(The following is based on a post from the Gospel Coalition. It is the subject matter we used during this week’s Zoom Bible Fellowship.) How should we think about that guy who refuses to wear a mask or the woman who insists that we must? What if our friend thinks COVID-19 is a conspiracy? Do you…

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Will you join me in fasting and praying every Tuesday until we can worship together once again?  When Nehemiah hears of the condition of Jerusalem, he fasts and prays before God. They said to me, “The remnant there in the province who survived the captivity are in great distress and reproach, and the wall of Jerusalem…

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A poem by Paul Biebel I got down on my knees and began to pray,“I’m unworthy again, Lord, I failed todayMy faith feels so weak, it’s a pitiful display.I make such a mess when I do things my way Would you help me again? What else can I pray?I’m lost like a sheep and I’ve…

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The Apostle Paul writes to the church in Ephesus and says, “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.” (Ephesians 6:12)

What are these powers and forces? How do we wrestle against them? What do we need to know about demons?

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The divinity and humanity of Jesus is a paradoxical truth that is impossible for our finite minds to understand. Thankfully, we have Scripture that helps us know some, but we admittedly “see through a glass dimly,” as the Apostle Paul might say. We are familiar with the Scriptures which speak of Jesus’ divinity. He is…

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Evaluating A Sermon – a pastor’s perspective On any given Sunday, some will say, “excellent sermon” while another may not enjoy the sermon whatsoever (and that’s just on the elder board … lol, jk). People have different preferences for preaching styles, content, illustrations, methods, and deliveries. The taste for what makes a good sermon is as…

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One thing for certain is that in reading the pages of the Bible which reveal to us our New Covenant with Christ, the writers in no way have a casual outlook of sin. There are no verses expressing the sentiment, “Oh well. I am a sinner. I guess there is nothing I can do about it.”

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