Shepherding the People of God!

May 7, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented. To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ’s sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed: Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers–not because you must, but […]

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Suffering for Being a Christian

April 30, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented. Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. If you are […]

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Suffering After the Example of Christ

April 23, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because he who has suffered in his body is done with sin. As a result, he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather […]

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He’s Alive!

April 16, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented Introduction: I want to show you something this morning. This is a pocketknife that I bought at Bass Pro Shops with a gift card that was given to me one Christmas. I had a really nice Gerber knife that I really, really liked, but I […]

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Palm Sunday, A Day of Rejoicing!

April 8, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented. The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed […]

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Once for All!

April 2, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented For Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit, through whom also he went and preached to the spirits in prison who […]

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Suffering for Doing Good

March 26, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened.” But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. […]

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You Are the People of God!

February 19, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented As you come to him, the living Stone–rejected by men but chosen by God and precious to him–you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. For in […]

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How to Live Like the People of God part 1!

February 26, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented.   Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul. Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and […]

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How to Live as the People of God part 2

March 5, 2017 All Scripture from NIV unless otherwise documented   Wives, in the same way be submissive to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, when they see the purity and reverence of your lives. […]

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