Pastor Tom Kartzmark

Fellowship of the Saints in Christ

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

1 John 1:3-4, 7 what we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, that you also may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ. And these things we write, so that our joy may be made complete. But if we walk in…

Read More

Laws of life/Laws of nature

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

Laws of life/Laws of nature Prov 4:18-22 But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, that shines brighter and brighter until the full day. 19 The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know over what they stumble. 20 My son, give attention to my words; incline your…

Read More

Authority/Service

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

AUTHORITY/SERVICE John 13:3-17 There are two kinds of authority the Christian is to be conscious about, authority of position and authority of holiness. Position reflects on the responsibility of one who has oversight; to those over us we owe submission (Rom 13:1-7). This submission is required by God up to the point where the authority…

Read More

Authority/Power

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

AUTHORITY/POWER The POWER of the authorities in Romans 13 is rooted in its ability to inflict harm on the rebellious, disobedient, evil doers, –he does not bear the sword in vain ; for he is God’s minister, and avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil (vs. 4). The civil authority’s power is in…

Read More

Authority/Order

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

AUTHORITY/ORDER   ROMAN 13:1-10; Romans 8:18-23       …and God saw that it was good – it is functionally good. Everything functions in accordance with order, design, harmony, and not chaos (Gen 1:25).       For example: a pocket watch is designed and ordered to function effectively. Every part of the watch is…

Read More

Unbelief

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

UNBELIEF (1st half – one message) Unbelief for a Christian is a great sin because it is calling God a liar! How can we explain unbelief? If there was a bus careening down a highway at 110 kilometres an hour and you were about to cross the road and I called out to you, “There…

Read More

Personal Convictions

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

PERSONAL CONVICTIONS           What act condemned the human race through Adam and Eve? – disobedience.       What is the focus of our walk in the Christian faith? – Obedience; to learn obedience even in the midst of our spiritual brethren. But obedience doesn’t save us!       Titus…

Read More

Ownership is the Only Issue

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

OWNERSHIP IS THE ONLY ISSUE You do not own yourself, someone or some circumstance owns you emotionally, owns your time, controls your future and conforms you to an image that is not really your own. You are owned by the person your bitter at, you’re owned by the persons you have sex with, your owned…

Read More

Jealousy

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

JEALOUSY Jealousy: doubtless the root idea of both the Greek and the Hebrew ‘jealousy’ is ‘warmth, ‘heat.’ Both are used in a good and a bad sense – to represent right and wrong passion. When jealousy is attributed to God, the word is used in a good sense. The language is, of course, anthropomorphic(attributing a…

Read More

Christian, Are You Saved?

By Pastor Tom Kartzmark

CHRISTIAN ARE YOU SAVED? MATTHEW 7:13, 21-23, 29 Jesus said to him, “Thomas, because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are those who have not seen , and yet have believed.” Jn 20:29 “[Jesus] is speaking of faith that is satisfied with what God provides and is therefore not yearning for visions, miracles,…

Read More