Pastors Messages

Selfish Gratitude

Written by on November 2, 2017
Selfish Gratitude

For people who have a genuine heart of mutual love, they enter into their own delight and blessedness when they perform good deeds to their neighbor; there is nothing they desire more. That delight and blessedness is what is meant in the Word by a ‘reward’… (Arcana Coelestia 6388)

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Meet Our Pastor

Written by on October 19, 2017
Meet Our Pastor

Our pastor, Rev. Alan Cowley, shares his heartfelt testimony concerning how and why he was drawn into the ministry in this video, Even The Smallest Moment, produced by New Church Journey.

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Why Do We Believe Swedenborg’s Claim?

Written by on September 2, 2017
Why Do We Believe  Swedenborg’s Claim?

If we want to know for sure that Swedenborg was indeed the human vessel or tool by which the Lord made His second coming, we must try to live according to the teachings he penned.

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What The Disciples Preached In The Spiritual World On The 19th Of June, 1770

Written by on June 2, 2017
What The Disciples Preached In The Spiritual World On The 19th Of June, 1770

Every year on the 19th of June, we celebrate the birth of the New Church because on this date, in the year 1770, the Lord sent His disciples out into the spiritual world to proclaim the gospel once again.

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The Use of Prayer in Repentance (Hardship in Repentance. pt.3)

Written by on January 23, 2017
The Use of Prayer in Repentance (Hardship in Repentance. pt.3)

The Use of Prayer in Repentance A sermon by Rev. Alan Cowley, Delivered on January 22, 2017 at The New Church at Boynton Beach, Florida. Readings: Daniel 9; Matthew 26:36-46; Arcana Caelestia 2535.   “O My Father, if this cup cannot pass away from Me unless I drink it, Your will be done.” (Matthew 26:42) […]

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Sin and Forgiveness (Hardship in Repentance. pt.2)

Written by on January 23, 2017
Sin and Forgiveness (Hardship in Repentance. pt.2)

Sin and Forgiveness A sermon by Rev Alan Cowley. Delivered on the 15th of January 2017 at The New Church at Boynton Beach, Florida. Readings: 2 Samuel 11:1-11; John 8:3-11; Arcana Coelestia 2468; Divine Providence 278  Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the LORD.” And Nathan said to David, “The LORD also […]

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The Brokenness That Precedes Rebirth (Hardship in Repentance. pt.1)

Written by on January 23, 2017
The Brokenness That Precedes Rebirth (Hardship in Repentance. pt.1)

The Brokenness That Precedes Rebirth A sermon by Rev. Alan Cowley delivered the 8th of January 2017 at The New Church at Boynton Beach, Florida Readings: Genesis 21:9-21; Psalm 139:7-10; Arcana Coelestia 840; 1692; 2694 “Arise, lift up the lad and hold him with your hand, for I will make him a great nation.” (Gen. […]

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Peace on Earth

Written by on December 28, 2016
Peace on Earth

Did the Lord really come to bring “peace on earth”? Well what should we make of Jesus’ own words to the contrary saying. “Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword” (Matt. 10:34)? How do we actually receive the peace that the Lord gives?

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Our Connection with Heaven and Hell

Written by on September 1, 2016 in Pastors Messages, Text Sermons
Our Connection with Heaven and Hell

Ahab and Naboth: Our Connection with Heaven and Hell By Pastor Alan Cowley. August 28, 2016.   Where do your thoughts come from? Have you ever stopped to wonder? Most of the time we just go on about our lives assuming that our thoughts are all just generated in our own minds, that they are based […]

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False Claims

Written by on March 1, 2016
False Claims

Those who condemned Jesus said He falsely claimed to be the Son of God. How do we know a true claim from a false one?

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