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October 19, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day Connecting Missions from Sunday to Monday "ForGod so lovedthe world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should notperish but have eternal life."John 3:16 is one of those most familiar verses of Scripture that provides a profound summary of the Gospel and Christ's mission for the Church. Our Triennial Mission Conference,Co...

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October 14, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day Connecting Missions from Sunday to Monday That's the theme of our Triennial Mission Conference, which begins this Sunday (see the attached flyer for a schedule of events). Our guest preacher for this Sunday is Robert (Robby) Hamd; he leads the Philemon Project in Beirut, Lebanon. Robby will help us wrestle with our belief that God only calls ...

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Going Deeper in the Order of Salvation

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This post exports two ways that you can take the Order of Salvation Series deeper: 1. Weekly Devotional and 2. Sermon Discussion ...

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October 5, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day The Order of Salvation: Election, Predestination, Effectual Calling,Regeneration,Conversion, Justification, Adoption, Sanctification, Perseverance, Glorification This Sunday we continue our sermon series on theordo salutis(order of salvation). As we saw last week, God must change our hearts if we are to come alive to the things of God; this h...

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September 29, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord’s Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day The Order of Salvation: Election, Predestination, Effectual Calling,Regeneration, Conversion, Justification, Adoption, Sanctification, Perseverance, Glorification To enter the kingdom of God, we must be born again (see John 3:3). This is a bedrock conviction of the Evangelical church. Yet how does one come to be born again? If we rely upon th...

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September 21, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day Understanding Christ and our salvation is an anchor for our soul in daily worship and faithfulness to the Lord.Through Jesus Christin unmerited favor to you and to me, God calls us, justifies us, and sanctifies us. Through His Sonaccording to His good pleasure, God will perfect us and glorify us. These blessings of salvation are rooted in the ...

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September 9, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day This week we conclude our sermon series on the book of Numbers. As we come to the final chapters of the book, we might anticipate a climactic ending in which the people of Israel triumphantly cross the Jordan River into the land of Canaan. Instead, the book concludes with two chapters outlining civil and inheritance laws. Perhaps it is more fi...

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Preparing for the Lord's Day - September 7, 2018

Preparing for the Lord's Day Without a record of what the Lord has done, we can become discouraged and ungrateful. The great Baptist minister, Charles Spurgeon, once wrote, "I have sometimes said, when I have become the prey of doubting thoughts, 'Well, now, I dare not doubt whether there be a God, for I can look back in my diary, and say, On such a day, in the depths of ...

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Preparing for the Lord's Day - August 31, 2018

Preparing for the Lord's Day In 144 AD Marcion of Sinope declared to his followers that the God of the Old Testament was not the same as the God of the New Testament. He rejected the Hebrew Bible and taught that the God portrayed in these books was wrathful and harsh. On the other hand, he taught that the God of the New Testament is a God of love and forgiveness. As a res...

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August 24, 2018 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

Preparing for the Lord's Day To testify under oath in a court of law, you are first called to raise your right hand and swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Lying under oath subjects you to criminal penalty for perjury. If oaths to tell the truth were not upheld, the result would be injustice, corruption and chaos. But there is security in...

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