Next Sunday May 20: Pentecost: The Bride’s Graduation (Acts 1:8; 2:1-13)

– Graduation is the end of one type of education but the beginning of another, either at another school or in the world. It is fitting, then, that graduation season coincides with Pentecost (the Old Testament Feast of …
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Next Sunday May 6: Lord’s Supper: A Banquet for the Bride (Luke 22:14-30; Revelation 19:6-9)

– When we celebrate the Lord’s Supper, we usually focus on “past” aspect of the celebration. Jesus is the once-for-all Passover lamb and we are to “do this in remembrance of” him. But while an important part of …
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Next Sunday April 29: Evangelism: The Outgoing Bride (Acts 2:42 – 3:10)

– The early church was “enjoying the favor of all the people” (Acts 2:47), literally “looking good.” If the church is to be the Bride of Christ, we must not only be an adoring bride through Worship, a …
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Next Sunday April 22: Fellowship: The Sharing Bride (Acts 2:42-47)

– Church services and activities should be opportunities for us to experience what the Bible calls “koinonia” (fellowship), or “having things in common.” The Christian church arises from the wind and flames of Pentecost to find koinonia as …
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