CityReach Church Swissvale
We Believe…In the Life Everlasting

We Believe…In the Life Everlasting

July 7, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale concludes our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we look at the life everlasting. What will preoccupy our time in eternity?

We Believe…In the Resurrection of the Dead

We Believe…In the Resurrection of the Dead

June 30, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we look at our hope of life after life after death, namely the physical resurrection of our bodies. We examine where this hope comes from. Using Jesus as our prototype, we speculate what those bodies will be like when we receive them.

We Believe…In the Forgiveness of Sins

We Believe…In the Forgiveness of Sins

June 23, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we look at the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16) as a model for how God dealt with our sins through Jesus Christ on the cross. Not only did the suffering of Jesus satisfy his wrath, but Jesus also removed our sins from us, never to be seen again.

We Believe…In the Holy Catholic Church, the Communion of Saints

We Believe…In the Holy Catholic Church, the Communion of Saints

June 16, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. From our affirmation of the Holy Spirit, we next turn to the church, that body of Christ which is built up through the power of the Holy Spirit. Faith is not meant to be an individualized pursuit, we are in this journey of faith together.

We Believe…In the Holy Spirit

We Believe…In the Holy Spirit

June 9, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we turn to the third paragraph of the creed, dealing with the Holy Spirit. Who is the Spirit and what is his role in applying faith to our lives?

We Believe…He Will Come Again to Judge the Living and the Dead

We Believe…He Will Come Again to Judge the Living and the Dead

June 3, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. For the last several weeks we have looked at the past work of Christ, his birth, death, and resurrection. This week we look ahead to his glorious return. While we do not know the day or hour he will return, Jesus encourages us to be ready for his coming.

We Believe…The Third Day He Rose Again, He Ascended into Heaven, and is Seated at the Right Hand of the Father

We Believe…The Third Day He Rose Again, He Ascended into Heaven, and is Seated at the Right Hand of the Father

May 26, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we examine the resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ. The resurrection shows Christ's authority to deal with sin on the cross, and his ascension gives us confidence that he is in heaven advocating on our behalf.

We Believe…He Descended to the Dead

We Believe…He Descended to the Dead

May 19, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we look at what happened between the crucifixion and death of Jesus on Good Friday, and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. What does it mean that Jesus "Descended to the dead"?

We Believe…He Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Died, and Was Buried

We Believe…He Suffered Under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Died, and Was Buried

May 12, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we look at the suffering of Jesus Christ. His suffering and death provide atonement for our sins, satisfying the wrath of God.

We Believe…He Was Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit and Born of the Virgin Mary

We Believe…He Was Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit and Born of the Virgin Mary

May 5, 2021

Pastor Chris Ansell of CityReach Church Swissvale continues our sermon series, "We Believe..." This series will investigate one of the oldest creeds in the Christian tradition. This week we look at the human nature of Jesus as realized in his miraculous birth. The co-eternal person of the Trinity took on human flesh and was born of a virgin. In some circles this is called the incarnation. Jesus left his place of privilege on high and moved into the neighborhood (in the words of Eugene Peterson).

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