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Be Filled with the Spirit | Ephesians 5:18-21

 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, …

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Unity, as Seen at Babel | Genesis 11:4

Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be dispersed over the face of the whole earth.” Genesis 11:4 Unity is not an intrinsic good, as the episode of Babel reveals. Humanity was never …

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Good Works | Sound Doctrine

He Saved Us | Titus 3:3-8

This sermon was originally preached in 2016. For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another. But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works …

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Our Inheritance in Christ | Ephesians 1:11-14

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pChwNQM59_0&t=3s In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. In him you also, when you heard …

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The Holy, Catholic Church

the holy, catholic Church   Since Article 3 of the Apostles’ Creed is dedicated to the study of the Person and work of God the Spirit, we might be surprised, therefore, to find that the remainder of the creed no longer directly references the Holy Spirit. Yet, as we discussed last week, the Holy Spirit …

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God the Spirit

I believe in the Holy Spirit In our study through the Apostles’ Creed, we have completed Article 1, which focused upon God the Father, and Article 2, which considers God the Son. We now, therefore, come to Article 3, which has God the Spirit for its theme. Some theologians, such as Calvin, viewed the creed …

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The Ascension

he ascended into heaven, he is seated at the right hand of the Father   In our study through the Apostles’ Creed, we have now covered the work of Jesus up to His resurrection. The miraculous incarnation set the foundations for the redemptive work of Christ. It provided the platform by which God the Son …

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When Technology Replaces the Holy Spirit

Leaving pieces behind, in my opinion, is the most difficult aspect of sermon preparation. Yet for the sake of clarity and precision, some must be left on the cutting room floor. The following is one of those. While preparing to preach on the incarnation, I wanted to show how God becoming flesh proves that our …

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4 Benefits of Christ’s Ascension

Having just concluded the Easter season, the resurrection of Christ is firmly established within our minds. After all, we cannot truly consider the work of Jesus without declaring the glory of His resurrection. The miraculous incarnation set the foundations for the redemptive work of Christ. It provided the platform by which God was able to …

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The Man of Faith

The Death of Sarah (Genesis 23)

Abraham Study Guide (Week 14) SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION The field and the cave that is in it were made over to Abraham as property for a burying place by the Hittites. (Genesis 23:20) For he was looking forward to the city that has foundations, whose designer and builder is God. (Hebrews 11:10) …

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