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This Is Where It All Began: Part 1 – Supreme and Sovereign

Today I'm beginning a series of sermons focused on helping us gain a better understanding of God. My intent, however, is not to simply provide information about God (which is what often happens), but to establish a solid and coherent basis on which we can confidently anchor our faith. For our faith to be strong, our understanding of God must move from perceiving Him as a nebulous, indefinable … [Read More...]

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Sing A New Song (And Some Old Ones, too)

The most prominent song writer of the Bible must be David. You know, the same David who killed the giant, Goliath, and who later became the king over Israel. The book of the Old Testament known to us as Psalms (a Psalm is a sacred song or poem used in worship) is his compilation of songs and poems written by him and others. And like virtually every songwriter and poet he wrote about what he had … [Read More...]

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Embracing New Adventures

The Apostle Paul wrote this concerning his pursuit of maturity as a follower of Jesus: Philippians 3:13-14 13 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Following Jesus is a … [Read More...]

When Truth Collides with Culture

Increasingly the church is being confronted by our culture for embracing what the Bible tells us is true. But in the face of such opposition followers of Jesus must be prepared to take clear and unambiguous positions which align with the scriptures. This is not always easy in the face of widespread propaganda which promotes choices which directly contradict what the Bible teaches. Pressure is … [Read More...]

Faith That Works

James 2:14-18, 20-24 14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? 17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not … [Read More...]

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