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Join us for our Advent Service, Saturday, December 16 @ 6pm.

Our next Sunday morning service is December 31.










 December 16th @ 6:00 pm - Candlelight Service

Church of the Resurrection (who has their evening services in our building) has extended the invitation for us to join them for their Christmas Eve Services.

December 24th @ 5:00 pm - Rez Prayer Service*
December 24th @ 11:00 pm - Rez Communion* December 31st @ 10:00 am - Family Service*

*These services will not have Sunday School

12/10/2017  Thorny Theological Tangents                    by Bo Parker

Hebrews chapters 5 and 6 are in the midst of a long section on Jesus as High Priest. This is another case of presenting Jesus as superior to Judaism in that Jesus is a far superior high priest. We can understand how this would be meaningful to Jewish Christians who are tempted to return to Judaism. But how does Jesus as High Priest apply to our lives? One of the values of studying Hebrews is that we are called to pay attention to our Jewish roots. In drifting from those roots, we may be missing some important foundational elements of Christian faith. Jews of this time were very aware that they needed priests and a high priest to mediate between them and God. They would never dare to attempt to draw near to God themselves. This is a far cry from the popular notion of God as highly approachable.

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