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The most potent weapon Christians have in combating life’s difficulties and the despair that accompanies them is the realization that our ultimate victory has already been secured through the work of our Lord. Paul acknowledged this reality in 1 Corinthians 15 as he wrote of the significance of Christ’s resurrection.

If Christ has not been raised from the dead after dying for our sins, Paul noted, “your faith is futile; you are still in your sins! Then also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished” (17-18). But, because Christ has gained victory over death, the reality is far different! “But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep” (19). Our confidence lies in the fact of Christ’s accomplishment. Because Christ was raised from the dead, we know that the faithful will be as well, as He promised! Paul wrote, “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (57).

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Invitation: Who Should You Trust?

Image Invitation delivered by: Brantley Gallman

What do the scriptures reveal concerning who you should trust with regard to spiritual matters. (God, our brethren, ourselves).


Sermon: Let Us…

Sermon by Jonathan Hinds

A survey of the book of Hebrews. Jonathan discusses the motivation, confidence, instruction and gratitude of the Christian, as revealed in the text.


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Sermon: Super Conquerors

Lesson 3 of 8 in a series on Awesome Texts.

Romans 8:31-39 gives us great comfort as we realize that in Christ we are “more than conquerors.”


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Invitation: Be Who Jesus Knows You Can Be

Invitation delivered by: Armando Vera

Jesus is certain we can make it to heaven. That’s why he prepared those mansions for us. We can have confidence too, and live for Him. All men can be saved!


AOTS: Optimists Live Longer!

AOTS Number 37

Because the hope we have in Christ does not depend upon self, there is no reason for the Christian to be a pessimist.


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Sermon: Confidence in Christ

As Christians we can and should have confidence in our spiritual standing and ability to stand. The confidence does not come from self, but is based in the accomplishments of Christ, and the grace of God.

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