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August 12, 2020
Weekly Devotion - Content to be Content

At the root of discontentment is a questioning of God’s goodness, wisdom, love, and justice. In this devotion, Kevin helps us get to the source of our discontentment and shows us from Philippians 4 that when we are enjoying God, we can be happy with very little because we have Him. ...

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July 29, 2020
Weekly Devotion - In His Grip

In His Grip

Pray: Ask God to refresh you and to give you a new sense of confidence in His love for you and commitment to you.

Text: John 10:2730

"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater...

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July 15, 2020
Weekly Devotion - Reality Check

Are you aware that you are under attack from an ancient foe? He is intent on destroying your faith, and if possible, your soul. 1 Peter 5:8 tells to be sober-minded and to be watchful. In this devotion, Kevin helps us understand what is going on around us and how to resist the devil, firm in our faith. Read more here. ...

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July 15, 2020
BK Video - 7.15

For the black members of our church, Bill looks at 1 Thessalonians 5:14 and seeks to communicate our care and love for you during a very tough time. Bill also mentions this helpful article from Tony Carter that we pray will encourage you.
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July 15, 2020
Weekly Devotion - Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

His love for us, demonstrated in the giving of His Son, is what purges fear from our hearts. In this week’s devotion, Kevin Shipp encourages us from 1 John with some gospel truths....

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June 3, 2020
Weekly Devotion: My Strength and My Shield

My Strength and My Shield

Pray: Ask God to teach you to pray. Ask Him to give you a love for prayer.
Text: Psalm 28
The LORD Is My Strength and My Shield

Of David.

[1] To you, O LORD, I call;
my rock, be not deaf to me,
lest, if you be silent to me,
I become like those who go down to the pit.
[2] Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy,
when I cry to...

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May 27, 2020
BK Video // 5.27

This week in Bill's Video, Bill walks through a few book reccomendations he is excited to talk about! ...

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May 27, 2020
Exhortation from Last Sunday: Eager to Maintain the Unity

The following post has been taken from Bill's encouragement last Sunday to strive to build each other up in the unity of Christ. We hope you enjoy it.

Titus 3:10-11, "As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him, 11 knowing that such a person is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned." Unfortunately, ...

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May 27, 2020
Weekly Devotion: Eureka!

I've been having devotions for over 20 years. For the most part, these have been an exercise in faith and sowing. In other words, I don't have "eureka" moments very often, and the fruit of the time invested in the word and prayer isn't discernable immediately, or even over the course of a few months. However, as I look back over the years there is no question that God has ...

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May 27, 2020
Family Resources - May 27

Summer is around the corner, and Knoxville is launching into Phase 2 of reopening. Slowly, but surely, things seem to heading back to normal. I pray that it continues to feel that way, and that the virus continues to wane throughout our nation and our world.

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