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  • Peace (Freedom Series)

    There are many things that can rob us of peace. First, our peace can be shattered by circumstances around us that impact us. Maybe it’s relational instability or pain. Maybe it’s sickness and the death of a loved one, or bankruptcy, or politics, or being put in situations where taking a stand for our faith […]

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  • The Days We Celebrate (Easter 2017)

    1 Corinthians 15The Voice (VOICE)  Let me remind you, brothers and sisters, of the good news that I preached to you when we first met. It’s the essential message that you have taken to heart, the central story you now base your life on; 2 and through this gospel, you are liberated…. 3-4 For I passed down to you the crux of […]

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  • Peace (Advent Series)

    It was an interesting group to whom the angels gave this message: “Glory to God in the Highest; and on earth, peace to those on whom His favor rests” (Luke 2:14).      The shepherds were probably watching a temple flock destined for sacrifice in and around a tower called the Midgal Eder, the 'watchtower of […]

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  • The Peace Of God (Philippians 4:1-9)

    Our text today is from Philippians 4:1-9: “For this reason, brothers and sisters, my joy and crown whom I dearly love, I cannot wait to see you again. Continue to stand firm in the Lord, and follow my instructions in this letter, beloved. Euodia and Syntyche, I urge you to put aside your differences, agree, and […]

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  • The Peace Of God (Philippians 4:1-9)

    During Communion we celebrate our peace with God that happens because of Jesus’ atoning work on the Cross. Today we are going to look at a portion of Paul’s letter to the Philippians that talks about the peace of God. Our text today is from Philippians 4:1-9: “For this reason, brothers and sisters, my joy […]

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  • Walking In War (Ephesians 6:10-20)

    “Finally, brothers and sisters, draw your strength and might from God. Put on the full armor of God to protect yourselves from the devil and his evil schemes. We’re not waging war against enemies of flesh and blood. No, this fight is against tyrants, against authorities, against supernatural powers and demon princes that slither in […]

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  • Peace (To Those On Whom God’s Favor Rests)

    “Glory to God in the Highest; and on earth, peace to those on whom His favor rests.”  (Luke 2:14)  When the angels appeared to the shepherds, they proclaimed a message of peace – but not peace to the whole world. This is very specific: peace to those who have God’s favor. So what is this favor? And what is this […]

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  • Letter to a Corinthianized Church

    About 2,000 years ago, Corinth was a financial, religious, and cultural mecca. It was a major commercial hub located on a four-and-one-half mile wide isthmus of land. Sailors wanted to avoid the danger of sailing around Malea, so they would move their ship across the isthmus on a series of log rollers. If the ship […]

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  • Finding Stability in a Turbulent World

         The time: 52 AD, twenty years after Christ died and rose again to life.  Paul, writing under the direction of the Holy Spirit,  writes this second book to his dear friends at the church in Thessalonica — a church he had helped to start (ref. Acts 17:1-10).  Paul has received a report about […]

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  • The Path to Peace

    James 4:4-5 “You have committed spiritual adultery against God!  Don’t you know that the love of this world’s pleasures is an act of hostility against God?  Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the corruption of the world becomes an enemy of God.  Do you think that the Scripture was lying  about this, or […]

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