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"Let us press on to know the Lord."                

Sunday Service

10:00am

 
If you plan to visit, calling ahead is advised due to the obscurity of our location.

Christ Church—Radford

6226 University Park Drive

Radford, VA 24141

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Archives for November 2015

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The One Thing Missing: The Rich Young Ruler (Mark 10:17-31)

The man in this account is rich (Mark 10:22), he is young (Matt 19:20), and His is a powerful ruler (Luke 18:18). He had the three things everyone wants! Money will buy fun, prestige, security, and so-called friends. Youth means a supple body and a bright and active mind. Adding power to that list, he had respectability and status among the people. In short, this man had e...

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Kingdom Clarity and Christ Compared (Luke 11:14-32)

In response to the accusations that Jesus was casting out demons by the power of Beelzebub, the chief authority over the demonic world (Satan himself), Jesus exposes the complete lack of logic in their argument. If Satan possessed the man and made him unable to speak, why would he then empower Christ to redeem him? Their unwillingness to believe Jesus leads them to reach a...

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Persistent Prioritized Prayer (Luke 11:1-14)

The prayer is paternal. Christ commands us to call God our Father. This address calls us to a childlike reverence and trust with the reminder that He has become our Father through Christ. It brings to our minds and hearts the realities of adoption, being grafted into His family and reconciled to Him. This reminder is basic to all of our praying and gives us the confidence ...

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Nations and Neighbors (Luke 9:57-10:42)

After being rejected in Samaria, one person exclaims, "I will follow you wherever you go!" We have to wonder if the man really understood what he was saying. Jesus had no room in Bethlehem, no room in Samaria, and no room that night either, and His destination was the cross. To follow Him wherever He goes involves a difficult road. In verses 59-60, initiating the interacti...

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