Theology Tuesday – Christ Alone

This Sunday, we will continue our look at the 5 Solas of the Reformation as we examine “Solus Christus – Christ alone.”  Why is it so important to hold to this doctrine?  Please find this article below by Ligonier Ministries to help frame the question and our time together on Sunday. Source: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/by-christ-alone/ “He is

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Theology Tuesday – Grace Alone

As we continue our study of the pillars of the Protestant Reformation, we will look this week at sola gratia – grace alone.  Below please find an overview of this topic.  And remember: Anytime you praise God for his amazing grace you are at the same time confessing the depth of your need for what

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Theology Tuesday: Is “Faith Alone” Necessary?

Today, please see this below article by Dr. R.C. Sproul on the importance of believing sola fide – “faith alone.”. What it is that makes this so necessary? Can we deny it? Source: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/faith-alone/ “We also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of

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Theology Tuesday: Sola Scriptura

We ended our study-in-a-study over the 12 Apostles on Sunday.  In the month of October, as we commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, we will be examining the “5 Solas” that, literally, changed the history of the world.  “Sola” simply is Latin for “only” or “alone.”  They are: Sola Scriptura – Scripture Alone

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Theology Tuesday: What Judas Saved?

Starting today, we are going to copy and paste the featured outside article for Theology Tuesday in this e-mail.  Many of you have had trouble opening the outside links lately.  Today’s article comes from our upcoming study of Judas.  So, was Judas saved or was he not? Read below this article from Matt Slick at

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Theology Tuesday: What Happens at Death?

Today’s featured link: http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/what-happens-at-death Romans 5 explains, in simple terms that: In Adam: judgment, condemnation, death In Christ: justification, righteousness, life But what happens after we die? What is the process? We’d encourage you to look over today’s outside article to get correct theology on what happens after you die.  You will be challenged!

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Theology Tuesday: What is Discernment?

  http://www.ligonier.org/blog/discernment-thinking-gods-thoughts/   Please click the link below for this week’s article of interest on Theology Tuesday: “Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar.” – C.S. Lewis was quoted as saying.   May we pray, “Lord, give us discernment in all we read, watch, and listen to.” The most effective false

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Theology Tuesday: Questions to Ask Before Consuming Media

http://www.desiringgod.org/interviews/six-questions-to-ask-before-you-binge-on-netflix To view the article we are highlighting this week, please click above: +++++++++++++++++ “Whatever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable–if anything is excellent, praiseworthy–think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 Does it matter what we watch? What we read? What we listen to? What we visualize in our minds? In an age saturated in

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Theology Tuesday – 11 Beliefs About Jehovah’s Witnesses (& How to Hold Your Ground)

Click below for this week’s featured outside article: https://blogs.thegospelcoalition.org/justintaylor/2017/08/17/the-11-beliefs-you-should-know-about-jehovahs-witnesses-when-they-knock-at-the-door/ Dr. Michael Horton recently said: What the Christian faith proclaims is either true or false. It cannot be walled off into a safe room of cuddly bears and a favorite blanky. What a great reminder that doctrine doesn’t divide, heresy does. Doctrine is the only thing

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Theology Tuesday: When Serving Isn’t Fun

http://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/when-serving-the-local-church-isnt-fun Click the link above to see this week’s featured outside article ——— Dr. Paul Tripp said about serving in the church:   Are you a consumer at the local ecclesiatical Macy’s (church) or a commited, Christ-serving, people-loving member of the Body of Christ. As we continue our study of the 12 apostles / disciples

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