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A Purposeful Aim

Quick Update: Thank you for your faithful giving this Advent season. Currently $68,900 has been given and we have $13,100 left to reach our goal. If you still plan to give before the end of the year you may do so online, by mail with a postmark before January 1 or swing by the church office. Do call before you come by the office to make sure someone is there [(972) 492-460...

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Ekklesia

And He (the Father) put all things in subjection under His (Christ) feet, and gave Him (Christ) as head over all things to the church, which is His (Christ) body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. Ephesians 1.22-23 According to the New Testament, the word church is the Greek word ekklesia, which means the called out ones, or the sent out ones. The church is Christ...

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Our Purpose: The Glory of God

Moses said, "I pray You, show me Your glory!" Exodus 33.18 This past Sunday we begin looking at Our Purpose and Focus as a church. Over the next few weeks we will look intently into our focus. Sunday as we looked intently into our purpose I pray that you were encouraged to do all that you do for the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10.31). This is why you and I exist. We exis...

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The Glory of God and Joy

I have been joining a couple of men in our church in reading the book of John together. It has been a joy to read this gospel again. I have seen over the last week the inseparableness of the glory of God and joy, especially in chapters 12-17. First, the glory of God. In John 12.28 Jesus says, Father, glorify Your name. This was Jesus' desire and end in all things. It is t...

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Setting in Order What Remains

If you were to sit back and look at your life, what would need to be set in order? What is not right? What is lacking? What is in need? Those who are in Christ are new. Their mission in life is to be about making things right and to straighten things out according to the power of the Holy Spirit and the Word of God. It is the mission given to Titus for the churches in Cret...

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