Submission

Genesis 12:10-13:1 // God’s Purposes Will Prevail No Matter What

When you think of “purpose,” the first thing that comes to mind is probably you’re own individual purpose. You might think that the most important thing to consider today is your purpose, but that’s not actually true. The most important purpose to consider is God’s purpose. If your life was a book, you would not …

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Love Is Action

LOVE IS NOT A FEELING or an emotion – it’s action. If you are a Christian, you have not been called to feel a certain way about your fellow Christians. Feelings come and go and you really can’t control them. But you have been called to a determination to bless and act in a loving …

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Understanding 1 Corinthians 11:2-16

Big Idea: In 1 Corinthians 11:2-16, I believe Paul is addressing a specific issue in the ancient Corinthian church. Women were coming to worship gatherings without their head coverings, which, in that society, were the culturally understood symbols of respectability and chastity. Women who went into public without head coverings were associated with sexual immorality …

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Who’s in Charge?

Written by Dawn Rutan For a while now I’ve been thinking about that controversial word “submission.” It is often considered a dirty word by anyone who has ever felt downtrodden. I’ve wrestled with it myself at times, but I can’t avoid what Scripture commands: “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not …

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Marriage: Concentrated Christian Submission | Ephesians 5:15-33

Last week we talked about the church as Jesus’ body. This week we’ll talk about the church as his bride from Ephesians 5:15-33. 15Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. 17Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what …

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