The 1015- A Sacrificial Body

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The road to unity the church is found in sacrifice. Because of what Jesus has done for us, we offer ourselves as gifts…to God, and to one another. The way we are with one another, because of who we are in Christ, is a proclamation of the gospel. We’ll be reading this week from Romans 12. YouVersion Event. Bible Reading …

The 1015- This is not MY Church

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When we enter into a relationship with God, he connects us with other believers and joins us together into a body. We call this body “the church.” Like every body, there is a head, and the head of the church is Christ, and all matters within the church fall under His authority. This week’s YouVersion Event. This week’s YouVersion Reading …

Easter 2021- The Hope of Christ in a Weary World

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At the beginning of Matthew 11, John the Baptist is in prison and seems to be giving up hope. He sends his disciples to Jesus to ask an important question…”Are you really the Messiah or should we keep looking?” I n response, Jesus paraphrases parts of Isaiah 35 and 61, then says, “God blesses those who do not fall away …

The 1015- A Hopeful Exile

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After 70 years, God’s people came out of captivity and returned home filled with doubts: “are we really Gods people? What if we’re not? Is that why all of these bad things happened to us?” The genealogy at the beginning of Chronicles is a giant “yes, you are my people, here’s how…” from God. The focus of Chronicles and Ezra/Nehemiah …

The 1015- A Wisdom Worthy of Praise

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The Bible is not a collection of lectures about God; the books of the Poets and the Wisdom Literature add depth, color, and texture that helps us realize God’s truths for us today. In them, we see the range of human emotions, thoughts, and feelings that reveal the timelessness, and the timeliness, of the Bible. This week, we’ll be talking …

The 1015- A Mighty Flood of Justice

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God’s people have entered the Promised Land and begin to function as a nation. Kings rise, and kings fall. Taxes are collected, Temple worship continues. The influence of other nations (and their gods) draws the people away from the LORD. Time and time again, the leaders choose autonomy and agency over God’s plan. God responds to all of this with …

The 1015- In Need of a King

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God’s word to Abram (Genesis 12:1-3) has been fulfilled and His people begin to settle in the Promised Land. Like the generations before them, they’re given a choice: serve the LORD or serve themselves. God is ever faithful; the people are ever-faithless. As the death, destruction and chaos spiral out of control, how will God respond? This week, we’ll be …

The 1015- A Matter of Life and Death

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The first five books of the Bible describe the origins of creation, the beginnings of human rebellion, and the birth of the family of Israel- the people chosen and prepared by God to be a light to all people. As the people are about to enter the Promised Land, Moses presents the people with a challenge and a choice: “God …

The 1015- Fallen

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The world was formed and filled by the loving God who made all things and called them good.  What happened? What went wrong? Why is the world the way that it is? This week, we’ll be talking about how the Bible works to tell us what went wrong. Join us as we read from Genesis 3-11. YouVersion Bible Event. YouVersion Bible …

The 1015- Formed and Filled

Admin How the Bible Works, John Mulholland

Who are we? Where did we come from? How did we get here? What are we here for? The answers to every one of these questions can be found in Genesis chapters 1&2. The world was formed and filled by the loving God who made all things and called them good. Find our YouVersion Event that follows along with the …