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An Invitation to the Book of Daniel: Neither Diet Plans, Nor Date-Setting, Nor Dares to Be Like Dani

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What is Daniel about? There are lots of answers to this question, but not all of them are equal. Like so many books of the Bible, Daniel is often "used" more than "read." And when readers "use" Daniel they come up with diet plans, end-times dating schemes, and moralistic teachings devoid of gospel power. To be sure, Daniel does talk about food, future events, and bold fai...

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Seeking the Kingdom of God within the Church of Jesus Christ

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Is the kingdom of God present or future? Is it now or not yet? Could it in any way be both? If so, how? These are important questions for anyone who has read the Bible, and this Sunday, they will play a large part in rightly understanding how Daniel 2 applies today. In preparation for that sermon, here are a few reflections on the Kingdom of God and the Church. In evangel...

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How Justification by Faith Impels Justice: The Biographical Testimony of William Wilberforce

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At 4:00am on February 24, 1807, the British Parliament voted to end the British slave trade. With a count of 267 to 16, the House of Commons voted with loud cheers for the abolition of this abominable institution. Though it would take another 26 years for slavery to be ended in Britain and its colonies, this decision by the House of Commons, which followed the majority de...

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Four Reasons for Taking the Lord's Supper Every Lord's Day

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Last Sunday marked our fourth Sunday back after the COVID-induced hiatus of three months. And for the fourth week in a row, we took the Lord's Supper and remembered the death and resurrection of Christ with elements resembling his body and blood. In preparation for the Lord's Table, two of my sons asked at different times, "Why are we taking the Lord's Supper again." ...

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During this pandemic, don’t quarantine your kids from the gospel

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A few of OBC's children's ministry leaders weigh in on some resources for engaging your children with the gospel during a global pandemic -- or any time....

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A Walk Through Holy Week

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A day-by-day journey through Holy Week....

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The Grace of Fellowship

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The Grace of Fellowship "It is grace, nothing but grace, that we are allowed to live in community with Christian brethren."Dietrich Bonhoeffer,Life Together As COVID-19 has prevented us from gathering together for worship, I was reminded of Bonhoeffer's meditations on the value of fellowship. Bonhoeffer's classic on Christian community was written during a time when the...

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An Important Survey for Occoquan Bible Church

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A Spiritual Care Survey for Occoquan Bible Church April 2020...

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Eternal Perspective in a Time of Isolation (Sunday, March 22, 2020)

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As we gather for worship in our homes this Sunday, we invite you to do the following: Sing 1. Listen or sing along with this Spotify playlist. Read Psalm 90 and Listen 2. Listen to David's devotional message on Psalm 90: Eternal Perspective in a Time of Isolation Discuss 3. Talk through the discussion questions below with your family, friends, and/or roomma...

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OBC Ministry News: A Video from the Elders

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Watch this video from the elders to learn more about what's happening in OBC's ministries as we practice "social distancing." Let us consider how to stay connected and care for one another during these days!...

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