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Around the Web (5/28)

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Around the Web (5/8)

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March 2013 Bible Reading Calendar

Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (2 Pet 3:18). That’s our prayer and goal for 2013 at Laurel Canyon. To that end, our Bible reading plan for the year focuses on the Psalms, Proverbs, ...

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January 2013 Bible Reading Calendar

Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (2 Pet 3:18). That’s our prayer and goal for 2013 at Laurel Canyon. To that end, our Bible reading plan for the year focuses on the Psalms, Proverbs, ...

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What was the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

There are several “baptisms” mentioned in the Bible:

  1. The baptism of Moses (1 Cor 10:1-2) — the historical crossing of the Red Sea.
  2. The baptism of suffering (Mark 10:35-40) — overwhelming pain or persecution.
  3. The baptism of John (Mark 1:4-5) — a means of preparing for the coming of the Christ.

But what about the baptism of the Holy Spirit? What role did it play in God’s plan for mankind?

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Why Membership Matters

American Express made the slogan famous: "Membership has its privileges."

But what about membership in a local church? Is it just a matter of tradition? Is it a Biblical idea? Does it really matter? If so, what does it look like?

Using the New Testament, this sermon explores membership from three angles.

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Around the Web (6/1)

Serpent-handling preacher from West Virginia dies from rattlesnake bite. The contexts of Biblical promises matter. Mary Kassian explains why she won’t be reading the enormously popular Fifty Shades of Grey novels. Russell Moore warns against fake love and fake war: ...

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Do Not Be Deceived…

Do not be deceived… (1 Cor 6:9) Do not be deceived… (1 Cor 15:33) Do not be deceived… (Gal 6:7) Do not be deceived… (James 1:16)

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