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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...]

Communion

At LifePoint we observe communion as an ordinance. This simply means that we do not attach any specific redemptive power to communion but that we observe it as an act of obedience to the teachings of the New Testament. Those who celebrate communion as a sacrament believe that there is power in the taking of the bread and the wine (grape juice, according to our tradition) which results in the … [Read More...]

Pride and Humility

Let's start with the definitions of Pride and Humility. Pride: inordinate self-esteem, reasonable or justifiable self-respect, delight or elation arising from some act, possession, or relationship. Humility: not being proud or haughty, not being arrogant or assertive, reflecting, expressing or offering a spirit of deference or submission, unpretentiousness, lowliness. 1 Peter 5: 5-10 5 … [Read More...]

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