Cedar Hills Community Church - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Sinopsis

Sermons and special events of Cedar Hills Community Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Join us for worship Sundays at 8:30am and 11am. Classes for all ages at 9:45am. Children's worship for 3yrs-3rd grade available at 11am. Nursery for ages 0-2yrs at 11am. Follow us on twitter @cedarhillscr

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  • Discover Your Serve (We Need Hope)

    Discover Your Serve (We Need Hope)

    04/10/2020 Duración: 26min

    WATCH ONLINE HEREDISCOVER YOUR SERVE1 Peter 2:11- 25We reach a hostile world by living such good lives in our everyday, ordinary activities that people want to know about God. We serve others because Jesus served us with the hope that, even when we suffer in serving, others will come to faith. Additional passages: Isaiah 53 and Matthew 5:38-42OUTLINE1. We do good together.2. We do good every day.3. We do good to grow love.4. We do good to glorify God.CEDAR HILLS COMMUNITY CHURCHwww.cedarhillscr.orgSOCIALSFacebook Twitter Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Discover Your Eternal Perspective (We Need Hope)

    Discover Your Eternal Perspective (We Need Hope)

    27/09/2020 Duración: 27min

    DISCOVER YOUR ETERNAL PERSPECTIVEScripture reading: 1 Peter 2:1-10Peter invites us to find the hope we need. "But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God's special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light." (1 Peter 2:9)1. Get your story straight. (1 Peter 2:1-3) Fat paycheck Comfy couch Giant thrill ride Resident alien2. Get your address right. (1 Peter 2:4-8) Isaiah 28:16-17 Luke 20:9-183. Get your faith established. (1 Peter 2:9-10) Baby Stone PriestNEXT STEPS1. Trust in Jesus to receive your new identity.2. Nourish your faith in connection with God and others. (Believing, Belonging, Behaving)3. Live into your new identity.CEDAR HILLS COMMUNITY CHURCHSupport our ministry: https://pushpay.com/pay/cedarhillscr/WWW.CEDARHILLSCR.ORGSupport the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Discover Your Life in Christ (We Need Hope)

    Discover Your Life in Christ (We Need Hope)

    20/09/2020 Duración: 27min

    DISCOVERING YOUR LIFE IN CHRIST1 Peter 1:13-251. God does not cheapen His grace by making it conditional on our actions.2. God does not cheapen His grace by compromising His standards.JUSTIFICATION“Justification refers to God’s declaration that someone is determined to be righteous in His sight. This justification is a one-time act whereby God declares a sinner like you and me to be not only not guilty but perfectly righteous before His high bar of justice.” Erik Raymond (The Gospel Coalition)SANCTIFICATION“Sanctification, on the other hand, is the continual process of being made more holy. It is the progressive conformity of the one who has been justified into the image of their Savior through the work of the Holy Spirit.” Erik Raymond (The Gospel Coalition)HEIDELBERG CATECHISMLord’s Day 32; Q&A 86Q: Since we have been delivered from our misery by grace through Christ without any merit of our own, why then should we do good works?A: Because Christ, having redeemed us by his blood, is also restoring us by

  • Discover Your Inheritance (We Need Hope)

    Discover Your Inheritance (We Need Hope)

    13/09/2020 Duración: 25min

    CEDAR HILLS COMMUNITY CHURCHDiscover Your Inheritance.Scripture reading: 1 Peter 1:1-12Theme: Peter invites us to find the hope we need."Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy, He has given us new birth 1. Join the treasure hunt.Matthew 13:441 Peter 1:10-122. Quit obsessing about trouble.Matthew 6:19-201 Peter 1:61 Peter 2:193. Embrace your inheritance.1 Peter 1:3-9Ephesians 1:13-18NEXT STEPS1. Trust in Jesus to receive your inheritance.2. Give thanks for your inheritance in Jesus.3. Don't worry, be happy.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Wired for Good (Right time, right place)

    Wired for Good (Right time, right place)

    06/09/2020 Duración: 25min

    WIRED FOR GOOD (RIGHT TIME, RIGHT PLACE)Scripture reading: Esther 4:1-3, 11-141. Who knows but that you were called for such a time as this. (Esther 4:14)2. If I perish, I perish. (Esther 4:16)3. Experience light and gladness, joy, and honor. (Esther 9:16)NEXT STEPS1. I'd like to address this problem/need:2. I'm passionate about: 3. I've seen fruit/success when I:4. I'm energized when I am with: Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Wired for Good (Sweet Spot)

    Wired for Good (Sweet Spot)

    30/08/2020 Duración: 29min

    WIRED FOR GOOD (SWEET SPOT)Acts 16:6-401. Get your call.2. Follow your passion.3. Use your gift.4. Find your sweet spot.NEXT STEPS1. I'd like to address this problem/need:.2. I'm passionate about: 3. I've seen fruit/success when I 4. I'm energized when I am with 5. I want to find my sweet spot. Contact me.ABOUT USCedar Hills Community Churchwww.cedarhillscr.orgSupport the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Wired for Good Together

    Wired for Good Together

    25/08/2020 Duración: 26min

    Wired for Good TogetherEcclesiastes 4:9 ~ "Two are better than one."1. Together is normal. (Acts 16:1-5)2. Together is complicated. (Acts 15:36-41)GiftsPassionsPersonalities3. Together is better.Love one another. Romans 13:8Serve one another. Galatians 5:13Be kind, tender-hearted, and forgiving to one another. Ephesians 4:32Encourage and build-up one another. 1 Thessalonians 5:11Next Steps:1. With whom are you serving?2. Give thanks for your partners, mentors, and companions.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Wired for Good (Post-Derecho)

    Wired for Good (Post-Derecho)

    16/08/2020 Duración: 32min

    Our city was hit by a devastating derecho storm August 10, 2020.  We were happy to have electricity at the church the following Sunday enough to meet, reflect and share how we experienced God's faithfulness in the last week.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Wired for Good

    Wired for Good

    02/08/2020 Duración: 25min

    Wired for Good"But the Lord said to Samuel, 'Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.'" ~ 1 Samuel 16:71. God calls us. (Ephesians 2:8-10)2. God shapes us. (1 Samuel 16-17)GiftsPassionsPersonalities3. God sends us.Take up your cross and follow ~ Luke 9:23Reflect and restore God's image ~ Genesis 1Our particular place—right person, right time, right reason.Next Steps:1. Listen for God's call.2. Follow God's call.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Wired With Passion

    Wired With Passion

    02/08/2020 Duración: 23min

    Wired with Passion"Passionate Peter"Luke 5—Peter followedMatthew 14—Peter walked on waterJohn 13—Peter didn't want to be washed.Matthew 26—Peter denied Jesus.John 21—Peter is recommissioned.Acts 4—Peter is empowered.Application:1. Know your passionA. What kind of legacy do I want to leave?B. What makes me lose track of time?C. What problems bother you the most? (Your passion lies in addressing those.)D. What do those close to you say you are passionate about?E. What do you dream about doing?2. Grow your passion.3. Submit your passion.4. Mobilize your passion.Romans 12:1 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,”1 Corinthians 9:24,27 “Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize…Instead, I discipline my body and bring it under strict control, so that after preaching

  • Justice Recap

    Justice Recap

    26/07/2020 Duración: 23min

    Justice Recap"He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." ~ Micah 6:8Christians have every reason to seek justice for everyone in every situation.Six observations:1. God loves justice and hates injustice. (Isaiah 61:8)2. Jesus reveals God's heart. (Colossians 1:15)3. Jesus loves the hurting. (Luke 4:14-21)4. Followers of Jesus seek justice. (James 1:26-27)5. The enemy seeks to destroy justice. (John 10:10)6. God is in control. (Genesis 18:23-25)Eight suggestions:1. Thou shalt lament injustice. (Amos 5)2. Thou shalt celebrate justice. (Zechariah 7:8-10)3. Thou shalt love thy neighbor. (Luke 10:25-37)4. Thou shalt show impartiality. (James 2:1-13)5. Thou shalt stand up for what is right even when others do not. (Exodus 23:2)6. Thou shalt speak the truth with humility. (Isaiah 1:16-18)7. Thou shalt seek the well-being of the city. (Jeremiah 29:8)8. Thou shalt lean into the discomfort. (Micah 6:8)Next Steps:1.

  • Walk Humbly

    Walk Humbly

    19/07/2020 Duración: 26min

    Walk Humbly"He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." ~ Micah 6:8Christians have every reason to seek justice for everyone in every situation. Our call to do justice finds its power in loving mercy and walk-ing humbly.1. Humility presupposes dignity.Luke 18:9-14Philippians 2:1-112. Humility chooses restraint.1 Samuel 24:1-8Isaiah 2:11-123. Humility grows trust. Mercy restores.1 Samuel 2:71 Samuel 12:6Psalm 18:27Next Steps:1. Who do you need to honor more?2. Where do you need to show restraint?3. In what way is God calling you to trust and surrender?Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Love Mercy

    Love Mercy

    12/07/2020 Duración: 29min

    Love Mercy    "He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." ~ Micah 6:8Christians have every reason to seek justice for everyone in every situation. Our call to do justice finds its power in loving mercy.1. Mercy gives.Genesis 1-3Matthew 182. Mercy speaks.Acts 2Luke 153. Mercy restores.Ephesians 2Revelation 22Next Steps:1. Reflect on God's mercy toward you.2. Show mercy to one person who needs mercy.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Do Justice

    Do Justice

    05/07/2020 Duración: 29min

    Do Justice"He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." ~ Micah 6:8Christians have every reason to seek justice for everyone in every situation.1. Lament injustice.Beware of bandwagon bias.Beware of selective proof-testing.Beware of over-simplification."Now let the fear of the Lord be on you. Judge carefully, for with the Lord our God there is no injustice or partiality or bribery." ~ 2 Chronicles 19:72. Celebrate justice."When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers." ~ Proverbs 21:15"Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will pro-claim justice to the nations." ~ Matthew 12:183. Do justice.Isaiah 1:17-27, 10:1-3Luke 4:14-212 Corinthians 5:11-21Next Step:What will you do?Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • The Lords Army (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    The Lord's Army (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    28/06/2020 Duración: 24min

    The Lord's ArmyEphesians 6:10-20"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic pow-ers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places." ~ Ephesians 6:12Key Truths:1. We are at war.2. Our fight is NOT against people.3. We are fighting preeminent, powerful, spiritual enemies with authority in this world.We are fighting Satan and fallen angels.We fight human institutions with power and influence wielded by Satan.4. Our success depends on God's power NOT our own.  "Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might." ~ Ephesians 6:105. Our secret weapon is PRAYER"Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints," ~ Ephesians 6:18Application1. How will our lives change because we ARE at war? How will your prayer life change?2. Warriors train and fight in groups.3. Who are you treatin

  • Authority, Honor and Blessing (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    Authority, Honor and Blessing (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    21/06/2020 Duración: 35min

    Authority, Honor, and Blessing - Ephesians 6:1-9Three qualities of honor:  1. Honor brings blessings."Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you." - Deuteronomy 5:162. Honor never expires."The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother will be picked out by ravens of the valley and eaten by the vultures." - Proverbs 30:173. Honor extends to all."Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor." - Romans 13:7Next Steps: Answer three questions.How does honoring others lead to blessingsWhen is the best time to honor another person?Who can you honor today?Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Love, True Love (Long. Belong. Serve)

    Love, True Love (Long. Belong. Serve)

    14/06/2020 Duración: 29min

    Love, True LoveEphesians 5:21-31How to stay on the path of love in marriage."This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters." ~ 1 John 3:161. Surrender the myth of fairytale love. (1 Corinthians 13)2. Submit to one another. (Philippians 2:1-4, 1 Peter 5:1-6)3. Choose sacrificial love. (John 10:11-18, John 15:12-13)Next Steps:1. Ask God to give you a heart that will submit to your spouse.2. Make sacrificial gifts of love to your spouse.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • Be Careful How You Live (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    Be Careful How You Live (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    07/06/2020 Duración: 21min

    Be Careful How You LiveEphesians 5:15-20"Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil." ~Ephesians 5:15-161. How we walk is how we live.Psalm 1Matthew 22:34-402. Make the most of the time.Hospitality—reach out to bless three people this week.Authenticity—I will follow God's leading to be honest in all my relationships this week.Forgiveness—I will learn something this week about what Jesus said about forgiveness.Restoration—I will listen to the Spirit's voice about brokenness in our world that needs restoration.Next Steps:1. Pray for God to shape your heard with His wisdom!2. Make the most of your time by growing in hospitality, authenticity, forgiveness, and restoration.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • The Body of Christ (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    The Body of Christ (Love. Belong. Serve.)

    31/05/2020 Duración: 26min

    The Body of ChristEphesians 4:11-161. God is creator of the universe. His goodness is directed toward the harmonious unification of all things!2. Death is the malignant disruption of God's creation, tearing apart what God meant to be forever inter-connected with Himself.3. Jesus came to conquer death and restore the life—God in everything. He unleashed the immense power of his resurrection!4. Those who trust Christ become the "body" of which he is the "head," made fully alive with the breath of the living God.5. We, the church, have been made the vanguard of God's universal restoration, when he will make "all things new."Next Steps1. Jesus completes us—our humanity cannot be fulfilled without him.2. We complete each other—our purpose as Christ's body cannot be fulfilled with the variety of each other's gifts.3. We complete Jesus—his work of restoring the ruined world depends on our cooperation.Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

  • We Are One. (Love. Belong. Serve)

    We Are One. (Love. Belong. Serve)

    24/05/2020 Duración: 23min

    We are One!Ephesians 4:1-6How to walk in unity:1. Walk with lowliness.- Philippians 2:3- Romans 14:7-9- 1 Corinthians 12:12-202. Walk with gentleness.- Galatians 5:22-233. Walk with forbearance.- Colossians 3:12-13Next Steps:1. Don't be a troll. Pray before posting anything.2. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit. (Ephesians 4:3)3. A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)Support the show (https://pushpay.com/g/cedarhillscr)

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