Repairing Relationships / 1 Cor. 13

This week we are going to look at the love chapter: 1 Corinthians 13.  Most people assume this chapter was written for weddings or valentines day.   But it was’t. This chapter was written to show you how to deal with difficult people. And tell us what our greatest need is.  The greatest need you…

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Romans 7 / The Divided Mind 

If you are going to experience the transforming power of the gospel, then you have to know how sin seeks to bind and break you.  Sin wants to break you. Break your relationship with God and others. Break you internally and externally.  This week we will look at Romans 7.  Here we will find one…

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What is wrong with the world?

In 1905 The Daily News, a popular paper out of London, was running a series of articles where they asked eminent writers and thinkers of the day what was wrong with the world.  Each week they would print the responses.  When G.K. Chesterton was asked, he responded as follows:  “Dear Sirs,  [What’s wrong with the…

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Discouraging words and a nail pierced hand 

Isaiah 49:13-16 and John 20:24-31  In Isaiah 49:13, God calls all creation to celebrate and sing for joy because His servant is about to accomplish salvation. And that salvation is set to go to the ends of the earth (49:6).  But in 49:14, Israel responds: The Lord has forsaken me; my Lord has forgotten me. …

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Why are you here?

Isaiah 43:1-7 Historian Carl Truman says: Today, there is perhaps no more pressing a topic than identity. Whether we are speaking about race, ethnicity, or sexuality and how they shape political discourse, or about our own personal sense of self and how that informs our day-to-day lives, the question of identity is omnipresent, all-pervasive, and deeply…

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