Bible Book: 1 Corinthians

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Imagine There’s a Heaven

When we imagine that there is a heaven, when we envision the day when God’s justice has rolled down completely, when the earth is full of the knowledge of the Lord, when all of our brokenness has been healed, when God’s peace fills the earth, and when the world does indeed “live as one,” to quote John Lennon, we are inspired and compelled to live today in light of the future that permeates our imagination. We will be committed to “livin’ life in peace” today because we look forward to the all-encompassing peace of God’s heavenly future.

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The Holy Spirit Brings Us Together, Part 2

When we receive God’s grace through faith in Christ, the Holy Spirit connects us in a deep, lasting way to the community of other Christians. Our unity as Christians isn’t something we create, but rather something created by the Spirit of God in which we live.

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The Foolishness of the Cross

If we place Christ at the center, everything else will fall into place.

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Grace is Gritty

The grace of God is gritty. Grace-giving and grace-receiving are part of the tough fibers that hold a community together. 

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Where are You Planted? Part 2

Scripture reveals that our flourishing depends on a meaningful, committed community with other Christians.

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Called by a Faithful God

Sometimes God’s call on our lives can feel scary.

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Called Together

Together, we help each other to hear and respond to our particular callings in life.

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Calling Isn’t Just for Religious Leaders

Scripture makes it abundantly clear that all believers in Jesus have been called by God.

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