Happy New Year!

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I wanted to wish you all a joyful and safe New Year! I pray that 2016 will be a fantastic year for you growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus. Our desire at CBC is that we will all grow in love, unity and maturity as we press on together towards the high calling of life in Christ. Tonight...

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God's Indescribable Gift

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I read an interesting article this morning and wanted to share the main point of it with you as maybe you can relate to it. Are you having a Christ-centered Christmas? Imagine for a moment, that you have never heard the Christmas story and you visit a shopping mall on December 22. You listen to...

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Emmanuel God with us

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J.I. Packer said, “The Christmas message is that there is hope for a ruined humanity – hope of pardon, hope of peace with God, hope of glory – because at the Father’s will Jesus became poor, and was born in a stable so that thirty years later He might hang on a...

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The Lord is My Refuge

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It's expected for children to seek protection when they get afraid, but we rarely think of strong fighters as needing a place of refuge. That said, Scripture tells us King David sought that exact thing. From the time Samuel anointed him as the future King of Israel, he moved to the palace to...

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How To Have an Ear to Hear

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I have had several members ask about the tragedy up the freeway in San Bernardino yesterday. People are looking for some sort of understanding so that they can hopefully find peace. I would like to suggest an alternative since the Bible tells us that God gives the peace that passes...

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Five Kernels of Thanks

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1 Thessalonians 5:18 Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.Paul urges us to be thankful in every situation and circumstance we encounter. This isn't restricted to just one day in the Fall but EVERY day and EVERY circumstance. Yes, even the tough...

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How To Be Prepared For The Day of The Lord

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He saw a gleam of grace in the darkness of the disaster. It is then that he turned to his wife and called her “Life.” Gen 3:20 “The man called his wife's name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.” I was doing some reading in Genesis this week and was fascinated...

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Like a Thief in The Night

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Interesting phone call I had a very interesting call from a gentleman this morning who called out of the blue to discuss “doctrine”. The doctrine he was most interested in was salvation and what, if anything, gave evidence that one was born again. He asked hypothetically: “if...

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Seeing the Lord’s Return Biblically

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The millennium is a thousand years of peace that Christians love to fight about One of the things I love about speaking on eschatology (the study of the last days) is the substantial amount of questions that are raised whenever a person hears something they had never considered or finds out the...

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Making Sense of Jesus' Return

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Well we are finally here! This weekend we will begin 1 Thessalonians 4:13 discussing the coming of the Lord. I expect we will be on this topic for several weeks in order to gain a thorough biblical understanding. There is MUCH background and history that must first be grasped. The histories of...

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