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Why Christians Must Give Up the Fight

This entry is part 19 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 19 of 27 in the series Gospel   The church finds itself in a world still filled with many whose hearts are turned away from God. God has won our hearts. But there are still many who have not yet fallen for God. As a result, God has enlisted us to […]

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Circles: Authenticity-Partners in Pain (Matt. 26:36-46) Chris Altrock August 24, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Circles and Rows

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Circles and RowsA few weeks ago I was in a waiting room at St. Jude hospital. Several Highland members and I were waiting with the Head family as their daughter Carson underwent her second lung surgery. Our large group of pink-shirted people filled the tiny […]

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God the Romantic

This entry is part 18 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 18 of 27 in the series Gospel   How did the power of the weak cross work? For centuries there have been at least three classic answers to that question. The cross has been seen as having a power that impacts three parties. The cross possesses a might which doesn’t just […]

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The Power Jesus Refused

This entry is part 17 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 17 of 27 in the series Gospel   The cross stands in stark contrast to the other forms of power which the devil tempted Jesus to use. As Jesus begins his public ministry, the devil tempts him in three ways (Matt. 4:1-11). Craig Bartholomew and Michael Goheen frame the temptations in […]

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