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The Story – Chapter 5 –  New Commands and a New Covenant

Chapter 5 of The Story is based on selections from Exodus 19-40, especially chapters 19, 24, 32-33. These chapters tell the story of God’s commitment to Israel in a marriage like ceremony, sealed with vows and sealed in blood. But … Continue reading

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Midpoint in The Prodigal God Series

We are approaching the midpoint of our Prodigal God series in worship and small groups. Many groups have now met 3 times discussing Chapters 1-4 of the Prodigal God book which go along with the messages from the past 3 … Continue reading

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What Does the Word “Prodigal” Mean?

I have to admit that the word “prodigal” is not part of my regular vocabulary. For most of my 50-something years I would have said that the word “prodigal” means “wayward” or “lost” or something like that. My only context … Continue reading

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Prodigal

Prodigal. Squandered. Lost. These are the words we customarily associate with Jesus’ familiar parable. But during our study of the Prodigal God we will add another set of words: Profligate.  Stubborn.  Lavish. The usual title to this story that Jesus … Continue reading

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Welcome

This is the official Blog of Immanuel Church Fort Collins. Thanks for stopping by. At Immanuel Church we invite you to come as you are to live in God’s grace. God’s grace is the place where we at Immanuel live. … Continue reading

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