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Josh Gores

  • Advent is a season of anticipation and hopefulness; it is a time in which we rejoice in the One who has come, the One who has conquered sin and death, the One who has perfectly fulfilled God’s promise of a Savior.

  • So often, it feels as though the faith of many, myself included, can become a part of a compartmentalized approach to our lives. Rather than being something that guides, and forms, and defines the way in which we live, the gospel becomes part of

  • Captured within John’s gospel there is a short passage of the third time that Christ revealed Himself to His disciples following His resurrection. If we’re not careful, we’ll read over it, chalk it up as another resurrection appearance, and move

  • In Christ we have freedom from sins to be forgiven. In Christ we have purpose and an opportunity to live for something beyond ourselves. In Christ we experience victory over sin and death and now live out that victory by the power of the Holy

  • What do you do when you come to the tomb and find it empty? What do you do when your Lord and Savior, the One who was beaten, crucified, and killed, is put into the grave and when you visit it a few days later, you find that He is no longer

  • Jesus is dead. He has been crucified and given up His Spirit. He’s not asleep or passed out from His wounds; there is no life in His body, no air in His lungs. He is dead. That’s the curtain closer. And yet, while the curtain has closed the

  • It’s not by our works that we’re set free But rather Your grace is the key Dead in our transgressions but alive in You Our old selves are gone; by You we’re made new Forgiveness of sins and redemption through Your blood You’ve crafted us from

  • By Josh Gores There’s a lot that can be written about the Holy Spirit. There are pages and articles and commentaries completely dedicated to the role and work of the Holy Spirit in the life of a disciple and the church. Throughout history we

  • By Josh Gores One Sunday each year, Riverlawn Christian Church participates in a worship service that is unlike most of its others. We still have communion, we still have a sermon (albeit a much shorter one), and we still have a worship set that

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