This Sunday at Mountain View: New Sermon Series!

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Reformation Day!

First off, happy, or blessed Reformation Day. On this day, in 1517 (that’s 498 years ago), Martin Luther, who was a monk and university professor, nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg church, in Wittenberg Germany. This was not an act of defiance or vandalism, for all sorts of announcements were nailed to the door of the church.

What made these theses important is that they were topics of debate, and some of these topics challenged the authority of the pope of the Roman Catholic Church. read more

Lord’s Day Fourteen: the Incarnation of Christ

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Question 35
What is the meaning of these words “He was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the virgin Mary”?
That God’s eternal Son, who is, and continues true and eternal God, took upon him the very nature of man, of the flesh and blood of the virgin Mary, by the operation of the Holy Ghost; that he might also be the true seed of David, like unto his brethren in all things, sin excepted.

Romans 1:4 and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, read more

This Sunday at Mountain View

We’ve been away, due to Shari’s mother’s stroke and passing. I appreciate Jerry and Josh taking care of things during my absence.

Tomorrow, October 25th, I will conclude my short series on Nahum, with chapter 3. These are harsh words, but both believers and unbelievers need to hear them:

Woe to the bloody city,

all full of lies and plunder—

no end to the prey!

The crack of the whip, and rumble of the wheel,

galloping horse and bounding chariot!

Horsemen charging,

flashing sword and glittering spear, read more