Posts by SDusza32

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Come Up Here

by SDusza32

In Revelation 2-3, Christ calls some of the seven churches in Asia to “stand firm” and others to “repent.” Both standing firm in the face of opposition and changing bad habits and practices require tremendous strength, courage, and energy. Beginning in Revelation 4, John hopes to provide these resources to the seven churches by pulling […]

An Intervention from Above

by SDusza32

It’s easy to get lost in all the bizarre imagery of Revelation. One of the keys to reading it responsibly is to remember that it was originally addressed to seven churches located in a specific region of the Roman Empire. Before we can apply the message of Revelation to our situation, we must first understand […]

Revelation Unveiled

by SDusza32

As we kick off our new sermon series from Revelation, let’s acknowledge the obvious: Revelation is the strangest book in the Bible. It raises all kinds of questions for those who read it. This Sunday, Wade will be joined by a special guest who will help us sort through some of the most frequently asked […]

All of Us

by SDusza32

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been exploring different answers to the question: Why was it necessary for Jesus to die? The time has come to address a more specific question: Why was Jesus crucified? What does the way Jesus was executed reveal about God? Sin? Ourselves? All of Us

End of Exile

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Last week, we explored the connections between Jesus’ death and the Exodus story. This week we continue our study of the meaning behind Jesus’ death by placing it in the context of what is arguably the 2nd most important event in Israel’s history. End of Exile

A Feisty Meal

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If we want to deepen our understanding of the meaning behind Jesus’ crucifixion, the best place to start is with what Jesus taught his disciples about his coming death. For surely he understood it better than anyone. A Feisty Meal

The (Almost) Gospel

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This Sunday we’ll launch a new series in which we’ll prepare to celebrate Christ’s resurrection by first meditating on the question: why did Christ have to die? Join us for “Unashamed: The Glorious Scandal of the Cross.” The (Almost) Gospel