Sunday, June 25, 2023

Posted on Jun 23 2023
PROMISES OF RESTORATION + ISAIAH 61 Bible Background: The book of Isaiah is the most important book of prophecy in the Old Testament, and the one most quoted in the New Testament. The book is the work of at least 3 authors over a period from before, during, and after the time of Exile (approx.
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Sunday, June 11, 2023

Posted on Jun 09 2023
Isaiah 9=A Righteous Ruler, A Wonderful Counselor! Bible Background: The Book of Isaiah is a big, beautiful book of judgement/struggle, prophecy/poetry written covering approximately 250 years of Jewish history. Chapter 9 is one of our Christmas Eve readings, because of how it celebrates
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Sunday, May 28, 2023

Posted on May 26 2023
DIGGING DEEPER INTO ROMANS 8 Bible Background: Romans 5-8 is part of a unit. Chapter 8 seems written to reassure Christians living in a hostile empire that their experiences of suffering cannot take them out of reach of God’s love. The word for “Spirit” appears 20 x’s in
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Sunday, May 21, 2023

Posted on May 20 2023
Digging Deeper into Romans 6 Bible Background: Romans is Paul’s deepest letter, written to Christians who lived at the heart of the Roman empire. In chapter 5 Paul writes about how sin and death came into the world, ensnaring people. God’s free gift of grace-through the death and
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