The Church Isn’t an Organization or a Movement; It’s a Household

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God Ephesians 2:19 ESV When discussing the nature of the church, it is not uncommon to hear two concepts being proposed. One says that the church is an organization or corporation, and …

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On Pride & Humility

Pride should not be celebrated. Shocking, I know. Although I am purposely choosing to study pride and its opposing virtue, humility, during what has been dubbed “pride month,” my aim is not to launch a polemic assault on the LGBT movement. Of course, no one should be surprised to find those who gladly rebel against …

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Wives, Submit to Your Own Husbands | Ephesians 5:22-24

DOWNLOAD PDF Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. Ephesians …

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V. Honor | Exodus 20:12

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 ESV In our study of the Ten Commandments, we enter now the second table of commands. Commandments 1-4 comprise the first table, which describes how we are to love God, …

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Trump, Small Groups, & Isolation (Jan. 20, 2017)

3 Ways to Deepen Small Group Prayer A great thought on how to avoid superficial prayers that hide our real issues. How to Live Under an Unqualified President Regardless of anyone's feelings on Mr. Trump, today he becomes Mr. President. John Piper provides a thoughtful and biblical look at what Trump's inauguration means for Christians. …

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What’s Your Plan for 2017?

It's officially October, which means that 2016 is circling the drain. Time to start thinking about 2017. Why plan for the next year in October? Let's be honest. The Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year season is not very conducive for realistically planning the coming year. The holidays are a blur of busyness, and January ends up catching us …

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