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Book of John – Message 41 John 9:6-12

John 9:6–12 (ESV)  6 Having said these things, he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he anointed the man’s eyes with the...

Book of John – Message 40 John 9:1-5

9  1 As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth.   2 And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents,...

How to Confidently Know God’s Will

Brent Riggs - How to Confidently Know Gods Will 1 John 2:17 – And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of...

Easter 2021 – The Resurrection

Richard Branch - The Importance of the Resurrection Brent Riggs - Apply the Truth of the Resurrection to Change Our Lives But be doers of the word,...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 28 (Prophecy Convergence: Israel/Jerusalem Pt. 3)

This is part 1 of our look at Israel and Jerusalem in prophecy. The Bible makes it clear that the prophetic timeclock, the prophetic thermometer,...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 27 (Prophecy Convergence: Israel/Jerusalem Pt. 2)

This is part 1 of our look at Israel and Jerusalem in prophecy. The Bible makes it clear that the prophetic timeclock, the prophetic thermometer,...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 30 (70 Weeks of Daniel)

Keys to Understanding the 70 Weeks of Daniel Adapted from Mark...

Genesis Bible Study – Part 15

The 6th Day - Man Genesis 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. “ Us … Our. The first clear indication of the...

Genesis Bible Study – Part 14

The 6th Day - Animals Genesis 1:24–25 (ESV)  24 And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock...

Genesis Bible Study – Part 13

The 5th Day Genesis 1:20–23 (ESV)  20 And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 26 (Prophecy Convergence: Israel/Jerusalem)

This is part 1 of our look at Israel and Jerusalem in prophecy. The Bible makes it clear that the prophetic timeclock, the prophetic thermometer,...

Bible Prophecy Statistics

How important is prophecy in the Bible? How much does God talk about it? You might be surprised when you hear the numbers.

Random Thoughts – Part 1

Jesus is coming soon… are you ready?

How Can People Be Like That?

Thought I would share this because I seem to be explaining it over and over to people lately. The question (related to what is happening in our...

Christian Response to Reality

Good morning true Christians! Some thoughts to help us face changing reality. Remember, we are CHRIST FOLLOWERS. We do not react the same way the...

Resolutions for a New Year

Seven Ways to Serve God This Year from Brent Riggs on Vimeo. Grow in Grace 2 Peter 3:18 (ESV)  18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 25 (Prophecy Convergence Jewish Feasts)

There are seven Feasts that have been observed for centuries by the Jewish people. Leviticus 23:1–2 Four feasts occur in the spring and are...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 24 (Prophecy Convergence Galilean Wedding)

The Galilean Wedding  2 Corinthians 11:2–3 The Jews, their customs, feasts, worship and daily lives was a shadowy picture of Jesus. The...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 23 (Prophecy Convergence Days of Noah)

The Days of Noah  Matthew 24:37–39 Apathy is a disinterest, lack of passion or genuine concern. Noah preached the coming judgment for 120 years...

Revelation Bible Study – Part 22 (Prophecy Convergence Intro)

Revelation Bible Study - Part 22 (Prophecy Convergence Intro) from Brent Riggs on Vimeo. For the first time in human history we are seeing not just...

Exceptionism

Click play to hear message Philippians 3:12-14 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I...

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Genesis Bible Study – Part 1

In the Beginnining The Creation of the World Genesis 1:1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis: Origins, Beginnings In the Beginning (time),God (force),created (action)the Heavens (space)and the Earth (matter). A loving, eternal, all...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 12

PreMillennialism & Amillennialism Cont'd Note: Recorded this with my iphone… gotta love the fisheye effect… very flattering… 🙂 Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids The Thousand Years Revelation 20:1  Then I saw an angel coming down from...

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Christians & Rioting Part 6

Click to listen sermon audio ----------------------- Godly Constraints to Evil The Church The final restraint is the church, a spiritual restraint The Spirit who indwells us truly changes our default nature. Internal Restraint James 1:14–15 (NKJV) 14 But each one is...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 11

PreMillennialism & Amillennialism Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids The Thousand Years Revelation 20:1  Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit[a] and a great chain. 2 And he seized the dragon, that...

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Christians & Rioting Part 5

Click to listen sermon audio ----------------------- Godly Constraints to Evil Government Rom 13:1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. The law is to...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 9 (3:14-21)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids To the Church in Laodicea 14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. 15 “‘I know your works: you are...

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Christians & Rioting Part 4

Click to listen sermon audio ----------------------- Romans 1:28-29a And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;   29 being filled with all unrighteousness... How will...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 8 (3:7-13)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids To the Church in Philadelphia 7 “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no...

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Christians & Rioting Part 3

Click to listen sermon audio ----------------------- Romans 3:18 “There is no fear of God before their eyes.” This sums up the root cause: “no fear of God”. No fear of accountabilityNo fear of judgmentNo fear of retribution or vengeance Indoctrinate people and the...

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Christians & Rioting Part 2

Click to listen sermon audio Romans 3:10–18 (NKJV) 10 As it is written: “There is none righteous, no, not one; All encompassing, NOT ONEWe tend to think it applies to everyone else BUT MY PEOPLE 11 There is none who understands; There is none who seeks after God....

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Salvation Theology Fundamentals

Click play to hear audio Every Christian should know the basic fundamentals of Salvation. This includes not just HOW to be saved but WHAT Salvation is Biblically. Too often Christians are well educated in their profession, hobby or popular culture while woefully...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 7 (3:1-6)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids To the Church in Sardis 3 “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being...

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Christians & Rioting – Part 1

Click to listen sermon audio Christians: Who Do We Blame for the Rioting? Answer: Us. But not in the way you think… It’s not an answer based in white guilt or privilege or genuflecting to the reigning cultureIt’s not buckling to the astonishing power one part of our...

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Serving & Trusting God As We Get Older

Click play to listen to sermon Psalm 62:1–12 (NKJV)  1 Truly my soul silently waits for God; From Him comes my salvation.   2 He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be greatly moved.   3 How long will you attack a...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 6 (2:12-17)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids To the Church in Pergamum 12 “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. 13 “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my...

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Romans 12:9-21 How to Act Like a Christian

Click PLAY to listen to the sermon At the end of the 12th chapter of Romans, the Apostle Paul gives us a rapid fire behavior checklist. At this point in Romans, Paul has spent a lengthy time explaining salvation. In chapter 12 he opens by urging us to be "living...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 5 (2:8-11)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids To the Church in Smyrna 8 “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life. 9 “‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich)...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 4 (2:1-7)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids To the Church in Ephesus 2 “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. 2 “‘I know your works, your...

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A Joy Filled Life in Troubled Times – Part 2

Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. A Joy Filled Life in Troubled Times There is no reason and absolutely no excuse for any Christian not to have a joy filled life no matter what circumstances they find themselves in: a joy filled...

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A Joy Filled Life in Troubled Times – Part 1

Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. A Joy Filled Life in Troubled Times Philippians 1:3-6 - When Paul wrote Philippians his life’s circumstances were anything but joyful. A key to having joy in troubled times is a focus on Jesus...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 3 (1:9-20)

Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids Vision of the Son of Man 9 I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation and the kingdom and the patient endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos on account of the word of...

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Spiritual Viruses: Part 3

Matthew 6:25; 33 25 Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life... 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. The Coronavirus has alerted otherwise passive affluent cultures like our that...

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Bible Study ~ Colossians 1:9

Colossians 1:9 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy...

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Revelation Bible Study – Part 2 (1:1-8)

Revelation 1:1-8 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, 2 who bore witness to the word of God...

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Spiritual Viruses: Part 2

Matthew 6:25; 33 25 Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life... 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. The Coronavirus has alerted otherwise passive affluent cultures like our that life is...

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Bible Study ~ Colossians 1:5-9

Colossians 1:5-9 English Standard Version (ESV) 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, 6 which has come to you, as indeed in the whole world it...

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Revelation Bible Study – Intro

Revelation 1:3 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. Revelation Bible Study Notes & Aids

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Spiritual Viruses: Part 1

Matthew 6:25-33 25 Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26 Look at the birds of the air: they neither...

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Bible Study ~ Colossians 1:1-5

1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brothers[a] in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3 We always...

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Book of John – Message 35 John 8:12

Jesus – The Light of the World  12 Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”  In the Old Testament, Jehovah is the “… I AM THAT I AM …” (Exod....

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Twas the Night Before Coronavirus Easter

Easter – The Whole Gospel Easter is about Jesus, about the Resurrection of Christ and the salvation He brought to mankind. 1 Cor 1:23 Paul tells us why the death and resurrection of Jesus was necessary: Romans 3:21–31 21...

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Colossians – Introduction

Key Verses Colossians 1:10 “so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God.”This is a familiar pattern, repeated over and over again in the New Testament. Our walk is based...

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Help Me In My UnBelief – Mark 9:24

Mark 9:24 Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” (NKJV) "Unbelieving Believers"… genuine Christians who don't live like they actually believe what they know to be true in their head.  Help me in my...

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Basic Truths About the Bible

The Bible IS God’s Word, The Bible is timeless. The Bible is accurate and trustworthy. The Bible is transcendent. The Bible is a unique book. That uniqueness authenticates it. It consists of 66 books, written by about 40 authors over a period of nearly 1500 years. Yet...

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CoronaVirus Sunday: March 29

We are a small church, and we want to be good citizens, so we are following the guidelines about public meetings. We look forward to being able to meet together again soon. This week, I'm posting a selection of devotionals, sermons and Bible readings for our church....

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Philippians 3 – Read & Comment

Colossians 1 Commentary What is "casual commentary"? Most Sunday's we open up our time at church reading a chapter from the Bible. In the OT, it says in Ezra that he read the Scriptures and explained them so the people would understand. That is our goal... read a...

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Message 34 – John 8:3-11

3 Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, 4 they said to Him, “Teacher, this woman was caught[aa] in adultery, in the very act. 5 Now Moses, in the law,...

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Matt 7:13-14 – The Narrow Gate

Part 1 of 4 (Dec 9, 2019) Part 2 of 4 (Jan 19, 2020) (part 3 next week) 13 “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. 14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that...

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Colossians 2 – Casual Commentary

Colossians 2 Commentary What is "casual commentary"? Most Sunday's we open up our time at church reading a chapter from the Bible. In the OT, it says in Ezra that he read the Scriptures and explained them so the people would understand. That is our goal... read a...

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2020 Bible Verses Overview

At our church, we've chosen a couple of dozen verses we are going to focus on in 2020. This message is an overview of half of them (I forgot to record the other half). Every 3 weeks or so, I will preach about one of the verses on this list. BR 2020 Bible Verses Romans...

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Colossians 1 – Casual Commentary

Colossians 1 Commentary What is "casual commentary"? Most Sunday's we open up our time at church reading a chapter from the Bible. In the OT, it says in Ezra that he read the Scriptures and explained them so the people would understand. That is our goal... read a...

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The Baby Jesus – Christmas

Gabriel Announces Christ’s Birth Luke 1:26–33 (NKJV) 26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And...

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Thanksgiving 2019

1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 (NKJV)  16 Rejoice always,   17 pray without ceasing,   18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. It’s especially important to remember the true nature of Thanksgiving both from...

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Matthew 7:7-12 The Golden Rule

7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. 9 Or which one of you, if his son asks him for...

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Matthew 7:6 – Dogs & Hogs

Hogs & Dogs 6 “Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you. This comes on the heals of teaching about judging. How are we to know who the hogs and dogs are unless we judge...

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Matthew 7:1-6 – Judging

Do Not Worry At the time Jesus spoke this part of the sermon, the Jewish religion had become nothing but self-righteousness and hypocrisy for a hundreds of years.  Judgments were NOT made in the light of comparing “what is right according to God”.  The...

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Matthew 6:25-34 Do Not Be Anxious (Worry)

Do Not Worry 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. 34 “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient...

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