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Lest the Cross of Christ Be Emptied of Its Power

September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018 • Pastor Peter Van Dyke • 1 Corinthians 1:10

Are you finding yourself challenged to live as a Christian in an increasingly secular world? Is it easier for you to turn your back or say nothing when things happen that are contrary to what you believe? Do you see the role of the church as the place to be encouraged and strengthened in your faith? Does your identity with Christ play an important role in your identity with the church? What is the "staying power" in the church for you? Is there something you would like to see the church do in the name of Christ that it has never done before? There is one key element that speaks to each one of these questions and that's what we will be looking at this Sunday. Read I Corinthians 1: 10-18 in preparation for worship.

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