2019 Sermons

List of Sermons from 2019

"Advent 1: Christ with Us, Living Hope"-Luke 4

on December 1, 2019

The first advent message on the blessed gift of this season: HOPE!

View Sermon →

Finding Strength in Fellowship

on November 24, 2019

Pastor Cory shares an important message on the necessity of fellowship and the importance of building strong relationships with fellow believers.

View Sermon →

Putting on the Garments of Christ

on November 17, 2019

Pastor Nathan reminds us of the importance of being dressed in the garments of Christ. (Recording improves at 13 min 25 sec)

View Sermon →

"Thankfulness"--Phillipians 1:3-6

on November 10, 2019

Pastor Nathan encourages us to practice eukharistia....the discipline of giving thanks for one another, as Paul expressed in Philippians when he wrote "I thank God every time I remember you."

View Sermon →

Galations 5: The Real Thing

on November 3, 2019

Pastor Nathan encourages us to cultivate a real relationship with Jesus Christ, instead of settling for the false security of religiosity.

View Sermon →

Psalm 130: How to Wait on God Well

on October 27, 2019

Pastor Nathan shares with us the "active" way to wait on God, but CRYING out to Him, REMEMBERING who He is, EXPECTING Him to hear and answer, and HOPING in Him ALONE.

View Sermon →

Knowing God Face to Face

on October 20, 2019

View Sermon →

Deuteronomy: How to Live in Humility (Better than Anyone Else)

on October 13, 2019

Remember Who God is. Remember What God Has Done. Obey What God is Telling You to Do. Teach These Things to Others.

View Sermon →

Deuteronomy 8:1-5- The Perfect Pattern to Follow

on October 6, 2019

View Sermon →

Hebrews and the True High Priest

on September 29, 2019

Pastor Jay gives us a powerful reminder of how difficult it was to find a high priest in the days of Hebrews...and how Jesus came as the perfect high priest, opening the way to the Father.

View Sermon →

Elijah and Ahab: The Fight is On!

on September 22, 2019

A delightfully engaging retelling of the story of Elijah and Ahab. Jerome Hebert weaves personal tales with this narrative of the battle at the altars between the Prophets of Baal and a servant of the One True God!

View Sermon →

Psalm 103: Benefits for those who Believe

on September 15, 2019

Pastor Nathans shares with us some of the benefits we have as "Policy Holders" when we are in relationship with Jesus as revealed in Psalm 103.

View Sermon →

Psalm 29 and the Hurricanes of Life

on September 9, 2019

Pastor Cory shares his love of extreme weather along with the words of Psalm 29, the Storm Psalm, and the idea of God being our "Peace in the Midst of the Storm" (Artist Jack Dawson)

View Sermon →

The Life of Job--Why do we suffer?

on September 3, 2019

Pastor Nathan shares some thoughts on suffering, comforting those who are suffering, and what it means in the framework of the Kingdom.

View Sermon →

A letter from Jude, the brother of Christ

on August 25, 2019

Those who place their faith and trust in Jesus Christ are secure in salvation, not by their own good deeds, because no one is good enough to do that, but believers are secure by the vicarious work of Jesus Christ on the Cross

View Sermon →

Letters to the Seven Churches: Revelation 2-3

on August 18, 2019

Pastor Nathan walks us through three main "tests" given in these letters to the Seven Churches: the "Truth" Test, the "Moral" Test, and the "Love" Test.

View Sermon →

1st John 5:13--Knowing

on August 11, 2019

How many things do you KNOW, with certainty? Pastor Nathan brings us scripture that will help us to know if we can have certainty of Salvation.

View Sermon →

Ordination Service--Messages from Rev. David Linn and wife, Mrs. Barbara Linn

on August 10, 2019

View Sermon →

Direct Transmission of "The Mission"

on August 4, 2019

Jesus said that it would be better for His disciples when He went away. How can this be?! Wouldn't it be better for us if He were HERE? Pastor Nathan helps explain what Jesus meant by this.

View Sermon →

John 9-10: Shepherds and Sheep

on July 28, 2019

Shepherds, sheep, leaders, Jesus....Pastor Nathan draws from the books of Ezekiel and John with some interesting thoughts about what these things have in common.

View Sermon →

God's Not Finished With You Yet!

on July 21, 2019

Pastor Cory reminds us, with a passage from the book of John, that even though we experience failures or shortcomings at times doesn't mean that there isn't more in store for us. God has a plan, and He will use us if we are willing to trust Him.

View Sermon →

Using our possessions for Advancing the Kingdom: Luke 16

on July 14, 2019

Pastor Aaron draws from the parable in Luke 16 to remind us that God calls us to use all that He has given us for the purpose of advancing His Kingdom. When we are obedient in this way we prove our faithfulness TO God and open the door to greater trust FROM God in areas of ministry and responsibility.

View Sermon →

Nehemiah 4 - The Primary Work of God's People

on July 7, 2019

Pastor Nathan draws from Nehemiah 4:9 to remind us of one of our Core Values, that prayer is the primary work of God's people. It is a continual two-step process of prayer followed by action.

View Sermon →

The Book of Haggai - "Priorities"

on June 30, 2019

Pastor Nathan continues the theme of trusting God for all things and keeping our focus on the Lord, making first things first, as He works out His promises to us.

View Sermon →

Matthew 6:25 - Why worry?

on June 23, 2019

Pastor Nathan exhorts us to give up worries and to come to the Father as children, knowing He cares for us and has resources for ALL our needs.

View Sermon →

Daniel: Example of Godly Humility

on June 16, 2019

Pastor Nathan shares with us how good life is for us when we humbly exercise the authority and dominion God has given us without becoming undone by raising ourselves up trying to be equal to God.

View Sermon →

We are Family: 1 Timothy 1

on June 9, 2019

View Sermon →

Titus 3 - Reflecting the love and kindness of Christ in our attitudes

on June 2, 2019

Pastor Nathan uses the third chapter of Paul's letter to Titus to remind us the attitude that we, as believers, are called to have toward others.

View Sermon →

Flexing our Muscles of Faith: Philippians 4

on May 26, 2019

Pastor Nathan reminds us that God sent the Holy Spirit to help us put into practice the things of the Bible and to flex our muscles of faith!

View Sermon →

Heart Transplant: Ezekiel 36:16-29

on May 19, 2019

Pastor Cory reminds us that God's desire is for us to let Him transplant our heart of stone for a heart of flesh that is able to mirror God's own heart.

View Sermon →

Turn and Live-- Ezekiel 18

on May 12, 2019

Pastor Nathan reminds us that regardless of our past or our upbringing, Scriptures tells us that if we repent and turn to the a Father, wholeheartedly, He will forgive us, restore us, and set us on a path to His best for us. (No recording this Week)

View Sermon →

Generous Living

on May 5, 2019

View Sermon →

What is Love? 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

on April 28, 2019

Pastor Aaron draws our attention to this well known passage of scripture, and explains how the spiritual fruit of love is not only central to our walk with Christ, but is also the most important measure of spiritual maturity.

View Sermon →

Easter Sunday

on April 21, 2019

View Sermon →

Palm Sunday

on April 14, 2019

View Sermon →

Missions Week

on April 7, 2019

We had a great week with our visiting International Worker. We hope you were able to attend one of our gatherings to hear the encouraging stories of what God is doing in other parts of the World! (No recording this week)

View Sermon →

Living Water vs. Broken Cisterns

on March 31, 2019

Are you trading in all the good things that God intends for you, in order to follow after things that will never satisfy? Pastor Nathan draws from the Book of Jeremiah in order to shed light on the many we do exactly that.

View Sermon →

Set Free: What are you doing with the gift of freedom that Christ paid so dearly for?

on March 24, 2019

View Sermon →

February 24, 2019

on February 24, 2019

View Sermon →

Wheat and Weeds: Matthew 13:24-30

on February 19, 2019

Pastor Nathan encourages us to leave the "weeds" to God and come before Him with a heart that truly desires to be "wheat", growing in Christ and prepared for the coming harvest.

View Sermon →

Not the Usual Suspects: Luke 10:25-37

on February 19, 2019

We don't have to figure out what our spiritual gifts are before we begin serving as the body of Christ. God uses "unusual suspects" to do His work, like the Samaritan in Luke 10 who just did what needed to be done and served out of the compassion that God gave him toward someone in need.

View Sermon →

The Body of Christ: I Corinthians 12-13

on February 3, 2019

View Sermon →

A Morning of Worship and Sharing

on January 27, 2019

This week the Lord had a different plan for New Life! Several members of the body shared what God is doing in their lives and many had a word of encouragement to share with the congregation. We encourage you to humbly seek Him this week, and consider joining us on Thursday at 6pm for an evening of worship and sharing!

View Sermon →

Service Cancelled Due to Snowstorm

on January 20, 2019

View Sermon →

Sharing the Gospel with the Proper Motivation: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-6

on January 13, 2019

This sermon explores how our personal motivations for sharing our faith can unintentionally affect the gospel message itself. In order to ensure we preserve the message, we must make sure we have the proper motivations.

View Sermon →

"The Vineyard" - Hosea 10:12

on January 6, 2019

The Scriptures regularly depict God as a Gardener working to nurture all that is within his vineyard. What is our part in this growth? How do we best work with God?

View Sermon →


New Life Fellowship exists to share the love of Jesus Christ with the community of Saratoga Springs, NY.  We are committed to following Jesus in making disciples who make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20).