Tag Archives: Christ

Freedom in Christ

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. (Galatians 5:13) This sermon doesn’t take freedom out of context, like some verse of scripture used … Continue reading

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Adopted by God

Last week we said that living under the Law is like being kept by a guardian until coming of age. Today we see how Christ redeems us from the Law, allowing us to become children of God (and if children … Continue reading

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Inheritance of Faith

As I’ve said, the theology is thick in the middle of Galatians. The promises made to Abraham were fulfilled in Christ. In the meantime the Law was given, not to make us to righteous but to act as a guardian … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Christmas

God loves you. If you ever doubt that, look in the manger. God is in the manger. God hates sin. If you ever doubt that, look at the cross. God is on the cross. God loves you. God hates sin. … Continue reading

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Walk in Love

 “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church. -Ephesians 5:31-32 The New … Continue reading

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Advent: Week 4, Peace

The angels proclaimed “Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.” The shepherds found the babe as the angels said, but is there peace on earth? Those who seek Christ can have peace even in a world that does not. He himself … Continue reading

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Lessons in the Waiting

November 22, 2015     |     text: Genesis 12:1-3, 15:12-16 When I was in the seventh grade I read The Red Pony by John Steinbeck. The main character in that story, Jody Tiflin, was 12 years old when … Continue reading

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Encouragement and Instruction to the Faithful Christian Church

What do we do with the Word of God? Hide it in our heart. What’s in your heart? We read the written Word and hide it in our hearts. Jesus is the incarnate Word, and dwells in our hearts. The written Word and Word made flesh are both light that shines in darkness and both in the heart of every believer! The world is going dark, SHINE YOUR LIGHT! ” Continue reading

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