Yearly Archives: 2017

God Sees the Heart

This week we will look at the Old Testament prophet Samuel, who was in leadership when the Israelites asked for a king. Samuel saw the rise and fall of Saul and then went on to anoint David as King. Samuel’s role was to instruct these men to follow God’s ways, which was why it was […]

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Weakness Made Strong

This week we will continue with our summer series, looking at Old Testament characters. Samson gets four chapters in the book of Judges, following his life from birth to death (Judges 13-16). He also gets a mention in the Faith Hall of Fame as found in Hebrews 11. There is more to Samson than his […]

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Who’s In Charge?

This week we will look at the life of Gideon as found in the book of Judges. Gideon went from obscure farmer to mighty warrior, so the people wanted to make him their king. But Gideon responded, “I will not rule over you, not will my son. The Lord will rule over you!” Gideon was […]

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Never Did He Curse God

This Sunday we will look at the life of Job. God gave Satan permission to test Job, certain that the righteous man would curse God if things got bad enough. Instead, Job responded, “The Lord gives and the Lord takes away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.” This book is full of questions that […]

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Tumblin’ Down

This week we will continue our sweep through the Old Testament and go to the walls of Jericho with Joshua and the Israelites. God gave Joshua an unusual battle plan — it had never been used before and it hasn’t been used since. What can we learn from this account? Come and find out on […]

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Remain and Stay True

This week we’ll be looking at the instructions God gave to Joshua as the Israelites prepared to enter the Promised Land.  “Be strong and continue to obey the Law of Moses. Don’t turn away from it. Don’t start worshiping the gods of the people who still live in this land. Instead, remain true to the Lord […]

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A Leader Is Born

On July 1st, we will continue our survey of the Old Testament. Taking a survey involves stepping back to get the big picture. An overview like this is helpful in seeing how God worked over a long span of time. It will help us see how God is still on the move in our day. This […]

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Bird’s Eye View

This week we will look at the sweeping story that is woven throughout the Bible. Sometimes it’s good to dive in deep, studying the Bible verse by verse, to find God’s truth. But it’s also good to sometimes step back and get the broad overview. We’ll start with Eden, the perfect creation, where disobedience plunged the […]

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Transition Time

This week we will look at the Ascension of Jesus to His rightful place on the throne in heaven as recorded in Acts 1:1-11. This was a time of transition for the early believers. Jesus’ life on earth was completed and it was time to pass the baton to the disciples. For forty days after […]

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