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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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Distance & Distinction (Luke 17)

Distance & Distinction (Luke 17) Forgiveness & Faith (verses 1-10) We can cause people to stumble by behavior, speech, or even the attitude we have in what we do or say. When our conduct does not match our profession, we are discrediting Christianity in the eyes of those who observe us. The cross of Christ will always give offense, but we must strive never to increase ...

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The Unrighteous and the Rich (Luke 16)

Knowing that he is without strength and being too prideful to beg, this unrighteous steward devises a dishonest and deceitful design to make future friends through his bosses finances. When his boss finds out, he commends him, not because of the dishonesty itself, but because of the ingenuity and skill with which he operated. In this story, Jesus is not giving a pattern fo...

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Two Lost Sons (Luke 15:25ff)

At the beginning of the chapter, the Pharisees grumble because Jesus is receiving sinners and eating with them. While the statement they make about Jesus is true and accurately reflects his willingness to associate with sinners, the fact that they are angry and grumbling shows that their doctrine of salvation is completely different than Christ's. They are under the convic...

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The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Acts 1:8-11)

In ascending bodily, Jesus took to heaven what he didn't have when he came down from glory. He took up our humanity at Bethlehem in the amazing miracle of the incarnation, and without ceasing to be what he has always been, he became what he had never been before. On the day of the ascension, he entered heaven as the God-man....

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Lost Sheep, Lost Silver & Lost Sons (Luke 15:1-24)

This straying sheep's life is already in danger, being disoriented and defenseless. The shepherd doesn't hire someone else to go looking for it, but he himself goes after his sheep. It might seem like preferential treatment is given to the poor lost sheep at the expense of the others, but when we consider it from the vantage point of the other 99, we can see how this would...

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