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Romans 8:18-25

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Posted by Pastor Lance Lewis on

Rom. 8:18-25   Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. We're continuing our Advent theme of celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ from selected passages of Scripture that speak of His ministry to us even though they don't necessarily focus on His ...

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Psalm 23

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Psalm 23   Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. We're proceeding with our theme of celebrating the birth of our Lord with selected passages of Scripture that speak of His ministry to us even though they aren't specifically about His birth. One such passage is Psalm ...

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Isaiah 2:1-5

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Isa. 2:1-5   Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. Why do we celebrate the birth of our Lord with great rejoicing? We celebrate because through His virgin birth, sinless life, sacrificial death and glorious resurrection our Lord has empowered us to walk in His ways. ...

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Titus 2:11-15

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Titus 2:11-15   Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. Why do we celebrate the birth of our Lord? We do so because He is the full embodiment and expression of the grace of the living God.  We celebrate His birth because in Jesus we have real, true, actual and ...

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Mark 7:1-23

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Posted by Pastor Lance Lewis on

Mark 7:1-23 We do so because through His virgin birth, sinless life, sacrificial death and powerful resurrection He has freed us from the pressure and pitfall of legalism. The gospel of Jesus Christ empowers us to live a life of bold holiness without having to conform to man-made rules that only ...

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Hos 1:1-11

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Posted by Pastor Lance Lewis on

Hos. 1:1-11   Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. We've arrived at another Advent season which causes us to reflect on why we celebrate the birth of our Lord. There are many reasons (as we'll find in subsequent posts) found throughout Scripture.    The ...

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The Season of Advent

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Posted by Pastor Lance Lewis on

Advent Wreath: Week 1 (Nov. 29th, 2015) Advent is a Latin word meaning 'to come'. During Advent, we prepare ourselves for the coming of the Christ. Using the Advent wreath is a way for us to prepare our hearts for the celebration of Christ's birth. The Advent evergreen wreath is a circular ...

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Luke

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Posted by Pastor Lance Lewis on

Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. Christ's call to discipleship is yet another example of His supreme uniqueness told in the Gospel of Luke. Unlike the prophets of old who would never call this kind of attention to themselves, Jesus issues a call for men and women to ...

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Judges 16

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Posted by Pastor Lance Lewis on

Judges 16 Well, what can we say about Samson? He was basically a disaster of a judge, ruled by his passions, self-centered, completely apathetic regarding the oppression of his own people by the Philistines, openly violated the Nazarite vow placed upon him by the living God and blatantly ...

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John 11

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John 11   Good morning and praise the Lord dearly loved ones in Christ. How many times have you been at a home going and heard someone say 'we're not hear to mourn, but to celebrate'? It's as if expressing the very real grief we experience at the loss of a loved one is somehow an act of ...

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