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From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Jewish Feasts in the Lives of Believers

  The Jewish Feasts in the Lives of Believers Date: November 7th, 2018 Read: Romans 5:6-11 The Jewish holy calendar contains a total of seven feasts within three major multi-day feasts/holidays; a foreshadowing of the redemptive work of Jesus. Over the next few devotions we’ll look at these three major feasts. Within the Feast of the Passover were…

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From Pastor’s Thoughts: Call On The Lord

Call On The Lord Date: October 31st, 2018 Read: Jeremiah 33:1-3 The Creator of the universe invites us to call on Him and He will answer us. When God spoke these words to Jeremiah he was accused of treason and placed in prison (Jer. 32). Jeremiah had been praying and yet God came to him and said: “Call…

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From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Fight of Faith

The Fight of Faith Date: October 10th, 2018 Read: Joshua 18: 1-3 The people of Israel had a destiny to follow in God but they never took it. It was God’s plan for them to possess the Promised Land but they lacked the faith to persevere to the end. Later, after Joshua led them into the…

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From Pastor’s Thoughts: By Your Faith

By Your Faith Date: October 3rd, 2018 Read: James 2:18-24 As Christians we live by faith because we are saved by faith, as we pray by faith, walk by faith and act by faith. The Bible says ‘without faith it is impossible to please God’ (Heb. 11:6). But faith works within our relationship with God. You…

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I Love My Church Series: Part 3 – Hope of the World

You can listen to the audio from this message here I Love My Church Series – Part 3 “Hope of the World” Read Matthew 21:8-11 Jesus entered Jerusalem to celebration and excitement. The people were putting their hope in Him as the one to set them free from their oppression under the Roman Empire. But Jesus didn’t…

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I Love My Church Series: Part 2 – Make A Difference

You can listen to the audio from this message here I Love My Church Series – Part 2 “Make A Difference”   Read Ephesians 4:16 When the church is working right, there’s nothing like it. The church is a place to make a difference. We were created to serve and make a difference. Forbes Magazine had an…

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I Love My Church Series: Part 1 – Who Is The Church

You can listen to the audio from this message here I Love My Church Series – Part 1 “Who Is The Church?” The Bible says that Jesus loved the church so much that He gave His life for it. The church is the most influential, counter-cultural, and enduring organization throughout human history. The apostle Paul reminded…

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The Great Helper Series: Does the Holy Spirit Baptize?

You can listen to the audio from this message here   You may have heard about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit but did you know the experience is not just Pentecostal doctrine but Biblical truth? Read Acts 1: 4-5, 8 The Bible clearly teaches that: 1. The Holy Spirit Baptized us in Jesus When…

Is the Holy Spirit Charismatic

The Great Helper Series: Is the Holy Spirit Charismatic?

You can listen to the audio from this message here Charismatic comes from the Greek work Charisma. The Charismatic Movement began in the 1960s and is similar to Pentecostalism in beliefs and practices. Fundamental to the movement is the use of spiritual gifts (charismata). Charisma is the immediate enablement of the Holy Spirit in the…