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Join Pastor Brett as he unfolds the 8th commandment through looking at the 73rd Question from the Westminster Shorter Catechism....

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Join Pastor Brett as he looks at what the 6th commandment requires from our devotional series in the Westminster Shorter Catechism....

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Pastor's WSC #63

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Join Pastor Brett as he discusses the fifth commandment from Question 63 in the Westminster Shorter Catechism...

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Pastor's Devotional WSC #58

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Join Pastor Brett as he looks at what is required of the Sabbath from Question 58 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism....

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Pastor's WSC #53

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Join Pastor Brett as he discusses the third commandment from Question 53 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism....

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Join Pastor Brett as he teaches on what is meant by the phrase "before me" in the first commandment - "You shall have no other gods before me."...

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Easter Floral and Mission Fund

Easter floral decorations in our Sanctuary are made possible through the contributions of members, in memory or in honor of loved ones. Contributions may also be made to Easter Missions, which will go towards REPC member Daniel Kaboli and his new church plant in Raleigh-Durham. Daniel is a pastor from Iran who was forced to leave his country. He settled in Lynchburg for a...

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Pastor's WSC #43

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Join Pastor Brett as he looks at Question #43 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, which deals with the preface of the 10 Commandments. He'll show how the preface is critical to framing the 10 commandments....

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Join Pastor Brett as he speaks of the glorious hope and benefits of Christ and the final resurrection....

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Thank You for Operation Caregiver Valentine Edition

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Rivermont friends, What a blessing you all were to the COVID and Emergency Department healthcare workers at Lynchburg General Hospital. Your gifts of love expressed in gift cards, flowers, valentine cards and snacks was incredibly needed and appreciated. When they needed encouragement, the church was there to provide it. I praise God for you. Enjoy these pics! GIFTS GOIN...

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Pastor's WSC #33

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Join Pastor Brett as he discusses the richness of our justification in Christ from Question #33 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism...

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Join Pastor Brett as he discusses the exaltation of Jesus from Question 28 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism...

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Prayer for our Healthcare Workers

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"Fear not, for I am with you;be not dismayed, for I am your God;I will strengthen you, I will help you,I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10 Join us and pray for God's protection over eachCovid-19 Healthcare Worker listed below. May God grant each one mercy, guidance, and protection and for their families. Also, please remember to pray for the VA...

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Join Pastor Brett as he discusses the three offices (prophet, priest, king) that Jesus fulfills as our redeemer in his devotional on the Westminster Shorter Catechism Question #23....

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Operation Caregiver

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At Rivermont, our passion isto see God's compelling love renew lives in our own city as well as the world. We want to show and share the love of Jesus with those who need to experience it.One of the hardest hit "areas" of the COVID19 pandemic has been our healthcare system and its workers. For those working on the frontlines, it has been an exhausting, worrisome and frustr...

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Join Pastor Brett as he answers question 18 from the Westminster Shorter Catechism about the state of our sinfulness....

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No Walls Automotive Services Now Open

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Our local ministry partner, No Walls Ministry, recently opened No Walls Automotive Service out of the old Babcock Auto Service Building at 1300 Court Street. This ministry/business is a poverty alleviation tool by which they are able to give employable skills to unskilled laborers while providing our community with high-quality, affordable car repair service. They were abl...

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Pastor's WSC #13

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Join Pastor Brett as he talks about the impact of Adam and Eve's Fall, especially to their free will in his devotional on Questions 13 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism....

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Pastor's WSC Devotional #8

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Join Pastor Brett as he discusses the importance of God's decrees in his creation and our life in Question 8 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism....

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Pastor's WSC Devotion Question #3

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For this devotion, Pastor Brett teaches on the Westminster Shorter Catechism, Question #3, "What do the Scriptures principally teach?"...

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December 27, 2020 - Preparing For The Lord's Day

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I think it's safe to say we all want to lead productive lives. We want to give ourselves to people and projects that add meaning and joy to our lives and theirs. That's why it can be frustrating when you come to the end of your day, and there are still things left to do. There are unfinished projects and plans. There are unreturned emails and phone calls. It can be frustra...

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Pastor's Devotional: Advent (Birth of Jesus, Part 2)

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Join Pastor Brett as he focuses on the angelic birth announcement to the shepherds and why they were the ones to receive this announcement....

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Pastor's Devotional: Advent (Mt. Carmel)

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Pastor Brett relates the defeat of the Baals at Mt. Carmel to the defeat of sin by Jesus at Calvary....

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Pastor's Devotion: Advent (The Passover)

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Pastor Brett teaches on the Old Testament Passover and how it pointed towards Jesus, the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world....

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Pastor's Advent Devotion (Abraham)

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Join Pastor Brett for an Advent Devotional on God's Promise to Abraham, which is also for us as well....

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Thanksgiving 2020 Meditation

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Join Pastor Brett for a Thanksgiving Meditation from Luke 17:11-19....

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November 26, 2020- Thanksgiving Day Meditation Recorded Service

As you gather with your family for Thanksgiving, take time to watch Pastor Brett's devotion, "Too Busy to be Thankful." We will not hold a Thanksgiving Service in the Sanctuary but we encourage you to take the opportunity to watch the devotion together with your family; the devotion will be featured on our website. Seven days a week, 365 days a year, a hot, nutritious me...

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Pastor's Devotional: The Lord's Prayer (Thy Kingdom Come)

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Pastor Brett teaches us to pray "Thy Kingdom Come" from our Devotionals Series on the Lord's Prayer...

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Pastor's Devotional: The Apostle's Creed (Life Everlasting)

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Pastor Brett wraps up our series on the Apostle's Creed by encouraging the believer in Christ to look to the hope of life everlasting....

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Pastors Devotion: The Apostle's Creed (The Work of the Holy Spirit, Part 2)

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Pastor Brett teaches on the work of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life to bring forth fruitfulness and usefulness....

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Pastor's Devotion: The Apostle's Creed (Jesus at the right hand of God the Father Almighty)

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Pastor Brett teaches on the positional and authoritative position of Jesus as our intercessor from the Apostle's Creed....

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Pastor Devotional: The Apostle's Creed (Jesus Crucified)

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Pastor Brett encourages us to see the atoning, reconciling, redeeming and curse-busting action of Jesus crucified as we continue our exploration of the Apostle's Creed....

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Pastor's Devotion: The Apostle's Creed (Jesus our Lord)

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In this devotional, Pastor Brett teaches on the Lordship of Christ from our series on the Apostle's Creed....

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Pastor's Devotion: Apostles' Creed (God the Father Almighty)

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For this devotion, Pastor Brett builds on the idea that God is Father by adding the descriptor that God is Father Almighty. Trusting in the Father's sovereign reign and rule in our life enables us to stand firm in the midst of life's challenges and hardships and helps us see that God does everything ultimately for our good and His glory....

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Pastor's Devotional Luke 10:1-20

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Luke 10:1-20 that we are more than our successes and our failures. In fact there is only one measure of value and importance that matters in life...whether or not we are united to Christ Jesus in his death and resurrection. For he alone gives us our value and meaning in this life and the life that is to come....

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Pastor's Devotional Mark 1:16-20

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One of the root causes of busyness is that we are often busy doing rather than busy leading. Pastor Brett brings a word of encouragement from Mark 1:16-20 as a reminder to focus more on the business of heaven, which is discipleship....

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Pastor's Devotional Mark 1:35-39

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Mark 1:35-39 to see the frustration of having a lot of unfinished business at work or home in light of Jesus' finished work on the cross....

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Pastor's Devotional Luke 17:11-19

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Luke 17:11-19 on the importance of gratitude and how our busyness is often a stumbling block to being a thankful people....

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Pastor's Devotional Matthew 6:26

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Matthew 6:26 to "look at the birds of the air" and be reminded of God's gracious provision for our lives....

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Pastor's Devotional Revelation 21:3-4

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Revelation 21:3-4 that God is making all things new through Christ Jesus so that he will wipe away all our tears, whether tears or sadness or tears of happiness....

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Pastor's Devotional Lamentations 3:22-23

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Lamentations 3:22-23 to remember the Lord's steadfast love and mercy which never runs out for his beloved....

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Pastor's Devotional Luke 10:33

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Luke 10:33 that our life, our time and our money all belong to God to use for His purposes....

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Pastor's Devotional Philippians 4:6

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Pastor Brett encourages us from Philippians 4:6 not to turn inward to ourselves in the midst of stress but to turn upward to the Lord....

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Pastor's Devotional Romans 8:28

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Pastor Brett encourages us to see from Romans 8:28 that God's good for our lives is to be conformed to the image of His Son....

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Pastor's Devotional James 1:19-20

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Pastor Brett encourages us from James 1:19-20 to be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to anger because our identity is secure in Christ....

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Pastor's Devotional Matthew 27:24-26

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Pastor Brett shows us from Matthew 27:24-26 that a failure to see and confess our sin negates the necessity of the cross, for if there is not sin, there is no need for Christ's death. May the cross grow bigger in our life everyday....

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Pastor's Devotional Matthew 11:28-30

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Pastor Brett shares a devotional from Matthew 11:28-30 as he reminds us to keep social distance from others, but don't keep distance from God in this time. Come to Jesus and find the rest that your soul truly longs for....

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Pastor's Devotional James 4:13-16

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Learn how we are to view our plans and even our lives in light of James 4:13-16....

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Pastor's Devotional #5 (3/21/2020)

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Join Pastor Brett as he shows us God's spiritual stimulus plan for our life is from James 1:2-3....

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Bridges to Progress Event featuring Bethany Harrison

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REPC is deeply engaged in renewing and reweaving the fabric of our city in a number of ways as a church collectively, but often as a church individually. One of those individuals engaged in that work is REPC member, Bethany Harrison, who serves as the Commonwealth Attorney. Bethany will be the featured speaker for an event that is part of a larger dialog on reducing po...

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November 24, 2019 Preparing for the Lord's Day

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Preparing for the Lord's Day Spiritual Training:Missions We conclude our sermon series on Spiritual Training by looking at missions. So often we think of missions as something that only the spiritually elite are engaged in, or we think of missions as only being a department or ministry of the church...something that only those interested in missions do. Looking at miss...

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Charis Jantomaso joining Campus Outreach Staff

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Someof you know that CharisJantomasowas recently accepted to jointhe Campus Outreach Lynchburgstaff and is in the process of raising support to get on a local campus. If you've been around Charis long enough, you know that her love for the Lord is infectiousand her heart to serve is unending. We are excited to see the Lord calling her to campus ministry and believe that sh...

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Missionary Care Teams Forming

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I've got an exciting opportunity I'd like for you to consider. Did you know that we support 32 missionaries and/or missionary families that are serving in 18 countries around the world? Many of them are engaged on the front lines of evangelism and discipleship through sports ministry, church planting and business as mission opportunities. Others are involved in supporting ...

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Missionary Dessert with Tessa Sydnor

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In a short time, our newest missionary, Tessa Sydnor, daughter of Paul and RG Sydnor, will be leaving for Germany to begin serving third culture kids with Teach Beyond. We're excited to be sending her out and want you to have one last opportunity to hear about the ministry she will be engaged. On July 2nd at 7:00pm, the Jantomaso family are inviting you to their home for d...

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June 23, 2019 - Preparing for the Lord's Day

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Preparing for the Lord's Day EXILES IN A FOREIGN LAND 1 Peter Sermon Series Often living the Christian life is meant to be lived by looking back. We look back as a reminder of who God is, of who we are, and what He has done in and for us. That is absolutely vital when we face trials and suffering in the Christian life. If we don't have a good grasp of these reminders, w...

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Push Notifications on the REPC Church App

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We're so grateful that you've downloaded the Rivermont EPC Church app. Hopefully it is helping you stay connected to what's happening in the church. If you haven't downloaded the app yet, you can either go to the Apple App store (if you have an iPhone) or the Google Play store (if you have an android phone) and download the app for free....

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A Report from the Underground Church

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We have the rare opportunity to hear about God's work through the underground church in China at our next Mission First Service on June 16th at 6:00pm on the Chapel. One of our Rivermont members has a brother living in a major city in China where he and two of his Chinese friends/roommates planted a church 4 years ago. Pastor Lee (Chinese name) is here for a couple of mont...

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Welcome Team Volunteers Needed

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Visiting a new church is never easy. It's like going to a different grocery store than the one you're used to going to. They generally have all the same things, it's just laid out differently. Depending on your patience level, it can feel frustrating trying to figure out "where things are." ...

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Odisha Children's Home

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Many thanks to those of you who responded to our plea for more sponsors of the boys living in the Odisha Children's Home in India. Many of you took applications, and we're hopeful you will feel led to sponsor one of the two boys still needing a sponsor. Would you prayerfully consider becoming a sponsor at $45 per month or $540 per year? ...

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Advent Peace Devotional

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Advent marks the coming arrival of the Lord Jesus. We need Advent. We need time and space to wrap our minds and hearts around the incarnation. That God became man...he became human...he became touchable and vulnerable. He did that so that we might experience peace. That we might know it and treasure it. He came to heal the deep wounds of our alienation from God caused by o...

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Made In God's Image

What does it mean to be made in God’s image? That was the question I was confronted with as I visited the Hogar Padre Vito Guarato (Father Vito Guarato Home) just outside San Salvador....

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Quick To Listen, Lament and Learn

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You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger. James 1:19 (NRSV) Why do I often get this backward? Why is it that I am so slow to listen, yet quick to speak and q...

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A Good Value

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Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matthew 6:26 I’ve become a frequent shopper at our local Goodwill. There are several reasons for that. For on...

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Pure In Heart

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“Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped. ” Psalm 73:1-2 And thus begins this Psalm of Asaph. There is much to prize in this Psalm. There is the honesty of Asaph that characterizes much of the Psalms. There is the ability to articulate not only the struggle but also the ...

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The Cupola Express for July 28, 2017

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With our commitment to Jesus Christ and His word, we steady ourselves to live for His glory and our spiritual renewal. Even when we need encouragement to face the challenges of life, the Lord provides His grace and strength to cause us to walk in His love with one another. ...

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The Cupola Express for July 14, 2017

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This coming Lord’s Day, we continue in our sermon series on the book of Colossians. As we examine verses 24-26 from chapter 1, we see the importance of getting Jesus right. Seeing Jesus as our supreme and sufficient, creator, redeemer and head of the church is vital when we face suffering. ...

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The Cupola Express for July 21, 2017

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This coming Lord’s Day, we continue in our sermon series on the book of Colossians. As we look to close out chapter 1, Paul continues to share his heart for ministry to the church. Having written on the suffering he endures for the sake of the church in verses 24-26, he now addresses his work in presenting the church mature in Christ in verses 27-29. That maturity beg...

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