Dec 24, 2023
Darkness and Light (Christmas Eve 2023)
This message was given as part of our Christmas Eve Candle lighting service.
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  • Dec 24, 2023Darkness and Light (Christmas Eve 2023)
    Dec 24, 2023
    Darkness and Light (Christmas Eve 2023)
    This message was given as part of our Christmas Eve Candle lighting service.
  • Dec 17, 2023Prophecy Fulfilled: Light of the Nations
    Dec 17, 2023
    Prophecy Fulfilled: Light of the Nations
    Jesus did not just come to die for the Jewish nation of Israel.  He fulfilled the prophecy from the OT that he would be a light to all nations.
  • Dec 10, 2023Prophecy Fulfilled: Mary
    Dec 10, 2023
    Prophecy Fulfilled: Mary
    Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son.  This is a common OT prophecy, but do you know what the context this is and how it applies to Jesus.  This is all in this message.
  • Dec 3, 2023Prophecy Fulfilled: Hometown
    Dec 3, 2023
    Prophecy Fulfilled: Hometown
    Where did Jesus come from?  Well the Old Testament gives us three different prophesies with that answer.  How are they fulfilled by Jesus in the New?  Find out in this message.
  • Nov 26, 2023Prophecy Fulfilled: Ancestry
    Nov 26, 2023
    Prophecy Fulfilled: Ancestry
    Where did Jesus come from?  Well the OT has quite a number of prophecies about from whose line Jesus descended from and this sermon looks at some of them.
  • Nov 19, 2023What’s in a Name?: Thanksgiving
    Nov 19, 2023
    What’s in a Name?: Thanksgiving
    This message explores how and why do we celebrate Thanksgiving and what we can do to remain faithful all throughout the year.
  • Nov 12, 2023What’s in a Name: Communion
    Nov 12, 2023
    What’s in a Name: Communion
    The Lord's Supper, Communion, Eucharist.  What do these names have in common?  They all refer to the practice of remembering the meal Jesu had with his disciples before he was crucified.  More in this sermon.
  • Nov 5, 2023Be Faithful in All Circumstances
    Nov 5, 2023
    Be Faithful in All Circumstances
    Paul's final words give us three more commands on how we can be faithful in all circumstances.
  • Oct 29, 2023Be Faithful during Persecution
    Oct 29, 2023
    Be Faithful during Persecution
    Persecution is not an easy topic to talk about but we are seeing it more and more around the world.  How can we be faithful during persecution?  It all comes down to our witness and our word.
  • Oct 22, 2023Be Faithful in the Midst of Unfaithfulness
    Oct 22, 2023
    Be Faithful in the Midst of Unfaithfulness
    The world is getting worse and worse, but this should come to no surprise to those who read 2 Timothy 3.  But how are Christians to remain faithful in the midst of all this increasing unfaithfulness.  This sermon explores that answer.
  • Oct 15, 2023Be Faithful in Righteousness
    Oct 15, 2023
    Be Faithful in Righteousness
    Righteousness means spreading the gospel with peace, prayer, and kindness.
  • Oct 8, 2023Be Faithful in Spreading the Gospel
    Oct 8, 2023
    Be Faithful in Spreading the Gospel
    Churches are closing left and right.  And the only way to keep them open if the people of the church continually reach out with the message of the gospel.  This is what this sermon describes.
  • Oct 1, 2023Be Faithful with Boldness
    Oct 1, 2023
    Be Faithful with Boldness
    How can you be bold in sharing your faith?  This sermon answers that question with three very godly ways.
  • Sep 24, 2023Be Faithful Until the End
    Sep 24, 2023
    Be Faithful Until the End
    We are called to be faithful and never give up until the coming of the Lord.  See how Paul encourages Timothy with this message.
  • Sep 17, 2023Be Faithful Financially
    Sep 17, 2023
    Be Faithful Financially
    Money, Money, Money.  No the church is not after you money, but God is.  How are you handling your money?  This sermon tells you how God wants you to.
  • Sep 10, 2023Be Faithful in Ministering to Others
    Sep 10, 2023
    Be Faithful in Ministering to Others
    As we continue our series through 1 Timothy, Paul talks about 3 groups of people that we are to minister.
  • Sep 3, 2023Be Faithful in Godliness
    Sep 3, 2023
    Be Faithful in Godliness
    Godliness is a character trait that Paul urges from Timothy.  Explore what godliness means in this sermon.
  • Aug 27, 2023Be Faithful in Prayer
    Aug 27, 2023
    Be Faithful in Prayer
    1 Timothy 2 tells us to be faithful in prayer.  This sermon explores the ways in which prayer is expressed to God.
  • Aug 20, 2023Be Faithful by Teaching Sound Doctrine
    Aug 20, 2023
    Be Faithful by Teaching Sound Doctrine
    Last week GMC celebrated 125 years in the ministry with a huge event.  It was a wonderful time of worship and praise.  But where do we go from here?  What's next for GMC?  Faithfulness.  That was the answer in the past and the answer now.  We are to be faithful.  And this message explores how Paul tells a young Timothy how to carry on by being faithful.  And it all starts with having a sound doctrine.
  • Aug 13, 2023Jimmy Santiago and 125 years of Faithfulness
    Aug 13, 2023
    Jimmy Santiago and 125 years of Faithfulness
    Thank you so much to those who came out to our 125th anniversary celebration.  Thank you to Jimmy and the Centro de Restauracion Church in Peoria for sharing with us.  God's faithfulness and presence was clearly evident in this morning's service.  To Him be all the glory and honor.
  • Aug 6, 2023Why Groveland?
    Aug 6, 2023
    Why Groveland?
    Why did 41 people start a church in a small, off the beaten track, farming town in the middle of Illinois 125 years ago?  And maybe more importantly, why are we still ministering all those years later?  Explore some of our church's history and find the answer to the question "Why Groveland" in this message.
  • Jul 30, 2023How Big is Your God?
    Jul 30, 2023
    How Big is Your God?
    The three Hebrew children faced many decisions.  But one thing they could rely on was their big God.
  • Jul 23, 2023Christians
    Jul 23, 2023
    Christians
    What does the word Christian mean?  Well, it may surprise you, but the Bible does not give us a clear definition.  Learn more about this word and how we can be more like Christ.
  • Jul 16, 2023Reactions of Adversities
    Jul 16, 2023
    Reactions of Adversities
    Daniel and his three friends were no stranger to adversity.  Listen to how they made it through and how we can do the same.
  • Jul 9, 2023Missionaries
    Jul 9, 2023
    Missionaries
    What does it mean to be a missionary and why is our church called the Missionary Church?  These questions are answered in this message.
  • Jul 2, 2023Protestant and Anabaptist
    Jul 2, 2023
    Protestant and Anabaptist
    Groveland Missionary Church is a Protestant church with an Anabaptist historical background.  What do those two terms mean and how they apply to our beliefs are explored in this message.
  • Jun 25, 2023King of kings
    Jun 25, 2023
    King of kings
    Take a listen to this name of Christ as the King of kings.
  • Jun 18, 2023Lessons from an Imperfect Father
    Jun 18, 2023
    Lessons from an Imperfect Father
    Jacob was not a perfect father but there are still 3 lessons we can learn from his life.
  • Jun 11, 2023Man of Sorrows
    Jun 11, 2023
    Man of Sorrows
    We had a bit of a technical issue during this sermon.  About half way through, we loss power in our building for about 8 minutes.  So the audio is not as crisp as usual.  Hopefully though it will no interfere with the message of the morning about Jesus being a Man of Sorrows.
  • Jun 4, 2023Redeemer
    Jun 4, 2023
    Redeemer
    Redeemed, how I love to proclaim is the opening lines to a Fanny Crosby hymn that encapsulates what this sermon is all about.  Find out what is so amazing about Jesus our Redeemer.