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Keeping us from Community [Part 1: Doctrine]

“So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another and forgiving each other…Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity and let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to…

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The Qualities of Mighty Men!

The mighty men of King David [and God] displayed certain qualities. Though their war was against flesh in the OT, these qualities have direct correlations to our battle against our sworn enemy on earth in the present. Read these to yourself, out loud, and see if it does not enflame your passions! Mighty men of…

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Faith and Works

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” (Eph. 2:10) “Show me your faith without the works and I will show you my faith by my works.” (James 2:18-19) Modern church teachings have, over the past decades, moved progressively towards…

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No Rest Outside Community

“Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ and when a door was opened for me in the Lord, I had no rest for my spirit, not finding Titus my brother…” (2 Cor 2:12-13) “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body…”…

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The Greater Identity!

“Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it.” (1 Cor. 12:27-28) “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” (1 Pet. 2:9-10) We…

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Living in durations and moments

“The mind of man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” (Prov. 16:9)  “Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit,’ yet you do not know what your life will be…

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Community first! (Part I)

“I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel…Do not go in the way of the Gentiles and do not enter any city of the Samaritans, but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’”…

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Emptied

“Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself…” (Phil. 2:5-7) “Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.” (Heb. 5:8-9) Philippians 2 is…

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