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Week 14: Every Day: Cosmic in Scope

"God wants to be vitally present in and through his people." - J.D. Greear, Jesus, Continued..., 15. "A Religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing." - Martin Luther   https://youtu.be/trE_UFqQW8c A Helpful Word in Preparation of the Study The following is an excerpt from Elyse Fitzpatrick's 2008 book Because He… Continue reading Week 14: Every Day: Cosmic in Scope

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Week 12: A Necessary Path of Abiding: Suffering Servant

"If we are called to salvation, sanctification, and to service, we are called to suffering in each one of those things. It is an intrinsic component of every one of them. Suffering is part of our calling to salvation. Suffering is a consequence of our relationship with Christ. It is a consequence really of our… Continue reading Week 12: A Necessary Path of Abiding: Suffering Servant

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Week 11: Means of Abiding: Stirring Up One Another

"So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord.… Continue reading Week 11: Means of Abiding: Stirring Up One Another

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Week 9: The Art of Abiding: Sailing

"Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling." [Psalm 2:11] "A man’s reach should exceed his grasp Else what is heaven for." [Robert Browning, "Andrea del Sarto," 1855] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HR9zc9erA_Q A Helpful Word in Preparation of the Study Hear this word from Rev. Robert Rayburn from a 2006 sermon on the book of Philippians. You… Continue reading Week 9: The Art of Abiding: Sailing