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February 3, 2019

[one_half] Last Sunday Jackson preached an important message for us from Philippians 1:12-18. If you weren’t able to be here, I highly encourage you to go listen or watch it HERE. He asked us to consider our “chains” – people and circumstances we feel chained to that we wish we weren’t – and to consider...

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January 27, 2019

The subtitle of our Philippians series is Words of Hope from a Man in Chains. Erik pointed out this past Sunday that Paul was a “man in chains” on two levels. He considered himself a “slave of Christ”, bound to Christ for the sake of the gospel, and the plans God had for him included...

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January 20, 2019

This Sunday we will begin preaching through Paul’s letter to the Philippians in a series we’re calling Joy in the Faith: Words of Hope from a Man in Chains. If you missed our reading service on Sunday, you can listen to it here. Paul begins his letter by expressing how thankful he is for the...

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January 13, 2019

This Sunday we begin our next sermon series through Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Our series title, Joy in the Faith, is taken directly from Philippians 1:25. Paul is not sure whether his imprisonment will end with his execution or his deliverance, but he has a strong feeling that the Lord still has more work...

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January 6, 2019

We are beginning the new year with a new Bible reading plan for Grace. Our 2019 Take Up Your Sword reading plan will cover the eleven storyline books of the Old Testament. For some of you, the Old Testament might feel more daunting, more unfamiliar, maybe even (dare I say) irrelevant. Jesus has come. Why...

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December 30, 2018

Our advent series will wrap up this Sunday with a fifth reason for which Jesus was born. He was born to reconcile enemies (Ephesians 2:11-22). “Now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace, who has made us both...

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December 23, 2018

Our advent series continues this Sunday with a fourth reason for which Jesus was born. He was born to adopt slaves as sons. “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might...

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December 16, 2018

This Sunday our advent series continues with a third reason God the Son took on flesh and dwelt among us. Jesus was born to call sinners to repentance (Luke 5:27-32). “I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance (Luke 5:32).” In the incarnation, God showed up in person to make His...

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December 9, 2018

This Sunday our advent series continues with a second reason God the Son took on flesh and dwelt among us. Delivering us from death is what Jesus was born to save us from. Eternal life is what Jesus was born to save us to. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only...

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December 2, 2018

This Sunday we begin our advent series Born which will explore five glorious reasons God the Son took on flesh and dwelt among us. For two years the book of Genesis has had us continually looking forward to a special offspring: the offspring of Eve who would bruise Satan’s head (Gen. 3:15), the offspring of...