Walking in the Light

Date: June 9, 2019

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It's amazing how even the smallest light can push back against the darkness. In 1 John chapter one, the Bible calls on all Christians to "walk in the light" as God is in the light. Why is light a powerful description of God's character, and how should that truth affect
2019-06-11T14:09:10-04:00June 9th, 2019|

Knowing Jesus Brings Life and Joy

Date: June 2, 2019

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When 1 John was written, John was the "wise old man" and the last living apostle. John was loved and respected by the first-century Christians, but they desperately needed his insights when false teachers started promoting errors about Jesus. What life-changing truths does John declare about Jesus and the gospel
2019-06-03T10:09:48-04:00June 2nd, 2019|

The Mission Is The Mandate

Date: May 26, 2019

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Early in His ministry, Jesus was surrounded by thronging crowds of people who longed for His healing touch.  In Mark 1, the disciples thought it might be good to capitalize on Jesus' immense popularity.  Yet Jesus made the strategic decision to keep moving and keep preaching-- because He understood the
2019-05-28T10:37:01-04:00May 26th, 2019|

Five Falsehoods Threatening Your Child’s Heart

Date: May 19, 2019

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When extreme explorer Victor Vescovo descended into The Mariana Trench, the deepest place on Earth, he was thrilled to discover some never-before-seen sea creatures. At the same time, however, he was disheartened to discover plastic trash and plastic bags. In today's secular world, there is a lot of intellectual pollution
2019-05-20T13:16:07-04:00May 19th, 2019|

Just How Dead Are You?

Date: May 12, 2019

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*Guest Speaker*  On Sunday morning, Rev. Paul Connor from the Pennsylvania Association of Regular Baptist Churches (PARBC) directed us to the New Testament's powerful instruction that we are dead to sin and our old ways of living— and alive to Christ— living daily to honor Him.  We are called to
2019-05-13T10:34:32-04:00May 12th, 2019|

A Christian Outlook on Life

Date: May 5, 2019

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Presidential candidates typically publish a biography where they introduce themselves to a national audience and share their backstory, ideas, and outlook on life. In Colossians 1, the Apostle Paul speaks briefly about his life and backstory. In this section, Christians can learn a great deal about how to have a
2019-05-10T15:06:34-04:00May 5th, 2019|

Restored to Full Devotion

Date: April 28, 2019

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Movies based on a true story typically conclude with an "epilogue". These closing scenes will describe how the main characters' lives turned out-- or how they moved forward after the events of the film. In John 21, John's epilogue ties up loose ends about Jesus, the disciples, and especially Peter--
2019-04-29T09:42:34-04:00April 28th, 2019|

The Resurrection: Shock and Awe

Date: April 21, 2019

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The United States military unleashed "shock and awe" on Iraq in 2003 in our quest to overthrow a brutal dictator.  The evidence on the ground was so overwhelming, so shocking, and so real-- the enemy could not deny what was happening.  Three days after Jesus was laid in the tomb,
2019-04-24T09:39:35-04:00April 21st, 2019|

The Cross: Power and Wisdom

Date: April 19, 2019

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When John Stott showed up to preach to students in Sydney, Australia-- his voice was nearly gone.  Yet in that moment of human weakness, God's power was unleashed and many students came to faith in Christ.  When we examine the cross of Jesus and what happened there-- many people see
2019-04-24T09:33:27-04:00April 19th, 2019|

The King Approaches

Date: April 14, 2019

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Air Force One is an iconic symbol of the United States that sends a powerful message of strength, dignity, and leadership. When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, He was sending a powerful message about His true identity. When Jesus enters the city like a king-- and takes bold
2019-04-15T09:52:59-04:00April 14th, 2019|