2017 Romans 6: The Old Testament

There are 39 books in the Old Testament, written over a 1,500-year time period. The OT has 929 chapters and over 23,000 verses. The OT teaches us the early history of the world, and the formation of Israel as the people of God.The Old Testament is part of the holy, inspired, and inerrant Word of […]

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When the Bible teaches us about the righteousness of God, it does not mean that we have to be righteous, holy, and perfect on our own, but rather that God declares us righteous, holy, and perfect in His sight. Righteousness is a legal verdict from God; it is an official pronouncement that we are “not […]

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Paul notes in his letter to the Romans that He is a slave of Christ. This is the idea of ownership; he belongs to Christ Jesus; he was “bought and paid for” by the blood of Christ on the cross. Join us as we start our summer series on this grace-filled letter to the people […]

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In the Lutheran Reformation, God the Holy Spirit worked through the Word of God in a powerful way. Here is how Martin Luther described it in a sermon of 1522: “I simply taught, preached, and wrote God’s Word; otherwise I did nothing. And while I slept, or drank Wittenberg beer with my friends, the Word […]

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The Ascension of Jesus into Heaven was like the firing of the starter’s gun at a track meet, or the click of the stopwatch. The timer is going; the countdown to the Last Day began when Jesus ascended into Heaven. Time is now measured and limited. How are we to live in these Last Days? […]

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2017 Easter 2 The Miracle In Nain

Spiritually speaking, we are in the coffin and on our way to the cemetery in sin! We need Jesus to have compassion on us and intervene on our behalf —– otherwise we will all die in our sin; without Jesus, we all would be dead and buried forever!

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