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Salvation is a free gift. We should respond with gratitude for the one Who freed us.
What the Law could not do… 1) God did  2) Sending Christ in the likeness of sinful flesh  3) As an offering for sin  4) He condemned sin in the flesh…
The truth is that people are sinful. The solution to sin is not "work harder" or pretend to "be good";  the solution is confession and forgiveness.
A) Jesus is truth (John 14:6) B)Truth exists in Jesus whether you realize it or not (Colossians 1:5, James 1:18) C)Truth is ONLY realized through Christ (Colossians 2:16-17) This fall…

Redeemed

September 4, 2016
A righteous redemption comes to Ruth and Naomi like it does to us: undeserved and at a price. God is always putting the pieces together for His glory, even when…

Ruth 3

August 28, 2016
Naomi continues to try to manipulate circumstances, while Ruth and Boaz act with integrity and godliness. Boaz agrees to be the kinsman redeemer, even as Christ has done for us.
We tackle the pressing question in Ruth: Is God both good and sovereign in the midst of evil, pain and calamity? Romans 8:28 The conclusion is that a complete redemption…
Pastor Nate Whiteside, from "The Stand" in Shorewood IL, brings us a message about Zaccheus. We learn that Jesus comes to where people seek Him. The Gospel is for the…
Ruth works in a field owned by Boaz, providing for herself and her mother-in-law, Naomi through the kindness of Boaz. God-not our work or any other person-provides refuge. When we…

Ruth 1

July 31, 2016
Ruth reveals truth in three layers: What is happening in the text? What character do you relate to? How is God foreshadowing Christ? Our reading challenge over the month of…

Grow in Faith

July 24, 2016
Your relationship with God through Christ is one that is meant to GROW. This growth happens through the work of God, the word of God, the body of Christ and…
The Church is not an event or a building. The Church is a group of global or local identified believers gathering together to worship God.

Go Preach Christ

July 10, 2016

Ears, Eyes and Heart

July 3, 2016
It's the end of the book of Acts and the story of the beginning of the Church. However, it's not the end of the story of the Church. That story…
Paul's actions show us that bad things should show our hope and trust in God. Additional readings: Luke 13:1-5, John 9:1-3, Acts 27-28, Romans 8:36-39, 2 Corinthians 6:1-10 and 11:23-29
God's will for your life is more important than your comfort or security. That will is for you to be a witness of the good news of Christ. Additional Reading: John…
A biblically healthy church is NOT a church without problems. Instead, it IS a church that is "on guard", ready to respond to problems. How do we "Be on guard"? Additional…
Paul runs into opposition in Ephesus. We can still see those roadblocks in the lives of 21st century Christians. Additional reading: Acts 19 takes place in Ephesus. With that in…

Is Christ More?

May 22, 2016
Do you believe that Christ is more important than safety, reputation, money or comfort? Where is the evidence of your belief? Additional suggested readings: Luke 12:22-38, 49-56, 18:18-27; Matthew 7:24-28, Philippians 3:7-8, Revelation 19:11-18  
How do we address idolatry in our realm? Witnessing idolatry should stir us to action, not fear. The church should have flexible methods, but a consistent message - the Gospel!…