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The Beatitudes

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will…

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Drawing Near to God

We embark on a journey of Drawing Near to God by exploring some Spiritual Disciplines. All of the classic spiritual disciplines can be found in some form in scripture. Several years ago I had a bit of a ‘bad attitude’ toward these spiritual practices. Then I signed up for a two year experience called Deeper…

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Nehemiah

We begin a message series on Ezra and Nehemiah – this is challenging stuff! I have been deep into some background study of this time in the history of God’s people of Ancient Israel. We will primarily be focusing on the book of Nehemiah and look to Ezra from time to time to fill in…

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Biblical World View

A worldview is a lens through which we view and interpret our life in this world. Everyone has a worldview: What is yours? Here, we explore the Biblical worldview for 5 weeks together. Did God create everything out of nothing? What is sin and how did it come into the world? Was God caught off guard by…

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The Book of Ruth

This story takes place during the time of the ‘judges’ where everyone ‘did as they saw fit’. It was also a time of famine in the land. Famine would be a good way to describe the state of these women’s hearts as well. Naomi decides to go back to her homeland of Judah where she…

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The Kingdom Community

How do we deal with failure? If we are honest, failure is universal.  This three-part message series will focus on Kingdom of God community through Grace, Truth, and Love. Henry and Richard Blackaby in their Experiencing God devotional put it this way, “Jesus does not need your resolutions, your recommitments, or your promises to try harder. If…

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The Book of Matthew

We are continuing in our journey through the Book of Matthew.  From January 2018 to Easter, we will be walking through Chapters 18-28.  This is where Jesus focuses his ministry more intently on his core disciples.  His teachings also reflect his focus on going to Jerusalem for a final visit with the anticipation of his…

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The Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit: Let it sink in… Presence.  (Pause)  Power.  (Pause)  Purpose.  (Pause)  These three words encapsulate the heart of the Holy Spirit.  We will spend a few weeks focused solely on the gift and work of the Holy Spirit. Presence: Every moment of every day, in every situation and circumstance, God is constantly with us…

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This Is Living!

This is Living!  The Book of Philippians dives deep into the unconditional love of God through Jesus Christ and its power in living a life of love, filled with joy.  This isn’t a ‘pie in the sky’ kind of joy or simply a ‘touchy feely’ way of love.  The love and joy that Paul talks…

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