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Sermon: Thanksgiving Is a Choice

Text: Colossians 2:6-7, 3:15-16 Today Pastor Choi talks about thankfulness, that is, overflowing with gratitude, as a distinctive mark of a believer in Christ.  Taking the example of Jesus our Lord and Savior, he exhorts his congregation to make thanksgiving

Sermon: On Giving to the Lord

Today Pastor Choi talks about offering to the Lord, its history and attributes: it is to the Lord, the Lord remembers our giving to Him and rewards us with heavenly treasures.   He also urges the believers to take up the

Sermon: Persecuted Christians

Text: Hebrews 13:3 Today Pastor Choi talks about persecutions against Christians: examples, cause, nature, and proper attitudes toward persecution.

Sermon: The Word of God-the Sword of the Spirit

Text: Ephesians 6:10-18 Today Pastor Choi talks about how to be victorious in our spiritual battle against the spiritual forces of wickedness.  He exhorts God’s people to get into the Word of God daily, to receive “Rema” the spoken word

Sermon: Concerning the Heart

Texts: Jeremiah 17:9, Proverbs 4:23 Today Pastor Choi talks about the heart: three kinds of heart, what’s happening in the heart, and how to take good care of the heart.  

Sermon: Ding Dong, Your Church Is Calling

Today is Laity Sunday.  Our guest speaker, Pauline McShea (lay leader), invites everyone to be involved in ministry.

Sermon: On Communion

Text: Luke 22:14-23 Today is World Communion Sunday.  Pastor Choi explains the meaning of Communion (that is, why we do it, and what’s happening in each Communion).  He also explains the proper ways to partake in the Lord’s Supper (that

Sermon: On Contentment

Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-10 Today Pastor Choi talks about contentment: its definition, benefits, the choices we make, and the consequences we live with afterwards.  He exhorts people of God to choose Christ over the love of money.

Sermon: Be Rich toward God

Text: Luke 12:13-21 Today Pastor Choi talks about Jesus’ warning against greed.  He also draws a distinction between two Greek words both of which are translated into the same English word “life.”   The first Greek word is ‘ζωη’ (zoe) (e.g. English

Sermon: On Worship

Text: Exodus 20:1-5a Today Pastor Choi explains what is worship all about.  It is ‘to fall prostrate’ or ‘to bow down’ before God.  We are created to worship (Ephesians 2:10) and are to choose the Only True God to worship,

Sermon: Jesus’ Second Coming (Parousia)

Text: 2 Peter 3:1-15 Today Pastor Choi talks about Jesus’ Second Coming (Parousia).  He encourages the congregation to carefully examine Peter’s explanation of the delay of Parousia threefold: The Lord is faithful to keep His promise.  The Lord is patient

Sermon: Word Power

Text: Psalm 19:14 Today Pastor Choi talks about the power of our spoken words.  First, the words we speak have power to make things happen.  Next, there are consequences.  Finally, for each word we speak, there’s accountability.  For action points,

Sermon: What Soil Are You? (Be the Good Soil)

Text: Mark 4:1-9, 13-20. Today Pastor Choi talks about four types of soil where the seed is sown.  Soil represents human heart and the seed represents God’s Word, both proclaimed and read.  He explains the following four types of heart

Sermon: Success and Failure

Texts: Matthew 6:29, Genesis 39:2 Today Pastor Choi talks about true success in the eyes of God that has nothing to do with money or power.  True success points to God for glory and honor.  It also brings us closer to

Sermon: Be Imitators of God

Texts: Ephesians 5:1, Matthew 5:48 Today Pastor Choi talks about God’s universal plan for God’s children: to make us ‘perfect.’  To achieve His goal, as long as we let Him do His job, He will not rest until He exhausts

Sermon: God’s Word Heals

Texts: 1 Peter 2:24, 2 Kings 5:1-14 Summary: Today Pastor Choi talks about the importance of faith for divine healing.  That faith comes from hearing of God’s Word.  God’s Word heals.  He also reminds the congregation of the proper attitudes in

Sermon: Celebrate the Coming King

Text: Psalm 24 Today’s sermon comes from John Parker, guest preacher. Psalm 24 is called a royal Psalm because it talks about the return of the King of Glory. It begins with the creed that God is the creator of

Becoming a member at MUMC

Each month we offer a new member class entitled “Methodism 101” on the third Sunday of the month at 9:45 a.m. (see church calendar for any changes due to holidays). This class is an overview of the origins of The

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