Monthly Archives: August 2012

My Weakness and the Power of Christ

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. … Continue reading

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Always Reforming

Michael Horton considers four “disturbing trends that need to be checked and reformed in contemporary church life”: 1. We are all too confident in our own words We are all too confident in our own words, so that churches become echo chambers … Continue reading

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One There Is, Above All Others

One there is, above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend; His is love beyond a brother’s, Costly, free, and knows no end: They who once His kindness prove, Find it everlasting love! Which of all our friends to … Continue reading

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On Controversy

A minister, about to write an article criticizing a fellow minister for his lack of orthodoxy, wrote to John Newton of his intention. Newton replied as follows: Dear Sir, As you are likely to be engaged in controversy, and your love of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Eulogy

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Mercy and Evangelism

Among the many things I love about Immanuel Bible Church is our heart for mercy ministries and our heart for evangelism. What we need to see is how the one can powerfully serve the other. Writing for 9Marks Ministries, Pastor … Continue reading

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Growth Group Questions | Week of July 29, 2012

Here are this week’s Growth Group questions based on Mark 4:30-32. And remember, if you were not able to be in the service on Sunday, you can listen to the sermon at the Immanuel Bible Church website. Striving with you to “grow … Continue reading

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