Word is Greater

Hebrews 4:12:  For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 2 Timothy 3:16-17:  All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, […]

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Sanctify them by the truth

I love the clarity of the Scriptures.  For instance, in John 17:17, we get to read of Jesus praying for you and I.  For His future believers, and so we get to clearly hear one thing the Lord wants to do in every believer, no matter their age or how long they have followed Him. […]

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Disciplemaking Resources

Deuteronomy 6:4–9 (NIV84) 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. […]

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Delight and Neglect

Psalm 119, over and over, deals not with the practical side of how to read the Bible, but instead deals with our desire to read the Bible.  Because any sort of change that we desire in our lives begins not with the outward, but the inward.  With our hearts, affections, and desires. Psalm 119:16 says, I […]

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In April, we are launching a new community group called CORE.  CORE is the overall name of a series of 4-6 week long community groups that will be focused on studying specific ‘core’ beliefs of Christianity.  We anticipate there being four different ‘tracks’ for CORE, and each one of those ‘tracks’ looking at 4-6 different […]

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Don’t forget your sword!

From Kevin Funk… In one of my first blogs I talked about taking Jesus with you on vacation. It’s still one of my most fondest memories hearing the voice of God as I came back from San Diego. Flying back into Peoria, God said “I missed you”. See I forgot to take my Bible and didn’t hardly […]

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