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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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How to Obey (Philippians 2:12-16)

To “work out” our salvation is to take real pains and put forth thorough effort in our obedience to Christ. Salvation can come only through faith in Christ, apart from works, but as those who belong to Christ, we are called to put forth effort in becoming more like Him. When a child is adopted, he doesn’t work in order to belong to the family. ...

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Unity Through Christ-like Humility (Philippians 2:1-11)

Paul’s greatest concern in these verses is the unity of the church, calling the Philippians to be “of the same mind… same love… united…intent on one purpose” (v 2). Unity among believers is not a peripheral issue in the church, or merely an added bonus to the Christian life. It is essential, both for the Christian’s growth in Christ, as well as for the witnes...

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Christian Council (Acts 15:1-35)

Now that some Gentiles had been converted, certain Jews were wrongly telling them what they needed to do in order to really become members of God’s family. They were claiming that in order for a Gentile to enter the Jewish fold, in order to really be a Christian, he had to comply with all Jewish regulations. In other words, in order to receive the full benefits, you must...

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First Missionary Journey (Acts 13:42-14:28)

After Paul’s sermon in the synagogue, many of the Jews were “begging” him to speak to them again the next week. The fact that Paul and Barnabas were “urging them to continue in the grace of God” means that many must have become partakers of grace. The sermon had such an impact that it seemed as though “the whole city” showed up to listen to Paul the following...

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A Sending Church & A Saving Christ (Acts 13:1-43)

Mission endeavors and efforts are the responsibility of the church. They are not to be reserved solely for the “mission-minded” or only those who sense a particular calling. All Christians, because they worship God, will be concerned for God’s worship in the world. Worship leads to a real recognition that others should know God, which then drives us to prayer that Go...

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The Effective Prayer of the God-man (John 17:6-19)

Jesus says twice that those He’s are praying for are the Father’s (i.e. “they are Yours,” vv. 6, 9). He’s expressing the same idea that the Apostle Paul does in Ephesians 1:4 when he says “He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before Him.” Not only are they chosen of the Father, but they are given to the S...

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Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer: Glory (John 17:1-5)

Glory refers to something that is weighty or heavy. It came to mean that someone was weighed down with possessions that displayed and revealed their honor and splendor. When referring to God, glory is the outward manifestation and visible display of God’s majesty, the revelation of who and what He is in Himself; the visible revelation of His inner character and essence. ...

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Peter to Paul (Acts 11:19-12:25)

The description of the beginning of the church at Antioch is further fulfillment of Christ’s affirmation that He will build His church, and it is an example of a thriving body of believers. First, the church was diligent in evangelism (vv. 19-21). As persecution grew, so did the church because everywhere the scattered Christians went, they spoke the word of Christ. T...

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Glorying in the Gospel (Acts 10:23b-11:18)

deliver was for him alone. Instead, he invited his relatives and friends so that they too could hear (v. 24). Mistakenly, when Peter arrives in his home, Cornelius begins to worship him, and needs to be reminded that Peter, too, is just a man like Cornelius. It would also have been wrong, according to Jewish law, for Peter to enter Cornelius’ house (v. 28)....

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Aeneas, Dorcas, & Cornelius (Acts 9:32-10:23)

Though Aeneas had been bedridden for around 3,000 days, he was raised in a moment and was able to walk immediately. Peter knew that Christ had healed Aeneas, and therefore he simply announces it to him, and then commands him to get up and make his bed. It wasn’t Peter’s power that raised him, but the power of Peter’s Lord, and those around him saw him recognized that...

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