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Let’s first begin by reading Hebrews 4, 14 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. Tonight I have three major points. We’ll first look at the Old Testament priests, and then we will look at Christ, and then we will look at us. Those are the major points. So, before we examine what it means to have Christ as our great…
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Good evening. Let me depart for my normal pattern to begin with a question. Look around this room, this structure, and answer this simple question: what’s the most important part of this building? You don’t have to answer out loud, but what is the most important part of this building? Is it the windows, the...
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Tonight, we will continue our 4-part series on the doctrine of the church. As we have previously noted, the Nicene creed summarizes the doctrine of the church by listing 4 attributes of the church, and I’m spending one sermon on each one. The creed confesses that the church is One, it is Holy, it is...
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Good morning. Please turn with me in your bibles to John chapter 17. The gospel of John chapter 17. We’re working our way through the doctrine of the church, particularly as that doctrine is expressed in the Nicene creed. As we recited earlier, the Creed confesses that the church is one, holy, catholic (which means...
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Good morning, please turn with me in your bibles to John chapter 17. The gospel of John chapter 17. The doctrine of the church was nicely summarized in the final version Nicene creed, which is an ancient summary of the Christian faith, drawn up by a large group of pastors over 1700 years ago. This...
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We’re making our way through this book of the bible, verse by verse through the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church of God in Corinth, a very cosmopolitan Greek city. It was a Greek city with a lot of influence, a lot of money, and a lot of temptation. As we have discussed earlier, Corinth...
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Please turn with me in your bibles to 1 Corinthians chapter 6. 1 Corinthians 6. We continue tonight our progress in the apostle Paul’s letter to the church of God in Corinth. This church, as we have seen, is struggling with sin, struggling with worldliness. They had fallen prey to the temptations of the world...
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Please turn with me in your bibles to 1 Corinthians chapter 6. 1 Corinthians 6. We’re moving into the next little passage of Paul’s letter to the church of God in Corinth. The church, as we have seen, has been struggling with worldliness. They had forgotten who they were in the gospel, who they were...
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On Sunday nights we’ve been working our way through first Corinthians. We’ve been in 1stCorinthians for about a year now, and today we begin chapter 6. This letter is written by the Apostle Paul to a struggling young church in the Greek city of Corinth. The church had run into all sorts of problems, and...