Matthew 20:17-19: Jesus ascent, triumphal entry, betrayal and false trials, death by crucifixion by the Gentiles (Romans) & resurrection prophesied Jesus starkly and plainly tells them what is definitely set to come. He does this not only to prepare them, but to walk according to prophesy, and to break up any false expectations of the […]

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2 John 6-11 Christian love, true love, must be jealously guarded by true and unwavering doctrine, particularly the doctrines of God and of the Son, Jesus Christ. Love revels in the great truths in and about our Savior, Jesus. But love among humans, by itself, is a lousy gatekeeper and watchman. It is easily distracted, […]

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II Corinthians 8:1-15 The Christian is in the unparalleled position to be both the inbound receiver, and a happy channel of God’s outbound grace to others. This special grace, including financial and other material blessings from God, is a stewardship that we can and enjoy and revel in. Giving shows our faith!

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Ephesians 4:25-5:2 The imitation of God is the Spirit-illumined, flesh-rejecting golden path of joy and purpose in Christ for those that love Him and who wish to please Him. This path is the hallowed ground on which all true Christian fellowship finds its footing, traction and forward progress. Every child of God, without exception, is […]

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Biblical Fellowship #3, The Koinonia Coin

Corinthians 13:11-14 In the New Testament, believers can have fellowship and share together their lives and ministries and their joint expectations of forever, because they first of all have and share a saving, vivifying relationship with Christ and share Him in common (1 Cor. 1:9) Fellowship, then, begins in the shared-together, common spiritual life with […]

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1 John 1:1-4 Over the entry to the sanctuary, in the foyer, you’ll note that we have the key phrase from 1 John 1:3. “…and our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.” Have you stopped and pondered, to carefully consider those words and what they really mean? We’ve begun to […]

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