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To meet the needs of the Quest community and upon the request of others outside the community, sermons are now available online.
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Pastor Ray talks about the importance of maintaining a "spiritual rhythm" for a strong and vibrant faith that reflects our calling to be a people "set apart" by God for His glory.
Video referenced in the sermon can be viewed here: http://www.vimeo.com/14530309
Preached On: August 30th, 2010
In part seven of Quest's series on Leviticus, Pastor Eugene unpacks the way that the holiness code of Leviticus is a part of God's design to form a people uniquely His own.
Preached On: August 16th, 2010
In week six of Quest's series on Leviticus, Youth & College Ministries Director Morgan asks the question: "What is the good news (to you)?" and talks about the ways that the Day of Atonement is inherently tied to God's longing to draw near and pursue his people. God has continued this pursuit through Jesus Christ, and given the Holy Spirit and the church the task of embodying the good news - his presence and kingdom - on earth.
- Length: 24:26 minutes (4.14 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 23Kbps (VBR)
Preached On: August 9th, 2010
In week five of Quest's series on Leviticus, Pastor Eugene examines the Biblical idea of the priesthood of believers - a people set apart for the service of God. This is a calling that continues through the present day. We are all called to be a part of God's royal priesthood.
- Artist: Eugene Cho
- Title: Leviticus Part 5 - The Remedy: The Priesthood of Believers
- Length: 45:59 minutes (7.78 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 23Kbps (VBR)
Preached On: August 2nd, 2010
Pastor DeAnza explores the human condition of sin in the context of God's great desire for relationship with His people.
Preached On: July 26th, 2010
On week 3, Pastor Eugene continues the series on Leviticus and explains the significance of the holiness of God - not just merely in terms of morality but in being "set apart." An important theme of Leviticus, he explains, is God demonstrating to Israel who He is and what it means to be His people - a people set apart. While we're no longer under the Levitical code, the holiness of God remains an important attribute of God and thus, we're called to live as people "set apart."
Preached On: July 19th, 2010
For the people of Israel, the law was the means by which they knew and accessed God. Though very particular and costly in its expectations, their obedience to it enabled them to participate in relationship with YHWH. This call to holiness was fundamentally relational at its core, not just a list of "to do's" done out of obligation. Obedience was participation in a life with the God who called them into existence.
If we imagine the idea of sacrifice and obedience as a kind of "giving toward" rather than a "giving up," -a life that is more full and offers the possibility of participation beyond ourselves- we can then imagine how the law speaks to us today. While Christ did come and pay the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf, it is not an excuse to live a life of passivity. As Christ's life and very existence was for the other, so our lives must be a continual giving toward those around us...for the other.
Leviticus is a call to move from the conceptual to a concrete experience, from an idea to a living out, from rituals to a life of worship.
Preached On: July 13th, 2010
Bo Lim, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Seattle Pacific University, introduces Quest's Summer Teaching Series on the book of Leviticus.
Preached On: July 4th, 2010
Pastor Eugene talks about the importance of stewardship - what we invest in and why and how we do so. He discusses the ways that living a life which places a high priority on responsible giving reaps a wide range of benefits, many of them outside the realm of finances. He emphasizes that giving should not be done out of compulsion but out of a joyful response to God's grace.
Preached On: June 27th, 2010