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Oct 2022
Colossians 3:9-10  “… you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its Creator.”

What does it mean that humans bear the image of God? Read Genesis 1:26-27. Since we know that “God is spirit” and has no physical image (John 4:24), in what ways do we bear His image? How does this speak to the sacredness of all human life? Believers are expected to mirror the image of God. When we shine our light before others, we glorify our Father who is in heaven (Matthew 5:16). What are some of the ways that we can do this? When Jesus told His hearers that “The time......

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Read Mark 13:28-37
September 25, 2022

Read Mark 13:28-37

Christians will often say, ‘We’re definitely living in the last days!’ Do you really believe that we are? Why? What are the most striking changes that you’ve noticed over the past decade or so? How...


In Defense of Marriage
September 18, 2022

In Defense of Marriage

Marriage is a big topic and can be examined and studied from a multitude of perspectives. Clearly it is an important institution. It is vital for the collective well-being of a nation and the individuals...


From this week’s sermon (Sept. 11):
September 11, 2022

From this week’s sermon (Sept. 11):

What unexpected things do Luke 12:51-53 and Matthew 10:34-39 tell us about Jesus? Has Jesus ever been a ‘divider’ or a ‘sword-bringer’ in your life as a believer? In your relationships? How? I’ve said that...


Father's Day
June 12, 2022

Father’s Day

How did Jesus still the storm in Luke 8:24? Anything odd about the words used here? Does it remind you of something else? Compare this verse to Luke 4:35 and 4:39. What do these verses...


Proverbs 1:20-33
May 29, 2022

Proverbs 1:20-33

Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; 21 at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: 22 “How long, O...


John 13:21-30
May 22, 2022

John 13:21-30

After saying these things, Jesus was troubled in his spirit, and testified, “Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” 22 The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he spoke....


John 6:67-71
May 15, 2022

John 6:67-71

So Jesus said to the twelve, “Do you want to go away as well?” 68 Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, 69 and we have believed,...


Discussion Points from Sunday’s Sermon
May 03, 2022

Discussion Points from Sunday’s Sermon

The Downfall of the Domestically Devoted (05/01/22) Scripture references: James 2:21-23; 2 Peter 2:6-8; Genesis 18 & 19; Ezekiel 16:49,50. How do you resolve the tension between Lot’s choices written in the Genesis record of...


John 6:65-71
April 24, 2022

John 6:65-71

And he said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.” 66 After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer...


John 6:60-65
April 17, 2022

John 6:60-65

When many of his disciples heard it, they said, “This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?” 61 But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples were grumbling about this, said to them, “Do...





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Posted at: 25 Sep 2022
Read Mark 13:28-37

Christians will often say, ‘We’re definitely living in the last days!’ Do you really believe that we are? Why? What are the most striking changes that you’ve noticed over the past decade or so? How...

Posted at: 18 Sep 2022
In Defense of Marriage

Marriage is a big topic and can be examined and studied from a multitude of perspectives. Clearly it is an important institution. It is vital for the collective well-being of a nation and the individuals...

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Posted at: 11 Sep 2022
From this week’s sermon (Sept. 11):

What unexpected things do Luke 12:51-53 and Matthew 10:34-39 tell us about Jesus? Has Jesus ever been a ‘divider’ or a ‘sword-bringer’ in your life as a believer? In your relationships? How? I’ve said that...

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June 2022
Posted at: 12 Jun 2022
Father's Day

How did Jesus still the storm in Luke 8:24? Anything odd about the words used here? Does it remind you of something else? Compare this verse to Luke 4:35 and 4:39. What do these verses...

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May 2022
Posted at: 29 May 2022
Proverbs 1:20-33

Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; 21 at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: 22 “How long, O...

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May 2022