Moody Church Hour

Pastor Philip Miller

I Believe In The Ordinances

May 28, 2023

Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are the two most meaningful observances in the life of the church. Christ commanded that we practice them as outward symbols of His inner working in our lives. In this message, we reflect on the meaning of these sacred acts. Why are these practices important for those saved by faith in Christ alone?

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People count greatness by power, possessions, or charisma. Jesus displayed it by taking a towel and washing feet like a slave might have done in Bible times. In this message from Mark 10, we look at Jesus’ example of greatness through three observations on servanthood. What would happen if our church members wholly embraced service?
May 21, 2023
The early church was unstoppable. Now, as we enter into fellowship with God, we learn to leave behind a life of darkness and move forward into the light. In this message from 1 John 1, we discover how the early church’s fellowship and accountability helped them grow spiritually and numerically. How did the early church turn their world upside down?
May 14, 2023
What is God’s vision for the church? It was Jesus who proclaimed, “I will build My church, and the gates of hell will not prevail against it.” In this message from Acts 5, we find five reasons why the Bible affirms we should belong to a local church. As we discover The Moody Church’s story and local context, we’ll better understand the benefits of belonging to a local church.
May 7, 2023
Can ambition be redeemed? In Matthew 20, Jesus’ followers wanted to be at His side in the coming kingdom, but unholy ambition lurked beneath the surface. In this message, we discover three truths about true greatness. Some of us desire to do great things for God, but we need to hear Jesus’ penetrating words.
April 30, 2023
Jesus loved outcasts. In a brief encounter with a woman who struggled with continuous bleeding, we glimpse His compassion. In this message from Mark 5, we notice three descriptions of this woman’s position. We too are transformed by the presence and message of Jesus Christ.
April 23, 2023
Large crowds followed Jesus, hoping to be cured of their many ailments. What motivated Jesus when He looked at the troubled masses? In this message from Matthew 9, we map out four steps for us to share Jesus’ heart for the lost. We can go into a hurting world with the authority and compassion of Christ.
April 16, 2023
How do we know what happens after we die? Psychics, mediums, and people who’ve had near-death experiences cannot be trusted. In this message, we hear four facts about the only one person who died and rose to life forever—Jesus. It is Jesus who is both authoritative and trustworthy, and our eternal destination depends on Him.
April 9, 2023
Despite any attacks or enemies in our lives, God’s plan will remain. Before Jesus was betrayed, He went to Gethsemane to pray. In this message from Matthew 26, we notice not only Jesus’ divinity but also His humanity in His intense grief and sorrow. When we accept everything from God’s hand, we will find a whole different perspective.
April 2, 2023
Our purpose on earth as believers is to share God’s excellencies in the darkest places. But we can’t share the gospel if we don’t have the integrity to back it up. In this message, we see three ways Christians embody the attributes of God to the world. What does it mean for us to live passionately for Jesus Christ?
March 26, 2023
Many people are into spirituality but do not gather in church. Yet we were made to worship together, pray for each other, and help each other through dark times. In this message, we find four descriptions of who the church is. A church body isn’t connected because of a common interest but rather by their life in Christ.
March 19, 2023
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About Moody Church Hour

This Sunday morning program provides a meaningful worship service for those far from God or unable to attend a local church. With insightful teaching from Pastor Philip Miller and joyous congregational worship, you’re invited to join Jesus on the journey of a lifetime.

 

About Pastor Philip Miller

Philip Miller is the 17th Senior Pastor of The Moody Church. Philip holds a B.A in Pre-Seminary Bible from Cedarville University (’04) and a Th.M. in Pastoral Leadership and New Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary (’10). His wife, Krista, also holds an Th.M. degree from DTS. They have four children: Claire, Violet, Cora, and Jude.

Philip is a visionary leader with over twelve years of ministry experience, including three at Christ Community Church in the western Chicago suburbs and nearly seven as Senior Pastor at Westwood Baptist in Olympia, WA. He believes people flourish as followers of Jesus when they live deeply in the gospel, experience the healing of true community, and join Jesus on mission in their world. He is committed to cultivating a gospel-centered church that welcomes spiritual explorers, promotes gospel clarity in culturally engaging ways, inspires passionate worship, fosters deep spiritual vitality, empowers people to holistic discipleship, and catalyzes a multiplication movement of gospel renewal both locally and globally.

Philip enjoys cycling and all things outdoors, Garrett’s Carmel popcorn, Lou Malnati‘s deep dish pizza, and Henry Weinhard‘s root beer. For more information about Philip and his family, visit moodymedia.org/pastorphilip.

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