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Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace

Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace

Jesus is _____. How would you fill in that blank? That question is at the heart of a campaign The City Church launched a couple of years ago with the goal of getting Seattle to think about Jesus. Our purpose wasn’t to tell anyone what to believe. We just wanted people to get Jesus on

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The Story of Heaven

All through the story of the Bible two parallel and beautiful dramas unfold: There is the Upper Story. God is real, He is present, and He is working on our behalf. Heaven is breaking into the world more than we recognize, and the story of God’s seeking love, perpetual grace, and longing for relationship with

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Unashamed Session One: Run, Don’t Hide

Introduction Anna went to the doctor for a routine checkup and some additional “age appropriate” tests. At forty, she had been super healthy all her life. As a matter of fact, she had never had a broken bone, a surgery, or even a cavity. When she spoke of her good health, she would often say,

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Top NIV Bibles: Our Favorite Picks

Are you a fan of the NIV Bible translation? You’re not alone! The New International Version of the Bible (NIV) is the world’s most popular modern-English Bible translation, with more than 400 million copies sold! With so many NIV Bibles available, it can be a challenge to decide which version is right for you, but

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What Jesus Can Do with Dead Wood and Bad Family Trees

Editor’s note: Enjoy these two excerpts from the Daily Reader The American Bible Challenge with your family! Biblical Classified Ads — Aaron’s Staff Read Numbers 17. God asked Moses to collect staffs from the Twelve Tribes. The next day they woke up and found Aaron’s staff had not only budded but blossomed and produced almonds.

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BELIEVE Session One: You Are What You Believe

Do you know what you believe and why it matters? Discover the 10 key beliefs of the Christian faith, in addition to the 10 key practices and 10 key virtues of a Christian, in BELIEVE, the groundbreaking Bible-reading experience that will anchor every member of your family in the core teachings of Scripture. If you

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When You Discover Your Place in God’s Plan

God’s story is glorious, surprising, victorious, and beautiful. His story, when we really listen closely, is our story. Introduction Do you remember a time you got lost? Perhaps it was a crowded day at the mall, and you wandered away from Dad and Mom for just a moment, and they were gone. You felt the

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