The Need For Community

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Note: The original plan had the wrong passage for this day. Life Point: The Community reminds us of God’s love and strengthens us to keep faith. Living in community is hard. We have to rely on others. If something doesn’t go right, we have to … Read More

Backstage Pass to God’s Throne

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Life Point: We always have access to God’s throne. We love to gain access to places we do not belong. God’s throne certainly qualifies as places we do not belong! But yet, through Jesus, we receive direct, all access to God’s throne. Do you use … Read More

The Bible Doesn’t Give Eternal Life

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Life Point: Jesus gives Eternal Life. Scriptures point us to Jesus. The Bible doesn’t give us Eternal Life. The religious leaders in Jesus’ day thought the Scriptures were there for facts and rule following. Much like a referee, if I know all the rules, then … Read More

When Is Bible Study Not Good?

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Life Point: Use knowledge to build up others, not beat them down. When Bible Study builds up knowledge and we use that knowledge to beat someone else into submission. And unfortunately, this is how knowledge of the Bible is used. As Crowder sings in¬†Praise the … Read More

Being in a Scattered Place

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Life Point: God promises presence, future and hope when we search for him during the scattered times of life. Daniel lived 65+ years in a foreign, pagan country working directly for the leader of this country. Now, he was alone in his faith. As he … Read More

November 20-24 Reading Plan

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This week’s reading plan is centered on the 3 tools of Bible, Prayer & Community and how they give us Infinity Life. To help you follow along, subscribe to CrossPoint on YouTube, Like on Facebook and receive the blog posts via email. Monday, November 20. … Read More

Ambassadors for the King

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Life Point: God makes us ambassadors of his kingdom. If you’re wondering, “Does God really give away his kingdom do us?” you can’t miss what Paul says about us… We are ambassadors for Christ and God is making his appeal through us. Ambassadors are representatives … Read More

The Power to Go and Show

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Life Point: God gives the Holy Spirit so we can go and show. The disciples thought they understood the Son of Man. Then he died. But it made complete sense again when he resurrected. Rome can’t destroy an indestructible man! Now is the time Jesus, … Read More

The Race to the Bottom

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Life Point: Infinity Life is found on the race to the bottom. The race to the top is what our culture cares about. You are fired if you’re not at the top. This becomes real at the end of sports seasons. Impatient teams, Athletic Directors … Read More

Lose Life to Gain Life

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Life Point: We find Life when we give up our life. The disciples struggled with giving up their life. Yeah, they walked away from jobs. They walked away from well paying jobs. They walked away from good lives. But they still were looking for payback … Read More