Choosing Love

The Jewish Problem
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Scripture: Romans 4:9-16; James 2:14-24 Last week for our series, Church and State: The Rise of Early Christianity, we discussed the turmoil and infighting that plagued Paul’s early churches. We focused primarily on the inner church conflicts that arose due to the fact that...

Infighting
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Scripture: 1Corinthians 1:10-17; Galatians 1:6-9 This week for our series Church and State: The Rise of Early Christianity, we are discussing the infighting the plagued Paul’s early churches. After Paul would establish a church, he would remain in a city anywhere from a few months to over...

Speaking in Tongues
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Scripture: Acts 2:1-12; 1Corinthians 14:4-5, 18-23 This week in our series, Church and State: The Rise of Early Christianity, we are delving further into the way Paul built his churches. Last week we discussed Paul’s main argument for why people should believe in Jesus—that...

Any Day Now
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Scripture: 1Thessalonians 5:1-11; 4:13-18 This week for our series Church and State: The Rise of Early Christianity, we are talking about the earliest document we have in the New Testament, Paul’s first letter to the church in Thessalonica, which was written around 51 A.D. This letter is...

The Outsider
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Scripture: Galatians 1:11-24; Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 This week for our new series Church and State: The Rise of Early Christianity, we are talking about one of the most important figures in the early church—the Apostle Paul. Paul was associated with a group of people who were willing to go...

Who's In Charge?
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Scripture: Acts 15:13, 19-21; Matthew 16:13-20 This week we continue our new series, Church and State: The Rise of Early Christianity. We’re exploring the history of the early church through the documents we find in the New Testament. Last week we began this series by talking about...

The Aftermath
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Scripture: Acts 1:6-11; 1Corinthian 15:3-8 This Sunday we begin a brand new sermon series for the year. This year we’re going to pick up where we left off with our Mark series two years ago. We’re going to explore what happened to Jesus’ movement following his death and...

Wrestling With God
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Scripture: Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 17:1-7 This Sunday for the last sermon in our series, Trending, we are focusing on Jacob wrestling with God. The story begins with Jacob fleeing from his brother, Esau. In an attempt to escape, Jacob splits his group in half, first sending his wives and...

You Are The Glue
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Sermon: You Are the Glue Scripture: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 This Sunday for our sermon series, Trending, we are focusing on Jesus’ most famous parable, the parable of the sower. Many scholars believe that this parable is something that Jesus actually said, which is not true of all of...

Breaking With The Past
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Scripture: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 This Sunday for our sermon series, Trending, we are focusing on the marriage of Isaac and Rebekah. After Sarah passes away, Abraham decides that he needs to find a wife for Isaac. Abraham, who is now old and expecting to die himself, is concerned that...