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Between the Ascension of Christ and His Return

First, I want to give God public thanks for all of the encouragement I received thi summer. So many of you have let me know that you were praying for the Lord to meet us in this wonderful letter. There are not too many things better than knowing how the body supports one another. There […]

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Love One Another

In our sermon this week, Pastor Lewis exhorted us with John’s words to not love the world or the things of the world because “the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever” (1 John 2:17). One reason we are not to love the world is […]

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See the Love of God

Pastor Lew painted the amazing picture of God’s love for us, the kind of love that we need Holy Spirit empowerment to comprehend. John begins in 1 John 3:1 with the command, “See.” I want to focus on this command. What this command “see” means is that we need to take time to meditate on […]

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Real Love is Substitutionary Sacrifice

All real love is substitutionary sacrifice. That is a profound statement that Pastor Russ dropped on us this past Sunday. Take a moment and think about the many definitions of love that are shouting like street preachers on the corners of our culture. Ask a unbelieving friend or coworker to define love for you. See […]

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The Eternal And Majestic Servant

It seems odd that we won’t be in the Gospel of John on Sunday. What began in the fall of 2015 with the eternality of the Son, finished with the portrait of him as the majestic servant. Now there are also many other things that Jesus did. Were every one of them to be written, […]

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The Great Exchange

When was the last time you had to exchange something? Typically we don’t find value in exchanging something for that which is of a lesser value. If we can’t switch it for something higher we at least want an equal exchange. There were many characters in our passage from Sunday. There of course was Jesus […]

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Blind Leadership, Blown Leadership, Brilliant Leadership

Then Jesus, knowing all that would happen to him, came forward. Those last two words jumped at me from John 18:1-27 this past Sunday, March 26, 2017. Here, in the darkness of blind leadership and in the failure of blown leadership, brilliant leadership pierces through the night and knocks over those who came to arrest […]

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The Glory of the Triune God in John 17

Pastor Dave said it best to me after Sunday’s sermon — John 17 deserves at least 4 sermons! Yes! At least 4. There are glories in this text that stagger the human heart and call us to feast unending. Our purpose statement starts off by saying that we exist to glorify God by enjoying him. […]

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“Take heart, I have overcome the world”

As we heard in the sermon on March 5, 2017, Jesus has secured for us indomitable joy and peace in God by his resurrection. So seek your joy in God and not your circumstances because God will always be there. As you go through this week, whatever trials may come your way, remember Jesus’ words, […]

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Vine, Abide, Fruit

Pastor John shared with us 3 words that came from our time in John 15. Those three words were vine, abide, and fruit. What is the relationship between these three words? One connection that stands out is how fruit even appears on the vine. How do we get from vine to fruit? Abide. The word […]

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Deacons at Jubilee

Hi Jubilee Family, Why do we have deacons? Elders, as “overseers,” make directional decisions guided by our vision, while deacons, as “servants,” facilitate congregational involvement so that this vision becomes a reality. This role of leading the church in service cannot be overestimated. Thabiti Anyabwile states, “The Lord has not established the office of deacon […]

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Remembering Noelle Buller

Thank you for grieving and celebrating the precious life of Noelle Buller together with her family. You can view her funeral service here. Memorial Gifts The Bullers would like memorial gifts directed to Hope Academy. You can find ways to give here: http://hopeschool.org/giving/ways-to-give/ or call 612-721-6294, ext. 106.   Helping with Funeral Costs We are […]

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