Exodus Revival

Restoring the Church as a Community and Culture of Life

Question Authority—Except When Statist and Compulsory

Edward Abbey’s famous catchphrase succinctly describes our postmodern culture with the term: Question Authority. Yet this oversimplification fails to bifurcate the 2 forms of authority—compulsory authority backed by brute force vs. relational authority that is motivated by love. What are the underlying motivations behind this statement and, is there a Biblical mandate for Church authority?

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All the Way to Jerusalem—Overcoming Sectarian Tradition

The dichotomy of Israelites and Samaritans has been an ongoing rift since the fall of the Northern Kingdom. A people never able to completely part ways with their pagan idols, they created an amalgamation of Judaism with their former gods and were forever outcast from the Israelite culture. Yet when Jesus came, He seemed to ignore this cultural rift continuously. Does that mean He simply ignored their pseudo-pagan religion or

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The Final Temple—A Fitly Framed Dwelling for God

When God wanted to demonstrate to all principalities and powers His manifold wisdom, He created the Church. This is an institution that surpasses all unity, love and power of any other, not by coercion, but through the power of truth and love. This is only possible through the energizing power of the Holy Spirit, active in each member of the fitly framed temple. Yet each member only contains a measure

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Saving Faith—Joining the Great Cloud of Witnesses

Jesus, Peter and Paul foretold of a time when ravenous wolves would commingle with the flock of God and cause great tribulation and lead many astray. It wasn’t long before these words were reality and the great work that God had begun was coopted into the institutions of man and rendered powerless. Yet throughout history, God has been faithful to raise up men who hunger for the power of the

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God Is Unchanging, But You Can Change

The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. (2 Pet. 3:9) God’s core nature is love, and He desires that none should perish but that all should come to repentance and find eternal life. Many would try to abdicate their personal responsibility in choosing this path of life

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The Temple to the Tree of Knowledge

Every ancient religion depicts a tree in the center of a garden with a promise for a certain type of enlightenment for those who would partake of that trees’ fruit. This knowledge is depicted as as something altogether positive with the one exception being the narrative of the Old Testament. This session focuses on the impact State sponsored education has played in imprinting this type of knowledge on its citizens

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