Here I Stand

Ephesians 6: 11-18 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil […]

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Christ’s Baptism Is Yours

Matthew 3:13–17    (The voice proclaims Jesus as God’s beloved Son.) 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.  14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?”  15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so […]

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Titus 2:11-14  11 For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people.12 It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus […]

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Sunday Sermon

Matthew 1:20-23 (Joseph is told of the coming birth of Jesus and the name He shall be given.) 20 But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived […]

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Sunday Sermon

Matthew 11:2–15    (In John the Baptist’s doubt, Jesus affirms He is the Promised One by the evidence of His ministry.) 2 Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples 3 and said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we […]

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