A Restful Swim

An Unrelenting Pursuit of Spiritual Maturity and the Spirit of God

 

 

Ezekiel 40:1-4 … the hand of the Lord was upon me; and He took me there. 2 In the visions of God He took me into the land of Israel and set me on a very high mountain; on it toward the south was something like the structure of a city. 3 He took me there, and behold, there was a man whose appearance was like the appearance of bronze. He had a line of flax and a measuring rod in his hand, and he stood in the gateway. 4 And the man said to me, “Son of man, look with your eyes and hear with your ears, and fix your mind on everything I show you…”

Ezekiel 47:1 Then he brought me back to the door of the temple; and there was water, flowing from under the threshold of the temple toward the east, for the front of the temple faced east…

Ezekiel 47:3-7 And when the man went out to the east with the line in his hand, he measured one thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the water came up to my ankles. 4 Again he measured one thousand and brought me through the waters; the water came up to my knees. Again he measured one thousand and brought me through; the water came up to my waist. 5 Again he measured one thousand, and it was a river that I could not cross; for the water was too deep, water in which one must swim, a river that could not be crossed. 6 He said to me, “Son of man, have you seen this?” Then he brought me and returned me to the bank of the river.

Psalms 1:3 He shall be like a tree Planted by the rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper.

John 14:37 …Jesus stood and proclaimed, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. 38 He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.” 39 But this He spoke concerning the Spirit…

Eph. 5:18 And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit.

Gal. 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control…

Colossians 1:29 To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily.

Romans 4:5-6 But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness, 6 just as David also describes the blessedness of the man to whom God imputes righteousness apart from works.

Revelation 22:1 And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding from the throne of God and of the Lamb.

Ezekiel 47:7-8 When I returned, there, along the bank of the river, were very many trees on one side and the other. 8 Then he said to me: “This water flows toward the eastern region, goes down into the valley, and enters the sea. When it reaches the sea, its waters are healed.”

John 15:5 I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.

Ezekiel 47:12 Along the bank of the river … will grow all kinds of trees used for food; their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. They will bear fruit every month, because their water flows from the sanctuary…

Revelation 19:1 … a great multitude in heaven, saying, “Alleluia! Salvation and glory and honor and power belong to the Lord our God! …4 And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who sat on the throne, saying, “Amen! Alleluia!” …6 And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! 7 Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him glory…8 …11 Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True … 12 His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns... 13 He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. 14 And the armies in heaven…followed Him on white horses. 15 Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. …He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16 And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

The Essential Trinity

Many Modern Churches Often Overlook or Ignore the Trinity 

By Mike Robinson

Some go so far as to dismiss denials of the Trinity as nonissues (James White).

Is everybody eager to scrap the doctrine of the Trinity? Name a single Christian leader who has called for the explicit relinquishment of the doctrine of the Trinity. There aren’t many. On the other hand, quite a few churches that post Trinitarian Statements of Faith on their church websites neglect the consistent teaching of the Trinity. Numerous ministries print Trinitarian creeds in their church bulletins but rarely, if ever, proclaim the Triune God from the pulpit.

 

That’s not true? An exaggeration? An overstatement?

 

Since God is sovereign, the truth of the Trinity has not been written off. But the church must produce leaders with deep Trinitarian convictions and a passion to proclaim the truth of the Triune God.

 

It is thus that the Christian church has always confessed the revelation of God as the Triune God, and accepted it as such (Herman Bavinck).

 

For decades within the church, the power of Trinitarian dogma has almost been hidden in doctrinal apathy. No longer. It’s now time for pastors, apologists, and leaders to consistently teach the awesome truth of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit: the one true God.  

 

If it is necessary in our thinking about God to move to a position beyond naturalism and supra-naturalism, this is no less important in our thinking about Christ. Otherwise, we shall be shut up... to a sterile choice between the two.4

 

For, in the name of God, the Father and the Lord of the universe, and of our Savior Jesus Christ, and of the Holy Spirit, they receive the washing with water (Justin Martyr’s First Apology, LXI).

 

The Scriptural Support

                                                                                     

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all (2 Corinthians 13:14).

 

There are numerous Bible verses that reveal to man that God is a plurality persons in one God. This is important since there are many cults and false religions that appeal to the Bible in their attempt to deny the Trinity. The following Bible verses are some of the key passages regarding the doctrine of the Trinity (see Chapter Three for an exhaustive list of scripture verses).

                                                 

The Trinity also means that God’s creation can be both one and many. Secular philosophy veers between the two extremes of monism (the world is really one & plurality is an illusion) and pluralism (the world is radically disunited and unity is an illusion). Secular philosophy moves from one extreme to the other because it does not have the resources to define a position between the two extremes, and because it seeks an absolute extreme or another-as if there must be an absolute oneness (with no plurality) or else a universe of unique, unconnected elements, creating an absolute pluralism and destroying universal oneness... But the Christian knows there is no absolute unity (devoid of plurality) or absolute plurality (devoid of unity)... The Christian knows that God is the only absolute, and that the absolute is both one and many. Thus we are freed from the task of trying to find utter unity or utter disunity... When we search for ultimate criteria or standards, we look... to the living God.5

 

Some of the tri-unity Scripture verses:

 

 

Genesis 1:26, 3:22, 11:6; Psalms 45:6-7;

Isaiah 6:8, 48:11-17; Hosea 1:7;

Zechariah 10:12, 12:10;

Matthew 28:19; 2 Corinthians. 13:14.

Simplicity and triplicity are so mutually opposed that they cannot subsist at the same time (but not simplicity and Trinity because they are said in different respects): simplicity in respect to essence, but Trinity in respect to persons. In this sense, nothing hinders God (who is one in essence) from being three persons (Francis Turretin).

Bible verses that reveal that God is one:

 

Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 43:10, 44:6, 45:5-6, 48:3-16.

 

God is the Father, Son and Holy Ghost; which are not diverse names of the same person, nor distinct attributes or properties of the same nature or being, but one, another, a third, all equally that one God, yet really distinguished between themselves by such incommunicable properties as constitute the one to be that one, and the other to be that other, and the third to be that third. Thus the Trinity is not the union or unity of three, but it is a trinity in unity, or the ternary number of persons in the same essence (John Owens).

 

The Scriptures that reveal that the Father is God:

 

Matt. 6:8; John 4:23, 17:3; 1 John 2:23.

 

 

 

The verses of Holy Writ that teach that Jesus is God:

 

John 1:1, 8:58, 10:30; Hebrews 1; Isaiah 9:6, 7:14; Colossians 1:15;

Acts 20:28.

 

And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory (1 Timothy 3:16).

 

And Thomas answered and said unto him, “My Lord and my God” (John 20:28).

 

Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, says the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty (Revelation 1:7-8). 

 

This representation of the divine nature and essence is the divine nature and essence again. So that by God's thinking of the Deity, [the Deity] must certainly be generated. Hereby there is another person begotten, there is another, infinite, eternal, almighty, and most holy and the same God, the very same divine nature. And this person is the second person in the Trinity, the only begotten and dearly beloved Son of God: he is the eternal, necessary, perfect, substantial and personal idea which God hath of himself (Jonathan Edwards).

 

The Bible verses that instruct us that the Holy Spirit is God:

 

The Holy Spirit is a person not merely but also very God. And Scriptures provide all the data which are necessary to make this confession. We have only to note that despite the distinction between God and His Spirit … the two frequently exchange places in Scripture, so that it is quite the same whether God or His Spirit says or does a thing. In Acts 5:3-4 the lying to the Holy Spirit is called a lying to God (Hermann Bavinck).

 

Acts 10:19-20, 13:2, 21:11; 1 Corinthians 12:11; Galatians 4:6; John 15:26, 16:7; Micah 2:7; Isaiah 61:1, 63:10-11; Psalms 55:11, 139:7.

 

Then the Spirit said unto Philip, "Go near, and join thyself to this chariot" (Acts 8:29).

 

It is very manifest that the Persons of the Trinity are not inferior one to another in glory and excellency of nature (Jonathan Edwards).

 

Jesus is not heter-ousia with the Father: a different substance or essence from the Father. But the Bible declares that Jesus is one with the Father (John 10:30). The Trinity is rational. However, I do not fully understand God’s nature due to the fact that there will always remain some mystery about the being of God. Mysteries are not contradictions.

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Numerous Bible Verses Relating to The Trinity 

Scripture reveals, presupposes, and teaches the truth of the Trinity. The word “Trinity” is not mentioned in the Bible, but the verity therein is revealed from Genesis to Revelation. The word “Bible” is also not mentioned in scripture. These sorts of words are often employed by people to abbreviate the truths that scripture reveals in exhaustive detail. One can profess that God is the Trinity in place of saying, “Scripture reveals that God is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit as the one true God.” Doctrinal words can condense and represent a host of words in order to more easily communicate with clarity.

Various Verses that Reflect the Triune Nature of God

 

·        Matthew 28:19 Go therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.

·        Notice the singular word “name” followed by the plural: The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit.

 

·        Genesis 1:26 And God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness…”

·        Plural pronouns conjoined to singular nouns for God (Elohim).

·        Acts 5:3-4 But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?  

·        Only a person can be lied to. The Holy Spirit is a person, not a mere force.

 

·        John 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceeds from the Father, he shall testify of me.

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse. The Holy Spirit is a “He.”

 

·        John 1:3 All things were made by him; and without him was not anything made that was made.

·        Jesus made everything and nothing was made or created that He did not make; thus Jesus is not a created being—He is the Creator.

 

·        Luke 1:35 And the angel answered and said unto her, the Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow you: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of you shall be called the Son of God.

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse.

 

·        Isaiah 43:10 You are my witnesses, says the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that you may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.

·        The “he” is also a “me” and no god of any sort can be made.

 

·        Psalm 2:7 I will declare the decree: the LORD has said unto me, “You are my Son; this day have I begotten you.”

·        The prophecy of the Father speaking well over the Son.

 

·        Genesis 3:22 And the LORD God said, “Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever.”

·        “One of us” speaks concerning the plurality of Persons in the Godhead.

 

·        1 Timothy 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

·        There is only one God.

 

·        Colossians 1:16-17 For by him [Jesus] were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.

·        Jesus made everything and nothing was made or created that He did not make; thus Jesus is not a created being—Christ is the Creator.

 

 

·        Colossians 1:27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

·        Christ dwells in all believers—a non-omnipresent being could not dwell in uncountable places.

 

 

·        Colossians 2:9 For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

·        Jesus is God.

 

·        Galatians 3:20 Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one.

·        There is only one God.

 

·        John 14:16-17 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever.

·        The Holy Spirit is a person, not a mere force. And He is “another” just like Jesus.

 

·        Psalms 110:1 The LORD said unto my Lord, “Sit you at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.”

·        The Lord speaking to the Lord.

 

·        Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

·        All three persons of the Godhead are in this verse.

 

·        Galatians 4:6 And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

·        All three persons of the Godhead are in this verse including the “Spirit of the Son.”

 

·        Acts 13:2 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, “Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.”

·        The Holy Spirit speaks. A force cannot speak—the Holy Spirit is a person.

 

·        John 17:1-26 These words spoke Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour is come; glorify your Son, that your Son also may glorify you.”

·        The Son communicating with the Father: Two persons in this verse confute Modalism.

 

·        John 16:7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; it is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.

·        The Holy Spirit is called “Him,” a person, not a mere force. And He is the “Comforter” just like Jesus.

 

·        John 8:17 It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true.

·        Jesus and the Father bear two unified testimonies—this rules out modalism (Oneness Pentecostalism, etc.). Jesus is not the Father.

 

·        Matthew 3:16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him.

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse. The three manifesting at the same time.

 

·        2 Corinthians 13:14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse.

 

·        Ephesians 4:4-6 There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

·        One God, One Spirit, One Lord. All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse.

 

·        1 Peter 1:2 According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse.

 

·        John 10:30-36 “I and the Father are one.” The Jews picked up stones again to stone him. Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you going to stone me?” The Jews answered him, “It is not for a good work that we are going to stone you but for blasphemy, because you, being a man, make yourself God.”

·        The Jewish people knew that Jesus claimed to be God and wanted to stone Him because of His claim of divinity.

 

·        2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

·        The Spirit is the Lord.

 

·        Luke 1:35 And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.”

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse.

 

·        Luke 3:21-22 Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heavens were opened, and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse. The three manifesting at the same time.

 

·        Zechariah 10:12 “So I will strengthen them in the Lord, and they shall walk up and down in His name,” says the Lord.

·        The Lord speaking of the Lord as “His” and “I.”

 

·        Zechariah 12:10 “And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn.

·        The Lord is a “me” and a “him” at the same time.

 

·        Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

·        Jesus is called God in the Old Testament.

 

·        Revelation 1:7-8 Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen. “I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending,” says the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.

·        Jesus says He is the Almighty.

 

·        Revelation 22:13 [Jesus said] “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”

·        Jesus declares that He is the First and the Last—terms given to God in the Old Testament.

 

·        Deuteronomy 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

·        There is only one God. The Hebrew word for “one” echad means a compound unity (i.e., one cluster of grapes).

 

·        Genesis 11:7 Come, let us go down and confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another's speech.

·        God stating there is an “us” within the one God.

 

·        Hebrews 1:8 But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.”

·        The Father declaring that Jesus is God.

 

·        John 20:28 Thomas answered him [Jesus], “My Lord and my God!”

·        Thomas proclaiming that Jesus is the Lord and God.

 

·        John 8:58 Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM.”

·        Jesus calling Himself God as He alludes to Exodus 3:14 where God said He was the “I AM.”

 

·        Daniel 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.

·        The Son of Man is great and mighty.

 

·        Isaiah 48:16 Come near unto me, hear this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord God, and his Spirit, has sent me.

·        All three Persons of the Godhead in one verse

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Living for Jesus

Acts 4:1 Now as they spoke to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came upon them, 2 being greatly disturbed that they taught the people and preached in Jesus the resurrection from the dead. 3 And they laid hands on them, and put them in jail until the next day…

Acts 3:1 Now Peter and John went up together to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. 2 And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered the temple; 3 who, seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, asked for alms. 4 And fixing his eyes on him, with John, Peter said, “Look at us.” 5 So he gave them his attention, expecting to receive something from them. 6 Then Peter said, “Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk.” 7 And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. 8 So he, leaping up, stood and walked and entered the temple with them—walking, leaping, and praising God. 9 And all the people saw him walking and praising God. 10 Then they knew that it was he who sat begging alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple; and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

Acts 3:11 Now as the lame man who was healed held on to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the porch which is called Solomon’s, greatly amazed. 12 So when Peter saw it, he responded to the people: “Men of Israel … the God of our fathers, glorified His Servant Jesus, whom you delivered up and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let Him go. 14 But you denied the Holy One and the Just, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you, 15 and murdered the Prince of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses. 16 And His name, through faith in His name, has made this man strong, whom you see and know. …17 Yet now, brethren…19 Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord…

Acts 4:8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers of the people and elders of Israel: 9 If we this day are judged for a good deed done to a helpless man… that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by Him this man stands here before you whole…. 12 Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” 13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men, they marveled. And they realized that they had been with Jesus.

Romans 5:6-8 For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly… 9 Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.

Matthew 11:28  Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 …for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Launching out to the Deep

 

Luke 4:38 Now He arose from the synagogue and entered Simon Peter’s house. But Simon’s wife’s mother was sick with a high fever, and they made request of Jesus concerning her. 39 So He stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. And immediately she arose and served them.

Luke 4:40 When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them. 41 And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, “You are the Christ, the Son of God!” And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ.

Luke 5:1 So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, 2 and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. 3 Then He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little from the land. And He sat down and taught the multitudes from the boat. 4 When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” 5 But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” 6 And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. 7 So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink.

Luke 4:40 When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them. 41 And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, “You are the Christ, the Son of God!” And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ. Luke 4:40 When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them. 41 And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, “You are the Christ, the Son of God!” And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ.

Hebrews 2:14-15 Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same, that through death He might destroy him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, 15 and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.

1 Cor. 11:27 Therefore whoever eats this bread or drinks this cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. 28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 29 For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body. 30 For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep.

Miracles and Crosses

 

Luke 4:1 … Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit…

Luke 4:31 Then Jesus went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and was teaching them on the Sabbaths. 32 And they were astonished at His teaching, for His word was with authority. 33 Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice, 34 saying, “Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!”

35 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be quiet, and come out of him!” And when the demon had thrown him in their midst, it came out of him and did not hurt him. 36 Then they were all amazed and spoke among themselves, saying, “What a word this is! For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.” …

38 Now He arose from the synagogue and entered Simon Peter’s house. But Simon’s wife’s mother was sick with a high fever, and they made request of Jesus concerning her. 39 So He stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. And immediately she arose and served them.

Mark 1:30 But Simon’s wife’s mother lay sick with a fever, and they told Him about her at once. 31 So He came and took her by the hand and lifted her up, and immediately the fever left her. And she served them.

Luke 4:40 When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them. 41 And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, “You are the Christ, the Son of God!” And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ. 42 Now when it was day, He departed and went into a deserted place. And the crowd sought Him and came to Him, and tried to keep Him from leaving them; 43 but He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, because for this purpose I have been sent.” 44 And He was preaching in the synagogues of Galilee.

Luke 5:1 So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, 2 and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. 3 Then He got into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to put out a little from the land. And He sat down and taught the multitudes from the boat.

4 When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” 5 But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” 6 And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. 7 So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. 8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord!”

9 … And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid. From now on you will catch men.” 11 So when they had brought their boats to land, they forsook all and followed Him.

The Power to Overcome the World: The Love and Joy

 

2 Peter 2:7-8 and delivered righteous Lot, who was oppressed by the immoral conduct of the wicked 8 (for that righteous man, dwelling among them, vexed his righteous soul from day to day by seeing and hearing their lawless deeds).

Eph. 3:17-19 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— 19 to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

1 John 3:8 …For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil.

Matthew 11:12 And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers forcefulness, and the fierce take it by force.

Col. 1:29 To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily.

1Thes. 5:17 pray without ceasing.

Romans 8:11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will quicken your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.

Mark 16:15 And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature….17 And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons… they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”

Wednesday Night Service

Join us this Wednesday for our evening service at 7:00 p.m. in the church building with a modified format as we continue the men’s and women’s Bible studies for two more weeks.

 

 

And Sunday Night Service

Sunday 6:00 PM

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The Cross and A Burning Heart

How to Reverse the Perishing Force of the Enemy

 

1 Corinthians 1:18 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.

Ephesians 1:19-21 and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power 20 which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.

Hebrews 10:25 Do not forsake the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.

Luke 24:13-32 Now behold, two of them were traveling that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was seven miles from Jerusalem. …15 So it was, while they conversed and reasoned, that Jesus Himself drew near and went with them. … 28 Then they drew near to the village where they were going, and He indicated that He would have gone farther. 29 But they constrained Him, saying, “Stay with us, for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent.” And He went in to stay with them. 30 Now it came to pass, as He sat at the table with them, that He took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they knew Him; and He vanished from their sight. 32 And they said to one another, “Did not our heart burn within us while He talked with us on the road, and while He opened the Scriptures to us?”

And Sunday Night Service

Sunday 6:00 PM

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FLST 301 Final

Full Life School of Theology Final Exam

I.

 

A.    Who did the following?
1.    Wrote the book of Acts?
2.    Appeared with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration?
3.    Was the High Priest that directed Christ’s execution?
4.    Saw the valley of dry bones?
5.    Led the Israelites into the promised land?
6.    Was rebuked by Paul for refusing to eat with Gentiles?

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7. Pilates wife had alarming dream about Jesus and she warned her husbandTF

8. Even today, Jesus has nail scars on His body in HeavenTF

9. The ugliness of the crucifixion was one reason God had Jesus die on the cross –in order to point to propitiation TF

10. The Old Testament never reveals Jesus in its pagesTF

 

B.    Bible geography
11.    God gave Moses the Ten CommandmentsTF
12.    Who was the first Martyr?
13.    Elijah had a confrontation with the prophets of BaalTF
14.    Believers were first called “Christians” at?
15.    The river Jesus was baptized in?
16.    The walls of the city collapsed after the Israelites marched around it?
17.    The hill where Jesus was crucified?
18.    The place where the Temple was built?
19.    The place where Paul was heading when he was blinded on the road?
20.    The island where John wrote the Book of Revelation?

C.    True or False?
21.    Peter visits Cornelius where he learns that God accepts Jews and Gentiles?
22.    Paul rebuked Peter for treating the Gentiles differently than the Jewish Christians?
23.    Israel worshiped a golden calf?
24.    The story of Joseph had his brothers sell him into slavery because they were jealous?
25.    Aaron was always faithful to God?
26.    Elijah never had doubts?
27.    John the Baptist was completely faithful and never wavered?
28.    The words “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” are in Psalm 22?
29.    A prophet read the writing on the wall?
30.    The Magi visit the new born baby Jesus?

D.    True or False
31.    God gives the Ten Commandments to Elijah?
32.    The call of Abram was to conquer Rome?
33.    The Sermon on the Mount was given by Jesus in Matthew?
34.    The Great Commission is to preach the gospel to the world and make disciples?
35.    The Holy Spirit came upon the disciples in wind, fire, and tongues?
36.    Just as Adam was the head of the old humanity, Christ is the head of the new: “Just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous”?
37.    But these three remain: faith, hope, and love.  And the greatest of these is love?
38.    Unless a man is born again he cannot see the kingdom of heaven?
39.    Satan bound for a thousand years in the Book of Revelation?
40.    Isaiah predicted the Virgin Birth?

E.    Give the main theme of the following Bible books
41.    Genesis
42.    Isaiah
43.    Romans
44.    Psalm
45.    Hebrews
46.    Acts
47.    John
48.    Revelation
49.    Luke
50.    Exodus

F.    Who said the following?
51.    God so loved the world.
52.    What is truth?
53.    I was in the Sprit on the Lord’s Day.
54.    O Jerusalem, Jerusalem…how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing.
55.    Rejoice again I say rejoice.
56.    I am the Alpha and Omega.
57.    He must increase; I must decrease.
58.    He who has no sin throw the first stone.
59.    I know my Redeemer lives and that in the end he will stand upon the earth?
60.    Who are you Lord?

 

 

II.

 

G.    If you encountered the following error, to which book would you turn for help?  Choose the book in the Bible that best addresses the error. 
61.    ”As long as you believe the right things, it doesn’t matter how you live your life.”
62.    ”I’m sure I don’t have any spiritual gifts.  Only special people do.”
63.    ”We are saved by Jesus, but we also have to do our part by obeying the law of the Old Testament.”
64.    ”If you are sick, you can pray but God would never heal you.”
65.    ”God doesn’t care about preaching the Gospel.”
66.    ”I know God will not justify a wicked man.”
67.    ”Jesus is not coming back.”
68.    ”There’s nothing special about Jesus.  He’s not God or the logos.”
69.    ”The best way to get to heaven is by doing good works.”
70.    ”The Bible doesn’t say anything about being born again.”

H.    Arrange the following events in proper chronological order.

a.    The giving of the Law
b.    The atoning death of Christ
c.    Malachi prophesies
d.    The promise to Abraham
e.    creation and fall
f.    Pentecost
g.    Exile in Babylon
h.    David is King over Israel
i.    Paul is shipwrecked

I.    Match the verse with the doctrine it best supports.  Each doctrine from the list will be used only once: providence, atonement, election, justification, immutability, sanctification, inspiration, deity of Christ, Trinity, total depravity
81.    Just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do. 1 Peter 1:15
82.    God demonstrated his love for us in this, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8
83.    What you meant for evil, God meant for good.  Genesis 50:20
84.    He chose us in him before the foundation of the world. Ephesians 1:4
85.    I the Lord do not change.  Malachi 3:6
86.    Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will not count against him. Romans 4:8
87.    In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1.
88.    Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19
89.    For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.  2 Peter 1:21
90.    There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands, no one who seeks God.  Romans 3:10-11

 

J.    In which Old Testament book would you find the following Messianic prophecies?  Books may be used more than once.
91.    The Messiah would be born in Bethlehem.
92.    He would crush the head of the serpent.
93.    He would come riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
94.    Born of a virgin.
95.    His death on the Cross.
96.    He would be God.
97.    He would enter the temple as God.
98.    ”They divided my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.”
99.    Buried with the rich in his death.
100.  He would be the coming one (the Haba).

III.

 

1. How many Gods are there in the universe?

 

A.

One

 

 

 

B.

Two

 

 

 

C.

Three

 

 

 

D.

Many

2. The Trinity is . . .

 

A.

Three separate Gods

 

 

 

B.

 

One God who took 3 consecutive forms

 

 

 

C.

 

One God in three persons

 

 

 

D.

 

A completely false doctrine

3. Jesus is . . .

 

A.

 

God in flesh

 

 

 

B.

 

An angel who became a man

 

 

 

C.

 

A good man

 

 

 

D.

 

A great prophet

4. How many natures does Jesus have?

 

A.

One

 

 

 

B.

 

Two

 

 

 

 

 

C.

 

Three

 

 

 

D.

 

More

5. The Holy Spirit is . . .

 

A.

 

An invisible force like radar

 

 

B.

 

A divine spark in all of us

 

 

C.

 

Third person in the Trinity

 

 

 

D.

 

goddess

6. Sin is . . .

 

A.

 

There is no sin

 

 

 

 

 

B.

 

A misinterpretation of reality

 

 

C.

 

A state of mind

 

 

 

D.

 

Breaking God's Law

7. Human nature is basically. . .

 

A.

 

Good

 

 

 

B.

 

Sinful

 

 

 

C.

 

Neutral

 

 

 

D.

 

Divine

8. In what manner did Jesus rise from the dead?

 

A.

 

As a spirit

 

 

 

B.

 

In the same body He died in

 

 

 

C.

 

He did not rise from the dead

 

 

 

D.

 

The disciples made up the resurrection story

9. Hell is . . .

 

A.

Right here on earth

 

 

 

B.

 

A state of mind

 

 

 

C.

 

A place of eternal fire and torment

 

 

 

D.

 

There is no Hell

 

10. Heaven is . . .

 

A.

 

Right here on earth

 

 

 

B.

 

A state of mind

 

 

 

C.

 

A place of eternal joy and peace with God

 

 

 

D.

 

There is no Heaven

11. Salvation is . . .

 

A.

 

A condition of mental awareness

 

 

 

 

B.

 

Within our own essence

 

 

 

C.

 

Universal resurrection

 

 

 

D.

 

Deliverance from the eternal consequence of sin: damnation

12. Salvation is attained by . . .

 

A.

 

Grace through faith after all you can do

 

 

 

B.

 

Grace through faith

 

 

 

C.

 

A state of your mind

 

 

 

 

D.

 

Obeying all of God's laws

13. The Devil is . . .

 

A.

 

An equal and opposing force to God

 

 

 

B.

 

Not real

 

 

 

C.

 

A figment of people's minds

 

 

 

D.

 

An angel who rebelled against God

14. The Bible is . . .

 

A.

 

The inspired Word of God

 

 

 

B.

 

A nice history book

 

 

 

 

C.

 

Full of contradictions and errors

 

 

 

 

D.

 

A story book of metaphors

15. The Rapture is . . .

 

A.

 

A serious head rush

 

 

 

 

B.

 

A New Age meditation philosophy

 

 

 

C.

 

The catching up of God's people into the sky at Jesus' return.

 

 

 

 

D.

 

An Old Testament Jewish feast

16. Adam and Eve . . .

 

A.

 

Were the first man and woman created by God

 

 

 

B.

 

Were evolutionary representatives of homo sapiens

 

 

 

C.

 

Are mythological figures

 

 

 

 

D.

 

Never existed

17. How many ways are there to God?

 

A.

 

Just one. Through Jesus

 

 

 

B.

 

Many ways

 

 

 

C.

 

As many ways as there are people

 

 

 

D.

 

It depends on the religion

18. When you die . . .

 

A.

 

You go to purgatory

 

 

 

B.

 

You go to Heaven or Hell

 

 

 

 

 

C.

 

You don't exist anymore

 

 

 

 

D.

 

You are reincarnated

19. Evolution . . .

 

A.

 

Is how we got here

 

 

 

B.

 

Is not a viable option for Christians

 

 

 

C.

 

God used evolution to bring man into existence

 

 

 

D.

 

Proves there is no God

20. Why did God create us? . . .

 

A.

 

As an experiment

 

 

 

B.

 

He was bored

 

 

 

C.

 

To save us, love us, and have us love Him as we glorify Him

 

 

 

D.

 

For pawns in His cosmic game

 

 

 

IV

1. Who wrote the first four books of the New Testament?

Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

2. Who wrote the first five books of the Old Testament?

Most conservative scholars hold that the Pentateuch was written by Moses.

3. What two Old Testament books are named for women?

Esther and Ruth.

4. What are not among the Ten Commandments?

1. I am the Lord your God; you shall have no other gods before Me.
2. You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.
3. You shall work hard to please God in order to earn heaven.
4. Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.
5. Honor your father and your mother.
6. You shall not murder.
7. You shall not drink any alcohol.
8. You shall not steal.
9. You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
10. You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife—or anything that belongs to your neighbor. (Exodus 20:2-17)

5. What is the Greatest Commandment? (Matthew 22:37,38)

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”

“Be of good cheer, death is but sleep.”

6. What is the second Greatest Commandment? (Matthew 22:39)

“Love your neighbor as yourself.”

“Love your church members when it brings joy to you.”

7. What is the Golden Rule? (Matthew 7:12)

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

“An eye for an eye.”

8. What is the Great Commission? (Matthew 28:19,20)

“Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I will be with you always, to the very end of the age.”

“Go and help gentiles and pagans learn to farm and fish.”

9. What was the test of a prophet, to know that he was truly from God?

He had to be 100% accurate in his prophecies. The penalty for a false prophet was death by stoning. (Deuteronomy 18:20-22)

10. To whom did God give the 10 Commandments?

Moses. (Exodus 20)

11. Which two people did not die?

Paul and Peter. As apostles they were lifted up to heaven.

Enoch walked with God; then he was no more, because God took him away. The other was the Old Testament prophet Elijah, who was taken up to heaven in a whirlwind with a chariot and horses of fire.

12. What is the root of all kinds of evil?

The love of money.

Sexual yearnings.

13. What is the beginning of wisdom?

The fear of the Lord.

Joy (Psalm 111:10)

14. Who delivered the Sermon on the Mount?

The Lord Jesus.

Moses (Matthew 5-7)

15. How did sickness and death enter the world?

Noah not praying enough in Genesis 6.

Romans 5:12 says that sin entered the world though one man, and death through sin. The fall of man is recorded in Genesis 3, where God’s perfect creation was spoiled by Adam’s sin.

16. Who was the Roman governor who sentenced Christ to death?

Tacitus.

Pontius Pilate. (Matthew 27:26)

17. Who are the major prophets?

Abram, Sarah, Job.

Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel.

18. What people group is the Old Testament about?

Chrisitans.

The Hebrews, who became the nation of Israel. They were descendants of Abraham though Isaac.

19. What happened while the Lord Jesus was in the desert for 40 days?

He was tempted by the devil. Hebrews 4:15 tells us that He was tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin.

He learned how to pray better. (Matthew 4:1)

20. How many people were on Noah’s ark?

One. Only Noah believed.

Eight: Noah and his wife, his three sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their wives. (Genesis 7:13, 1 Peter 2:5)

21. Who was the first murderer?

Cain, who killed his brother Abel.

Adam. (Genesis 4:8)

22. Which person was afflicted with terrible trials but trusted God through it all?

Job.

Peter.

23. Who was Israel’s most well-known and well-loved king?

Jeremiah.

David. (1 Chronicles 29:28)

24. Who was “the weeping prophet?”

Daniel.

Jeremiah.

25. Who was thrown into the lion’s den?

Daniel.

Mark, (Daniel 6)

26. Who were the two people in the famous fight with a stone and a sling?

David and Saul.

David and Goliath. (1 Samuel 17)

27. What is the book of Acts about?

The early years of the church, as the gospel begins to spread throughout the world.

Martin Luther’s rise.

28. What are epistles?

Letters.

Wives of the Apostles.

29. On what occasion was the Holy Spirit given to the church?

Pentecost.

Christmas. (Acts 2:1-4)

30. Whom did God command to sacrifice his only son?

Moses.

Abraham. (Genesis 22:2)

31. What was the Old Testament feast that celebrated God’s saving the firstborn of Israel the night they left Egypt?

First Fruits.

Passover. (Exodus 12:27)

32. Who was the Hebrew who became prime minister of Egypt?

Eve.

Joseph. (Genesis 41:41)

33. Who was the Hebrew woman who became Queen of Persia?

Deborah.

Esther. (Esther 2:17)

34. Who was the pagan woman who became David’s great-grandmother?

Ruth.

Job’s wife. (Ruth 4:17)

35. Which angel appeared to Mary?

Michael

Gabriel. (Luke 1:26)

36. How did the Lord Jesus die?

By mistake.

He gave up His life while being crucified. (John 19:18)

37. What happened to Him three days after He died?

He went to heaven.

He was raised from the dead. (John 20)

38. What happened to the Lord Jesus 40 days after His resurrection?

He stayed in Galilee.

He ascended bodily into heaven. (Acts 1:9-11)

39. What should we do when we sin, in order to restore our fellowship with God?

Do more sin for where sin abound grace abounds more. (Romans).

1 John 1:9 tells us, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

40. How did the universe and world get here?

Accidental Big Bang.

Genesis 1:1 tells us, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” We are told further in Colossians 1:16 and 17 that the Lord Jesus Christ was the one who did the creating.

41. Where did Satan and the demons come from?

The earth to battle mankind for the control of the universe.

Satan was originally the best and the brightest angel, but he sinned in his pride, wanting to be God. Some of the angels followed him, and these “fallen angels” were cast out of heaven. (Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28)

42. Who directed the writing of the Bible?

Very smart men.

The Holy Spirit. (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21)

43. Where was the Lord Jesus before He was conceived in Mary?

In heaven.

In Jerusalem (Philippians 2:6-11, 1 Corinthians 15:49)

44. Who taught in parables?

Paul and James.

The Lord Jesus. (Matthew 13:3)

45. What are parables?

Powerful truths that have no meaning.

A short, simple story with a spiritual point.

46. Which two animals talked with human speech?

The serpent in the Garden of Eden.

Jonah’s whale and the mule Jesus rode. (Genesis 3:3) and Balaam’s donkey (Numbers 22:28).

47. With which woman did David commit adultery?

Mary Magdalene.

Bathsheba. (2 Samuel 11)

48. Which one of their sons succeeded David as king?

Saul.

Solomon. (2 Samuel 12:24)

49. Who was the female judge of Israel?

Deborah.

Sarah. (Judges 4:4)

50. Who was the wisest man in the world?

Solomon.

David. (1 Kings 3:12)

51. Who was the first man?

Adam.

Abram. (Genesis 2:20)

52. Who was the most humble man on earth?

Pharaoh.

Moses. (Numbers 12:3)

53. Who was the strongest man on earth?

Daniel.

Samson. (Judges 13-16)

54. Whose tomb was Christ buried in?

Moses.

Joseph of Arimathea. (Matthew 27:57-60)

55. Who wrote the book of Hebrews?

Nobody knows for sure, most scholars think Paul.

Plato.

56. Which is the “epistle of joy?”

Philippians.

Romans.

57. What is the book of Revelation about?

Good works.

Jesus.

58. Who is the bride of Christ?

Ruth.

The church—that is, all who have trusted Him for salvation. (Ephesians 5:25-27, Revelation 19:7-8)

 

 

V.

 

 

1.       Allah is the name of the Muslim godTorF?

 

2.       The Koran (Qur’an) is a true holy book on par with the Bible TorF?

 

3.       Soteriology is the study of Salvation TorF?

 

4.       The covenant package of salvation only contains our Justification TorF?

 

5.       Predestination is the same as fatalism TorF?

 

6.       There is compelling evidence for the Koran   TorF?

 

7.       What are some of the differences between blind determinism and predestination? _______

 

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8.       Unguided evolution makes sense and has powerful proof Tor F?

 

 

9.       Name 2 reasons creation is true?

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11.   Allah is the same God as YahwehTorF?

 

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14.   All men have a worldview T or F?

15.   Islam affirms the Trinity  T or F?

16.   There’s massive evidence for the death and resurrection of Jesus  T or F?

 

Section VI

 

 

 

1.       Vicarious means in place of or a substitute TorF?

 

2.       Logos is the Greek word for Word (Jesus) TorF?

 

3.       Omega is the last letter in the Greek Alpha-Bet TorF?

 

4.       Yeshua is the name: JesusTorF?

 

5.       Anti-nomian is defined as a legalist TorF?

 

6.       There is no evidence for God, one must believe by blind faith   T  orF?

 

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8.       Legalism is putting man’s rules on God’s peopleTor F?

 

 

9.       Define Propitiation

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10.   Propitiation is one of the main reasons Jesus died by way of the horrible Crucifixion, why?

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11.   Christos means Messiah or anointed TorF?

 

 

12.   Should we desire more spiritual gifts, why?

 

 

 

 

 

Section IIX

 

 

 

1.       A=A is the logical Law of Identity TorF?

 

2.       The Law of Non-contradiction is A is not Non-A  TorF?

 

3.       Objective moral values do not exist TorF?

 

4.       Atheists can justify Objective Moral values TorF?

 

5.       God’s word has amazing evidence TorF?

 

6.       There is compelling evidence for the Bible from outside, even hostile sourcesTorF?

 

7.       Make the case for Objective Moral values ____________________­­­­­­­­­____

 

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Circle the Foundational Doctrines:

1. Only One God

2. Deity of Christ

3. Virgin Birth of Christ

4. Substitutionary Death of Christ

5. Physical Resurrection of Christ

6. Second Coming of Christ

7. Resurrection of Dead For Judgment According To Deeds

8. Universal Moral Goodness of all people

9. Salvation By Faith In Christ Alone

10. Biblical Inerrancy

 

How does meaning, purpose, and true happiness come? Explain:

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Doubting, Unanswered Prayer and Hope

Hebrews 6:12-14 that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises. 13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, 14 saying, “Surely blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply you.”

Hebrews 6:15-16 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. 16 For men indeed swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is for them an end of all dispute.

Hebrews 6:17-18 Thus God, determining to show more abundantly to the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath, 18 that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.

Hebrews 6:19-20 This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil, 20 where the forerunner has entered for us, even Jesus, having become High Priest forever...

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

Revelation 21:6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Hebrews 10:17-22 then He adds, “Their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.” 18 Now where there is remission of these, there is no longer an offering for sin. 19 Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, 21 and having a High Priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith…

Wednesday Night Service

Join us this Wednesday for our evening service at 7:00 p.m. Come and share as you get to know others.

 

 

And Sunday Night Service

Sunday 6:00 PM

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Abundant Life Community Church  682-498-3031

113 N. Cleburne, Granbury.

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How to Live in the Power and Might of the Lord

Ephesians 1:17-19 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power.

Revelation 1:7-8 Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see Him, even they who pierced Him. And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of Him. Even so, Amen. 8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Revelation 19:6-16 And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns! … Worship God! … 11 Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. 12 His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name written that no one knew except Himself. 13 He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. … He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16 And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

Colossians 1:15 He [Jesus] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. 17 And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist. 18 And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence.

 

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In Christ: The Position and Practice of the Christian

Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ.

Ephesians 4:10-12 He [Jesus] who descended is also the One who ascended far above all the heavens, that He might fill all things.) 11 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors/teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.

Romans 5:1-9 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. … For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet perhaps for a good man someone would even dare to die. But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, having now been justified (declared righteous) by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.

Justification is a doctrinal legal (forensic) term that means to be declared righteous. The doctrine is laid out in the books of Romans and 1 Corinthians, among others (Genesis 15; Psalm 32; Luke, Acts, Galatians; Titus, etc.). Justification, as a doctrine, is unique to Christianity. The doctrine of justification holds that the believer is declared righteous, his sins are removed, and Christ’s righteousness is imputed unto him by grace alone. Jesus not only died for us; He lived for us. His perfect, holy, and righteous life’s record was given to those who trust in Him.

Sainthood in this world is not an accomplished perfection; it is an established position. From that position the believer aims to become more and more like Jesus—more holy and righteous.

2 Timothy 2:2 And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

Matthew 28:19 …Go and make disciples…

1 John 2:20 But you have an anointing from the Holy One…
1 John 2:27 But the anointing which you have received from Him abides in you, and you do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing (unction) teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you will abide in Him.

Luke 10:19 Surely, I will give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

 

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682-498-3031

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Jesus is the Divine Logos of john 1:1

Trust the Great Logos: Avoid Impure Religion

 

By Mike Robinson

So it may be best to think of theology and philosophy in terms of the historical notion of principia. The word principium at least historically, is the Latin translation of the Greek word arche, which means “source” or “cause” or “foundation.” It is that which gives something its reason to be, or its justification for existence. Under this rubric distinctions have been made between a principium essendi and a principium cognoscendi. There are essential principles, reasons, or sources, and there are epistemological principles, reasons, or source (K. Scott Oliphint).

In the beginning was the Logos and the Logos was with God, and God was the Logos (John 1:1).

The plainest reason why the Son of God is called the Word, seems to be, that as our words explain our minds to others, so was the Son of God sent in order to reveal his Father's mind to the world (Matthew Henry).

Jesus Christ is the Word (logos) and as the Word supplies and upholds the rational environment required for reason as well as all features of reality. Not only is Christianity reasonable, but Christian theism underwrites the ontic necessities required for reason. Additionally, the Logos furnishes the truth conditions utilized by propositions.

The eternal Logos is a necessary condition ... of human knowledge about anything (Ronald Nash).

When the Greek philosophers considered the question of truth, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and more, they began to use the word logos to describe the ultimate reality they were pursuing. The logos was the organizing principle, that which gives life and meaning to the universe. To the apostle John, the logos was personal … and became incarnate as a human being. The logos is God himself … the One who was there in the beginning before all things (Burk Parsons).

Jesus’ ontology (His being and essence) is an essential element of Christianity, for He is the great Logos (John 1:1), and logic is an element of His being and nature. Christians are the community that can account for reason, since reason comes from the mind and the nature of God. The true God is the God of reason. Reason cannot be held over His head in a type of Eurythro Dilemma, since it is a reflection of His thoughts and nature; consequently, we must espouse our use of human reason in submission to His revelation in the Bible.

Impure Religion

Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does. If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless. Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world (James 1:22-27).

How to avoid defiled religion:

1.       Worship God daily and focus your week on the coming Lord’s Day: plan, pray, and focus on the goodness of Jesus. Yes, many times we do not feel like we are sincere and that feeling may bother us. Nonetheless, all Christians, at times, feel we are just mouthing words and it bothers us.

When you feel insincere in your devotion to Jesus:

a.       Always remember the reason it bothers you: God put in your heart to be open and honest and sincere before Him. Accordingly, in one sense, it’s a good sign that your insincerity troubles you.

Around the period when I first came to Jesus, a friend invited me to a false church and I did not participate in its ceremonies; my lack of involvement did not disturb me because it was not a godly service. On the other hand, within Christian worship, Christians will not feel right when they lack sincerity and focus.

b.       When you feel bad, a bit troubled, by a lack of heartfelt worship; pause and then focus on Jesus: His person, His attributes, and His work. Soon you will regain a genuineness and zest for worship.

c.       Do not base your faith on your feelings; your feelings change and can often flow from sinful dispositions.

2.       Reach out to others (especially widows, orphans, and the needy): be a servant for King Jesus. James the half-brother of Jesus named himself a servant of Christ.

3.       Guard your tongue. Disavow ungodly speech and gossip.

4.       Keep yourself unspotted from the world. Turn away from the sinful ways of the world.

5.       Obey God’s Word. Jesus said in John 14:15: “If you love me, keep my commandments.”

6.       Always focus on Jesus (Hebrews 12:1-2): Ponder how good He is to you and how he saved you by grace through the cross and His resurrection.

All for Jesus

 Xerxes the king of Persia once boarded a boat. Later it began to sink because there were too many men aboard. The ship started sinking; sinking more and more; it appeared that all aboard would drown. But an officer called out to the shipmen: “Are you not willing to sacrifice and die for your king?” Suddenly almost all the men leaped out of the boat into the water and drowned in order to save their king.

   The question for Christians: How much will you sacrifice for your King? Most Christians will not be called to forfeit their life for their faith, but how much will you sacrifice in order to serve others for your King?

   We should aim to serve King Jesus and love others since James calls an undefiled and pure religion one that helps the widows and the poor.

Jesus Came and Gave Himself for His People

Jesus comes to His sheep by His glorious grace through His Word and Spirit to save us. Jesus “gave Himself for me” (Titus 3).

Christians ought to ponder:

·         Trouble comes—but Jesus came.

·         Failure comes—but Jesus came.

·         Problems and pain come—but Jesus came.

And Jesus Christ comes to bring peace, joy, hope, and cheerfulness to all who trust Him (Romans 5:1 & 15:13). Today give Jesus full swing of your heart as He declares to you that He will pardon every sin; heal every wound; and overcome every trouble. Christ comes, swiftly, in a full gallop upon His victory horse to triumph for His people. Yearn for Him and you will find peace for your soul no matter how things unfold.

As the deer pants for the water, so my soul pants for you, O God (Psalm 42:1).

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The Risen Christ: The Solution to All our Problems

Matthew 28:5-7 But the angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. 6 He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. 7 And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.”

Luke 24:34 saying, “The Lord is risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!” 35 And they told about the things that had happened on the road, and how He was known to them in the breaking of bread.

Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.

Philippians 3:10 that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection…

Revelation 19:11 Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True …12 His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. …13 He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. 14 And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses. 15 Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 16 And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

 

You are Invited back next week!

Palm Sunday Seeing and Shouting for Jesus!

Palm Sunday: Hope Worth Shouting For

 

Luke 19:38 saying: “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!’ Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!”

Matthew 21:9 Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David! ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!’ Hosanna in the highest!”

Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

Psalm 29:1-2 Ascribe unto the Lord, O you mighty ones Ascribe unto the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe unto the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”

Revelation 1:7-8 Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see Him, even they who pierced Him. And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of Him. Even so, Amen. 8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a Child is born [Jesus], Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

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Abundant Life Community Church

   

682-498-3031* 113 N. Cleburne, Granbury.

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Palm Sunday and Then Resurrection Sunday (Easter)

Next Week

Palm Sunday

at 113 Cleburne St. 3-20-16 Sunday 11:00 AM

 

Come on Palm Sunday and hear the most Jesus-centered sermon you may ever hear!

On Palm Sunday, Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection. For many Christian churches, Palm Sunday is one week before Resurrection Sunday (many call Easter. The English word Easter has pagan background but most of the English speaking world does not worship Ishtar and other false gods. The term Easter was placed into the KJV by Christian scholars in Acts 12:4 to express Passover - Pascha). The Bible reveals that when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the crowds greeted him by waving palm branches and covering his path with palm branches. Immediately following this great time of celebration in the ministry of Jesus, he begins his journey to the cross. The biblical account of Palm Sunday can be found in Matthew 21:1-11.

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Resurrection Sunday (Easter)

Abundant Life Community Church

at 113 Cleburne 3-27-16 Sunday 11:00 AM

 

The Day Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus.

He is risen, He is risen indeed!

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Grand Opening First Anniversary

4-3-15 Sunday 11:00 AM

 

 

The day of ALCC’s official birth—Our Grand Opening was a year ago! Pray, believe, and invite your friends, family, and loved-ones as Abundant Life Community Church officially celebrates its First Anniversary of its Grand Opening. Food, Games, Fun, and a great time of Worship! Invite those who haven’t attended recently—those who helped us get going!

A Passion for God

Loving the Triune God

by Mike Robinson

Matthew 28:19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…

God the Father raised Jesus from the dead

Galatians 1:1 Paul, an apostle, not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead.

The Holy Spirit raised Jesus

Romans 8:11 But if the Spirit of him who raised up Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies …

The Son raised himself

John 2:19 ... [Jesus said] Destroy this temple and I will raise it up…. 21 he was speaking of the temple of his body.

The Father is God

Phil.1:2 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord.

The Son is God

Isaiah 9:6 … a Son will be given and He shall be called … Mighty God…

The Holy Spirit is God

Act 5:3 Peter said “Ananias why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit-You have not lied to men but to God.”

There is only One God

Deu. 6:4 Hear O Israel the Lord thy God, the Lord is One.

All three, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, were responsible for creation

The Father was involved in the creation (Eph. 3:14, Mal. 2:10).

The Son was involved in the creation (John 1:3, Heb. 1:2 Col. 1:16 ) All things were made through him.

The Holy Spirit was involved in the creation (Ps. 104:30) Job 26:13 By his spirit he made the heavens (Job 33:4).

Mathew 3:16 When He had been baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him. 17 And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”

Daniel 11:32 … the people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits.

Hebrews 12:26 whose voice then shook the earth; but now He has promised, saying, “Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but also heaven.” … 28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace… 29 For our God is a consuming fire.

1 Peter 2:12 …they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Palm Sunday Sermon Notes

Palm Sunday: Hope Worth Shouting For

 

Luke 19:38 saying: “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!’ Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!”

Matthew 21:9 Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David! ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!’ Hosanna in the highest!”

Ephesians 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

Psalm 29:1-2 Ascribe unto the Lord, O you mighty ones Ascribe unto the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe unto the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”

Revelation 1:7-8 Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see Him, even they who pierced Him. And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of Him. Even so, Amen. 8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a Child is born [Jesus], Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

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Abundant Life Community Church

   

682-498-3031* 113 N. Cleburne, Granbury.

On Facebook at: ALccGranbury    

On Twitter at: ALccGranbury  

Website: ALccGranbury.com

Palm Sunday

Next Week

at 113 Cleburne St. 3-20-16 Sunday 11:00 AM

Come on Palm Sunday and hear the most Jesus-centered sermon you may ever hear!

On Palm Sunday, Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection. For many Christian churches, Palm Sunday is one week before Resurrection Sunday (many call Easter. The English word Easter has pagan background but most of the English speaking world does not worship Ishtar and other false gods. The term Easter was placed into the KJV by Christian scholars in Acts 12:4 to express Passover - Pascha). The Bible reveals that when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the crowds greeted him by waving palm branches and covering his path with palm branches. Immediately following this great time of celebration in the ministry of Jesus, he begins his journey to the cross. The biblical account of Palm Sunday can be found in Matthew 21:1-11.

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Resurrection Sunday (Easter)

at 113 Cleburne 3-27-16 Sunday 11:00 AM

 

The Day Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus.

Romans 14:5 One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike. Let each be fully convinced in his own mind. 6 He who observes the day, observes it to the Lord.

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Grand Opening First Anniversary

4-3-15 Sunday 11:00 AM

The day of ALCC’s official birth. Our Grand Opening was a year ago! Pray, believe, and invite your friends, family, and loved-ones as Abundant Life Community Church officially celebrates its First Anniversary of its Grand Opening. Food, Games, Fun, and a great time of Worship!  

Church Family Picnic

It’s time for the Abundant Life Church Picnic

Celebration & Fellowship

Everyone’s welcome!

 

Sunday April 10 – Directly after 11:00 am Service

Nothing is better than a good old Church picnic with all the fixin's.  Make sure your family and friends know about this fun day of food, games, and fellowship.

Chicken, Pizza, Soft-Drinks

All Abundant Life Members Come and invite your family & friends!

We invite families with kids of all ages to join us for an afternoon of food, fun, games and fellowship. We will provide the main meal, but we ask that each family contribute either chips, soda, or a dessert. This is a great opportunity to connect with other families that attend ALCC.

 

Picnic and games start right after Sunday 11:00 am Service - Abundant Life Community Church.

113 N. Cleburne –Then we go to Hewlett Park 2 blocks away. Come and Meet new friends! 682-498-3031

 

Enroll in Full Life School of Theology

                                                                                                                                

A Bible and Theological Education for Free for ALCC members (small fee for nonmembers).

Discipleship is our focus. Making future ministers, pastors, and apologists is our passion! Wed. 7:00pm.

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Full Life School of Theology: Semester 301 is a short, potent and fast-paced class that lasts only 4 weeks.

So pray about signing up—Come grow and learn the great truths of Scripture.

Wed. 7 pm on 3-30-16. Effective training for ministry.