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Sovereign Grace Church of Pasadena @ The Sanctuary

464 E. Walnut Street

Pasadena, CA 91101

 

 

We meet in The Sanctuary of the old First Congregational Church

 

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Fourth Letter: The Church in Thyatira

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3/17/19 Series: The Divine Perspective Sermon Title: The Church and Tolerance Ron Boomsma Revelation 2:18-29 Introduction:Like a marriage, the bond between Jesus and the Church places His people in a secure and loving commitment which culminates with a future wedding when all will be made right in eternity. At the end of Revelation 2, the Son of God commends, correc...

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The Third Letter: To the Church in Pergamum

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Series: The Divine Perspective Sermon Title: The Third Letter: To the Church in Pergamum Lynn Baird Revelation 2:12-17 Proposition Statement:Jesus knows where you live and the challenges you face, yet calls you to stand for the truth and not compromise. Introduction:The glorified Jesus, wielding his two-edged sword of truth, is intimately aware of the challenging situ...

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Communion: A Meal Above all Meals

"Has the Lord's Supper become humdrum for you, something you do mindlessly, something you've simply done for years? Is it something that you do as you travel down the path of least resistance, something that is routinely passed to you so you figure you might as well? Luke tells us that it is so much more. His account of the Lord's Supper (Luke 22:730) provides us five mag...

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Jesus

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3/03/19 Sermon Title: What Everyone Needs to Know about Jesus Ron Boomsma John 4:1-34 Introduction: In John 4:1-34, Jesus encounters the Samaritan woman at the well. It is through this encounter that we learn three things that everyone must know and never forget about Jesus: that He has time for us, that He overcomes all barriers, and that He gives living water. Everyt...

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The Second Letter: To the Church in Smyrna

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The second letter to the churches in Revelation: To Smyrna...

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Behold Our God Video

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Stephen Altrogge, along with Jonathan, Ryan and Meghan Baird wrote Behold Our God. He has put together a compilation of videos showing how it has transcended denomination, musical genres and even language. Take a look at the video - feel free to scroll through the different versions as it's a pretty long compilation! In the video you'll see choirs, solos, bands, strings ...

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The First Letter

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2/17/19 Series: The Divine Perspective Sermon Title: The First Letter Ron Boomsma Revelation 2:1-7 Introduction: In Revelation 2:1-7, a letter to the church in Ephesus, the writer John delivers Jesus' assessment of the health of that congregation. As the Founder and Perfecter of our faith, Jesus uses this letter to establish the criteria for a healthy church, both enc...

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Revelation Series: The Real Jesus

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Series: The Divine Perspective Sermon 2/10/19: The Real Jesus Revelation 4:1-20 LISTEN TO SERMON HERE Proposition Statement: The more you see of Jesus, the stronger you will be. Introduction: The seven churches of Asia, facing increasing persecution, receive encouragement from John's Revelation to see the real Jesus. In doing so, they receive grace and peace to endu...

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Revelation Series Introduction: The Divine Perspective

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An introduction to the Book of Revelation...

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Sermon Recap: All For God's Glory

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Listen to the sermon HERE. Introduction: In the final chapter of Exodus, Moses sets up the Tabernacle, and God's glorious presence settles on it. The Lord is now in Israel's midst, making Himself known to them. By knowing the Lord, we see God's method of accomplishing His plan to create true worshippers of Him. Point 1: Knowing the Lord's Mission God's mission (His futu...

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Sunday Sermon Recap: Renewing The Covenant

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Exodus 34 is about the renewing of God's covenant with His people. You can listen to the sermon HERE. Point 1: Knowing the Name of the Lord God declares His mercy, grace, patience, steadfast love, faithfulness, and forgiveness to lead the children of Israel to repentance after they broke covenant with Him. He draws their attention away from themselves and back onto Him....

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Sunday Sermon Recap

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Sunday Sermon Recap...

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The Song of Moses

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Intro: Text: Exodus 14:30-15:21 (Listen to the sermon.) Rescued people sing. Redeemed people sing. Christians sing. The Church sings. Not necessarily because we have great voices but because we have a great song. Overview of Exodus. First half = rescue. Second half = worship. With the Egyptian army dead, the worship begins. I. Why Sing? Singing is the second most...

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From Bad to Worse

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Exodus Series. What to do when things go from bad to worse....

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Sovereign Grace Pastor's College

In an effort to keep you up to date about Sovereign Grace Churches, we will be posting regularly on various ministries: the Pastor's College, church plants, global missions, conferences, and music. This week, we're featuring the Pastor's College. Here's a link to find out more about the Class of 2018. ...

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Soli Deo Gloria: To God's Glory Alone

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The ultimate truth the reformers recovered: it's all about God's glory! Question: Does our theology lead one to say 'to God alone be the glory', or does man retain some of the glory for himself? Background/context: Catholic Church - Latin Mass/indulgences / grace were ministered through the sacraments - do these things and merit God's grace. Devolved into magic/talisman...

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Christ Alone

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Christ alone is wise enough, merciful enough, and powerful enough, to solve our deepest needs and bring about our greatest joy. "Christ Alone" has two parts: 1. The exclusivity of Christ is that "there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12 2. The sufficiency of Christ is that we don't ...

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Sovereign Grace Pastor's Conference

Each year, we have the privilege of attending the Sovereign Grace Pastor's Conference where we are equipped, encouraged, and envisioned for the task of building the church. And, each year, we are fed, strengthened and cared for and so very grateful to be a part of this family of churches. Below are the sessions we attended with links to the audio files. Please take so...

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Sola Fide: Justification by Faith Alone

Don't let anyone tell you that doctrine isn't important. The doctrine of justification by faith alone has everything to do with your relationship with God. It has everything to do with that peace of heart and mind that we all so desperately want and need. "Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ" (Rom 5:1). ...

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The 5 Solas: Grace Alone

The 5 Solas: Truths that Every Christian Must Know Intro. How Does God Communicate His Love to Us? In Jesus Christ On the basis of grace - "the kindness of God freely given to the undeserving." Whenever this truth gets forgotten or diminished, whenever it loses its rightful place of being central to how God communicates his saving love to us, it needs to be restore...

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Psalm 133 - Jesus Our Unifying Figure

Intro: Our Need for a Unifying Figure. The story of Chad and Bodie, surfers appealing to the City Council of San Clemente asking for a 12-foot statue of Paul Walker (of Fast and Furious fame) in order to unite the city. "Detroit has RoboCop, Philly has Rocky, we need Paul Walker." As hilarious as this story is, it's an insightful illustration as to our need as a society ...

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Sovereign Grace Pastor's Conference

This week, Ron, Tami, Lynn, Terri, and Luke are in Orlando, FL at our annual Sovereign Grace Churches Pastor's Conference. Each year, we gather as pastors and wives to deepen our relationships with other Sovereign Grace leaders and to build and strengthen our family of churches. "The Pastors Conference is one consistent avenue God has used to build and strengthen our fam...

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Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to our new blog! We want to use this blog to communicate with you, our church family, not only to keep you informed about the church, but to also help you grow in your relationship with the Lord. We are going to use this space for a few things: Discipleship. Bringing you articles and resources for your growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Walk It Out Wednesda...

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Psalm 129 - A Song for Affliction

Psalm 129 - Song's for The Journey: A Song for Affliction These songs of ascent were written to help us make sense out of life and to encourage us along the way. As Christians, we need a song to help us with affliction. Suffering comes in a variety of forms: hardships, setbacks, accidents, illnesses...etc. The affliction in Psalm 129 is the kind that comes from someone b...

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God's Sovereignty and Human Responsibility

In our series in Esther, this week we see how God's sovereignty and human responsibility work together....

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Pastoral Training

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We Need Pastors: Pastoral Training Class. Our mission of planting and building healthy local churches requires an ongoing supply of leaders and that is why we are excited about four men entering into our Pastoral Training Course: Bill Fisher Luke Friedly Roosevelt Joshua Steven Partnoff This is a one year plan that is designed to accomplish two things: to help ...

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