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Life After Death (1 Corinthians 15:35

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Few passages are more exhilarating than 1 Corinthians 15 and its promise of resurrection life. For those who trust in Christ, Paul says what is buried in the dust will be raised in glory. Taking up a variety of images, he describes the indescribable in verses 35–49— namely the way in which children of Adam formed from the dust of earth are raised...

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Discipleship in a Digital Age: Resources

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Resources accompanying our "Discipleship in a Digital Age" series....

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Raised with Christ (pt. 2): The Unfolding Reign of Christ’s Resurrection

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First Corinthians 15 is one giant meditation on Christ’s glorious resurrection. Verses 1–11 speak of the resurrection’s centrality in the gospel; verses 12–19 explain the necessity of the resurrection; and now in verses 20–34 we find how the resurrection of Christ applies to us. In what follows you can find discussion questions about Sunday&r...

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Reading and Inhabiting the Drama of Scripture

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For the first few years of my Christian life Our Daily Bread served as a vital part of my personal devotions. Each month or two, I’d pick up the short devotional in the church foyer, and each day I’d read it with accompanying Scripture references. About the same time, I began memorizing Bible verses. Behind my desk today is an index box full of the Scriptures I...

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Raised with Christ (pt. 1): The Unfolding Effects of Christ’s Resurrection (1 Corinthians 15:20

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Nothing is more central to the Christian faith than Christ’s resurrection. Yet, how exactly does his resurrection secure ours? In what way is his resurrection applied to our lives? Is the promise of our resurrection just divine fiat, or is there something more that unites us to Christ? And is the resurrection only a future reality or is there something present to it?...

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The Bread and the Cup

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A Lord's Table meditation....

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Sufficient to Counsel

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This past Sunday I preached from Psalm 55 a sermon entitled “Sufficient to Counsel.” We examined Psalm 55 as a case study for how David called upon God, petitioned him, and expected him to act because of God’s nature and character. David cried out of the extreme anguish of betrayal by a close friend – one with whom he used to enjoy close fellowship ...

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April 2017 Shepherd's Letter

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The April 2017 Shepherd's Letter of Occoquan Bible Church....

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