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Paul’s Message on Mars Hill

So Paul, standing in the midst of the Areopagus, said: “Men of Athens… Acts 17:22 Paul’s message to the wondering crowd of the Areopagus (the NIV calls this place “Mars Hill,” recorded in Acts 17:22-31) is one of the great … Continue reading

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Provoked or Desensitized?

Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. Acts 17:16 A little over a week ago I wrote a post about what it … Continue reading

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From Athens to [insert city name here]

I’m preaching Acts 17:16-34 this morning.  This passage includes one of the great gospel presentations recorded in the New Testament text, as Paul presented the gospel to a group of philosophically-minded Athenians.  I think the content and presentation of this … Continue reading

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The Good News of Grace

2 Corinthians 5:20-21    Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.  For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so … Continue reading

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Disciple @ LPC

We’re either making disciples or we’re missing the mark. I believe that in the local church we’re either making disciples of Jesus, or we’re missing the mark. A disciple is simply a “follower” of Jesus. Some people communicate that the … Continue reading

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“God who?” meets “God Who…”

I think the name “Mars Hill” is a pretty good name for a church in the 21st century.  In the book of Acts Mars Hill was a place that the Apostle Paul came upon when he was journeying through Athens, … Continue reading

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