Compass Point Church Podcasts

Compass Point Church Podcasts
Compass Point Church of Mechanicsburg, Pa. is a church that preaches and teaches the word of God. The people are encouraged to open their Bibles each week and learn from the Scriptures as God’s revelation to us.

Good News for Physical Health
Jan 19 • 31 min
A sermon about being proactive regarding our physical health without falling into the trap of “worshipping” health and our physical bodies.
The Good News for Financial Wealth.
Jan 12 • 34 min
God blesses us in so many ways as we obey Him and live for Him.
Christmas Expectations
Dec 8, 2019 • 36 min
We can learn to develop honest expectations as we expereince God in our lives.
Living God’s Grace Every Day
Nov 17, 2019 • 34 min
We can live out God’s Divine Grace!
God’s grace is Sufficient 2 Cor. 12:7-10
Nov 10, 2019 • 36 min
God’s grace is sufficient to provide the strength to do what God would want us to do!
God’s Grace for The Unworthy Luke 18:9-14
Oct 27, 2019 • 37 min
This sermon looks at how we benefit as we acknowledge our sin and more clearly see His grace for us!
Living “With God” as a Reality
Oct 6, 2019 • 42 min
We can, like the Apostle Paul, hunger and strive and grow in life to a place were we can walk “With God”.
Living Life “With God” Brings Hope
Sep 29, 2019 • 36 min
We have hope in God as we live With God!
Living With God
Sep 15, 2019 • 30 min
We can live each moment of each day “With God” if we are willing to surrender to Him.
Apostles Creed - “I Believe in the Holy Spirit”
Mar 10, 2019 • 42 min
The Holy Spirit is central to our life as Christians. We must get our pneumatology (Study of the Holy Spirit) right!
Apostles Creed - He Shall Come To Judge.
Mar 3, 2019 • 40 min
This sermon will demonstrate how the judgement will be a reality and what are the criteria for being selected for eternal life.
He descended into hell. The third day he rose…” Matt. 27:32-28:10
Feb 10, 2019 • 31 min
This sermon helps us better understand what Jesus went through on the cross and what the resurrection means to us today.
Suffered Under Pontius Pilate; Was Crucified, Dead and Buried - John 18:28- 19:15
Feb 3, 2019 • 29 min
We have a Savior and Lord who was the perfect sacrifice for all the sins of all humanity.
Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord – Matthew 16:13-16
Jan 26, 2019 • 37 min
The Apostles Creed helps us to develop and maintain a more robust and accurate understanding of who our Lord and Savior truly is!
Sermon 2 – God the Father, Creator of Heaven and Earth
Jan 13, 2019 • 39 min
We believe in God, the Father Almighty!
Apostles Creed - “I Believe”
Jan 6, 2019 • 33 min
The first sermon in our series on the Theology of the Apostle’s Creed
The Beauty of Being a Member of a Covenant Church Family
Dec 31, 2018 • 45 min
This sermon looks at the covenant we make as members of Compass Point Church.
Advent Sermon 4 - Are You Threatened or Devoted in Your Worship of the King of Kings?
Dec 26, 2018 • 33 min
We can learn much about devotion in our worship from the Wise Men.
Advent Sermon 2 - Obedience to His Calling Inspires Worship - Luke 1:39-56
Dec 10, 2018 • 37 min
This sermon helps us rejoice and worship God for His work in our lives!
We Worship Him as He Includes us in His Story - Luke 1:26-38
Dec 4, 2018 • 40 min
God desires to use all of us in His great, always unfolding, redemptive story!
A Worship Workshop
Nov 26, 2018 • 63 min
Are you growing in your ability to Worship God? Or, are you stagnant?
Learning to Understand Worship
Nov 15, 2018 • 37 min
Sermon 1 in this new series on Worship
A Truly Revealing Dinner - Luke 24:13-35
Oct 20, 2018 • 38 min
A sermin that looks at how we can truly know Jesus through the Scriptures and Fellowship with Him.
Salvation Served for the Vertically Challenged - Luke 19:1-10
Sep 30, 2018 • 34 min
How can we grow deeper in our walk with Jesus as we seek Him?
No Cell Phones at the Dinner Table - Luke 10:38-42
Sep 23, 2018 • 39 min
Learning how to make Jesus and time with Him our priority.
Trusting Jesus To Provide - Luke 9:10-17
Sep 16, 2018 • 28 min
Overcoming life’s problems just got easier as we learn to trust in and rest in the Lord Jesus.
An Extra Helping of Forgiveness” - Luke 7:36-50
Sep 2, 2018 • 35 min
We can experience real forgiveness and flourish as a result.
It Begins At the Table with Jesus - John 2:1-11
Aug 26, 2018 • 35 min
Dining with Jesus begins with the Wedding at Cana and Jesus inaugurating His earthly ministry.
Finding True Contentment in Godliness
Jul 29, 2018 • 39 min
We can know contentment as we grow in true godliness!
Submission to Those in Authority
Jul 22, 2018 • 37 min
Doing our work to honor God is His desire for each of us.
Doing Battle on Our Knees in Prayer!
May 6, 2018 • 38 min
Paul commands the church to be a place where prayer is our priority!
How Do We Measure Up?
Apr 15, 2018 • 38 min
What we can do to avoid false teaching about salvation by works.
The Primary Purpose of the Church
Apr 8, 2018 • 44 min
God tells us how we are to be the church and it all begins with truth and sound doctrine.
The Shadow of the Cross - The Final Feast
Feb 25, 2018 • 35 min
This first sermon in the series entitled, “The Shadow of The Cross” looks at Jesus’ words regarding His work done for us.
Living for Jesus Requires Preparation
Jan 21, 2018 • 39 min
We must be ready to go to battle and stand our ground as Christians on issues that God refuses to budge on.
Living Out Our Life Roles For God’s Glory
Jan 14, 2018 • 34 min
Embracing the roles God gives us in life.
What We Need To Focus On In 2018
Jan 7, 2018 • 37 min
Why do we need to change our focus in 2018 from the things of this world to the things of heaven?
Why Read The Bible in 2018?
Dec 31, 2017 • 34 min
One of the best ways to grow as a disciple in 2018!
The Star - A Journey of JOY
Dec 17, 2017 • 37 min
A look at the Joy we have in Christ coming to save the world.
The Star: A Journey of Love
Dec 12, 2017 • 33 min
This sermon examines how Christmas reminds again of God’s desire to see His creation accept His love and show His love to others.
The Star - A Journey of Hope
Dec 3, 2017 • 33 min
We have Hope in Christ!
The Holy Spirit Power To Shine
Nov 26, 2017 • 41 min
We can only make a difference for Christ in this world today by being Filled with the Holy Spirit.
Ephesians Series - The Blessings of Being A Saint!
Oct 1, 2017 • 30 min
Are you experiencing the blessings that are yours “in Christ”?
A Good Church - Colossians 1:1-2 - Sermon 1 in series
Apr 23, 2017 • 39 min
This intro to the series gives background and also notes the importance of living in holiness and by faith.
Developing A Good Reputation - Colossians 1:4-13
Apr 2, 2017 • 39 min
This sermon looks at the characteristics that make a good church. It looks at the importance of Faith and love in church.
Unmasking Gluttony
Mar 26, 2017 • 42 min
The last of this sermon series on the 7 Deadly Sins. This last message looks at the crippling affect uncontrolled appetite can have in our lives. It also looks at some ways we can gain victory in this area.
Unmasking Lust
Mar 19, 2017 • 40 min
This sermon looks at what God has to say about sexuality and sexual immorality. It examines how we can gain victory by understanding the severity of the punishment God has for those who are sexually immoral and slaves to lust.
Unmasking Sloth
Mar 12, 2017 • 40 min
This sermon looks at the, often misunderstood deadly sin of sloth.
Unmasking Greed
Mar 5, 2017 • 34 min
This sermon looks at the sin of greed and how it destroys fellowship with God and others. It also looks at living a life of simplicity to overcome our tendency toward Greed.
Unmasking Anger
Feb 26, 2017 • 38 min
This sermon looks at the way anger that is left unchecked can control us instead of us controlling it. We will see what the Scriptures say about how we can find victory over our anger and how to find peace with others who have hurt us and caused us to…
Unmasking Envy
Feb 19, 2017 • 41 min
This Sermon looks at the way envy hurts our journey of faith as we compare ourselves to others and want what they have rather than being content with what God has given us. We even can go so far as to harbor resentment.
Unmasking Pride
Feb 12, 2017 • 31 min
Sermon 2 in this series on “Unmasking the 7 Deadly Sins. This sermon will look at the sin of pride and how we can experience God’s blessings as we fight against this deadly sin and humble ourselves before HIm.
Jesus’ Requirements For Discipleship
Jan 15, 2017 • 39 min
This sermon looks at the difference between being a church attender and being a true disciple of Jesus. Three times Jesus tells the crowds that they “cannot be my Disciple” and we will look at exactly what that means for us today.
Wise Men & Women Find Peace In Him
Dec 11, 2016 • 35 min
A different look at the Christmas story of the wise men. This message examines the importance of willingly submitting to the plan of God to bring peace to all humanity. This child is worth all the effort and pursuit as He is the only solution and…
Real Love In A Fake World - 1 John 4:7-21
Oct 23, 2016 • 33 min
The message John wants us to hear is summed up beautifully for us in the first verse we read today: “Beloved, let us love one another.” That’s it, that’s John’s whole argument in this section. You who are loved, go and love others. This sermon…
Overcoming This Fake World - 1John 5:1-12
Oct 23, 2016 • 30 min
Believers are invincible overcomers—not in themselves or by their own power, but in Jesus Christ and by His power. Although their ultimate victory is assured, Christians still lose some of the battles. They succumb to Satan’s temptations, the world’s…
Determining What Is True - 1 John 4:1-6
Oct 16, 2016 • 35 min
Christians need to be suspicious of spiritual “fool’s gold. “They must not accept something as true without first testing it to see if it meets with God’s approval. If it fails the test, Christians should discard it as false and warn others also. But if…
The Reality Of Our Salvation - 1 John 3:19-24
Oct 9, 2016 • 36 min
The world encourages us to doubt anything to do with God. The father of lies works overtime to try to raise doubts in us. How can you be so stupid as to believe in this Christianity stuff? And the amazing thing is that even if it doesn’t cause…
Cosmic Sibling Rivalry - 1 John 3:11-18
Oct 2, 2016 • 34 min
This Sermon looks at the way John compares and contrasts what he refers to as the Children of God versus the Children of the devil. He describes the attributes and the evil that is part of the very heart and soul of those who have been unable to accept…
Clarity For Children Of God - 1 John 2:28-3:10
Sep 25, 2016 • 40 min
This sermon looks at what the Bible says are ways we can be fruit inspectors and judges in order to discern those who are with us and in Christ and those who are, as this letter states, “Children of the Devil.” It focusses on the importance of abiding…
Protecting Ourselves From Fake Christs - 1John 2:18-27
Sep 18, 2016 • 38 min
This sermon looks at how important it is for Christians today to be aware of those who try to teach a fake Gospel and fake philosophies on how to live.
The Real Target For Our Love - 1John 2:15-17
Sep 4, 2016 • 40 min
This sermon looks at just three verses in the second chapter of 1st John. They are, however, powerful passages that force all of us who claim to love God to stop and consider how much we love the world and all it has to offer over and above loving our…
Living And Growing In Love - 1 John 2:3-14
Aug 28, 2016 • 40 min
This sermon looks at the truth regarding love for God and love for our brothers. It will uncover the truth about how we can know we are truly loving God and others as we evaluate our obedience to Jesus. Are we living “Cruise Control Obedience” or are…
Genuine Confession & Forgiveness - 1 John 1:9-2:2
Aug 21, 2016 • 35 min
This sermon is co-preached by Pastor Neil and Elder Zach Border. The sermon looks at how important it is for us to confess our sins so as to experience the cross more intimately and regularly. This is how we stay connected and focused on the Grace of…
Genuinely Living As Children Of The Light - 1 John 1:5-8
Aug 14, 2016 • 33 min
This sermon looks at how we can “walk in the light” once we have acquired deep fellowship with God through Jesus His Son. We also see that this is all accomplished by grace and grace alone.
Knowing Real Life In Jesus - 1John 1:1-4
Aug 7, 2016 • 39 min
This sermon is the first in the series entitled: Finding What’s Real in a World Of Fake. This series will go chapter by chapter through the 1st Epistle of John. We will be seeing how God wants us to live out our true faith in a fake world so as to…
Hope For The Religious
Jul 24, 2016 • 36 min
This sermon looks at the tragedy of so many church goers today. It examines how it is possible to be supremely religious yet finding yourself empty spiritually. We will look at several ways we find in the story of Nicodemus how we can invigorate our…
Grace In Gifting Us!
Apr 10, 2016 • 41 min
God has given us unique gifts and talents to use for His Glory and Honor and for our pleasure and the blessing of others. Are we good stewards of this amazing resource or do we hide it away because of fear or a misunderstanding of who God really is? …
God’s Grace & Giving
Apr 3, 2016 • 43 min
This sermon looks at the basic Biblical principles of managing our resources in a way that honors God!
“The Jesus Who Wants You Fully Alive”
Mar 28, 2016 • 41 min
This Easter Sermon looks at how the truth of the resurrection impacts us not just in life after death forever, but also, “life to the fullest” now.
“The Greatest Comeback in History”
Mar 20, 2016 • 40 min
This is sermon 4 of our Easter Series entitled; Risen. In this sermon we will look at all four gospels and see how we can recognize amazing comebacks as a result of the resurrection. Listen and learn how we can experience the hope and victory that is…
Resurrection: Myth or Miracle?
Mar 13, 2016 • 42 min
This is a sermon that looks at the Resurrection and all the evidence for it. We will see from both, Biblical and extra-biblical sources, just how much confidence we can have in the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. We will also look at objections…
“The Jesus Who Calls You To Stop Playing It Safe” - Matthew 14:22-33
Mar 6, 2016 • 36 min
This sermon will look at what it means to live life by faith rather than by fear. We will see that there is a balance required to live our life as witnesses to the greatest miracle of all time. Jesus rising up from the dead!
“The Jesus You Never Knew”
Feb 28, 2016 • 39 min
This first sermon in the new series, “Risen”, looks at the cross of Jesus Christ and its implications for everyone.
Planning Our 2016 Discipleship Journey
Dec 27, 2015 • 39 min
This sermon looks at Luke 14:25-35 where Jesus explains what is required to be a disciple. This is where we need to start as we plan to grow as Disciples in 2016.
Great Joy In Jesus’ Resurrection & Return
Dec 20, 2015 • 38 min
This sermon looks at how we receive great joy in both Jesus’ resurrection and ours. We will spend eternity celebrating and rejoicing and that is great joy for today as well.
Great Joy In Fellowship!
Dec 13, 2015 • 35 min
This sermon examines the joy and the risks involved in being in Fellowship with others. It also speaks to the truth that engaging in fellowship with others, when done right, is worth the risk.
Great Joy In Kingdom Work - Luke 10:1-20
Dec 6, 2015 • 31 min
Sometimes it is difficult to find joy in such a harsh world. The news of the day and just the day to day struggles we face can sap us of any joy we might have. This sermon suggests that we can find great joy in being involved in the work that is…
The Joy Of Our Salvation! - Sermon 3 in series - Good News of Great Joy!
Nov 29, 2015 • 41 min
This sermon looks at how we can experience the “Good News of Great Joy” that the angel proclaimed to the Shepherds on that first Christmas. We see throughout the Bible in both the Old and New Testaments that the salvation that God provides is the…
Experiencing Biblical Joy - Sermon 1 in series – Good News of Great Joy
Nov 15, 2015 • 33 min
This sermon examines the idea of true Biblical Joy. We will hear about the definition of Joy versus happiness and how we can find joy despite any circumstances if you keep your eyes on the author of true Joy.
Experiencing Awesome Fellowship
Oct 25, 2015 • 38 min
This sermon looks at how far we have drifted off course in the church today when it comes to devoting ourselves to the Fellowship. We must understand what the original intent was and how we can make that a part of our church today.
Being An Awesome Church - The Apostle’s Teaching - Acts 2:42
Oct 18, 2015 • 37 min
This sermon examines what made the people be “in awe”? What exactly does a church do that inspires awe? This sermon will look at the first of the four practices the church is to be devoted to in order to be a truly “awesome” church.
Including Others In An Awesome Church - Acts 2:43-47
Oct 11, 2015 • 43 min
This sermon looks at the results of a church getting it right. Getting back to the basics of devoting ourselves to the right things will bring amazing and awesome results!
A Devotion To Include - Acts 2:14-42
Oct 4, 2015 • 44 min
This sermon looks at the importance of knowing who we are as a church before we attempt to invite others to come and see what God is doing in and through us. We will see that we must be a people who are devoted to each other and the things of God.
Come and See!
Sep 27, 2015 • 40 min
This sermon looks at Philip inviting his BFF to come and see who Jesus really is. Jesus demonstrates to Nathanael that He knows Him and that He is indeed worthy of the title, “Messiah”.
Inviting Family & Friends - Acts 10
Sep 20, 2015 • 40 min
This sermon looks at how Cornelius was motived by obedience to God to invite his family and friends to come hear the Gospel. The text instructs us to trust in the power of the Gospel as we reflect Jesus’ wonderful reputation in our lives.
Our Motivation For Investing In Others
Aug 16, 2015 • 38 min
This is sermon 1 in our new series entitled, “Invest, Invite, and Include. In this initial sermon we will look at what is to be our motivation for investing in others? Why should we care, or bother with investing time, energy and effort into other…
An OT Model Of Grace - 2 Samuel 9:1-16
Jul 26, 2015 • 44 min
This sermon looks at the wonderful grace shown by David to Mephibosheth. We will uncover the remarkable parallels to the grace each of us has received from God because of Jesus.
Grace For The Disobedient - Samson
Jul 19, 2015 • 43 min
This sermon looks at the amazing grace God showed Samson in spite of all his disobedience and sin. Samson was given so much by God and his parents and yet he wasted it on lusts of the flesh and the pride of life. Listen to this sermon and learn how…
Grace Through God’s Eyes - Judges 6:1-18
Jul 12, 2015 • 43 min
This sermon looks at the way God sees Gideon for who he really is in God’s eyes and not mans. How God, by His grace, sees Gideon as a mighty man of valor and how He sees us, by His grace, as we really are in Christ. You can watch the youtube video…
Intimacy In God’s Grace - Exodus 33:11-17
Jun 28, 2015 • 40 min
Moses finds amazing intimacy with God through His Grace as he meets with Him “face to Face” as two friends would meet. Oh that we could have that same type of relationship and intimacy with God. The truth is we can through the work of Jesus on the…
God’s Grace In Life’s Setbacks - Genesis 37-50
Jun 21, 2015 • 46 min
This is an examination of God’s grace continually demonstrated to Joseph as he experienced setback after setback in his life. The message will look at the way in which Joseph persevered and how God showed him grace as he never lost faith in the journey.
Responding To God’s Grace - Genesis 12:1-3
Jun 7, 2015 • 24 min
This is the 3rd sermon in the series “Finding Grace In The Old Testament. In this message we look at the calling of God to Abraham and what an amazing demonstration of God’s grace as he called him and as He calls us today. We also examine the…
Finding Grace In Sinful Surroundings - Noah Finds Grace - Genesis 6:8-10
May 31, 2015 • 39 min
This podcast is the 2nd sermon in the series, “God’s Grace In The OT”. It looks at how Noah, a sinful man, found grace from God and shows how we all, who are sinful people, have also found favor and grace and now the ultimate question is, “what will we…
Genuine Humility Requires Grace - 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
May 10, 2015 • 37 min
This sermon looks at the way humility and grace work together to allow us to truly approach others with genuine humility . Paul, the Apostle, was able to show genuine compassion and love for the Corinthian church in spite of all their issues. We too can…
Living Humbly With Others
May 3, 2015 • 43 min
This sermon explains how we can live in humility with one another in practical ways. We will study what is most crucial for us to embrace and maintain humility in our lives.
The Joy and Wonder of The Resurrection
Apr 5, 2015 • 34 min
This sermon examines the final chapter of Luke. We find three different occasions where those in the Bible narrative are confronted with resurrection facts. Each time they respond differently as the truth begins to dawn on them all. In the end, the…
Jesus’ Final Actions and Words - Luke 22 & 23
Mar 29, 2015 • 30 min
Powerful lessons for us in these two chapters of Scripture to solemnly remember what Jesus did for us as He made His way to the cross and our redemption.
Signs That Our Religion Has Gone Bad - Luke 20
Mar 15, 2015 • 30 min
This sermon takes us to Jesus being confronted by the religious elitists of His day. We see that those who were trying to trap Jesus were themselves trapped in a religious system of their own creation rather than God. We will see how they allowed…
Kingdom Access And Action - Luke 19:1-27
Mar 8, 2015 • 32 min
This sermon focuses on what we find in Scripture is the surprising criteria for entrance into the Kingdom of God. We will also see what Jesus expects from those who are citizens and members of the Kingdom of God.
The Proper Approach To God Matters - Luke 18:1-30
Feb 22, 2015 • 40 min
Pastor Neil and Jimmy Schambach help us examine the right and wrong ways we as believers can approach God. We will see the attitudes and ways Jesus showcases as appropriate and we will also look at how wrong we can get it if we aren’t careful. Jesus…
Repurposing Our Earthly Treasures for Heaven - Matthew 6:19-34
Feb 15, 2015 • 34 min
The truth is that Jesus spoke clearly about where we are to lay up treasures. He also made it clear that when we, His disciples, get this right we alleviate all sorts of anxiety and stress in our lives. How we accumulate wealth here on earth or how…
Living in the Kingdom of God
Feb 8, 2015 • 36 min
This sermon is team preached by Pastor Neil and Messiah Student, Brent O’Neill. The Scripture text is Luke 17:20-35 and addresses the focus that Jesus had on proclaiming and explaining what the Kingdom of God is really about. Brent starts off…
The Priorities For Disciples
Jan 11, 2015 • 34 min
This sermon looks at Luke 14 and Jesus’ observations of our selfish human nature. We see the tendency we have toward selfishness and the chapter ends with key truths about how real disciples make Jesus the number one priority!
Planning To Grow As A Disciple of Jesus in 2015
Dec 28, 2014 • 32 min
Too often we do little or nothing to grow in our relationship with God and the results are the same each year and very predictable. We end up with a superficial faith that gets us by with our peers but, truth be told, we are falling far short of growing…
Love All - Advent Conspiracy - 1John 3:16-18
Dec 21, 2014 • 34 min
This is a sermon from Pastor Neil Olcott at Compass Point Church on the importance of Christians being able to demonstrate agape love to those in the church first and then those outside the church too. The key idea is that we who claim to be disciples…