The Providential Kindness of God - Ruth 2

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For Advent this year we'll be studying the Book of Ruth together. Ruth is an incredible love story where to very unlikely people end up together. Ruth is a non-Jewish woman who shows faithfulness and loyalty to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and Boaz is a wealthy family member who shows incredible mercy and loyalty to Ruth. Ultimately, we’ll see whispers of the gospel of Jesus Christ in a book written some 1,000 years before Jesus’ birth.

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Hope in the Midst of Hoplessness - Ruth 1

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For Advent this year we'll be studying the Book of Ruth together. Ruth is an incredible love story where to very unlikely people end up together. Ruth is a non-Jewish woman who shows faithfulness and loyalty to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and Boaz is a wealthy family member who shows incredible mercy and loyalty to Ruth. Ultimately, we’ll see whispers of the gospel of Jesus Christ in a book written some 1,000 years before Jesus’ birth.

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The Unstoppable Mission of God - Acts 21-28

The third and final part of our series in the book of Acts is called The Unstoppable Mission of God. We’ll see the gospel absolutely explode across the Roman Empire, into Asia and even into Europe. In these chapters of Acts we’ll see persecution intensity, churches be planted, and cities be changed by the good news that Jesus has come to bring restoration and that really does change everything. All of this will lead to us seeing how we are a part of what started in the book of Acts and will continue until Jesus comes back.

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Spirit-Empowered Determination in the Face of Pressure - Acts 21:1-6

The third and final part of our series in the book of Acts is called The Unstoppable Mission of God. We’ll see the gospel absolutely explode across the Roman Empire, into Asia and even into Europe. In these chapters of Acts we’ll see persecution intensity, churches be planted, and cities be changed by the good news that Jesus has come to bring restoration and that really does change everything. All of this will lead to us seeing how we are a part of what started in the book of Acts and will continue until Jesus comes back.

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Gospel Goodbyes & the Type of Leaders Jesus' Church Needs - Acts 20:17-38

The third and final part of our series in the book of Acts is called The Unstoppable Mission of God. We’ll see the gospel absolutely explode across the Roman Empire, into Asia, and even into Europe. In these chapters of Acts we’ll see persecution intensity, churches be planted, and cities be changed by the good news that Jesus has come to bring restoration, and that really does change everything. All of this will lead to us seeing how we are a part of what started in the book of Acts and will continue until Jesus comes back.

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Encouragement Through the Sunday Gathering - Acts 20:1-12

The third and final part of our series in the book of Acts is called The Unstoppable Mission of God. We’ll see the gospel absolutely explode across the Roman Empire, into Asia, and even into Europe. In these chapters of Acts we’ll see persecution intensity, churches be planted, and cities be changed by the good news that Jesus has come to bring restoration, and that really does change everything. All of this will lead to us seeing how we are a part of what started in the book of Acts and will continue until Jesus comes back.

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Eternal Hope - 2 Corinthians 4:16 - 5:5

There is bad news and good news in 2 Corinthians 4:16 - 5:5. The bad news: if we put our hope in this life, we are going to be disappointed because we are not going to live forever and our hope dies with us. The good news: Jesus has purchased for us an eternal hope by what he accomplished on the cross. Jesus also provides us a down-payment for the assurance of eternal hope by sealing us with the Holy Spirit.

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A Life Fully Surrendered to Jesus - Acts 18:1 - 19:20

The third and final part of our series in the book of Acts is called The Unstoppable Mission of God. We’ll see the gospel absolutely explode across the Roman Empire, into Asia, and even into Europe. In these chapters of Acts we’ll see persecution intensity, churches be planted, and cities be changed by the good news that Jesus has come to bring restoration, and that really does change everything. All of this will lead to us seeing how we are a part of what started in the book of Acts and will continue until Jesus comes back.

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How to Bring the Hope of the Gospel to Bear on Your City - Acts 17:1-34

What happens when you see brokenness around you? What happens when you see people living without the hope that the gospel brings? Are you moved by it? Is your spirit provoked by it? Today we looked at how Paul brings the hope of the gospel to bear on the city of Athens and hopefully can learn what it looks like for us to do it in our city/workplace/neighborhood/etc.

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The Type of People That Jesus Saves - Acts 16:1-40

In Acts 16, we see the beginning of the second missionary journey that Paul and his team embark upon together. The gospel goes across Turkey and into Europe and we’re left asking the question: Who are the type of people that Jesus saves?

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Freed from Legalism to Pursue Obedience to Jesus - Acts 15:1-35

In an opportunity for division to arise within the church over adherence to the law after being saved by Jesus, Jesus unifies the church by his Spirit. We are freed by the gospel to pursue obedience to Jesus without submitting to the slavery of legalism.

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Paul’s First Missionary Journey - Acts 13:4-14:28

In Acts 13-14 we see what has been traditionally referred to as Paul’s first missionary journey. Over a period of two years the gospel spreads all over modern day Turkey. People respond to the gospel and churches are planted in the midst of opposition. What does that have to do with us, though?

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Pursue Jesus - Philippians 3:1-16

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As we advance the Gospel, we need encouragement. If we are to remain unified in our efforts to make much of Jesus, we need to be reminded that God is at work within us. In the letter from Paul to the church at Philippi we are reminded that Jesus loves us. Because of this, we as a church family need to pursue love and encourage one another. Jesus humbled himself, so as a church family we need to pursue unity and humble ourselves. Jesus is worth everything, so as a church family we need to pursue him and turn from worldly desires. We will preach through the entire book Book of Philippians at a later time, but over the next few weeks we will take a quick look to be encouraged to pursue Jesus together.

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Pursue Unity - Philippians 2:1-11

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As we advance the Gospel, we need encouragement. If we are to remain unified in our efforts to make much of Jesus we need to be reminded that God is at work within us. In the letter from Paul to the church at Philippi, we are reminded that Jesus loves us, so as a church family we need to pursue love and encourage one another. Jesus humbled himself, so as a church family we need to pursue unity and humble ourselves. Jesus is worth everything, so as a church family we need to pursue him and turn from worldly desires. We will preach through the entire book Book of Philippians at a later time but over the next few weeks, we will take a quick look to be encouraged to pursue Jesus together. 
 

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Pursue Love - Philippians 1:1-11

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As we advance the Gospel, we need encouragement. If we are to remain unified in our efforts to make much of Jesus, we need to be reminded that God is at work within us. In the letter from Paul to the church at Philippi we are reminded that Jesus loves us. As a result we, as a church family, need to pursue love and encourage one another. Jesus humbled himself, so we need to pursue unity and humble ourselves. Jesus is worth everything, so as a church family we need to pursue him and turn from worldly desires. We will preach through the entire book of Philippians at a later time, but over the next few weeks we will take a quick look to be encouraged to pursue Jesus together. 
 

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The Characteristics of a Sending Church - Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3

As we continue looking at stories of mission in the book of Acts, we come to the story of the church at Antioch. They display open-handed faithfulness as they, together, are wholeheartedly devoted to the mission of God. In this preach we look at the characteristics of a sending church.

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The Story of Peter & Cornelius: Barrier Breaking Grace - Acts 9:32-11:18

In this story, we’ll see the first Gentile (non-Jewish) convert: Cornelius. What happens when the mission we’ve been given by Jesus, to advance the gospel, takes us to people and situations we’re really not comfortable with? Jesus has come to tear down barriers that exist between us by his grace.

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The Story of Saul: Terrorist to Follower of Jesus - Acts 8:1-2, 9:1-31

In Acts 9:1-31 we read of the story of Saul (whose other name was Paul) who after an encounter with Jesus has his entire system of life turned upside down. Saul believes the good news of the gospel and completely reoriented his life from persecutor of the church to proclaimer of the gospel of Jesus.

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