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Jym Shorts - September 7, 2017

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What gives a book or letter in the Bible authority over our lives? This is a basic question that both friends and foes of Christianity ask, and rightfully so. Generally speaking, Christians do not rest their case on the authority (canonicity) of the New Testament based on an argument that the...

Jym Shorts - August 31, 2017

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There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. –Romans 8:1 The above passage is how Romans chapter 8 begins, with one of the most important passages in the New Testament. It breathes life into many a sin-weary soul. This coming Sunday, Pastor Tony will bring our...

Jym Shorts - August 24, 2017

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As we inch closer to September and the conclusion to our summer series through Romans 8, we begin to turn our focus toward missions and our annual Missions Emphasis. We have scheduled this year’s emphasis for September 17, 24, and October 1. Each year at LifePoint, we take a few weeks to...

Jym Shorts - August 17, 2017

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“…you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God.” (1 Thessalonians 1:9) What is at the root of our anger, anxiety, fear, and impatience? Why do we turn to people, places, and things as a refuge? What causes relationship problems? Why do we often fail to...

Jym Shorts - August 10, 2017

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I was asked recently if a person can be a Christian yet not believe that some of the stories in the Old Testament are literally true. The examples were predictable: Balaam's donkey speaking with the voice of a man, Lot's wife turned into a pillar of salt, Jonah and the great fish and, of course...

Jym Shorts - August 3, 2017

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…for God loves a cheerful giver. – 2 Corinthians 9:7 Last week I gave you my thoughts on what the Scriptures have to say about giving/tithing and generosity. This week I would like to share with you some of my thoughts on where I think Christians should be focusing their giving. I...

Jym Shorts - July 27, 2017

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The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. –2 Corinthians 9:6 As you know, we do not take up an offering at LifePoint during worship. That is not a common practice for most churches. When I was a boy, our...

Jym Shorts - July 20, 2017

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Therefore, a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Therefore, a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.  -Genesis 2:24 A marriage between two Christians...

Jym Shorts - July 13, 2017

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…things we have heard and known, that our fathers have told us. We will not hide them from the children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the LORD, and his might, and the wonders that he has done. -Psalm 78:3-4 Last Sunday evening we met with the parents of our...

Jym Shorts - July 6, 2017

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Every fourth Sunday we gather as a Christian community and celebrate the Lord’s Supper. It is a joyful event, as it should be, even though our purpose is to recall to mind Christ’s suffering on our behalf. The Passion of Christ (his final days on earth, culminating in his...

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