Don’t Forget The Water

Dean Elliott continues the Together series by looking at the account of Jesus washing the Disciples’ feet in John 13:1-17.  This passage is not just about serving one another physically, but about serving one another spiritually, by dealing with sin together.  Dean explains two mistakes that need to be put away before we can be in community […]

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It’s War

Dean Elliott continues the teaching on the Beatitudes.  He defines what “pure in heart” means and how we practically approach it.  He also helps us understand the rewards that come from being pure in heart.  This process is often a struggle…and the war is in our hearts. Scripture references: Matthew 5:8, Isaiah 11:1-9, James 4:1-10

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David denHartog continues to walk us through the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5.  Verse 7 speaks of mercy: “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.  We all need mercy at one time or another – a helping hand, someone to come alongside, a meal brought when we are sick.  We will also need […]

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Gone Fishin’

Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series, teaching through the book of Matthew.  Dean explains the historical and contextual setting, and then shows us three ideas we need to understand from Matthew 4:12-25 about Jesus’ ministry.  This section sets the stage for how you hear the Sermon on the Mount, in chapters 5-7.

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Qualified

David denHartog teaches from Matthew 4:1-11 which gives the last qualification of Jesus as King before He began ministry.  Many people have to qualify to participate in the Olympics.  We have a desire to be qualified by God’s use to build his kingdom here on earth, to minister to the hearts and lives of people.  We also […]

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Kingdoms in Conflict

Dean Elliott teaches from Matthew 2:12-23, a horrific account of the aftermath of the wise men’s visit.  God divinely spares Jesus’ life as a young child, but only so that He could be sacrificed for our sins at the appointed time.  Matthew also clearly shows the consequences of rejecting Jesus and of living in a […]

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Mazel tov!

Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series in Matthew 2:1-12, taking a slow and close look at the story of the Magi (or Wise Men).  It is a strange story; one of confrontation and contrast and mystery.  There were people that should have know where to go and what to do, but they didn’t.  And there […]

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Security Questions

David denHartog continues the Behold The King series, taking a look at Matthew 1:18-25.  When we are asked security questions, the answers validate that we are who we say we are.  An early Jew that became a believer might also want to validate that Jesus was who He said He was.  We also need to have our […]

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