The Peace That’s Possible

here Where does this “peace that passes all human understanding” (Philippians 4:7) come from? It comes from God’s vital relationship with you through faith in Christ Jesus. Paul of Tarsus invites us to dwell on God and all that is good so that He can form in us a growing trust

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Rejoice in the Lord

Paul of Tarsus writes “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Do you know where he was living when he wrote this? In a Roman prison. In the same ancient text he adds that he has learned the secret of being content. Ann Voskamp started a

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Prayer…Like Jesus Taught Us

The Lord’s Prayer is far more than a worthy topic for teaching children and new Christians. This model provides a wellspring for prayer that will never run dry. Do you know how to use this model to quench your desire for what God can give? Read Ephesians 6:10-18 and Matthew

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Prayer: God’s Means to Give You New Life

Because, as a church, we understand how incredibly we have been blessed in Christ, we are determined to share the Healing Christ with an increasingly broken people. We understand our life backwards so we can live it forward. Read Ephesians 3:14-21 and Matthew 21:18-22.    

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Doing What Doesn’t Come Naturally

Because, as a church, we understand how incredibly we have been blessed in Christ, we are determined to share the Healing Christ with an increasingly broken people. We understand our life backwards so we can live it forward. Read Philemon 1:1-7 and Matthew 28:16-20.  

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In Summary: Keep Yourselves from Idols

What is an idol? An idol is any and every “little g” god. Anything that you or I put our hope and trust in—besides the “big G” God of the Bible. John concludes his letter with the words “Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.” Sound easy? Think again! Read 1

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Being Conformed to the Image of Christ

Jesus said “all people will know you are my disciples if you love one another.” (John 13:35) Why did He say this? What does Jesus’ love look like in our world today? Loving like Jesus is that “nature” or “nurture?” How do the following verses help us answer the above

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No Fear

God’s Justice is Real. God’s Love and Grace are Real. Have you ever wondered which of these “orientations” is His go to response? Both are needed— but one is needed more! And that allows us to have “no fear” when we one day stand before the Judge of the whole

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