Special: How we got the Bible

Speaker: Dru Lattin
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In our men’s Sunday School class, Dru is sharing about questions on Bibles and Bible translations. Before we can talk about how God’s Word is translated into English, we must ask what is being translated.

The audio is a bit uneven, and the presentation rough, but you’re welcome to listen!

Below, his PowerPoint for the class.

Bible Translations – the text itself

 

Living a Satisfied Life

Texts: Topical
Speaker: Conroy Loewen
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What makes you happy? What truly satisfies you? Drawing from examples of Jesus as our Shepherd, Conroy challenges us to take of what He has to offer, rather than the temporary pleasures of this world.

From Darkness to Light

Texts: 1 John 1; John 3:19-21; etc
Speaker: Larry Graber
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Darkness and light. These two opposites appear throughout Scripture, and Larry Graber provides some sobering warnings for those who choose darkness rather than light. Allowing the light to reveal who we are is life-changing, and he issues a clear call for us to open ourselves to his convicting and comforting light.

Here’s the PowerPoint from Larry’s message:

From Darkness to Light – Larry Graber

 

 

Do Not Deprive Each Other

Text: 1 Corinthians 7:1-9; 13:4-7
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Is it possible to be too holy – to overreact to immorality? In Corinth, some Christians were so concerned about the sin around them, they lost sight of God’s good design for marriage. Dru looks at what Paul has to say and suggests some principles for marital intimacy.

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Lessons from Mary for Mother’s Day

Texts: Luke 1-3
Speaker: Lance Graber
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What was it really like to be the mother of Jesus Christ? What was their relationship like? Lance shares some heartfelt observations from the life of Mary in appreciation for all mothers today. The article he referenced is available here.

Featured image above from Michael Dudash.

Steadfastness

Texts: Topical
Speaker: LaMar Troyer
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In today’s message, LaMar explores what spiritual steadfastness is. Drawing from people in Bible, he encourages us to be unwavering, in character, conduct, conviction, and conflict. He especially notes the need to be faithful in spiritual conflicts of all kinds.

If you’ve been frustrated by our audio quality – you’re not alone! We think we’ve got the problems fixed, though. Let us know if there are any issues. Thanks!

Looking for a homeland

Text: Hebrews 11:8-16
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Last week, one of our older brothers passed away after a long, faithful, and joyful life. Dru turns to another faithful pilgrim – Abraham – to consider how we too, can walk faithfully between the promise and the fulfillment of our salvation.

Listen below:

Due to some issues with recording, the audio is a bit rough. Still working on it!