Explore God: Is Jesus really God?

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Explore God: Is Jesus really God?

Nearly all historians agree Jesus existed, but they don’t agree about the big question – was Jesus actually God? This is the most important question you will answer about Jesus, and there is ample evidence that points to his divinity. So much evidence, in fact, it’s hard to figure out how Jesus could be so influential if he wasn’t God. Join us to explore this evidence, and see how it should change your life.

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Explore God: Is Christianity too narrow?

We live in a society where people believe picking and choosing from different religions is the most humble way to approach the topics of faith and God. But Jesus is clear that He is the one way to God and there is no other way outside of him. What are Christians to do with this? Is our faith too narrow and exclusive? Is narrowness and exclusivity even a bad thing? Does being narrow exclude doing good? We tackle this topic as we continue our Explore God series.

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Explore God: Is there a God?

In the first week of our Explore God we tackle some of the big questions about faith. People often think that in order to believe God exists one has to take a “blind leap of faith.” Nothing could be further from the truth. There is great evidence for the existence of God that you can place your faith in. God has made himself evident to us.

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A Part of Something Bigger

We all feel a call to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. God called us into his church to satisfy that longing. We are praying and trusting that God will use Oak City Church in big ways over the next 6 weeks. What part are you supposed to play in what He is doing?

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Grasping What Jesus Did

Testifying before some very powerful and well-connected skeptics, the apostle Paul asked, ‘Why is it thought incredible by any of you that God raises the dead?’ If God is, then God can raise the dead. And if God did, then we have to deal with what it means for us. Why is it so hard for people to grasp what Jesus did and why it means so much?

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Change is Hard

Change is hard. We all struggle with change. But change is a guarantee as a follower of Christ. God the Father will not stop until you are conformed to the image of Christ. This week we look at a story from the book of Numbers that helps us see our resistance to change, and how to move past that resistance.

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Faith in His Church

If I were God, with all the resources at my disposal, and I needed to come up with a plan to change the world, I probably wouldn’t have landed on ‘The Church’ as the solution. But his plan has worked, and is still working, spectacularly. Come this Sunday and find out why I believe this and what part we are supposed to play in God’s work in the world.

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Gospel Fluency, Week 8

Many times we ask God to do things with no expectation that he will actually do it. A big part of gospel fluency is getting ourselves ready to be used by God in the lives of those around us. Do you really believe God will use you in the lives of those around you? We finish our series with a story that challenges us to believe that he will, and to back our belief up with action.

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