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The Story Fort Collins Week 15: God’s Messengers

Chapter 15 of The Story introduces us to a few of the prophets who spoke to Israel, calling them to turn from idol worship and renew their commitment to God. Though Elijah did not write a book, he is often … Continue reading

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The Story Chapter Seven: The Promise Fulfilled

“Joshua fought the battle of Jericho, and the walls came tumbling down.” This old “spiritual” from the mid 1800’s is known by many and has been sung by children for almost 2 centuries. The Jericho story is the first battle … Continue reading

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The Story Chapter Six: Wandering

This week at Immanuel from The Story:  Chapter Six: Wandering Our journey through The Story this week covers a lot of material from the Bible: Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Chapter 6 of The Story follows the story line of the … Continue reading

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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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The Story – Chapter 4 – Deliverance

Chapter 4 of The Story is based on Exodus chapters 1-18. Included in these chapters are the great stories of the call of Moses, the 10 plagues, the Passover and Exodus, and the journey to Mt Sinai. Exodus 16: 1-11 … Continue reading

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The Story of Joseph

“ You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good.” (Genesis 50:20) This short phrase captures the “lower and upper stories” that dominate the life of Joseph. The story of Joseph (Genesis 37-50, or chapter 3 of The … Continue reading

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The Story: Chapter Two

Chapter Two of The Story includes the stories of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Jacob is one of the most colorful characters in the Bible. I hope you read and re-read the account of his dynamic relationship to God. Sunday’s message … Continue reading

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