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Sep 12 2012 Thoughts from the Study - 1 Cor 12:8-11 - As He Wills

Brad Bell

After discussing the pagan nature of Corinth and their many gods, we explore the spiritual gifts that are given by the Holy Spirit. These verses generate a partial list of spiritual gifts and force us to explore other passages that list gifts as well, creating a picture of the specified uses for… More

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Sep 7 2012 Preaching the Gospel - Work & Reward

Melissa Danisi

As I prepare my heart and mind for entering back into 1 Corinthians at church, I decided to go back and reread the book on my own time - just me, my bible, and the Holy Spirit. And I keep coming back to 1 Corinthians 9. I can’t stop thinking about Paul’s perspective on preaching the gospel. “15… More

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Sep 5 2012 Thoughts from the Study - 1 Cor 12:1-7 - Various, Yet Same

Brad Bell

There are few issues that have caused more division in the body of Christ than spiritual gifts. Failure to recognize the appropriate source and use of our spiritual gifts has caused chaos in the church for centuries. The scriptures command us to be informed and aware of our spiritual gifts, so we… More

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Aug 24 2012 Thoughts from the Study - State of the Church 2012

Brad Bell

State of the Church...it's the one time a year that we gather the multitudes to celebrate what God has done in our midst. Throughout the scriptures, you see God's people coming together to celebrate Him. They have feasts and festivals, holy days and marked moments. All of which are meant to point to… More

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Aug 22 2012 Worth a Thousand: David and the Giant

Brad Bell

There are few stories that capture the heart of adventure and the boldness of one empowered by God more than the story of David and Goliath. The story has been told for centuries and has become a staple for Sunday School classes around the world. It has been told with puppets, in costume, with… More

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Aug 13 2012 Worth a Thousand: The Journey

Brad Bell

After 400 years of slavery in Egypt, the nation of Israel is finally delivered from the Egyptian whip by the powerful hand of God. Moses leads the people from the yoke of their oppressors en route to the promised land. The journey would be a refining process for the people of God. We remember the… More

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