Posts by SDusza32

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You’ve Been Called

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The Gospels speak a number of times of Jesus “calling” people to come be his disciples.  Our friend Dr. Stephen Johnson, Vice President of Academic Affairs for ACU, explores the meaning and implications of our calling as Christians. You’ve Been Called

Invitation

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Why do different parts of the Bible seem so complicated? Why doesn’t the Bible always give a clear-cut answer to some of our most pressing questions? Why isn’t it easier to simply read the Bible and do what it says? The answers to these questions reveal one of the fundamental ways the Holy Spirit uses the […]

Trajectory

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Last week we talked about what it means to live under the authority of a story. This week we’ll continue where we left off by looking at some specific examples that show us how to discern and then align our lives with the overall trajectory of the Christian story. If you missed last week’s message, […]

Authority

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What does it mean to say the Bible has authority? How does the Bible exercise its authority? These are important questions for Christians living in a culture in which authority is often rejected, rather than embraced. Authority

Priorities

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As followers of Christ, we should be especially interested in how Jesus read the Bible of his day. Not only because his way of reading the Bible gives us clues for how to read our Bibles today, but more importantly, because it shows us how to prioritize our lives around what is most important to […]

The Body Shop

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Guest Speaker: Dr. Jerry Taylor The church is the True Body Shop. The Body Shop differs from the Salvage Yard in that the Body Shop restores the damaged and the salvage yard leaves it in its damaged state with no attempt to repair. The church is the Body of Christ and he invites all bodies […]

Witness

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One of the main purposes of the Bible is to be a witness pointing us toward Christ. One of our main responsibilities when reading the Bible is to not take the witness more seriously than the one to whom it points. Witness

Inspired

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One of the great mysteries of the Christian faith is how the Bible can be both a library of books written by human beings and God’s word addressed to humanity. The mystery only deepens when we consider what it means to say the Bible is inspired. Inspired