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Posts from December 2009

The Image of God in Man: Do We Still Bear It?

So, God created us in His image, which points to how we are like God, but as the Bible makes clear, man sinned against God in the garden (Genesis 3).  The question that logically follows is:  how did the Fall affect the image of God?  As we begin to consider this question, three positions on this subject can be maintained—either the image…

The Songs of Christmas – Christ

This week we conclude the season of Advent by focusing on Christ.  Our 2009 Advent theme has been “The Songs of Christmas,” and each week we’ve been looking at a song from the gospel of Luke surrounding the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  Our final song this week comes from Luke 3:4-6.  Luke takes this prophetic psalm which was delivered originally…

The Songs of Christmas – Love

This week we continue the season of Advent by focusing on love.  Our 2009 Advent theme is “The Songs of Christmas,” and each week we’ll be looking at a song from the gospel of Luke surrounding the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  Our song this week comes from Luke 2:29-32.  This is Simeon’s song, which he sang the day he held…

The Songs of Christmas – Joy

This week we continue the season of Advent by focusing on joy.  Our 2009 Advent theme is “The Songs of Christmas,” and each week we’ll be looking at a song from the gospel of Luke surrounding the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  Our song this week comes from Luke 2:13-14.  This is the song the angels sang when they told the shepherds of the…

The Image of God in Man: What Is It?

Do you think much about the fact that every human being is made in the image of God?  Today begins a series on the image of God in mankind. The Bible is clear that this truth is so: 26Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea…

The Songs of Christmas – Peace

This week we continue the season of Advent by focusing on peace.  Our 2009 Advent theme is “The Songs of Christmas,” and each week we’ll be looking at a song from the gospel of Luke surrounding the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  Our song this week comes from Luke 1:67-79.  This is Zacharias’song, the father of John the Baptist: 67 And…