Exodus 6 Sermon Notes

Pastor Rick Duncan We’re going to explore a verse today that says that the people of God in Old Testament days experienced a “broken spirit.” We’ll see why. But for now, just know that God’s people today still can experience a broken spirit.  We long to see God at work in our world. We long […]

Exodus 5 Sermon Notes

Pastor Joe Valenti In chapter 5 we finally get the showdown with Pharaoh that we’ve been waiting for. Look back at Exodus 3 to see the instructions given by God. …you and the elders of Israel shall go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, has […]

Exodus 4 Sermon Notes

Pastor Dean Siley Moses’ 5 Negative Feelings Moses’ Negative Feeling #1 But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?”  Exodus 3:11 God’s Answer #1 – I will be with you. He said, “But I will be with you, and this shall be […]

Exodus 3 Sermon Notes

Introduction to Exodus 3 Moses lived as a prince of Egypt for his first 40 years. He has seen an Egyptian taskmaster abuse a Hebrew slave. He decided to take justice into his own hands and killed the abuser, the Egyptian. But the Hebrew people rejected his leadership.  So, Moses fled 200-300 miles across the desert to a place in the Arabian Peninsula called Midian. There, he met Zipporah, the daughter of a priest named Jethro. He married Zipporah and started a family. And Moses was […]

The Angel of the Lord

by Rick Duncan Jesus said, “You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about Me.” John 5:39 Jesus said, “And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.” Luke 24:27 Christophany. […]

Exodus 2 Sermon Notes

God promises Abraham 4 things: ‌Presence → that God will be with him ‌People → that his family/descendants would be more numerous than the stars. ‌Place → A land specifically set apart for this people to live and thrive. ‌Program → through this family the entire world would be blessed At the end of Genesis, […]

Exodus 1 Sermon Notes

Here’s a brief recap of Pastor Rick’s sermon notes from Sunday, September 10. “When God’s People Are Oppressed” “Injustice may bend you, but it need never break you.” “God brings us to the valleys of oppression to bring us through the valleys of oppression.” *** If you are the oppressor, be warned. If you are […]

Every Life Matters

By Pastor Rick Duncan Below is a link to the message “Every Life Matters”, taught by Pastor Rick Duncan in November, 2017. He recommended this as a next step resource from his message at Cuyahoga Valley Church on Sunday, July 30.

Psalm 16 Self Assessment

Founding Pastor Rick Duncan taught from Psalm 16 yesterday. He gave us five points to consider as we grow in our dependence on God. I can live with supernatural stability and security when God is… Within that message he gave us five self assessment questions. ___ Rather than relying primarily on my own abilities or […]

Additional Resources on the Resurrection

Hello CVC!  Last week the topic of the message was on the resurrection. How you answer the question, “Did Christ rise again?” determines your personal belief system. If Jesus didn’t rise from the dead, Paul says that you should not live like a Christian.  This is why understanding why you believe what you believe is […]

Worship Topic #11: Rest

by Pastor Nate Green One of the most important aspects of worship is rest. Rest allows us to enjoy a job well done. Rest is meant for us to meditate on God’s work and to marvel at His grandeur. In Genesis 2:1-3 we see the first time the concept of rest is introduced to us: […]