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Easter Week Day By Day

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

The Gospel Coalition has some excellent resources to help you walk through Easter Week as we look to worship together on Resurrection Sunday. You can find them here and here. Here are Scriptures for every day this week: Monday read Matthew 21:12–22, Mark 11:12–19, Luke...

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Tags: easter, holy week, jesus, jesús, resurrection

Maturing in Christ Together

Posted by JJ Sherwood on

With Labor Day in the rearview mirror and students back to school, our attention turns to the beginning of another ministry year. Our desire at Five Points Community Church is to proclaim Jesus Christ, teaching everyone with all wisdom so that, as the apostle Paul writes in Colossians 1.28...

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Sorrow to Joy

Posted by Brett Toney on

Next week is a special week. Yes, no week is more or less holy than another, but next week presents the opportunity to join with Christians the world over in giving particular focus to why we are not to be pitied most among men (cf. 1 Corinthians 15:19). As we anticipate giving special focus...

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Tags: devotional, easter, good friday, holy week

Wash Her With the WORD

Posted by Brett Toney on

Husbands are called to imitate Jesus in relating to their wives (Ephesians 5:25). We are to provide and protect our wives physically and spiritually. One way in particular that is done is by “the washing of water with the word” (v.26)—bathing your wife in the Word of God. Pray...

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Tags: bible study, marriage, women's bible study

NEW BIBLE STUDY HOUR CLASSES BEGINNING

Posted by Mark Kakkuri on

Starting this Sunday, September 7, we have new Bible Study Hour classes (9:30 am) for adults that are starting. Cindy Verner will continue to teach a women's study on the Gospel of John (in Rooms C & D), and Mike Houston, elder, and Eric Leiendecker, deacon, will continue to lead the College...

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Tags: bible study hour, doctrines of grace, calvinism

Why Does Baptism Precede The Lord's Supper?

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Posted by JJ Sherwood on

We regularly celebrate the Lord’s Supper during our corporate worship but the Supper is not for everyone in attendance, so we practice what is called ‘fencing the table.’ At Five Points, we fence the table by giving initial instructions as to who can partake of the communion...

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Tags: baptism, communion, lord's supper

Covenant With a Cost

Posted by Brett Toney on

Today, 1,982 years ago, Jesus instituted an act of worship and fellowship for his Church to carry out. Luke records: And when the hour came, he reclined at table, and the apostles with him. And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For...

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Tags: good friday, lord's supper, new covenant

Helping Others Change Seminar Resources

Posted by Mason Williamson on

This past Saturday we had the pleasure of hosting Jonathan Holmes, pastor for counseling at Parkside Church, for a seminar on biblical counseling. Jonathan spent the day teaching through the process and dynamics of helping others pursue biblical change. The audio from all six sessions are...

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Tags: biblical counseling, discipleship

Behind the Façade

Posted by Brett Toney on

Hopefully you have seen or heard about by now of the undercover videos that capture the admission of Planned Parenthood representatives to selling the body parts of aborted children. I read a few articles over the weekend about it and thought I'd share a brief round up. Ross Douthat, writing...

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Tags: abortion, life

Rooted Parent Update and Policy / Procedure Reminder

Posted by Jim Gardner on

Greetings Rooted Parents! Thank you for your participation in Rooted - Children’s Ministry of Five Points Community Church!  It is our sincere hope and prayer that Rooted is used to assist parents in teaching the truth of the gospel to their children in a nurturing and safe...

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Tags: children, parents, news/updates

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