Tribe,Last week's sermon simply wasn't enough to cover all of Ephesians 1:1-14. So this Sunday, get ready to retrace our footsteps, this time looking at the text from another anglethe doctrine of predestination.Undoubtedly this is one of the most complex and controversial but crucial doctrines in the Bible. Let me say two things. First, we must approach this topic with hum...Keep Reading
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This Sunday we conclude our Malachi series with one of the great promises of the Old Testament. It is a promise of the great and awesome day of the Lord when he will come to judge the wicked and heal and save those who fear his name. Clearly, Malachi is pointing God’s people to the coming Messiah who will come first as a Lamb and again as a Lion. This text gives us the opportunity to think about judgment, salvation, and Christ’s return. These are essential truths, and I pray the Lord will use them to help make us all more ready for eternity. Also, on this first Sunday of October, we’ll receive the Lord’s Supper together as a church family. I hope that’s how you view CrossPointe...
Tribe,We're set to study Ephesians beginning this Sunday. As we look at Paul'sletter to the Ephesian church, I think you'll find this to be one of therichest and most beautiful books in the Bible.It's filled with deep, monumental truthsevery sentence could be a sermon.(In fact, this Sunday's text really is one sentence in the Greek!) We'llhave to slow down and delve into t...Keep Reading
Dear Tribe, We were going to take a break between the book of Ruth and Paul's letter to the Ephesians. But instead I'm exercising my ability to change my mindEphesians it is! This week, we'll look at the Ephesian church's beginnings, how the Gospel took root in a city along one of Paul's missionary journeys. Acts 19 records this account and is itself a remarkable chapte...Keep Reading