SEASONS–Planting

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This series of messages is exploring the process God uses to bring about spiritual life and breakthrough. This message focuses on what it means to be a planter in the lives of others when it comes to the gospel. Check out the outline and the video below! The message begins at 2:47:00! Seasons–Planting Mark 4:3-8   “Listen! Behold, a sower went … Read More

THE WORST CHRISTMAS EVER–Miracles in the Mundane

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Yesterday’s dazzling Christmas Sunday was exceptional!  Check out the incredible music and production that led us in worship yesterday! A highlight was “Little Drummer Boy”.  It starts about the 01:26:00 mark.  You can catch the abbreviated message at the 03:40:12 mark from the second service. Many thanks to the artists, musicians, singers and technical workers who made yesterday’s incredible Christmas … Read More

No More Sacrifice for Sin?

Robby Bradford31 questions, Bible, Bible studies, Christianity, discipleship, eternal security, exegesis, Hebrews, hermeneutics, New Testament, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, salvation1 Comment

Here is #31 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #31:  What does it mean when the Bible says, for he who know grace and willfully sin there can be no more sacrifice for their sin? A: The questioner is asking about Hebrews … Read More

Feeling Lost and Finding Direction

Robby Bradford31 questions, Christianity, discipleship, doubt, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, salvation, security, the Bible0 Comments

Here is #27 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #27:  My relationship with God one second is great & in another moment I’m lost & confused. Right now I am lost and I don’t know how to get back to Him. … Read More

Why Universalism isn’t a Christian Position

Robby BradfordChristianity, first assembly, First Assembly of God Lafayette, heaven, hell, New Testament, Rob Bell, salvation, sin, theology, universalism9 Comments

Here is #24 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here! Q #24:  Won’t God really save everyone in the end?A:  The idea expressed in the question above that Christians have asked for about as long as there has been a Church.  It’s called Universalism.It’s … Read More

Did Jews Born before Jesus go to Heaven?

Robby Bradford31 questions, financial stewardship, generosity, giving, law, Mosaic Covenant, Old Covenant, Old Testament, salvation, theology0 Comments

Here is #18 of 31 Questions in 31 Days! To learn more about this 31 Day series, just search “31 Questions” in the search bar above or click here!  Q: Did Jews born before Jesus go to heaven? The question above rightly assumes that no one has ever been “saved” through observance of the law of Moses. The scriptures say almost the … Read More

What about the Child who Dies?

Robby Bradford31 questions, abortion, age of accountability, baptism, Christianity, eternity, life after death, Old Testament, Q Sunday, Question and Answer, salvation1 Comment

Q #1:  How do you see the eternity of miscarriages, babies, and children who die?A:  “The age of accountability” is not a phrase that appears in the Bible, but is the product of what the Bible seems to reveal about children, God’s judgment, and eternal destinations after death.  It’s the idea that there is an age, probably in adolescence, where … Read More

GENERATIONS: Lost & Found

Robby BradfordBible, Christianity, family, First Assembly Community Ministries, generations, healthy, preaching, salvation, Sunday message series, teaching0 Comments

What a rich and multi-textured series this has been!  This message focuses on the fact that God intends for salvation not belong to just individuals, but for the whole family. If you’ve had a chance to take in these messages, what would you say has been the thing that has impacted you most deeply? You can see the message in … Read More

Salvation through Forgiveness

Robby Bradfordadvent, Bible study, Christianity, Christmas, forgiveness, Jesus Christ, New Testament, prayer, salvation, sin0 Comments

“…to give his people the knowledge of salvation    through the forgiveness of their sins…”  –Luke 1:77You can’t get past it.  Forgiveness of sins is the salvation that Jesus brings.He doesn’t come to just to model morality or love.  He doesn’t come merely to offer peace or platitudes, but he is interested in saving people who have offended him.The hope found in … Read More