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Topic: The Gospel

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 6

Free from the Law

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Romans 7:1-25

Through our union with Christ, believers are freed from life under the law.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 1

The Transforming Power of the Gospel

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Romans 1:1-17

The gospel is the power of God for salvation. It unifies the church and propels the church.

The Contrarian Effect of the Gospel

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Speaker: Steve Van Rhyn

Text: 2 Corinthians 1:8-11

Let us surrender to God, be honest about our vulnerabilities and experience God empowering us in times of hardships and suffering.

Introducing God, Part 11

How Then Shall We Live?

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Speaker: Keith Welton

We were meant to live life in light of what God has done and what he will do.

Introducing God, Part 6

The Death That Changes Everything

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Jesus' death changed the way we count time and the pages of history, but what does it mean for us?

Introducing God, Part 4

What is God Doing About It?

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Luke 3:21-22

We have a serious problem. It's us. God doesn't leave us to try to fix ourselves — he gives us Jesus.

What Child Is This?, Part 1

God With Us

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Text: John 1:1-18

Our holy God has come in human flesh to give us life and grace.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 9

Awesome in Holiness

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 19:3-25

Because God is awesome in His holiness, we need a mediator in order to be reconciled with Him.

The Day the Gospel Came to Town

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: Acts 17:16-34

God uses, keeps and provokes us to love Him and our neighbors.

Together in Christ, Part 3

The Empowering Gospel

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Speaker: PJ Smyth

Text: 1 Corinthians 2:2-5

The gospel is rocket fuel for Christian life and community.

Together in Christ, Part 2

How the Good News Shapes Christian Community

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Speaker: Kenneth Maresco

Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-8

God calls his church to faithfully preach the word and the gospel until Christ returns, regardless of the circumstances.

Together in Christ, Part 1

Citizens Worthy of the Gospel

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Philippians 1:27-2:11

Christians live worthy of the gospel when they strive for unity, following the example of Christ.

I Want to Know Christ

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Philippians 3:1-11

What defines a person who truly knows and belongs to God? Where do we find the rightness that we long for?

Strengthened by the Spirit to Commune with Christ

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Ephesians 3:14-19

Paul prays a prayer for people like us—people who had solid gospel truth but who needed the power of the Holy Spirit to ground them in the reality of God’s personal and specific love for them.

Love That Surpasses Knowledge

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Ephesians 3:14-19

Christians, even those who have all their gospel doctrine straight, must experience the love of God by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 3

Him We Proclaim

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Colossians 1:24-2:5

Paul explains his ministry so that the Colossians will listen to his gospel and be warned against misleading beliefs.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 2

The Preeminence of Christ

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 1:15-23

Christ is preeminent and supreme, so we must continue to entrust ourselves to the hope of His gospel.

Hold Fast to the Gospel

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:1-5

God hates sin and we should too. The gospel enables us to honestly face our own sin, frees us from finding our identity in our reputation, and assures us that God can use the worst circumstances for his glory and our good.

Because God Said He Would

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

The birth of Jesus Christ is the ultimate fulfillment of the ultimate promise.

Parables: Truth Hidden in Plain Sight, Part 2

The Sower

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Matthew 13:1-11

The parable of the sower teaches about the character of the kingdom of God and calls us to self-reflection: how have I responded to the message of Jesus?

RE:NEW, Part 5

RE:IMAGINE

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Philippians 2:1-16

We need to learn to dream gospel-shaped dreams.

RE:NEW, Part 3

RE:FOCUS

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-15

The gospel refocuses us on God's glory, loving one another, and God's mission.

RE:NEW, Part 2

RE:FRESH

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

From top to bottom, from beginning to end, salvation is by the grace and power of God.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 42

Wrong Ways to Respond to Jesus

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Matthew 13:53-14:12

Familiarity with Jesus without faith in Jesus is dangerous. So is knowledge about Jesus without knowing him. The remedy is to embrace the gospel of Jesus.

Better News Than You Think

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Speaker: Mark Lauterbach

Text: Romans 8:28-39

The gospel is more than forgiveness. Christ has so fully triumphed over our enemies that we have the God of hope, of provision, and of purpose as our Father.

God So Loved the World

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 3:16-18

Does the news that God loves you mean much to you? The love of God is, in fact, shockingly good news because it's wholly undeserved yet available to anyone who believes in Jesus Christ.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 24

The Call to Discipleship

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 7:13-29

Jesus sets before us two destinies. He makes a call to discipleship, and it requires a choice. Will we follow him?

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 23

The Golden Rule

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Matthew 7:12

Jesus distills the entire law into a single sentence, not so that we might attempt to earn our salvation by our good works but to expose the folly of trying to being justified by the law.

Never Give Up, Part 1

Paul: Remember the Biggest Truth

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: 2 Timothy 1:8-18

Something is big in your life right now. Something is filling up your thoughts and dominating your perspective. Paul would remind you how wonderful, how free, and how universe shaking your salvation is.

The Resurrection Confronts

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Acts 17:16-34

The resurrection of Jesus can be a great source of comfort, but before it comforts us, it confronts us with the reality of a day of judgment. How will we respond?

The Most Influential Preacher in Your Life

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Speaker: Paul Tripp

Text: Psalms 42

You are always preaching some kind of gospel to you. What gospel are you preaching?

What God Can Do

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Speaker: Mark Lauterbach

Text: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6

Scripture gives you reasons for expectant faith as you relate to, love, serve, and explain the gospel to people outside of Christ.

2 Peter, Part 6

The Reality of Judgment and Rescue

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: 2 Peter 2:1-10

God's judgment is not asleep. A day of wrath is coming. However, God knows how to save his people, and he sent his own son to complete his ultimate rescue mission.

Choice, Promise, Motivation

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Speaker: J.D. Greear

Text: John 12:24-28

The life of the nations comes only through the death of the church.

We Promote What We Prize

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Speaker: Jon Smith

Text: Matthew 28:16-20

God is worthy to be made known and proclaimed for who he is, and that fact is fundamental to our engagement in evangelism. Evangelism exists because worship does not, and evangelism will exist in our lives to the extent that worship does in our hearts.

The Gospel: Power for Peacemaking

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Speaker: Ken Sande

Text: Colossians 1:6-11

Many Christians struggle with conflict because they constantly forget to "power up" the gospel. The gospel motivates peacemaking, and, through the gospel, Jesus models the essential elements of peacemaking.

Because He Loves Me, Part 3

The Identity Gift: Christ is Your Life

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Speaker: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Would you like your identity to be based less on your actions, possessions, and others' opinions and more on the foundation of God's love for you? Be refreshed and changed by the transforming truth of God's overwhelming love which both defines our identity and motivates our works.

Because He Loves Me, Part 2

How God’s Love Transforms Our Identity

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Speaker: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Would you like your identity to be based less on your actions, possessions, and others' opinions and more on the foundation of God's love for you? Be refreshed and changed by the transforming truth of God's overwhelming love which both defines our identity and motivates our works.

Because He Loves Me, Part 1

Reconsidering God’s Love for Us in Christ

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Speaker: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Would you like your identity to be based less on your actions, possessions, and others' opinions and more on the foundation of God's love for you? Be refreshed and changed by the transforming truth of God's overwhelming love which both defines our identity and motivates our works.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 8

The Prodigal Son: A Case Study on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Luke 15

This is a story of two rebellious sons: one unrighteous and one self-righteous. Both reveal the tendency towards relating to the Father as indentured servants instead of as sons.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 7

Adoption and Christian Parenting

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: James 1:27

Adoption-informed parenting is gospel-shaped parenting. The more we understand biblical adoption the better equipped we will be for Christian parenting.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 6

Changed Relationships Through Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:10

As children adopted by God, all our relationships change, including our relationships with other believers, with the world, and with sin and Satan.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 5

The Spirit of Adoption: Confirming Our Identity in Christ

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Galatians 4:6

The Spirit helps us in our childlike weakness--to confirm our identity as sons of God and to conform us more and more into conduct becoming his sons.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 4

The Transforming Power of Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 Peter 1:8

Seeing God as Father transforms our attitude, our motivation for obedience, our defense against temptation and our growth in holiness.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 3

A Survey of Key Texts on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Ephesians 1:5

Scripture everywhere speaks from a fatherly perspective, and it reveals that God's eternal purpose for believers is fulfilled in adoption.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 2

A Biblical-Theological Overview of Adoption in Scripture

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 2 Corinthians 3:18

God made man to enjoy fellowship with him as a son would his father, but the fall impeded that relationship. Redemption accomplished what God intended in creation: to give true and full sonship to mankind through adoption.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 1

The Significance of the Doctrine

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:1

Adoption is not merely a grand illustration, nor a lofty doctrine, but a profound spiritual reality for believers - the fullest, richest picture of God's eternal purpose.

Romans, Part 8

The Christian and the Law

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 7

Robin Boisvert teaches on Paul's subject of the law in his letter to the Romans.

Romans, Part 7

Union with Christ and Victory Over Sin

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 6

Robin Boisvert teaches on our being one with Christ, and slaves to righteousness.

Romans, Part 2

God’s Wrath and the Guilt of Mankind

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 1:18-3:20

This section of the letter of Romans is a stinging indictment of the entire human race. All are under sin and are therefore under the wrath of God.

Romans, Part 1

Introduction and Overview - The Power of the Gospel

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 1-16

Robin Boisvert gives an overview of the book of Romans and examines the Gospel as the power of God for salvation.