transfiguration

February 4, 2018

That I Might Save Some

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Gospel Scripture: 1 Corinthians 9:16-27

January 28, 2018

The Devil, Demons and Spiritual Warfare

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Spiritual Warfare Scripture: Mark 1:21-28

January 21, 2018

Making Rebels into Followers

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Gospel Scripture: Mark 1:14-20

January 7, 2018

The Epiphany Effect

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Epiphany Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12

November 26, 2017

What If Pt IV: What If God calls me to be single?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: What If? Topic: Life Scripture: 1 Corinthians 7:6-8–7:32-36

November 19, 2017

What If Part III: What If my dreams don’t come true?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: What If? Topic: Life Scripture: Matthew 16:21-25

November 5, 2017

What If Pt I: Where do the “What Ifs” come from?

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: What If? Topic: Life Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34

September 17, 2017

The Creed Pt II: The Son

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Creed Topic: The Apostle's Creed Scripture: Philippians 2:5-11

September 10, 2017

The Creed Pt I: The Father

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: The Creed Topic: The Apostle's Creed Scripture: John 1:1-5–1:11-16

September 3, 2017

Addicted to Work, and the Challenge of Rest

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Rest Scripture: Matthew 11:25-30

August 27, 2017

Your Ultimate Identity

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Identity Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20

August 20, 2017

The Testing of Faith

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Faith Scripture: Matthew 15:21-28

August 13, 2017

God’s Stories Pt V: A Kingdom for Everyone

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: God's Stories Topic: The Parables Scripture: Matthew 13:47

August 6, 2017

God’s Stories Pt IV: God’s Treasure

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: God's Stories Topic: The Parables Scripture: Matthew 14:44-46

July 30, 2017

God’s Stories Pt III: The Hidden Kingdom

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: God's Stories Topic: The Parables Scripture: Matthew 13:31-33

July 23, 2017

God’s Stories Pt II: Wheat and Weeds

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: God's Stories Topic: The Parables Scripture: Matthew 13:24

July 16, 2017

God’s Stories Pt I: The Parable of the Sower

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: God's Stories Topic: The Parables Scripture: Matthew 1:13

June 25, 2017

Reconciliation

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Reconciliation Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

June 4, 2017

The Work of the Spirit

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Spirit Scripture: John 7:37-39

April 2, 2017

The Gospel

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: The Gospel Scripture: Romans 1:16-17

February 12, 2017

Grace For The Skeptic

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Topic: Skepticism Scripture: John 1:43-51

November 6, 2016

Lost And Found

Speaker: Erick Sorensen Series: Standalone Sermons Scripture: Luke 15:1-10