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  • The Law Of Moses Versus Christianity.

    Contributed by James Linders on Oct 9, 2015
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    Are Christians bound by the Law of Moses? As a result of misinterpretations of God's word, unsubstantiated allegations AND misperceptions that arise from misguided Biblical teachings, the church is MORE divided today than EVER.

    “For it seemed good to the HOLY SPIRIT, AND to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things: that you ABSTAIN from things offered to idols, from blood, from things strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well. Farewell.” ...read more

  • Paul Sees The Lord Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 31, 2017
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    It was a little more difficult to preach in Samaria, because of the ancient traditions and prejudices of long standing which were expressed in the familiar words, “Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans” (John 4:9).

    February 26, 2014 By: Tom Lowe Series: The Early Church Lesson III.B.1: Paul Sees the Lord (9:1-9) Scripture 1 And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2 And ...read more

  • With All The Angels

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 27, 2008
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    Angels are our helpers in the mopping up action that is life in the Church between the Resurrection and the Second Coming.

    St. Michael and All Angels September 29, 2008 We are born into a battle, but we are born ill-equipped for that battle. It is a battle, as St. Paul teaches, with principalities and powers, with mighty spiritual beings. But, by the infinitely powerful grace of God, we are reborn through ...read more

  • Team Tactics Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jun 5, 2007
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     | 4,181 views

    The Apostles’ Creed is a basic statement of our faith in the Trinity.

    John 16:12-15 “Team Tactics” INTRODUCTION Commitments are and important part of life. Commitments come in a variety of shapes and sizes ranging from: “I’ll be your friend,” to “I take you to be my husband/wife,” to signing a thirty-year mortgage, to setting a goal and committing ...read more

  • He Is Coming

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Nov 29, 2013
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     | 4,579 views

    Grace to know how to live in these in-between times.

    HE IS COMING. Revelation 22:12-21. The architectural geography of some church buildings reflects an ancient tradition of ‘antiphonal’ singing. Two half-choirs sit face to face, exchanging responses. The congregation looks on. A. “Behold I come quickly,” says Jesus (Revelation 22:12). 1. “My ...read more

  • Who Tells You Who You Are?

    Contributed by George Durham on Aug 24, 2016
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    John 15:16; 1 John 5:13; Mark 10:14 Baptism is God's initiative of Grace reaching all those created, even infants, & sinners.

    WHO TELLS YOU WHO YOU ARE? John 15:16; 1 John 5:13; Mark 10:14 We Receive Our Identity From Others, From + Expectations Of Friends & Colleagues, From + Labels Society Puts Upon Us, & From + Influence Of Family. To become Christian is to receive a NEW ...read more

  • The Ordinance Of Holy Communion

    Contributed by Ed Warfield on Mar 1, 2008
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     | 12,839 views

    Communion is more than a religious tradition. It is a gateway into the presence of God. It holds the promise of cleansing, healing, intimacy and fellowship.

    The Ordinance of Holy Communion Intro.: Why do we celebrate communion? Is it just to remember the Lord? Does this ancient tradition have any real significance in today’s church? First shadow of communion: Gen. 14:18, And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: ...read more

  • New Meaning To An Old Meal

    Contributed by Alvan Lewis on Oct 28, 2019
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    A look at Holy Communion from its Jewish Roots

    When Jesus was a little boy he had a very special festive dinner every year in the spring. It was called Passover. In a Jewish home the Passover was the High Holiday of the year. It was the time the whole Nation remembered the time when God supernaturally brought the Children of Israel out of ...read more

  • A Joyful Reminder

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 14, 2000
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     | 2,337 views

    A books survey message of Philippians

    A Joyful Reminder Philippians Survey October 18, 1998 Morning Service INTRODUCTION I. Dr. Victor Frankl A. Imprisoned by the Nazis because he was a Jew: The nazi killed his wife, his children and his parents, Nazis stripped him of his clothes and cut off his wedding band B. Frankl’s ...read more

  • Three Wrapped Presents Of Jesus

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Dec 19, 2012
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     | 3,580 views

    Candle Light Service Short Sermonette

    THREE WRAPPED PRESENTS OF JESUS Luke 2:5-7 John 13:1-7 Luke 23:46-53 Tonight as we gather for Christmas Eve, as we prepare to light candles in honor of Jesus’ birth, I would like us to reflect on wrapped presents. Wrapping presents, according to some is an ancient tradition and most of ...read more

  • Traditions Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Dec 24, 2012
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     | 3,295 views

    Rituals and traditions nurture of faith and prepare us for the coming of Jesus so that we can in turn prepare the world for Jesus' coming.

    Luke 24:28-35 “Traditions” INTRODUCTION During this season of Advent, we continue to focus on how we prepare ourselves, for the coming of Jesus, so that we can prepare the world. We have talked about caring conversations, spiritual disciplines, and service. Today we are ...read more

  • The Walls Of Jerusalem Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Feb 15, 2016
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     | 5,583 views

    In the Kingdom of God, the greatest accomplishments come from unity. We are supposed to have unity in the church; a love for God and others because when we have unity of purpose it really is amazing what can be done!

    The Walls of Jerusalem Nehemiah 3:1-32 Introduction - Nehemiah is a great study of leadership, but also shows obedience to God - Last week we saw Nehemiah’s assessing of the project before him -- He also revealed the mission God had given him to those around him -- And also, ...read more

  • Three Of The Oldest Church Traditions Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 9, 2015
     | 3,345 views

    Because the disciples were very human, and because human nature hasn’t changed, they exemplified three established traditions that are every bit as common in the church today.

    Three of the Oldest Church Traditions (Mark 10:32-45) 1. We all live within the boundaries of routines and patterns; but they do not always hold true. 2. Two old friends bumped into one another on the street one day. One of them looked forlorn, almost on the verge of tears. His friend asked, ...read more

  • The Target Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 5, 2015
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    God has many directives for the church, and under the inspiration of the Spirit, Paul hits the ground running, implying what some of those directives are.

    The Target (I Timothy 1:1-5) 1. Men’s retreat/turkey shoot. Barri usually wins… 2. Bud Newell and his friend Tony often practice corn-hole tossing. They are very proficient at it, and Bud has won a number of championships; a matter of aim. 3. Hitting the target, good aim ...read more

  • Keep Christ In Christmas

    Contributed by Richard White on Dec 17, 2011
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     | 2,033 views

    We have many traditions celebrated during Christmas, where did they come from? Are they scriptual? In this sermon we discuss the Star, the Magi, and the Christmas tree, but they are nothing without Christ, Keep Christ in Christmas

    Keep Christ in Christmas Matthew 2:1-12 There are many traditions related to Christmas time. Some are Bible based and some are not. Last week we discussed the origins of the date, and of Santa Claus, today I wish to discuss The Star, The Magi, and the Christmas Tree. 1. The Star: a. Some ...read more