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He Was Made Sin

He Was Made Sin

April 13, 2024 He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him. — Leviticus 1:4 Our Lord's being "made . . . sin"1 for us is pictured here by the very significant transfer of sin to the bullock,...

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The King’s Garden

The King’s Garden

April 12, 2024 ...The king's garden... - Nehemiah 3:15 Mention of the king's garden by Nehemiah brings to mind the paradise that the King of kings prepared for Adam. Sin has utterly ruined that delightful dwelling and has driven out the children of men to till the...

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Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

April 11, 2024 Consider my affliction and my trouble, and forgive all my sins. — Psalm 25:18 It is good for us when prayers about our sorrows are linked with pleas concerning our sins—when, being under God's hand, we do not focus exclusively on our pain, but...

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Help in Distress

Help in Distress

April 10, 2024 For this very night there stood before me an angel of the God to whom I belong. - Acts 27:23 Storms and darkness, combined with imminent risk of shipwreck, had brought the crew of the vessel into a sorry predicament; only one man among them remained...

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God’s Gentleness

God’s Gentleness

April 09, 2024 Your gentleness made me great. - Psalm 18:35 These words are capable of being translated, "Your goodness made me great." David gratefully ascribed all his greatness not to his own goodness, but to the goodness of God. "Your providence" is another...

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Rejoicing in Trouble

Rejoicing in Trouble

April 08, 2024 I will fear no evil, for you are with me. - Psalm 23:4 Consider how the Holy Spirit can make the Christian independent of outward circumstances. What a bright light may shine within us when it is really dark outside! How firm, how happy, how calm, how...

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Brokenness of Heart

Brokenness of Heart

April 07, 2024 Deliver me from blood guiltiness, O God, O God of my salvation, and my tongue will sing aloud of your righteousness. - Psalm 51:14 In this solemn confession, it is helpful to observe that David plainly names his sin. He does not call it manslaughter or...

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Cut Them Off!

Cut Them Off!

April 06, 2024 In the name of the Lord I cut them off! - Psalm 118:12 Our Lord Jesus, by His death, did not purchase a right to just a part of us, but to all of us. He pondered in His passion our complete sanctification—spirit, soul, and body, that in every area He...

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Genuine Salt of Humility

Genuine Salt of Humility

April 05, 2024 Humility comes before honor. - Proverbs 15:33 Humiliation of soul always brings a positive blessing with it. If we empty our hearts of self, God will fill them with His love. If we desire close communion with Christ, we should remember the word of the...

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An Exploit of Climbing

An Exploit of Climbing

April 04, 2024 Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord. - Isaiah 2:3 It is exceedingly beneficial to our souls to rise above this present evil world to something nobler and better. The cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches are apt to choke...

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Calvary Baptist Church

9388 Village Hwy
Concord, VA 24538
Phone (434) 993-3128

Service Times

Sunday School 9:45am
Sunday Worship Service 11:00am
Sunday AWANA 5:30pm
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm

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