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We Believe

The Cove 2019

The Final Restoration

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • April 28, 2019 • Dr. Jeannine Brown

The story of God and God’s creation, including humanity, is a story of God’s thoroughgoing commitment to restore of all things from the powers of sin and death.

The Church and the Kingdom

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • April 14, 2019 • Dr. Glen G. Scorgie

We continue our “We Believe” series this week by considering the closely-related doctrines of the church and the kingdom. Here our focus shifts from “I” to “we,” from personal salvation to broader social dynamics that are also part of the Good News.

Redemption Applied

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • April 7, 2019 • Dr. Mark Strauss

The Bible tells the story of God’s plan to save his people through the life, death and resurrection of his son Jesus Christ. Today we look at the nature of this salvation: its motivation, means, appropriation and the metaphors used in Scripture to describe it.

The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • March 31, 2019 • Dr. Mark Strauss

The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity. Like the Father and the Son, the Spirit is fully God and yet a distinct person.

The Person and Work of Christ

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • March 24, 2019 • Dr. Mark Strauss

The Bible teaches that Jesus is fully human and fully divine. In the incarnation he became a human being in order to pay the penalty for our sins. Through His perfect life, sacrificial death on the cross and victorious resurrection from the dead, He accomplished our salvation.

Humanity: Image Bearers who Sin

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • March 17, 2019 • Dr. Jim Smith III

“Nobody’s perfect.” This folk wisdom recognizes some moral / ethical standard and the reality that no one fully embodies it.

God's Self Revelation

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • March 10, 2019 • Dr. Mark Strauss

God has revealed himself in various ways, indirectly through His creation (general revelation) as well as directly (special revelation) through dreams, visions, prophecy, and especially through the written Scriptures.

God's Person & Work

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • March 3, 2019 • Dr. Mark Strauss

This week we continue to examine the person of God and His work. God is both transcendent and immanent—wholly separate from human beings yet choosing to be in relationship with them.

God in Three Persons

We Believe - Great Truths of the Christian Faith • February 24, 2019 • Dr. Mark Strauss

Theology begins with God, the Creator and Sustainer of all things. Finding meaning and purpose in life starts with the realization that God exists and that He is the infinite, holy and good God, and that He desires to be in relationship with His people.