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Worship Christ – Philippians 2:9-11

by Jim Jamison

Jesus’ entire life and ministry were marked by two overriding purposes 1. To do the will of the Father (Matthew 26:39) 2. To fulfill the Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah’s first coming (Matthew 5:17) As Jesus began to ride into the city of Jerusalem, on that Monday “Most of the multitude spread their garments […]

The Triumphal Entry – Matthew 21:1-11

by Jim Jamison

Matthew 21:1-11 portrays the most significant coronation the world has yet to see. Jesus presented himself to the nation as the King of kings, and he was affirmed as King, in a sense, inaugurated into his kingship. But the ceremony provided no pomp, no splendor, and a nondescript sort of pageantry. Traditionally, this coronation has […]

Value judgments: The need for help

by Jim Jamison

Change is a hard thing, but it is also a natural thing. We grow and change all the time, the problem comes in when we want to work at personal change. It is hard and often painful. But hard and painful does not equate with impossible. We have been exploring how we view ourselves, and […]

Overcoming Sinful value judgements – Progressive Sanctification

by Jim Jamison

The first step to overcoming accurate self-perceptions that are sinful is to be sure that you understand the doctrine of progressive sanctification. Progressive Sanctification is the process that involves our cooperation with the Holy Spirit that makes us more like Christ. We are told in Galatians 5:16 “Walk in the Spirit, and you will not […]