We are a gospel-centered church in Elmira, NY committed to glorifying the triune God by worshiping and making disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Assured by Everlasting Love, part 1 (Romans 8:31-34)
In this sermon, pastor Matt argues that God’s everlasting love gives the believer unassailable hope in life and death. Those who trust in Christ alone possess an assurance that is unable to be truly challenged, seriously threatened, or possibly defeated.
God Is at Work, Press On (Romans 8:28-30)!
Our emotions and experiences would have us believe the lie that there is nothing good in the fiery furnace of trial. Present suffering can convince us that our lives are nothing more than broken pieces of glass, wasted and worthless. But behind the scenes, regardless of what we feel, God is putting all these pieces […]
The Spirit at Work in Our Weakness (Romans 8:26-27)
In this sermon pastor Mitch reminds us that Christians can endure the sufferings of this present time because the Spirit helps us in our weakness.
Awaiting the Hope of Glory (Romans 8:18-25)
For some, a new year brings the promise of a brand new start; for others, it only means that more trials suffering are just ahead. What we all need is real hope for the future—one that is more than just wishful thinking, but a confident expectation based on truth. In this sermon, pastor Matt preaches […]
The Spirit of Adoption (Romans 8:14-17)
In Romans 5-8, Paul draws out the many implications for those who have been justified by faith. He shows how we now live united to Christ, under grace, as slaves of righteousness, and a life according to the Spirit. In this sermon, pastor Matt explained that this new life made possible by the Spirit of […]
A Death that Leads to Life (Romans 8:12-13)
In this sermon, pastor Matt teaches that God’s Spirit compels us to live in light of his grace by putting our sinful deeds to death.