Tag Archives: Church Life

That They May Know

Brett McCracken on the beauty of unity within the church: A unified church is one of the strongest evidences of the truth of the gospel. This is especially true in a world as fragmented and divisive as ours, where countercultural … Continue reading

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We Need One Another

On Sunday, Lord willing, we will celebrate the sixth anniversary of Redeemer Fellowship Church. As I reflect on the Lord’s goodness to our church, I am reminded how much we all need the church. God’s plan is not for us … Continue reading

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Summer Reading 2017

Here are some books I have been reading this summer that I would recommend to you. How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison I really appreciate that in this short book Powlison makes clear that there is not one “silver … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel Living

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.” –Col. 2:6-7  Let me offer a few notes on … Continue reading

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“A Good Contest”

As we have concluded our study of 1 Corinthians 13 and have been reminded of the call for us to love one another, I am reminded of the following from Puritan Richard Sibbes. It would be a good contest amongst … Continue reading

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Loving Practices

As we have been studying through 1 Corinthians 13 together, our prayer has been: “May the Lord make us increase and abound in love for one another and for all” (1 Thess. 3:12). I want to offer some suggested practices … Continue reading

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“Holy-Love”

This past Sunday we looked at 1 Corinthians 13:6. As I said then, this verse keeps us from reading our cultural propensity for mushy-sentimentalism into this great “Love Chapter.” Love rejoices in the truth. Love and truth cannot be separated. … Continue reading

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“Supernatural Love”

In The Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop wrote: A cold heart that does not love suggests one of two things. Either it has never been forgiven, or it does not appreciate the depth of its forgiveness. In fact, … Continue reading

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Gospel Humility

In the sermon this past Sunday, the need for humility was mentioned frequently. Let’s take a moment to think further about how we become humble. In her book, Humble Roots, Hannah Anderson says: Part of the problem is that we … Continue reading

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Love One Another

We are currently in the middle of our sermon series, Love One Another. Jesus said that the world would know that we are His disciples by our love for one another (John 13:34-35). We are studying “the love chapter” (1 … Continue reading

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