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Christ Church—Radford

6226 University Park Drive

Radford, VA 24141

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God is Good (Psalm 107)

"Good" may be the most popular way to describe God in our day, but because of the way we use "good" in common speech, it might seem odd or trite to say, "God is good." While we believe and affirm that God is good, the word in our modern usage often suggests that something is just average or even "blah." If we are really impressed, we use words like "awesome!" However, whil...

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Christ: Humbled and Exalted (Philippians 1-2)

In the first chapter Paul expresses his thankfulness for the uninterrupted fellowship of the saints in the gospel and his confidence that God is completing and will complete His good work in them. His imprisonment has furthered the gospel by stimulating others to preach Christ and he rejoices in the fact that Christ is being preached, even though some were doing so out of ...

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The Majestic Name (Psalm 8)

God has set His splendor above the heavens. What we are able to see from our tiny sphere is but the silhouette of the greater glory that is "out there." But rather than leaving all of His glory "locked away" in the vaults of heaven, instead He has poured some of that glory forth into the earth. His glorious character has overflowed to the earth in the form of His revealed ...

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The Faithfulness of God (2 Corinthians 1:12-24)

The apostle Paul had made changes to his original plans to visit the church in Corinth, and some among the Corinthians were accusing him of unfaithfulness or insincerity because he did not end up doing what he initially intended. Paul responded to the accusations by revealing that his life and decisions were shaped by his theological convictions. In other words, his minist...

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"The God of all Comfort" (2 Corinthians 1:1-11)

Paul's prayer for the Corinthians is that they would continue to receive grace (unmerited favor) from God, and the peace that comes with it, based on the person and work of Jesus Christ. We live in a pluralistic society that believes all religions experience the same God, only in different ways. However, we know that there is only one true God because He has spoken to us t...

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The Narrow Way, the Wide Welcome, and Dealing with Dropsy (Luke 13:22-14:6)

When Jesus is asked how many will be saved, he doesn't exactly answer the question, but raises the more important issue: "What about you?" Jesus' response to him is in two parts: (1) though this man is a jew he might not be saved, along with many other Jews, and (2) many that the Jews would never fathom being saved will be. Those who are found knocking at the door and who ...

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Gospel Pictures (Luke 12:49-13:21)

Having shared two parables about being ready and alert, Jesus now warns once again of the impending judgment (12:49). In thinking about judgment, He refers to the baptism that he was to undergo, which was complete immersion in death, both spiritual and physical. Though He came to bring about everlasting peace between God and men who who had been His enemies, Jesus also tea...

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Perspective on Possessions (Luke 12:13-48)

While Jesus is in the midst of a serious warning with regard to blaspheming the Holy Spirit, a man speaks up demanding that Christ intervene in his family squabble over the inheritance. Most likely, the man's father had died and he probably was owed some of the inheritance, but Jesus is not as interested in whether this man was in the right or wrong as He is in the man's a...

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Reinforcing Foundations: Missions (Isaiah 6; 2 Corinthians 5)

In our church covenant, after expressing our commitment to give ourselves daily to God and then expressing our commitment to give ourselves to each other as the family of God, we then express our commitment to give ourselves as light and salt in this dark world, that those who are strangers to God may see our good works and glorify our Father who is in heaven. The order of...

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Reinforcing Foundations: Fellowship (Hebrews 10:1-25)

God has spoken to us in the clearest and best way imaginable, through His Son. The writer of Hebrews makes every effort to show that Jesus Christ is the best communication of God to us, demonstrating through comparisons and contrasts that He is unquestionably supreme. In the first chapter alone the letter to the Hebrews reveals that He has a limitless inheritance as God's ...

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