Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 28

Who Was Pontius Pilate?

     Who was Pontius Pilate? Why did he have power to crucify Jesus? Why does Pilate say that Jesus is under Herod’s jurisdiction because He is a Galilean in Luke 23:6-7? These are great questions, questions that come to the fore as we read through the Gospels and the Apostles’ Creed. The difficulty we have …

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May 13

The Majesty of Jesus

      I stand in awe at the language Paul uses to describe the reality of Jesus in Colossians 1:15-20. There’s no more majestic way he could have defined Him. Paul starts by identifying Jesus as the ultimate expression of who humanity was originally created to be. Jesus epitomizes the perfect image bearer of God in …

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May 09

News To Know, May 2013 Edition!

News to Know, May 2013 Edition 1.) We will be having communion next month in the worship center on June 30th.  2.) There will not be FirstServe in  May. We are now doing FirstServe quarterly. Our next FirstServe will be on June 8th. 3.) LifeGroups will be leading the welcoming for June 8th’s FirstServe! We’re looking for …

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May 06

Abba, Father

Every once in a while we come to a section of scripture where we need to slow down and re-read it. Romans 8:15-16 is one of those passages. It’s a truly magnificent teaching, one that we can miss the gravity of when we rush past it.      The phrase which the NIV translates as “Abba, …

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