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Jonah: The Reluctant Prophet – Part I | Jonah 1:1-3

Prophet on the Run I. How should we READ JONAH?A. Don’t FOCUS on the FISH (1:17, 2:10)B. An UPSIDE DOWN Story (1:3, 16, 3:6-10)C. A MIRROR to EXPOSE Ourselves (4:10-11, James 1:22-24)D. A STORY that Ultimately POINTS to JESUS (Luke 24:44, John...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 4 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-6:2

Why Did Jesus Die? I. Paul’s RADICAL STARTING Point (v.14-15)A. Held CATIVE by LOVE (v. 14, 2:14-16)B. “ONE Died for ALL…” (v. 15; Rom. 6:6,7)C. A LIFE-ALTERING Death (v.15, Rom. 14:7-9, 4:25) II. A NEW Way of SEEING (v. 16-17)A. EVERYONE is...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 1 | 2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Captives of Christ I. RELATIONSHIP Status: It’s COMPLICATED (I Cor. 1:10-4:21; II Cor. 1:12-2:13, ch. 10-12)A. Paul vs. The SUPER APOSTLES (II Cor. 10-12)B. Paul’s INFATUATION with WEAKNESS (I Cor. 1:18-2:5, 13:4-8a; II Cor. 1:8-11, 12:7-10) II...

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On Mission in Corinth – Part 4 | 1 Corinthians 8-11:1

Incarnational Theology for the Church in a Pagan Environment (Or How Jesus Changes Everything) I. A CLASH with CULTURE (8:1; 10:20; Acts 18)A. An IDOLATRY SATURATED EnvironmentB. RESIST or Take PART (8:4,7)C. Practicing MONOTHEISM in a PAGAN...

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Lent 2021 – I am broken, but loved by God | Jeremiah 45

Week 5 – “I’ll give you your life…” I. Who is BARUCH?A. Jeremiah’s SCRIBE (36:4, 32; 45:1)B. Jeremiah’s STUDENT (36:5-8)C. Jeremiah’s FRIEND (36:17-19) II. A Legitimate COMPLAINT (45:3)A. SORROW upon GRIEF (v. 3; Ps. 6:6, 69:3)B. Hope...

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Mark – The Misunderstood Messiah – Part 8 | Mark 14:3-11

The Kingdom of the Messiah I. The IMPLICATIONS of What SHE Did (14:3-5; Isaiah 61:1-3; I Sam. 16:13)A. A SYMBOL of RECKLESS Devotion (14:4-5)B. ANOINTING the ANOINTED One (Isaiah 61:1-3; Mark 1:1, 8:29)C. Preparing to DIE (14:8, 16:1) II. The...

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Mark – The Misunderstood Messiah – Part 4 | Mark 4:1-34

The Parables of the Messiah I. The PURPOSE of the PARABLES (Mark 4:10-12, 21-25, 33-34)A. To CONNECT and to SUBVERT (v. 3, 8, 21, 24-25, 26, 29, 31)B. To REVEAL and OBSCURE (v. 11-12, 21-25)C. To EXPLAIN His ACTIONS (Isaiah 6:8-13) II. The...

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The Problem with Kings – Pt. 7 | II Samuel 13-23, I Kings 1-2

Right with God? A Lot Has HAPPENED RAPE, REVENGE, and REBELLION (II Samuel 13-18) Even more REBELLION (II Samuel 20) The END of an ERA A Reminder of WHAT is at STAKE (Genesis 3, 22, 49; 2 Samuel 7) An UNDERWHELMING Conclusion (I Kings 1-2) A...

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I Thessalonians: A Letter of Hope – Part 2 | I Thessalonians 3:12-13

God’s Will: Your Sanctification II. The Call to HOLINESS (4:1-8)A. The REALITY of Sex in Greco-Roman SOCIETYB. Another Counter-CULTURAL CRITIQUE (1:9-10, 4:3-6, 5:21-22)C. EMBODIED Holiness (4:4, Mt. 5:27-30) III. The Foundation of LOVE...

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