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Unity (Philippians 2:1-4)

Philippians 2:1-4 (ESV) 2 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, 2 complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than …

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The Circumcision of Christ (Col 2)

Colossians 2 2 For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, 2 that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God’s mystery, which …

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Living Faith and Humble Obedience of Christmas (Matt 1:18-25)

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. But as he considered these …

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To Care for the Suffering (1 Pe 5:1-5)

1 Peter 5:1-5 1So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:  2shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful …

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Triumphal Entry(?) (Matt 21:1-11)

Matthew 21:1-11 1 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says …

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Culture and the Bible – Part II

PRINCIPLE AND CUSTOM Unless we conclude that all of Scripture is principle and thus binding on all people of all ages, or that all Scripture is local custom with no relevance beyond its immediate historical context, we have to wrestle with some guidelines to determine the difference. Assume the extreme that everything is principle in Scripture. Jesus says, “Carry no …

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Practical Rules for Interpretation: Rule 11

Rule 11  – Interpret the Scriptures with a Spirit of Humility “It’s remarkable that men should be so arrogant and secure when there are so many, indeed countless, evidences around to suggest that we ought to be humble. . . . Yet our hearts are hard as steel and pay no attention to such evidence.” – Martin Luther While we …

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Ladies Retreat

From October 21-23, the Ladies had a wonderful time of fellowship and refreshment at Lake Anna.  Amy Bailey’s mother, Cheryl, instructed the ladies over 3 sessions on Micah 6:8.  Click the below image to see pictures from the weekend.

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Shepherd the Flock of God (1 Pet 5:1-5)

1 Peter 5:1-5 1 So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: 2 shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not …

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The Almighty God of Creation is Our Intimate Lord and Provider Who Loves Us (Gen 2:4-17)

God’s gracious and intimate involvement even after creation (three indicators) Man’s humble majesty or majestic humility (two seemingly contradictory points) God’s calling for Adam and Eve (four directives).

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