Sermons by Tim Counts

Sermons by Tim Counts

Finding Hope & Taking Action in the Darkness As Ordinary Pro-Lifers - Exodus 1:15-22 (Sanctity of Human Life Sunday)

Finding Hope & Taking Action in the Darkness As Ordinary Pro-Lifers – Exodus 1:15-22 (Sanctity of Human Life Sunday)

This special sermon was preached on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. Darkness (Exodus 1:15) Hope (Exodus 1:17, 20)Look to Jesus! (Matthew 4:16, John 1:5)Soak ourselves in the Scriptures! (Job 31:15, Isaiah 45:10, Psalm 139, etc.)Remember & remind others that babies in the womb are human! Action (Exodus 1:17)Ideas: Pray, Study the Scriptures, Share your story, Go testify/write/visit your legislators, Get involved with Right to Life Southern Vermont, Get involved with foster care and adoption, Minister to women who have had…
Worship in the Sanctuary 9:00 AND 11:00 AM

The Most Startling Claim Ever Made – John 5:16-24

Jesus Claimed to Be Equal With God (John 5:16-18) Jesus Claimed to Do the Works of God (Even to Give Life) (John 5:19-21) Jesus Claimed to Have all Authority (Even to Give Eternal Life) (5:22-24) For clear audio of the sermon only (the recording began a minute into the sermon introduction), click on the audio player above. For video of the entire Worship Service, click on the video player below. In the video, the sermon begins at the 30 minute…
Worship in the Sanctuary 9:00 AND 11:00 AM

Jesus Shows Grace Even to People Not Looking For Him – John 5:1-16

1) Jesus asks, “Do you want to be healed?” (John 5:6-9) 2) Jesus has more compassion than we can understand. (John 5:10-13) 3) Jesus finds us and warns us about sin, out of love. (John 5:14-17) For very clear audio of the sermon only, click on the audio player above. For video of the entire Worship Service, click on the video below.
Worship in the Sanctuary 9:00 AND 11:00 AM

Growing Faith In a Time of Crisis – John 4:43-54

Is your faith in Jesus… 1) Desperate but persistent faith? (John 4:46-47) 2) Young but maturing faith? (John 4: 48-50) 3) Genuine and overflowing faith? (John  4:51-54) For very clear audio of the sermon only, click on the audio player above. For video of the entire Worship Service, click on the video below.
3 Satanic Lies & the Good News That Sets Us Free

Three Satanic Lies to Watch out for in 2021–And the Truth That Sets Us Free – Romans 8:31-39

3 Satanic Lies (and the Truth That Sets us Free): God is against you. The truth: If you are in Christ, God is for you (Romans 8:31-32). There are accusations against you, and you can say nothing in your defense. The truth: If you are in Christ, the One who could accuse you is the One who died for you (Romans 8:33-34). There are plenty of things that can separate you from God’s love. The truth: If you are in…
Christmas Eve 4:30 AND 7:00 PM

Jesus Brings Light to a Dark World – Isaiah 9:1-2 and Selected Scriptures

Darkness – In this world we experience spiritual darkness and the darkness of death & suffering. Light – BUT GOD… So what do we do with this?!1) Repent of our deeds of darkness and believe in the light of the world!2) Walk as children of light! (Ephesians 5:8) For clear audio of the sermon only, click on the audio player above. For video of the entire Worship Service, click on the video below.
Worship in the Sanctuary 9:00 AND 11:00 AM

Jesus is the Savior of the World – John 4:27-42

Click on the audio player above for the full sermon with very clear audio. Click on the video player below for the entire Worship Service (unfortunately the last couple of minutes of the sermon was cut off of the video due to the internet going out). 1) One of the impulses of a heart transformed by grace is to share the grace of Christ! (John 4:27-30) 2) Gospel work should have a sense of urgency, whether we are sowing or…
Worship in the Sanctuary 9:00 AND 11:00 AM

Jesus Brings Us to The Father – John 4:15-26

Before we can come to the Father, we must see our sin problem & need for Jesus. (4:15-19) 2) When we come to the Father, we must worship the true God from our hearts (4:20-24) 3) When we come to the Father, we must acknowledge that Jesus is the expected Savior (4:25-26)
Worship in the Sanctuary 9:00 AND 11:00 AM

Jesus Satisfies Our Spiritual Thirst – John 4:1-14

Click above on the audio player for audio of the sermon only. Click below on the video player for the full Worship Service. Jesus Gives Living Water to People of all Backgrounds (John 4:1-9) Jesus Gives Living Water to Satisfy Our Deepest Thirsts (John 4:10-14)
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What Is a Sign For? – John 2:1-11

We will see that a sign is for pointing to Jesus’ glory and believing in Him (John 2:11). The video of the entire Worship Service is below, but we are working on getting better sound quality on the video. The audio only, above, has very clear sound quality of the sermon only.