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Matthew 1:1-16 // Jesus Christ: Son of David, Son of Abraham

Right now with this COVID-19 pandemic, everything is disorienting and stressful. We aren’t having our physical church gatherings, which makes us vulnerable to being pulled away from Christ. On top of that, there are plenty of negative forces within the church – nominal Christianity, apathetic faith, and a general disregard for Jesus and His teaching. …

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Word of God Incarnate

“He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of His nature, and He upholds the universe by the word of His power” (Hebrews 1:3a ESV).  “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place …

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Revelation 1:5a // How to Receive Grace & Peace from Jesus

What we have today in God’s Word is an invitation to receive grace and peace through Jesus Christ. We learned about three sources of these gifts from God last week (see “The Source of Grace and Peace“) and now we’ll zoom in on the third source: Jesus Christ. Through Christ, God wants to give us …

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Mark 16:1-8 – The Resurrection: How Will You Respond?

The resurrection of Jesus Christ requires a response. You are about to hear from Mark 16:1-8 about this resurrection and will be required to respond in some way. It’s impossible to truly confront this historical reality and walk away unchanged. As you read, what you’ll see first is that people did not anticipate Jesus’ resurrection. …

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