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Made Like Him, Like Him We Rise

How do you read the signs of the times? A day when the strong moral core of a culture is eroding from the inside out. A people once made strong through self-denial in pursuit of a higher goal now weakened with excess and indulgence. An economy that was once the envy of the world now […]

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Surprised By Hope

The resurrection of Jesus means that ‘death itself would start working backwards’. In this sermon on John 20 we explore four things Jesus did by his resurrection.

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Surprised By Hope

One of the most wonderful stories of the Christian Church in the 20th century, especially the Christian Church on Easter Sunday morning, comes from the early 1950s in Communist Russia. Where early on Easter Sunday morning a village was gathered together by the Communist officials to hear a public debate between a skilled Communist orator […]

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Where was God at the Cross

In this sermon, we wrestle with the question, ‘Where is God at the cross’, only to see that He is there all along. Thus, when He seems absent in the sufferings of His people, we learn that He is closer than you’ve ever dreamed.

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Resurrection Sunday Holy Week Readings

Holy Week Daily Reading: Resurrection Sunday

Then, up from the grave he arose! Hallelujah! All the hopes and expectations of Christians are realized in the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, making Easter the most celebrative day of the church year. Some traditions begin their Easter celebration with an Easter Vigil service, either late Saturday evening or very early Sunday […]

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Silent Saturday Holy Week Readings

Holy Week Daily Reading: Silent Saturday

Saturday is a day of silence, and yet the work of salvation, of deliverance from the curse and its effects, continues. We can see the work of salvation on the cross and we see it in the empty tomb, but neither of those means anything without the three days in the belly of the whale, […]

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Good Friday Holy Week Readings

Holy Week Daily Reading: Good Friday

Good Friday marks the death of Jesus Christ. It’s called “good” because of what Jesus’ death means for the redemption of the world. On this day, many people often focus their minds to meditate on the “seven last words of Christ” from the cross. “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” (Luke […]

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maundy Thursday Holy Week Readings

Holy Week Daily Reading: Maundy Thursday

On Maundy Thursday the church remembers the last evening Jesus shared with his disciples in the upper room before his arrest and crucifixion. Maundy Thursday marks three key events in Jesus’ last week: his washing of his disciples’ feet, his institution of the Lord’s Supper, and his new commandment to love one another. The name […]

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