Cedar Hills Community Church

Cedar Hills Community Church

Sermons and special events of Cedar Hills Community Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Join us for worship Sundays at 8:30am and 11am. (Live on Facebook) Classes for all ages at 9:45am. Nursery for ages 0-36 mo during Sunday classes and at 11am worship service.

Episodes

April 30, 2023 29 mins

Praying to Abound in Love
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - We pray to grow in love so that we can love God and each other more.
TEXT - Philippians 1:9-11

1. Lord Teach us to Pray

a. Teach us to pray reactive prayers.

  • Help.
  • Thanks.
  • Wow.

b. Teach us to pray proactive prayers.

  • Look to the future.
  • Trust in God’s promise.

2. Teach us to pray for abounding love.

  • Philippians 1:9-11.
  • John 13:35.
  • Matthew 22:34-40 

3. Teach ...

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Praying to Know Christ
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - The prayers of the Apostles teach us to pray proactive prayers.
TEXT - Ephesians 1:15-18

OUTLINE

1. Review: Lord Teach us to Pray

a.    Matthew 6:5-8. Don’t pray like this.
b.    Matthew 6:9- 15. Pray like this.

2. Teach us to pray reactive prayers.

a.    Help. Psalm 18:6
b.    Thanks. Psalm 118:1
c.    Wow. Psalm 8

3. Teach us to pray proactive pro-active prayers.

a. ...

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April 16, 2023 34 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: Resurrection Power
Steve Poole

THEME - What is power? How do we define it? How do we measure it? How is power demonstrated?

TEXT – Ephesians 1:15-23

1.     God’s power toward us is immeasurably great.

Ephesians 1:19-20


2.     God demonstrated his immeasurable power in the resurrection of Jesus.

Ephesians 1:20


3.     God manifests His immeasurable power by setting Jesus at his right hand—and us with him.

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April 9, 2023 27 mins

Believe the Impossible
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - Easter invites us to believe impossible things.
TEXT - 1 Corinthians 15

Three Easter impossibilities before lunch.

1. Believe an impossible story.

  • "Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. ...
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April 5, 2023 24 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: Trusting Prayers
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - Jesus demonstrates postures that lead to trusting God.
TEXT - Luke 23:46

REVIEW

1. We pray simple prayers of trust in our Father. We L.E.A.P. and he catches us. 

L - Look to your Father.
E - Expect the Best.
A - Act like a Kid.
P - Put your trust in God.  

2. We have the confidence to ask anything because Jesus is our advocate. He who promised is fai...

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March 26, 2023 36 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: Forgiving Prayers
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - Jesus came to provide forgiveness.
TEXT - Luke 23:33-43

OUTLINE

Review:

1. We pray simple prayers of trust in our Father. We leap and he catches us. 

L - Look to your Father.
E - Expect the Best.
A - Act like a Kid.
P - Put your trust in God.  

2. We have the confidence to ask anything because Jesus is our advocate. He who promised is faithful. Hebre...

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March 19, 2023 28 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: Passionate Prayers
Steve Poole

TEXT: Matthew 26:36-46

OUTLINE

1.     We pray in hope because Christ has bought us victory over death by His blood.

2.     Jesus invites us to fight with him - in prayer.

3.     Pray that God will help us remain vigilant.

4.     We go. We fight. We pray. We give it all, because Jesus gave it all!

NEXT STEPS

1.     Put your faith in Jesus

2.     Pray for God to revive your heart and th...

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March 12, 2023 34 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: God-Centered Prayers
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - God-centered prayers change us.
TEXT - John 12:20-36

REVIEW

1. We pray simple prayers of trust in our Father. We leap and he catches us. 

  •  * L - Look to your Father.
  •  * E - Expect the Best.
  •  * A - Act like a Kid.
  •  * P - Put your trust in God.  


2. We have the confidence to ask anything because Jesus is our advocate.

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March 5, 2023 28 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: Big Prayers
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - We pray big, bold prayers because we have an advocate.
TEXT - John 17:1-26

OUTLINE

Review - we pray simple prayers of trust in our Father. We leap and he catches us. 

L - Look to your Father.
E - Expect the Best.
A - Act like a Kid.
P - Put your trust in God.  

Jesus prays a big, bold prayer. (High Priestly Prayer)

  • Jesus prays for himself. (1-5)
  • Jesus p...
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February 26, 2023 34 mins

Thoughts and Prayers: Simple Prayer
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - As children of God we pray simple, childlike prayers.
TEXT - Matthew 19:13-16, Matthew 18:1-3

OUTLINE
Our thoughts and prayers makes a difference.

L.E.A.P.

L - Look to your Father.

  •  Matthew 19:13-16. Jesus blesses his children.
  •  Mark 10:16. And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.

E - Expect the Best.

  • ...
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The Lord’s Prayer: And Do Not Bring Us Into Temptation
Steve Poole

TEXT – Matthew 6:9-13 CSB

1. A better understanding of “Temptation”

  •  James 1:13
  •  “Do not bring us into trials.”

2. Jesus prayed to remove a trial. (Matthew26:39)

  • “But trials of another kind, persecution, spiritual conflicts, agony of body or of spirit, these may come to us as a test or as a discipline.” ~ Ellicot 
  •  Trial, meaning to ‘pierce through, as wit...
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February 12, 2023 38 mins

The Lord’s Prayer: Forgive Us
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - The more I know how much I’ve been forgiven, the more forgiving I become.
TEXT - Matthew 6:5-15, Matthew 18:21-35

OUTLINE

Four Truths about Forgiveness.

1. Forgiveness is simple. 

  • Sin needs to be forgiven. 
  • God forgives our sin.
  • We forgive others.
  • We believe in forgiveness.
  • Matthew 6:12

2. Forgiveness is complicated.
a. True or False?

  • Where deep wounds betwee...
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The Lord’s Prayer: Give Us This Day our Daily Bread
Gary Sager 

THEME – “Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11
TEXT - Matthew 6:5-13

FOCUS: Our Heavenly Father 

1. Pray to the Father about His Name “Hallowed be your name” 
2. Pray to the Father about His Kingdom “Your kingdom come” 
3. Pray to the Father about His Will “Your will be done” 

FOCUS: ‘Us’ and ‘Our’ 

1. Pray for Provision “Give us this day our daily...

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January 30, 2023 32 mins

The Lord’s Prayer: Your Will Be Done
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - Teach us to pray so that we have confidence that in our lives we will experience God’s will.
TEXT - Matthew 6:9-10, Luke 7:1-10

OUTLINE - Praying the Lord’s Prayer grows our confidence.

1. We find our confidence in knowing God’s plan

  •  What is God’s will (plan) for my life?
  •  Scripture’s inerrancy.
  •  Providential circumstances.
  •  Conviction based on reason.
  •  Holy ...
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January 22, 2023 31 mins

The Lord’s Prayer: Your Kingdom Come

Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - Teach us to pray for more of God’s Kingdom to come - right now!
TEXT - Luke 11:1-2, Luke 14:16-23

OUTLINE

1. Pray for God’s Kingdom to come.

  • Luke 11:2
  • Psalm 47”8
  • Psalm 103:19
  • Isaiah 52:7
  • Revelation 19:6

2. Surrender to God’s reign.

  • Kingdoms have a king. The king is the ruler. We are not the king.
  • Luke 14:16-23 (What excuses do we make to avoid surrender and subm...
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The Lord’s Prayer: Father, Hallowed Be Thy Name
Steve Poole

THEME – The only thing my heart should be hallowing—worshipping—is God.

TEXT – Luke 11:1-4


Hallowed be Thy name means…

* Regard Him as holy. (John Piper)
* Praise and honor of God should be the issue of everything. (J.I. Packer)
* Soli Deo Glory (Bach)


Five Solas
1. Sola gratia (by grace alone)
2. Solo Christo (on the basis of Christ alone)
3. ...

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The Lord’s Prayer: Lord, Teach Us to Pray
Steve Poole

THEME - What does God want to do in my life in 2023?
TEXTLuke 11:1-4

OUTLINE
What would you like God to do in your life this year?
What does God want to do in your life in 2023?

1. Lord, Teach Us to Pray (Luke 11:1-4)

2. “Opening Windows to God.” ~Frank Laubach

  • 1 Timothy 2:1
  • James 5:13-18

3. Lord, Teach Us to Pray…

  • …more expectantly
  • …more for the sick
  • …more...
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A Weary World Rejoices: A New and Glorious Morn
Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - We resolve to rest in Jesus in 2023!
TEXT - Matthew 11:28-30

Jesus brings a new and glorious morn into which we awaken to find rest for our souls.

1. Give up the burden of control.

  • We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we wailed, and you did not mourn. Matthew 11:17
  • You are not in control!

 2. Give up the burden of sin.

  • If we co...
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December 24, 2022 28 mins

From all of us at Cedar Hills, Merry Christmas! Thank you for tuning in! Enjoy this special Christmas Eve service.

A Weary World Rejoices: Glory to God in the Highest
Pastor Kent Landhuis

Enjoy this special song our worship leader wrote to go with this message:
"Glory (The Angels' Song)" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUR4nVtHLfs

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December 18, 2022 32 mins

A Weary World Rejoices: Sweet Hymns of Joy
Steve Poole

TEXT – Luke 2:25-38

SONGS OF JOY in Luke 1-2

  • Luke 1:42-45 = Elizabeth cries out
  • Luke 1:46-55 = Mary’s song
  • Luke 1:67-79 = Zachariah’s prophecy
  • Luke 2:14 = Heavenly host
  • Luke 2:20 = shepherds glorifying and praising God
  • Luke 2:29-32 = Simeon’s prophecy
  • Luke 2:38 = Anna’s testimony


SWEET HYMNS OF JOY...

1. While waiting in anticipation of Jesus

  • Romans 8:19-23; Luke 2:25...
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