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Jesus, Our Torn Veil (Sunday School, July 16th, 2017)

Topic:  Jesus and the Temple Veil

Speaker: David de Bruyn

Service: Sunday School

Date: July 16th, 2017

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Time – Gospel-Goad or Futility-Fuel (Worship Service, July 16th, 2017)

Title: Time – Gospel-Goad or Futility-Fuel

Passage: Psalm 90

Speaker: David de Bruyn

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: July 16th, 2017

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Survey of the Pentateuch: The Conquest of Canaan (Sunday School, July 9th, 2017)

Topic: The Conquest of Canaan

Speaker: Ryan Martin

Section: 7

Service: Sunday School

Date: July 9th, 2017

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The Limits of A Hard Heart (Worship Service, July 9th, 2017)

Title: The Limits of A Hard Heart

Passage: Exodus 10

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: July 9th, 2017

We see examples of the irrationality of unbelief in our passage this morning. Pharaoh is on his last legs. It’s clear that he is no longer in a position of strength or control. So he begins to act more and more irrationally as the plagues go on. This is one of the themes that rise to the surface as God’s judgments on Egypt draw to a close in the eighth and ninth plagues before the final great plague.

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No One Like Him (Worship Service, July 2nd, 2017)

Title: No One Like Him

Passage: Exodus 9:13–35

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: July 2nd, 2017

The seventh plague, before us this morning, is the fiery hail. It is a lengthy plague. It, like the first and fourth plagues, announces an amplification of God’s original purpose for the plagues. Here the Lord gives Moses a much longer word for Pharaoh than in previous episodes. Like in the first and fourth plagues, a clear statement of the Lord’s purpose in the seventh through ninth (and tenth) plagues right at the outset. This purpose is stated at the end of v 13: so that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth. This Scripture passage is not only about God, however. It also contains important teachings of what this glorious God of the Exodus demands of all humanity. Today, I want you to see from the seventh plague four important teachings, not only about God and who we are before him.

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Survey of the Pentateuch: The Sacrificial System (Sunday School, June 25th, 2017)

Topic: The Sacrificial System

Speaker: Eric White

Section: 5

Service: Sunday School

Date: June 25th, 2017

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On Giving (Worship Service, June 25th, 2017)

Title: On Giving

Passage: Exodus 8:20 – 9:12

Speaker: Dr. Eric White

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: June 25th, 2017

Introduction: Our giving on Sunday morning is an act of worship. Money, however, strongly influences us. In our sinfulness, we desire money and to keep it for ourselves. We want to spend it on things that we think will make us happy. It is no wonder that the Bible says that money is the root of all kinds of evil (1 Tim 6:10). Moreover, the author of Hebrews admonishes us, “Keep your life free from love of money” (Heb 13:5). It may be that giving is hard for some of us here today. It may be that even when we give obediently, we feel a certain hesitation in our heart. Maybe that is you today. God wants us to give freely and not to love money. Our passage this morning provides us with two lessons about giving, that, when taken together, encourage us to give freely.

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In the Midst of this Land (Worship Service, June 18th, 2017)

Title: In the Midst of this Land

Passage: Exodus 8:20 – 9:12

Speaker: Pastor Ryan Martin

Service: Sunday Morning Worship Service

Date: June 18th, 2017

Just as the first plague set the tone for the first three plagues, the fourth plague gives the theme of the second set of plagues. Back in 7:17, God said, By this you shall know that I am Yahweh. Now, in the 4th plague, But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen, … that you may know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth. When Egypt is affected and Goshen isn’t, God will show convincingly that he, Yahweh, Israel’s God, is the one in the midst of the land of Egypt, performing these wonders of judgment. Thereby the 4th – 6th plagues take God’s purpose in the first three plagues and amplify it. Still, the foundational purpose of the plagues is that men know that Yahweh is God. Since he is God, we ought to love and obey him. Let’s look more closely at these plagues and see how God glorifies himself in them.

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Survey of the Pentateuch: The Abrahamic Covenant (Sunday School, June 11th, 2017)

Topic: The Abrahamic Covenant

Speaker: Eric White

Section: 4

Service: Sunday School

Date: June 11th, 2017

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