Our human condition is such that we are always striving to find our relief, our confidence, in ourselves and our works. But Paul warns against that very strongly in today’s text, going so far as to use some choice Greek…colorful metaphors… Philippians 3:4-14 is not a text to play around with. Once again, while we […]

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Are you having trouble explaining the Christian faith to your friends and family? Nearly 500 years ago, some German royal dudes were willing to have their heads cut off for their confession of what Scripture says. Their confession remains relevant and extremely helpful to us today. It can even help you confess your Christian faith […]

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Does God hate some sins more than others? Are some sins worse? Like sexual sin? And what’s the deal with the book of Revelation? Is there going to be an actual 1000 years of Jesus reigning here on Earth? How are we to understand what is going on in such a confusing book? Great questions […]

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By: Pr. Matt Richard The following material is a compilation of pithy theological quotes that have been gathered over the past several years from conversations, various books, and pastoral encounters. These pithy quotes have been adapted and organized into approximately 36 different doctrinal subjects. Each doctrinal subject though, presents two opposing theological views laid forth […]

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Sometimes something as simple as an alternate translation can make the difference between salvation by faith and salvation by works. Philippians has many famous passages concerning what we are supposed to do as Christians – how we are to live out our Christian life. But as is so often the case, what if Philippians 2 […]

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