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Sunday Sermon Notes: January 16, 2022

Ephesians 2:1-10 Beginning here in chapter two, Paul reminds us of how we have been made alive in Christ. It’s a funny thing, but I nearly added the word “again” to that sentence, but Paul’s point is not that we … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: January 9, 2022

To a large degree, chapter one is an introduction to the letter. In the first two verses, Paul identifies himself and addresses his recipients in his usual style, and then he jumps into his introduction beginning in verse 3. These … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: January 5, 2022

Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Continue to remember those in prison as if you … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: December 29, 2021

 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: December 26, 2021

Luke 2:1-21 In due course the time came for Mary to give birth to her son; they named him Jesus, just as the angel had told them. There really is no point in my retelling of the story since it … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: 12/22/21

Chapter 11 of Hebrews is a discourse on active faith; interesting when you consider that it comes right after the warnings of chapter 10 against losing our faith. Who said faith and works were mutually exclusive? That faith and works … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: December 19, 2021

Isaiah 9:1-7 Christmas hasn’t always been a holiday in America, in fact it didn’t become an official holiday until the Administration of U. S. Grant in the 1870’s. During the time of President Lincoln, Mrs. Lincoln would hold a Reception … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: December 15, 2021

The law is only a shadow of the good things that are coming—not the realities themselves. For this reason it can never, by the same sacrifices repeated endlessly year after year, make perfect those who draw near to worship. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: December 12, 2021

John 10:1-18 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. (10:10) This passage is figurative (John 10:6). There are 8 components of the extended metaphor … Continue reading

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