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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 […]

All Growed Up

David denHartog continues the series, Connecting in Community, teaching from Ephesians 4:7-16.  Children often want to be older than they actually are and be all growed up.  We all want to grow up physically.  Individuals also grow spiritually.  As individuals mature spiritually, so does the church they are a part of.  What are the characteristics of […]

Following Christ Together

David denHartog begins a new series titled, Together.  The series is designed to help Cleburne Bible Church understand what we are seeking to weave into the fiber of our church.  It is together that we accomplish God’s purpose for our lives and the church.  Colossians 1:24-29 helps us realize three primary points regarding the purpose of the […]

Get A Job…

Dean Elliott concludes the Coming with His Saints series based in II Thessalonians.  He address one of most insidious and universal problems of humanity: laziness.  We look at the problem, as found in II Thessalonians 3:6-15.  We also look at how the church is supposed to respond it and take away specific applications to our own lives.

The Final Score

Pastor David denHartog continues the Coming with His Saints series on end times.  When there are difficulties, trials and heartaches in our lives, the temptation is to give up and not keep battling.  We wonder if there really is a God.  How do we bear up when we feel hopeless?  Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians for people […]

Worthy of the Kingdom

David denHartog begins a new series, Coming with His Saints, focusing on the end times.  He teaches from 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 and explains the answer to the question: “Why does God allow the righteous to suffer?” Scripture references: 1 Thessalonians 1:9-10; I Thessalonians 4:13-17; I Thessalonians 5:1-3

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

There are three standards of evidence in our judicial system: preponderance of evidence; clear and convincing evidence; and evidence that is beyond reasonable doubt.  When it comes to the resurrection of Jesus Christ, there are also three lines of evidence.  Pastor David denHartog explains them and expounds on evidence that is beyond a reasonable doubt […]

Your Story…As Evangelism

Dean Elliott continues the Amber Alert: Lost in Johnson County series by looking at Paul sharing his story in Acts 26.  We are also called to become storytellers where Jesus is the hero.  Using Paul’s example, Dean explains how, when and where we are to share our story.

The Bottom Line

David denHartog completes the Forever Young series from I Corinthians 15.  In verses 50-58, Paul seeks to motivate us and show us the means that enables us, before he gives us the bottom line.  Why does the resurrection make a difference?  

Exit Strategy

Dean Elliott continues teaching from I Corinthians 15:20-34 about death and the importance of the resurrection – to awaken us to our destiny.  Paul is answering the Corinthians question of “How do you say there is no resurrection?”