Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Church: A Believing People

The term, faith based, can be very broad. But at the heart of what the church is lies the concept of faith. You are a believing people. And that faith is focused, as Paul says in Romans 10:8–13, in the … Continue reading

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The Church: A Repentant People

Mark’s Gospel quickly takes you right to the heart of what the good news of Jesus Christ is all about. In Mark 1:4 & 15 you notice that the preaching of both John the Baptist and of Jesus included a … Continue reading

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The Church: A Body of Priests

Leviticus 9 describes God (through Moses) setting apart Aaron as high priest, and his sons as priests as well. Priests were different, set apart from the rest of the people. Hebrews 4:14–16 tells you that you have an even greater … Continue reading

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The Church: A Community in Fellowship with God

The church in the Old Testament was, with some notable exceptions, closely identified with the nation of Israel. In the New Testament it reaches out to the nations. But in common, as Exodus 4:34–38 and John 17 show you, what … Continue reading

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The Church: God’s Numbered People

How important are numbers? (Ask a sports fan!) They are important in Numbers 1 and on the Day of Pentecost, Acts 2:37–41). An emphasis on numbers can be superficial, but when you realize that God numbers his people, you begin … Continue reading

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