Forgive One Another… How? Why?
Matthew 18:21-35

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If you were with us last Sunday we spent our time in God’s Word talking about confession, repentance, and forgiveness. I said that although we’ve done everything in our power to alleviate the word “sin” from our vocabulary we are suffering from the effects of sin each and every day. Guilt and shame gnaw at us, haunt us, affect us spiritually, mentally, and even physically and yet the only remedy the world offers us is to not make such a big deal about what we’ve done or failed to do, to realize everyone does it, and to forgive ourselves. We can follow the world’s counsel, and yet the guilt and shame persists until we agree with God that what we’ve done is sin, that it is something much less than what God desires for us. Following our confession we are then to turn from our sin. When we follow God’s prescription for dealing with our sin then we will receive the forgiveness, the cleansing, that only God can provide. Continue reading “Forgive One Another… How? Why?
Matthew 18:21-35”

BCC Tennis Academy
Summer Tennis Camp is Coming June 14-17

The BCC Tennis Academy is in it’s sixth year. It’s hard to wrap our minds around the incredible blessings we’ve experienced during the past six years. God has blessed us with phenomenal coaches, hard working players of all ages, and new kids that are joining us all the time. Continue reading “BCC Tennis Academy
Summer Tennis Camp is Coming June 14-17”

Repentance and Forgiveness
Luke 24:46-47

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Last week, while I was studying about Jesus’ death and resurrection, I was really drawn to something Jesus said to Cleopas and his friend. If you will remember, they were walking along the road with no idea who it was that was walking with them…until Jesus “opened their minds” so they could understand. Then, we read in Luke 24:46-47,

46 He told them, “This is what is written: The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, 47 and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. (Luke 24:46-47 NIVO) Continue reading “Repentance and Forgiveness
Luke 24:46-47”

Changed!
Luke 24:13-48

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Resurrection Sunday is a day to celebrate the majesty, glory, mercy, grace, and transforming power of our God. Each year at this time there are all kinds of programs on television, as well as articles in magazines and newspapers raising questions, stirring skepticism, and planting seeds of doubt about the literal resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Continue reading “Changed!
Luke 24:13-48”

“Shall I Not Drink the Cup the Father Has Given Me?”
John 18:1-11

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Today we’re turning the page and beginning our study of John 18. In the past we’ve always taken two Sundays before Easter to focus on Palm Sunday and the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday. This year we’ve begun our Holy Week observance many months before Resurrection Sunday. The Psalm Sunday passage when Jesus made His triumphal entry into Jerusalem is found in John 12:12-19, which we covered many months ago. Every study we’ve covered on Sunday morning since then has been a study of the events from the last week of Jesus’ life. This morning we’ll see Jesus and His disciples cross the Kidron Valley and make their way to the Garden of Gethsemane. Continue reading ““Shall I Not Drink the Cup the Father Has Given Me?”
John 18:1-11”