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Topic: Loving Others

Luke: The Wisdom of Jesus, Part 1

The Bad News of the Good Samaritan

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Luke: 10:25-37

While the parable of the Good Samaritan provides an example of compassion, Jesus also uses it to reveal a much deeper issue that requires not just a simple change in behavior but a full regeneration of the heart.

Philemon

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Speaker: Matt Maka

Text: Philemon 1

Paul urges Philemon and the Church to encourage one another, make sacrifices, and demonstrate grace as they pursue Gospel reconciliation for the sake of Christ.

New Life: A Series in Colossians, Part 9

New Clothes for a New Lifestyle

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:12-17

The new lifestyle we are called to involves putting off what is earthly and putting on what is heavenly.

New Life: A Series in Colossians, Part 1

What is God Doing?

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Colossians 1:1-8

Paul saw what God was doing in the Colossian church. Through Jesus, God made them holy before him and adopted them into his household. Their hope in heaven fueled their faith in Christ and love for all the saints by the power of the gospel.

Luke: The Power and Preaching of Jesus, Part 8

Kingdom Ethics – Love Your Enemies

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 6:27-36

Jesus’ command to love our enemies is a personal ethic for persecuted disciples. When we enlarge our frame of reference, we will see that we follow a Savior who exemplified his own command by loving us who were once his enemies.

Galatians: No Other Gospel, Part 13

The Way You Live and Treat Others Matters for Today and Eternity

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Speaker: Jose Troche

Text: Galatians 5:25-6:10

Living by the Spirit means bearing one another’s burdens and persevering in doing good.

Showing the Spirit, Part 3

Let Love Motivate Your Desire for Spiritual Gifts

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Speaker: Jose Troche

Text: 1 Corinthians 13

Gifts without love are nothing but a joke. Love seeks what is best for others and will remain even after the gifts pass away.

1 Corinthians: Real Church, Part 17

Let Love Lead Liberty to the Glory of God

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Speaker: Todd Keeler

Text: Corinthians 10:23-11:1

Loving others involves doing what is best for them. Loving God involves showing he is best. This is bringing glory to him, doing all to his glory.

1 Corinthians: Real Church, Part 15

Self-Denial for the Sake of the Gospel

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: 1 Corinthians 919-27

Self-denial is always for a greater goal. When Paul calls Christians to deny themselves by accommodating others and disciplining themselves, he does so for the advance of the gospel.

1 Corinthians: Real Church, Part 14

Paul and His Rights

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Corinthians 9:1-18

Following in Christ’s footsteps, Paul set an example for the Corinthian church by not insisting on his rights. He did this to advance the gospel and care for others’ consciences.

1 Corinthians: Real Church, Part 13

Don’t Flaunt Your Freedom

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: 1 Corinthians 8

You will honor God and will serve the soul of your brother or sister if you prioritize the protection of their conscience.

Grace Will Lead Us Home

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Ephesians 5:1-2

The Christian life is not easy, but neither is it complicated. Our calling is to worship God and imitate him by loving people.

1 Timothy: A Family on a Mission, Part 10

Caring for the Family of God

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 1 Timothy 5:3-16

It is a distinct mark of the Church that she care for the poor and needy, especially widows.

Last Words, Part 4

Bearing Fruit Rooted in the Love of Jesus

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Speaker: Jose Troche

Text: John 15:1-17

Jesus calls his disciples to live lives that bear much fruit, fruit that is rooted in his unsearchable love for them.

Relationships (1031 Wednesday Night Meetings), Part 3

Relationships: With Family (Part 2)

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Speaker: Todd Keeler

Todd Keeler continues to address high schoolers on having a God-honoring relationship with family.

Relationships (1031 Wednesday Night Meetings), Part 2

Relationships: With Family (Part 1)

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Speaker: Todd Keeler

Todd Keeler addresses high schoolers on having a God-honoring relationship with family.

Live a Life of Love

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Ephesians 5:1-2

We are dearly loved children of God who imitate him by sacrificially loving others.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 12

Romans 16

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 16:1-16

God can use greeting to change lives, by making a difference in an individual and in a church.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 11

Put Others First

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Romans 15

God’s Word gives us a command, a model, a guide and a goal to compel us to live in Christian unity despite our differences.

What To Wear This Summer

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Speaker: Mark Mullery

Text: Colossians 3:12-17

Let's dress in the wardrobe God has picked out for us and purchased for us. And tying it all together, let's put on love.

Together in Christ

A Community Excelling in Love

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Love is supreme. Therefore pursue love above everything else.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 12

Ordinary People

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 4:7-18

Because Christ is supreme, we can entrust our ordinary lives to him, and our ordinary tasks can have extraordinary meaning.

Life Together, Part 3

Serving One Another

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11

We glorify God in the church by loving and serving one another.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 69

Ultimate Truth, Ultimate Consequences

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 25:31-46

How we regard Jesus Christ in our beliefs and actions determines our eternal destiny.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 51

When Sheep Stray

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Speaker: Matt Maka

Text: Matthew 18:10-14

The way we treat a straying Christian is a big deal to Jesus.

What Christmas Creates, Part 4

Generosity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Generosity is giving rooted in the gospel. The generous giver produces abundant righteousness and strengthens the bonds of Christian love.

What Christmas Creates, Part 2

Servanthood

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Philippians 2:1-11

Christmas creates humble, sacrificial servants who follow Christ’s supreme example.

Relationships: A Mess Worth Making

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Speaker: Paul Tripp

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21

Hurt and conflict, somehow, someway, become the ingredients of all of our relationships. Learn why hope turns into disappointment and peace morphs into conflict, and discover how your relationships can be what they were designed to be.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 3

The Word of Christ and Christian Unity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:16-17

We truly worship God when we honor his word and show love for his children.

Nehemiah: When God Revives His People, Part 8

Revival and Recommitment

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Nehemiah 9:38-10:39

When God revives His people, they respond in grace-filled recommitment. They make the appropriate connections between their sins and the difficulties of their lives, and then commit to change, being distinct from the world by living in love.

Romans, Part 14

Practical Gospel Implications

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 14:1-15:13

This passage presents us with the practical outworking of love based on a gospel foundation.

Romans, Part 13

The Church and the State

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 12-13

In Romans 12 & 13 we see how believing the gospel and obeying the gospel are inseparable aspects of the gospel.

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