GENERATIONS: Inherit & Receive

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Yesterday we ended the Generations Series on a message about being heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ from Romans 8:15-17.  What a fabulous time it was capping off what has been a key moment in 2013 for our church.  God was working, healing, correcting and giving hope during the past seven Sundays!  Check out the service below!

Poor in Spirit

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Q:  In Matthew 5:3, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  What does it mean to be poor in spirit? A:  This question, found on a card submitted on Q Sunday back in February 2013, deals with an interesting statement of Jesus in a section of “The Sermon on the Mount” called the beatitudes. … Read More

7 WORDS: Lent 2013 Series

Robby BradfordChristianity, cross, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good Friday, grace, healing, heaven, Jesus Christ, Lent, New Testament, prayer, spiritual growth, spirituality, Sunday message series, Sunday themes1 Comment

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”  –1 Corinthians 1:18 The 40-day period of preparation, prayer and fasting leading to Easter  is called “Lent”.  This word is actually the word meaning “spring” in many languages. To prepare ourselves for Easter, we’ll … Read More

Good News for Lost Hopes

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In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. 6 Both of them were upright in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commandments and regulations blamelessly. 7 But they had no children, because Elizabeth was barren; and they were both … Read More

Does the Old Testament Contradict the New?

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Q:  Leviticus 11 mentions “unclean” foods that we should not eat, but Mark 7 says that it is not what goes “in” that makes a man unclean but what comes “out” of his heart.  Why do the Old and New Testaments contradict each other? Interesting question!  This was turned in to me via email and asks an appropriate question that … Read More