You Never Know…

Dean Elliott teaches from Haggai 1-2.  How do you respond to divine disruption?  Are you flexible and willing to change?  What are you focused on?  Haggai also lived in a time when God disrupted their normal way of life.   God wanted their attention, and He had something different for them to do. Additional Scripture […]

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When is a Good Time?

Dean Elliott teaches from Haggai 1:1-15 and correlates it to today’s times.  Haggai has two messages for us – one to the leadership, both political and spiritual, and one to everybody.  Dean also shares from his experiences in Israel and his return home. Additional Scripture references: Proverbs 16:9, 21:5, 14:12, 16:25; Isaiah 2; I Thessalonians 1:6-7; Haggai […]

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A Preview of Things to Come

David denHartog teaches from 2 Peter 3:1-13.  There are two extreme responses we could take as we look at world events and think about the Day of the Lord approaching.  But, what should our response be to the return of Christ?  Pastor David gives us two major points and two principles for application from this […]

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Keeping Calm in Crisis

David denHartog teaches from Psalm 91, about how we can have calm in the midst of the fear surrounding the threat of this virus, or fear in any situation.  We know that God is in control and that we can trust in Him, and call on Him.  We remember that this is a great opportunity […]

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Caring Authentically

Kevin Bentley teaches from Acts 3:1-10.  What does caring authentically look like?  In this passage, Peter and John saw the need, felt the need, and Jesus worked through them to meet the need.  Jesus is the hero in this story.  There is no other name under heaven by which we might be saved.  

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The Joy of the Harvest

David denHartog remembers the joy that farmers in Iowa had as they brought in the harvest each year.  Spiritually, too, we share in the joy of the harvest when someone comes to know Christ, or we know we have had a part in that process.  John 15:1-17 speaks about the joy and fruit and abiding […]

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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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Spiritual Salesperson or Journey Mate?

David denHartog teaches from John 4:1-26, the account of the Woman at the Well.  Many of us have been taught to memorize a presentation when sharing the Gospel with others, but its not where most of us are in the ability to share our faith.  Its not how we are most comfortable sharing.  The model […]

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The Hero in Evangelism

David denHartog begins the “Reviving Evangelism” series, teaching from Acts 8:26-40.  We have heroes of our spiritual journeys, heroes in eveglism, Biblical heroes of evangelism, but the real hero of all the stories is the Holy Spirit.  He is working behind the scenes and moving in hearts.  David helps us understand who we are trying to […]

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