Who’s Sitting at Your Table?

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Colossians 3:1-5 (NIV) “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.  For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.  When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also …

The Prodigal Sons

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The Prodigal Sons Who is the audience and what is the setting? What is their culture? Jesus in this moment shows He is the embodied human heart of God who longs for His wayward children to return. ‭‭‬‬ Luke‬ ‭15:11-32‬ ‭NIV‬‬‬‬ “Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give …

Dying to Live

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The “LOST SIGNAL” is prior to recording worship and service. Dying to Live Mark 8:31-35 ESV “And He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And He said this plainly. And Peter …

Perfect Atonement

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Perfect Atonement=Perfect Sonship “The cross is not the revelation of your sin. The cross is the revelation of your value.” –Todd White   Isaiah 53:5-7 ESV “But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed. All we like sheep have …