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Sunday Sermon Notes: February 18, 2018

Title: And Then it Happened! Text: Genesis 3 We all know the story of Genesis 3 when Eve and then Adam ate from the tree that God had placed in the Garden next to the Tree of Life; God forbade … Continue reading

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Paul, Romans and Legal Rights

Acts 22:22-29 As Paul addressed the mob, things went along for a short time in calm, and then he mentioned taking the Gospel to the Gentiles, and the mob went wild, demanding Paul’s murder. The Roman commander ordered Paul taken … Continue reading

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After the Purification

Acts 21:27-22:21 When the seven days were nearly over, some Jews from the province of Asia saw Paul at the temple. They stirred up the whole crowd and seized him, shouting, “Fellow Israelites, help us! This is the man who teaches … Continue reading

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Paul’s Arrival in Jerusalem

  Acts 21:17-26 When Paul arrived in Jerusalem he was warmly greeted, and the next day he reported to James and the elders of the church about his adventures among the Gentiles. They received his report with joy, and no … Continue reading

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Hope in the Midst of Winter

I took this photo this past Monday afternoon and I think that it is the first I’ve posted of my new front yard. Yep, this is where we now live, after moving from our old home in Rock Island. As … Continue reading

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Paul Sails to Jerusalem

Acts 21:1-16 After the long farewell to the elders in Ephesus, Paul and his party returned to the ship and set sail. Much of this passage tells of the ports of call along the way, and in some instances of … Continue reading

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One Last Thing Before I Go…

 “Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified. I have not coveted anyone’s silver or gold or clothing. You yourselves know that … Continue reading

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