Our Story and Evangelism

At Cleburne Bible Church, we are focusing on three things this year – service, community, and proclamation of the Gospel.  Our stories individually help others understand the Gospel.  Our story together as a church and as a group is also powerful in proclaiming the Gospel – that Jesus has paid for our sins and risen […]

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Your Story and Evangelism

Dean Elliott continues the “Reviving Evangelism” series by helping us to understand how our story is important to sharing the Gospel.  When you share what Jesus Christ has done in your life, you expressing confidence that the Scriptures are correct and also how Jesus is personally involved in your life.  It makes it a lot […]

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Baby’s First Words

Dean Elliott begins “The Language of Generosity” series by asking us to consider what is the language that God understands.  We often use “yes, sir” and “yes, ma’am” when speaking to others out of respect.  God understands the language of the hand and the language of the tithe in a similar fashion.  What is the […]

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Invasion Preparation

On Christmas Eve, Dean Elliott helps us to take some time to be reminded about what Christmas is really all about.  What will you do when you can’t accept failure?  When failure is not an option?  Revelation 12:1-11 provides a different perspective of the Christmas story – as seen from heaven.  There are three things to […]

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What’s In The Box?

Dean Elliott begins our Christmas mini-series, “What’s in the Box?”  We have all seen a child open a present and be disappointed with the gift, or perhaps remember opening one ourselves where we were disappointed with the contents.  Matthew 13:1-23 seeks to answer the questions:  If Jesus is the King, where’s the kingdom and why aren’t […]

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Heart of My Own Heart

Dean Elliott teaches from Psalm 36 and Romans 1:18-21.  If you don’t put the big thing you are dealing with into perspective, it can be all consuming and seem bigger than it really is.  But even perspective can be distorted and so you need reference points.  Distorting the size and goodness of God, leads to […]

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Against the Grain

Continuing the Behold the King series, Dean Elliott teaches on Matthew 12:1-14.  In this next section, Jesus illustrates “come to me and I will give you rest.”  God gave us a Sabbath rest so that we would stop and rest.  He has made promises that He will fulfill.

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Greater Expectations

Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King  series with Matthew 11:20-30.  When we encounter difficult circumstances and hardships, we can have peace and joy when we come before the Lord and say, “okay, your will be done,” instead of striving to make it though on our own.  Our problem comes from our expectations, not a lack […]

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All Dressed Up…Some Place to Go

Dean Elliott finishes the series, Connecting in Community,  by teaching from Ephesians 4:25-5:1.  In this passage, there are two basic strategies that are associated with our old man – instinctive to us.  The writer of Ephesians, Paul, identifies them at the the beginning of the passage, and then develops them in three ways.  Paul uses the metaphor […]

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All Dressed Up?

Dean Elliott continues the series, Connecting in Community.  We are dressed up with the righteousness of Christ, and have a new mindset about what will work.  Our mindset is an obstacle that will keep us from fitting in and experiencing true community.  Ephesians 4:17-24 contrasts the way the world thinks and the way the Christian thinks. […]

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