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Grace is enough for even the chief of sinners (1 Timothy 1:15). It is sturdy. It can withstand the most difficult suffering and trials. It is enough on our best days, when we think we earned something, and enough on our worst days, when we wonder how God could possibly love us....
This Sunday, we will have the 1-2 Thessalonians ESV Scripture Journals for sale for $3. These are a great resource for our new series “Don’t Give Up: Messages from 1 Thessalonians” which will enable you to see the text of scripture as well as take notes....
We’re always looking for peace in our lives, but can’t find it because our hearts are always shifting allegiances. None of the things we set our shifting hearts on can cancel out the noise in our lives. Psalm 131 shows us that calm and quiet souls are possible. ...
If we look at Luke 23, we see Jesus, Creator and Sustainer of the universe, wrongfully accused, tried, beaten, and now hanging on a Roman cross. If anything seems unforgivable, it is that offense. And yet, we hear Jesus on the cross pray, “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.”...
In the Lord's Prayer, Jesus teaches his disciples to pray, "lead us not into temptation" and near the end of his life, Jesus calls them to "pray that you may not enter into temptation." This should lead believers today to ask what temptation is, and how God uses prayer to combat it....
We discussed how to Talk to your Kids about the Sermon today in our Adult Community at College Church by Joe Holland. We used it as a jumping off point to talk about how to listen to and gain from the sermons we hear....Keep Reading
The new song we sang last night by Mike Magnussen, "We are the Body" from Ephesians 4....Keep Reading
Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes in Life Together about fellowship and how we must speak God's Word to one another. ...Keep Reading
Last week in our Sunday morning gathering we looked at Justin Taylor's chapter on Abortion from the new book, Don't Call it A Comeback: The Old Faith for a New Day Listen to a sermon that Justin preached on Sanctity of Life Sunday in St. Charles IL at New Covenant Bible Church titled, How Should We Then Live? Abortion, Gospel and God....Keep Reading
STARS Family services annual fundraiser....Keep Reading
Download flyers to give to friends and neighbors for our January 22 gathering at the Lombard Community Building....Keep Reading
From the Crossway.com blog: Practicing Hospitality, Pat Ennis and Lisa Tatlock ...Keep Reading
If you are like me, you are always looking for something to share with family members who will be gathering for Christmas in order to talk about Jesus and the hope we have in Him. I wrote the following story, "A Question for Christmas"for a group of 3rd grade girls' "Christmas Cocoa" that a wonderful family at College Church hosted on Saturday, December 17, 2010. My desire...Keep Reading
I have been working through The Theology of B.B. Warfield: A Systematic Summary. I thought this section in chapter 2 was helpful in defining apologetics. A Right Definition of Apologetics "Apologetics does not merely teach men how to defend Christianity; if it were only this, then it would belong to the discipline of practical theology. Nor does apologetics set out mer...Keep Reading