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TRANSFORMED NOT CONFORMED By Pastor Scott Henry

• May 5, 2017

“And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God” (Romans 12:2). Conformity to the world is the sin of many professing Christians.  Many think they’ve found a way to serve both God […]

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A PORTRAIT OF THE SPIRIT-FILLED CHURCH By Pastor Scott Henry

• May 5, 2017

“And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers” (Acts 2:42).   Before Jesus ascended into heaven He said to His disciples, “… go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy […]

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MAINTAINING GOOD WORKS By Pastor Scott Henry

• April 28, 2017

“Let him that stole steal no longer: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that has need.” —Ephesians 4:28 As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, Christians are called to labor with their own hands at a good work in […]

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THE TRUE GOSPEL By Rev. George Syms

• April 16, 2017

“The Apostle Paul makes clear the primacy of the Gospel in 1 Cor. 15:1-4: “Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless […]

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What Do Expiation and Propitiation Mean? By Dr. R.C. Sproul

• April 14, 2017

When we talk about the vicarious aspect of the atonement, two rather technical words come up again and again: expiation and propitiation. These words spark all kinds of arguments about which one should be used to translate a particular Greek word, and some versions of the Bible will use one of these words and some […]

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“6 Reasons Why I Love Easter” By Paul David Tripp

• April 14, 2017

I love Easter. I love the celebratory music we sing at church. I love the passages of Scripture we read during worship. Most of all, I love the visual image of the Empty Tomb. In one culminating and specific moment in history, Jesus Christ summarizes and finalizes the salvation narrative. There are 6 things in […]

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THE MEANING OF GOOD FRIDAY By Pastor Scott Henry

• April 14, 2017

  “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” —Matthew 27:46   GOOD FRIDAY is the day when believers specifically remember the suffering and death of our Lord Jesus Christ.  It’s a day we remember how Christ became a curse on the cross for all those given to Him by the Father in order […]

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“I SHOULD LOSE NOTHING” by Pastor Scott Henry

• April 11, 2017

“This is the will of the Father who sent Me that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day” (John 6:39).   In the days of Noah there was only one place of safety when the flood came and it was the Ark, which […]

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RECONCILIATION by Pastor Scott Henry

• April 4, 2017

“God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself” (2 Corinthians 5:19). Paul says in our text that God was performing a work of reconciliation in Christ by imputing our sins to Jesus Christ and His righteousness to us. God did this in order that Christ might wash away our sins with His own blood […]

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LIFE FROM THE VANTAGE POINT OF ETERNITY By Paul David Tripp

• December 21, 2016

“Grace works to free you from your eternity amnesia so that you will be willing and able to live with the purifying hope of what is to come. You and I don’t always live what we say we believe. There is often a disconnect between our confessional theology and our street-level functional theology. There is […]

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