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“Immanuel: God With Us” (Matthew 1:23 sermon)

One of my favorite parts of the Christmas program last weekend was when B.J. and Amy and Greg sang that beautiful song of the annunciation, which is right out of Luke 1:28, where the angel appeared to Mary and said: … Continue reading

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The Gospel in a Nutshell

“But when the fullness of time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.” (Galatians … Continue reading

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“The Mary Who Anointed The Lord”

“It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.” (John 11:2) What is it that are you known for? Sometimes we are known by others for being … Continue reading

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“Receiving Jesus” May Not Be What You Think

“But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name.” (John 1:12) What does it mean to “receive Jesus”? The scripture makes an amazing promise … Continue reading

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“God” or YOUR God?

David begins the prayer of Psalm 7:1 by saying, “LORD my God …”. In Hebrew this is literally, “Yahweh Elohe”. “Yahweh Elohim” is a familiar Old Testament expression for God: “Yahweh” is His personal name (often translated “LORD” but is … Continue reading

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