Set Free to Serve

Luke 22:24-27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Dispute about Greatness 24 A dispute also arose among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest. 25 But he said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those in authority over them are called benefactors. 26 But not […]

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Free to be you

Galatians 5:1-6 Common English Bible (CEB) 5 1 Christ has set us free for freedom. Therefore, stand firm and don’t submit to the bondage of slavery again. Arguments against being circumcised 2 Look, I, Paul, am telling you that if you have yourselves circumcised, having Christ won’t help you. 3 Again I swear to every man who has himself […]

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Spirit Help

Romans 8:26-39 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27 And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to […]

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Newness of Life

Romans 6:1-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 6 What then are we to say? Should we continue in sin in order that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin go on living in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his […]

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Free to Love

Romans 5:1-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 5 Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have obtained accessto this grace in which we stand; and we boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God. 3 And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that […]

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Can you see it?

Romans 1:1-17 Common English Bible (CEB) 1 From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for God’s good news. 2-3 God promised this good news about his Son ahead of time through his prophets in the holy scriptures. His Son was descended from David. 4 He was publicly identified as God’s Son with power […]

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Senior Reflections Shelby Bass, Nick Coenen, Austin Fabrizio, Victoria Fernandez, Nathan Hoffman, Alyson Hurley, Jacob Kuhn, Lucas Mastin, Mason Nordman, Johnathan Powell, Nick Ritland Acts 10:1-17; 34-35 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 10 In Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Cohort, as it was called. 2 He was a devout man who feared […]

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Matthew 28:16-20 New International Version (NIV) The Great Commission 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples […]

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Come & See, Go & Tell

Matthew 28:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 28 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance […]

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Creating Space

Matthew 21:1-17 Common English Bible (CEB) 21 When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus gave two disciples a task. 2 He said to them, “Go into the village over there. As soon as you enter, you will find a donkey tied up and a colt with it. Untie them and bring them to […]

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