Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 17

Mourning Alluding To Hope

     Last week I wrote how important it is to go back and read the context of any Old Testament passage that a New Testament author references. When we do this, we see that Matthew is using the word “fulfilled” in a much different manner than many of us typically think of it. Specifically we …

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Dec 11

News To Know: December, 2014 Edition!

News to Know: December, 2014 Edition! 1.) Please note the following Christmas Worship Service Schedule: Dec 21st – Jingle Jam. This is a Family Experience (FamEx) being put on by Family Ministries during all 3 worship services.  Only the nursery will be open that day. Preschool through 5th grade will be with their families for …

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Dec 08

Prophesy, Fulfillment, & Future Telling?

     Prophesy, fulfillment, future telling – these words have become virtual synonyms for much of 21st century American culture. Unfortunately, these words have also melded together in the subconscious of many Christians. This is evidenced by the way that Matthew is far too often misread.      One of Matthew’s primary themes in his Gospel is …

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