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Bear One Another's Burdens

by Paul Sausser

All talks are also available on the “Discovery Church: Grand Rapids” podcast, which can be found on SoundCloud, Apple podcasts, and Google Play.

A Church of Grace

A Church of Grace

Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 God’s love for others spans the huge spectrum of people on all levels. It reaches to the younger brother, the older brother, and to us. We reflect this love to those who know their brokenness shows they need God, and those who believe their goodness makes them not seek after God. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Paul Sausser

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A Church of Joy

A Church of Joy

Acts 8:1-8 What a church is includes living out with joy a reflection of God’s love for others. When the church moved out of Jerusalem, it moved into diverse and skeptical communities. The result of going and sharing the good news is that the church was filled with joy. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Paul Sausser

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The Resurrection

The Resurrection

Matthew 28:1-10; John 20:19-29 This is the day that promises new beginnings. Jesus faced the worst of the worst and yet rose from the grave on this day to start a new era. Because of His resurrection, He meets and fills those who yearn and search after Him. Jesus also meets those who are misunderstood and feel defeated—you can be different because of today. It is not because of anything you can...

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Good Friday

Good Friday

Matthew 27:57-66 View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Paul Sausser

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Jesus Sentenced to Death

Jesus Sentenced to Death

Mark 15:1-20, 25-37, 38-41 Jesus willingly suffered on behalf of people (including us) who don’t deserve the offering of grace, forgiveness, and new life. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Paul Sausser

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Peter Disowns Jesus

Peter Disowns Jesus

Luke 22:54-71 Peter’s failure mirrors our human weakness—Peter’s repentance demonstrated God’s love and mercy. Only remembering Jesus’ words saves Peter from total despair and total destruction. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Paul Sausser

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Jesus Arrested in Gethsemane

Jesus Arrested in Gethsemane

Luke 22:39-53 The emotional anguish of Jesus portrays the full suffering He endured and also was still to come. The garden, Gethsemane, the place of the olive press, is a picture of how Jesus would be severely pressed. Because of Jesus we can face the certainty of suffering in hope and use the disciplines God has given us to not lose heart in times of suffering. View the full service on our...

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The Last Supper

The Last Supper

Mark 14:12-31 In his last meal with his disciples, Jesus offers his body and blood despite imminent betrayal and rejection. Because this is who Jesus is, we can trust that he will nourish our faith, forgive our failures to trust in him, and restore us finally and fully to himself. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Evan Tinklenberg

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Jesus Anointed at Bethany

Jesus Anointed at Bethany

Mark 14:1-11 Has the Holy Spirit ever nudged you to do something extravagant and sacrificial and maybe, by the eyes of the world, crazy? Jesus praises Mary for anointing Him with oil, despite the outcry from His disciples who thought it was a waste. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Mary Sterenberg

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Entering Jerusalem

Entering Jerusalem

Luke 19:29-40 God’s way of rescuing humanity goes totally against the grain of how people want God to do rescue. God’s plan was so amazing and so brilliant, humankind had nothing to do with it. On Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem, God gave a picture of the way He was going to rescue us from our sin—peace brought about by His suffering. Jesus’ suffering not only saves us but demonstrates His...

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God’s Design for Humanity

God’s Design for Humanity

Genesis 2:20-24, Song of Songs 1:1-4, 1 Corinthians 7 God’s Word reveals the gift of sexual love that finds its expression in the union of husband and wife. Yet, in our broken world filled with broken people, sin has affected all aspects of humanity’s being, including our sexuality. Jesus’ redeeming work on the cross points us towards God’s plan for understanding and practicing His plan for...

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Prayer

Prayer

Psalm 42:1-11 The heart of prayer is drawing close to the heart of God. While this may be easier to do when times are good, in times of distress or silence it is even more vital. God’s faithfulness to us in our past, present, and future gives us the faith to carry on in His will. View the full service on our YouTube channel. By Pastor Paul Sausser

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