Posts with the tag “worship”

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The Blessing of Rest
May 19th, 2024
Genesis 2:1-3In early 2021, Italian artist Salvatore Garau sold for more than $18,000 a sculpture entitled “lo Sono” (meaning “I am) to an unidentified buyer. This buyer received, along with a certifi...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Heavenly Throne Room of God
April 28th, 2024
Revelation 4-5As we follow Christ in a wicked world, we may feel oppressed and even persecuted for our faith. This struggle intensifies when the power structures of this world line up against us, infl...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Malachi
April 14th, 2024
Background InformationThis book was written by a man named Malachi. We know nothing significant about this man other than that he wrote this book. “By Malachi,” in 1:1, means literally “by the hand of...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Haggai
March 17th, 2024
Background InformationWe know surprisingly little about the author of this book, the prophet Haggai. Though he is named nine times in the book (1:1, 3, 12, 13; 2:1, 10, 13, 14, 20) and twice in the hi...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Zephaniah
March 10th, 2024
Background InformationWe don’t know much about the author of this book, but he does identify himself by means of a genealogy (1:1), tracing his ancestry back through four generations. This is a unique...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Sitting Down Together
January 30th, 2024
This morning, we gather to do something very special in the life of our church, and I am not talking about the business meeting. In fact, we could have the best, most efficient, most productive busine...  Read More
by Will Baker
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The Pattern of Prayer
January 21st, 2024
Matthew 6:9-12 / Luke 11:2-4The larger passage before us, the Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5-7), is probably the most famous sermon in the history of the world. And the smaller passage before us (Matt 6:...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Pitfalls of Prayer
January 14th, 2024
Matthew 6:5-8 / Mark 12:38-40 / Luke 20:45-47Benoit Mandelbrot, a Polish-born French-American mathematician, once said, “Asking the right questions is as important as answering them.” We should recogn...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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The Priority of Prayer
January 7th, 2024
As human beings, we can do some amazing, mind-blowing things. We can travel to the moon. We can see images of stars and other objects over one billion miles away. We can fly as many as 853 people acro...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Why Do We Gather on Sunday?
December 31st, 2023
Hebrews 10:11-25For more than two-thousand years, churches have been gathering together on Sunday. This happens in Russia and the US, China and Brazil, Israel and Uganda, Iceland and Australia. It hap...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Psalms
August 27th, 2023
Psalms may be the most familiar, well-known book in the Bible. It is the largest book in the Bible, features the shortest (Ch. 117) and longest (Ch. 119) chapters in the Bible, and is quoted more time...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Discovering Chronicles
July 2nd, 2023
As with Samuel and Kings, though Chronicles appears as two books in our English Old Testaments, it was originally given as one unified book in Hebrew. Like these books, it gives detailed historical in...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller
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Stepping Out for Jesus
April 7th, 2023
The Christian life is a journey of many steps, a process of personal change that begins when you are born into a new relationship with God. This new relationship with God begins the moment you believe...  Read More
by Thomas Overmiller

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