January 20, 2020

 January 26, 2020  //  We are all called to love like God loves us.  As the "Children of the Last Days" – or the Bridegroom Generation, we need to be clear about what our holy and jealous God expects from us.  Because we live in the last days, our love for God must be a spiritually violent one!  This is necessary to endure persecution, and possibly martyrdom.  Prepare to be challenged to love God in ways you might not have heard before. Deuteronomy 4:24; Exodus 20:5; Psalm 16:11; Matthew 11:12; Revelation 15:2

January 13, 2020

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January 19, 2020   //  We are all called to love like God loves us.   When we accept Christ as our Lord and Savior, we immediately enter into a loving relationship.  If we see the relationship as following rules and laws, it will grow stale and we will burn out.  This is because living by love reduces temptation and strife, and drives us to be together for all eternity.  Our love and passion for Jesus drives our hearts, souls, and minds into a loving relationship, not a working relationship.  The time for us to get this right and share it with others is drawing to a close.  Hosea 2:16; Matthew 22:37-40; Galatians 4:6; Revelation 22:17

January 6, 2020

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January 12, 2020  //  We are all called to love like God loves us.  The Biblical analogy of Jesus being the Bridegroom of the Church is not about gender.  God transcends gender.  God gives us this model to understand who Jesus is and who we are as the Church. Like a marriage, God enjoys us and we enjoy God, and this type of loving relationship gives us power over sin.  As the Bridegroom, Jesus desires to be with us, and we are to run to Him.  In these last days, are we ready to receive Him? Song of Solomon 8:6-7; 2 Corinthians 11:2

December 30, 2019

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January 5, 2020  //  We are all called to love like God loves us. We are created to love God, especially when we are reborn in the Spirit after we accept Jesus as our Savior.  Yet we stumble, we sin, and we do not live up to the God's standard of loving.  Understanding that we are given the ability to grow in love with God should spur us into embracing our own uniqueness as a lover of God. John 21:15-17

December 23, 2019

December 29, 2019  //  Join us as Gary Keller blesses the church through his gift of playing the piano.

December 16, 2019

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December 22, 2019  //  This teaching series explores the miracles of Jesus which come out of human desperation.  God becoming flesh humbled Jesus to one of us, changing everything.  God had to become one of us in order to offer the perfect sacrifice that covers sin.  To begin the journey towards the perfect sacrifice, Jesus came into this world like we all do: as a baby.  John 1:14

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