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The Conclusion of the Matter — final part of Ecclesiastes sermon series by Ps Sam Powell

The Conclusion of the Matter Ecclesiastes 12:9-14 (KJV) Ps Sam Powell 9 And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs. 10 The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words …

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Do I need to forgive my abuser? — a podcast from Church Protect

Abuse survivors always wonder whether they need to forgive their abuser. Do they have to forgive? When should they forgive? Does forgiveness require anything from the abuser? Churches often force victims into forgiving their abuser and some even make it a condition of fellowship. But is this biblical? And what do those same churches require of …

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Before the Evil Days Come — part 14 of Ecclesiastes sermon series by Ps Sam Powell

Before the Evil Days Come Ecclesiastes 11:1 – 12:8 (KJV) Ps Sam Powell Chapter 11 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. 2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. 3 If the clouds be full of rain, …

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Dead Flies, Dull Axes — part 13 of Ecclesiastes sermon series by Ps Sam Powell

Dead Flies, Dull Axes Ps. Sam Powell Ecclesiastes 9:11 – 10:20 (KJV) Chapter 9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; …

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The Pride of Life — part 12 of Ecclesiastes sermon series by Ps Sam Powell

The Pride of Life Ps Sam Powell Ecclesiastes 8:14 – 9:10 (KJV) 14 There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I …

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Is the eternal Father/Son relationship a relationship of authority/submission? – Fred Sanders

The only image of the immanent Trinity is the economic Trinity. It is the economic Trinity which should serve as the model of any mimetic ethic we might undertake.  Is relationship between the eternal son and the eternal father egalitarian? or complementarian? No. It’s weirder than that. It turns on the eternal generation of the …

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