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Ash Wednesday (Year C), February 10, 2016

Old Testament Lesson

Joel 2:1-2, 12-17

Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the LORD is coming; it is near, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! 1,587 more words

Lectionary

For Our Afflictions

Jesus did a lot of healing when he was here on earth.  I can personally attest that He still does today. So when I come across the following verse, I tend to give it a mental nod and move on.  484 more words

Christian Living

The Galatian Principle: Or, Do Complementarians Deny Justification by Faith? (A Guest Post)

This post is written by my colleague and friend, Spencer Boersma, Pastor of First Baptist Church Sudbury. Spencer has two degrees from Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario, and just submitted his dissertation for a Ph.D. 3,418 more words

New Testament

The Word: 3 John 1-8

The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. 116 more words

The Word

The Gospels. How Do We Know They Are True?

How do we know any of it is true? Why bother reading the Bible? In our church family we are encouraging the reading of the Gospels over the season of Lent. 1,483 more words

Shrunk Sermons

Jesus and the Money-changers

John records the beginning of Jesus’ ministry, including this visit to Jerusalem for Passover:

The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

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Bible History And Geography

"Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return"

I was raised in the non-denominational, evangelical system.  When I started High School, my family began attending a large Southern Baptist Church which fulfilled exactly zero of the normal stereotypes of the SBC.   1,116 more words

New Testament