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We Are Dry Bones, But There’s Hope!

We Are Dry Bones, But There’s Hope!

In John chapter 3, Jesus has an interesting conversation with a man named Nicodemus, who was a wealthy Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, which was the legislative body of the Jews. In short, he was a part of the most highly educated and affluent circle of his...

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Jesus Manifested His Glory

Jesus Manifested His Glory

I love the story of Jesus’ first miracle at the wedding at Cana (John 2). What a completely extravagant and joyful miracle to begin the work of his earthly ministry! But he is acting out a greater truth here; just as Jesus’ parables were always simplistic stories with...

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Get Your Eyes On Jesus

Get Your Eyes On Jesus

When I hear that old hymn Rock of Ages, I hear it in my mind being sung in my father’s baritone. He sings: Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee; Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure; Save from...

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Let’s Love God’s People Together

Let’s Love God’s People Together

In John 1:14, we read that the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. This word “dwelt” is a very unique one in Greek; only John ever uses it, in this gospel and in the book of Revelation. In Greek, it literally means “to dwell in a tent” or “to tabernacle.” As in,...

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Knowing Jesus this way is Life Changing

Knowing Jesus this way is Life Changing

I can’t even contain my excitement about beginning a study of the book of John. John is like a big flashing neon sign illuminating Jesus, and it’s so fun to read. John’s gospel gives us such a beautiful picture of Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God. It’s different in...

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Nothing Can Ever Be The Same

Nothing Can Ever Be The Same

Easter can be a bit of a whirlwind. It’s the one day a year our whole family dresses up all squeaky clean, and that takes some work. We celebrate our risen Savior at church, then follow with our family gathering with all the cousins and aunts and uncles and...

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We’re Moving to a New Location!

We’re Moving to a New Location!

As of May 12th, we will officially be meeting at our new home, Hylton High School! We are so excited to have a new, larger space, and for more opportunity to grow! You can find us Sunday mornings at Hylton High School located at 14051 Spriggs Rd, Woodbridge, VA...

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Psalm 139 begins this way: O Lord, you have searched me and known me!You know when I sit down and when I rise up;you discern my thoughts from afar.You search out my path and my lying downand are acquainted with all my ways.Even before a word is on my tongue,behold, O...

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How To Start & Keep Your Habits

How To Start & Keep Your Habits

Okay, but how do I start good daily habits? How do we make good habits? There’s not a one-size equation for making and breaking habits, but the most important variables are humility, honesty, and and asking for help. You’ll need humility to admit you can’t solve...

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Where Do Your Habits Lead You?

Where Do Your Habits Lead You?

I am picturing the path that Samson walked, more than 50,000 steps along that road to Gaza (Judges 16:1). In my imagination, each time his sandal hits the ground, a little puff of dust floats into the air like a sigh. I wonder what he was thinking about as he walked...

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