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Like A Stranger - July 25, 2021
Who among us would be willing to pack up everything we know and move away to an unknown destination? And if your father was the one who suggested such a journey, what would you think of him? At times, faith invites us to leave the familiar and trade in our security for something other and maybe even better.
Series: By Faith
Scripture: Genesis 12:1-4; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-12
Things Not Yet Seen - July 18, 2021
We are just the latest in a long line of men, women, and children who have set out on a trusting way of life rooted in God’s promises. And like most everyone who has come before us, we too, can expect to struggle with some very real questions along the way.
Out of Nothing - July 11, 2021
What does it mean for a person to have faith? That’s a good question, but maybe an even better—and perhaps more honest—question would be, What do we do when we both believe and disbelieve a hundred times an hour?
Series: By Faith
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5; Hebrews 11:1-3
How to Read the Bible Exegetically - June 20, 2021
The Bible is a collection of ancient texts written in languages that are inaccessible to most readers today. Add to this the cultural distance that continues to widen between ourselves and original audiences and we have a real challenge in front of us. How can we approach the Bible in a way that gets us as close as possible to what its original authors intended?
How to Read The Bible Historically - June 13, 2021
Generally speaking, reading the Bible is a good idea. But almost as soon as we crack open its pages (or open an app!) we’re faced with very real questions about what we’re reading: Where did this come from? Who wrote this? What does it mean to say this book is ‘inspired’? Answering these and other important questions is the first step to learning how to read the Bible for all it’s worth.
Scripture: Romans 8:1-17
Series: How to Read The Bible
A Common Destiny - June 6, 2021
After searching for meaning and purpose in life, the Teacher in Ecclesiastes ran into a wall when he considered that every one of us dies in the end. The wisest of the wise struggled to make sense of what it means to live a good life when death awaits us all, so what hope do we have when we, too, consider our mortality?
Series: Everything is Meaningless
Scripture: Eccl.9:1-4, 7-9a