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The Word: Prophecy and Fulfillment of Messiah’s Virgin Birth

Yesterday, my pastor preached on the necessity and miraculousness of Jesus’s virgin birth. Cribbing from my sermon notes I just wanted to share some relevant Bible passages with you. Isaiah 7:13-15 “Hear then, O house of David! Is it too … Continue reading

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The Word: Galatians 2:15-21

We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order … Continue reading

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The Word: Galatians 1:3-12

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be … Continue reading

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Hillsong Music: Popular Yes, but Is it Biblical?

Hillsong is an enormous church network and through its music, the church reaches far outside of that network. Many churches use Hillsong songs on Sunday mornings. But I wonder how many of them ever stopped to examine the songs for … Continue reading

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The Word: Hebrews 10:1-18

Given yesterday’s Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement post, this passage seemed a good choice today: Hebrews 10:1-18 ESV: For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, it … Continue reading

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Acts 15 and Salvation by Grace Alone

It was so good to be back at my own little church today to sing, to pray and to study with my church family. It is always so sweet to return after time away from them. My pastor was continuing our study … Continue reading

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Biblical Support for the Doctrine of the Trinity

Although the term “trinity” is not found in the Bible, the concept is clearly affirmed in multiple passages as an accurate understanding of the Godhead. While it may seem a headscratcher to believe in one God, in three divine persons (Father, Son … Continue reading

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