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Jesus the Judge

Judgment is all about authority. Christ has an authority that is not up for a vote....

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He Sat Down

When we see the Son sitting next to his Father in the tabernacle set up by the Lord, we see a high priest who has finished his work. ...

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Rescue and Ascension

The story of Jesus ...

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Where is heaven?

“Heaven” to the early Christians and the communities from which they originated was a place distinctly different from earth, but not one far away....

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The Space-Making Dance

The Father, the Son and the Spirit delight in each other and invite us to share in their delight....

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His Victory Becomes Ours

We who believe in him need to learn to live in light of his victory....

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He Descended into Hell

We affirm that Jesus descended into hell for three reasons: commitment, victory and generous opportunity....

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Dying as a path to life

Christians have always proclaimed the counterintuitive truth that dying with Christ is the only true path to life and freedom....

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Jesus suffered

He offers relief, strength and redemption to all who suffer as he did....

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Really Just Human

Which of these truths do you have a harder time connecting with: that Jesus is really human or that Jesus is not just another human?...

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Every square inch

Every place you go, every conversation you have, every person you meet … Christ is Lord over all....

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All God's Children

You only have a relationship with the Father through his only true Son....

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Promise-Keeping God

In Jesus, we see the promise-making God keeping his promises and, more than that, fulfilling his promises in spectacular ways....

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How to make an icebreaker awkward

The writers of this Creed knew Jesus was polarizing....

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The Particular-ness of the Creed

There’s a particular-ness that emerges when the Creed takes the turn from the Mighty-Creator-Father to the Christ-Son-Lord Jesus....

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The Creator of Heaven and Earth

God created the heavens and the earth. He made it all and he owns it all. From top to bottom, it’s his....

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He's Mighty Mighty

We hold on to this tension and believe in an Almighty God even in the face of a world full of pain and suffering....

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God the Father

We relate to God as children relating to their father....

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What does it mean to believe?

Exploring our relationship with belief...

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The Apostles' Creed

This week we’re going to be starting a new teaching series called “Creed.” We’ll be looking at the Apostles’ Creed and drilling down into what Christians have believed for centuries....

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The Worship-Reconciliation Dialectic

Worship leads us to reconciliation and reconciliation sends us back to worship....

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