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Habakkuk 3: Yet I Will Rejoice In The LORD

Two weeks ago we met the prophet Habakkuk lamenting before God (Habakkuk 1:1-4).

Inspired by this, on Sunday we spent time lamenting before God during our worship time. Perhaps this is the first time you’ve uttered a prayer like that. Perhaps you didn’t know you could.

In theology there is an expression, “now and not yet”, which describes the present age in which we live. The Old Testament looked forward to a glorious age of peace and wholeness. With the coming of […]

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Habakkuk 2

I wonder if you have a favourite verse that is more precious to you than others. Of course, all of God’s word is precious (Psalm 19:10), and all of it is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training us in righteousness (2 Tim 3:16-17). But I wonder if there is a particular truth or promise that frequently helps you, or that you frequently need to be reminded of. One that helps you in an area […]

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New Series: Habakkuk (How Long, O Lord?)

This week we begin a short series on the Old Testament book of Habakkuk. It begins with some of the most challenging words in Scripture:

O LORD, how long shall I cry for help,
and you will not hear?
Or cry to you “Violence!”
and you will not save?
Why do you make me see iniquity,
and why do you idly look at wrong?
Habakkuk 1:2-3

And the words of this book get harder before they get easier.

In this series we are going to listen […]

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Gender: Unity and Distinctions

As promised in last week’s sermon, here is the link to the sermon preached last year on gender, unity and distinctions.

God’s Plan, God’s Character, and Me

God’s plan for church leadership, as outlined in the book of Titus and explained by Pete in the sermon on Sunday is quite confronting for women today.  We are taught that nothing should hold us back from full equality with men and the excellent education received by most of us reinforces that fact.  But as Pete explained, God’s instruction is not based on equality or ability; it is based upon the created order. At Christ Community Church, we hold to […]

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