Children of Freedom – Galatians 4:21-31

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg continues our study through Galatians in a series called, “The Real Thing.” Over the last two weeks, we’ve heard Paul tell the Galatians how they’ve been adopted as children of God and how their former way of life should now hold no appeal to them. This week, in Galatians 4:21-31, he shows the implications of their new …

Unraveling Appeal – Galatians 4:8-20

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next section of our study through Galatians. Junk food looks, smells, and tastes so good, but it offers no nutritional value and does us much more harm than good. Seeking righteousness by our own efforts seems appealing to us as well, but it fails us in every way. Galatians 4:8-20 reveals the false appeal of …

Welcome to the Family – Galatians 4:1-7

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Galatians 4:1-7 in the next message of our series, “The Real Thing.” We all know what it’s like to think we have a great plan only to find ourselves deeper in trouble. This is because our natural instincts are enslaved to this world. But when we surrender ourselves to Christ, we find true freedom. This …

Binding Our Brokenness – Galatians 3:15-29

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our study through the book of Galatians, “The Real Thing.” The appendix is an odd part of the human anatomy. While it may have once had a purpose, it is now useless to the human body. Similarly, over the past few weeks, we’ve seen how the law is left useless in light of God’s grace. In …

A Curse and a Blessing (Part 2) – Galatians 3:10-14

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches the next session of our series through the book of Galatians, “The Real Thing.” Rarely do people say, “They’re such a great person! They’re really getting what they deserve!” To “get what one deserves” is usually a negative concept. This is the case with the Law as well. Last week we saw that the Law brings …

The Power in Resurrection – Galatians 2:11-21

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Galatians 2 as we continue our series, “The Real Thing.” Sometimes what we know and how we are are worlds apart. Shouldn’t it be easier to turn our right knowledge into right action? In Galatians 2:11-21 Paul confronts Peter for letting his actions run contrary to what he knows. In doing so, he shows us …

The Power in the Gospel – Galatians 2:1-10

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Pastor Ron Eckberg continues our study through Galatians by teaching from Galatians 2:1-10. We live in confusing times and nowhere is that confusion more prevalent and tragic than in the church. As more churches turn from the truth of the Gospel, more believers find themselves asking Pilate’s question; “What is Truth?” The answer is simple: the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Power in Calling – Galatians 1:11-24

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg teaches from Galatians 1:11-24 as we discuss the nature and significance of God’s calling in our lives. “Calling” is a word that often gets overused and under-appreciated. We all have a calling, but true calling is found only in the purposes that are embedded in our souls by our creator. We find our calling when we let …

The Real Thing – Galatians 1:1-10

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Pastor Jonathan Eckberg kicks-off our new study through the book of Galatians by helping us distinguish the real thing from cheap imitations. We all juggle many responsibilities. From family, to work, to friends, to church and our community – it’s easy to be overwhelmed and stressed out. Most of us would love to simplify our life, but how do we …