Helpful Resources (Part 2)

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, In our continuing preaching series on the Letters to the Seven Churches in Revelation, last week we looked at the church at Pergamum.  Pergamum was a city filled with many pagan cults, temples dedication to idols, and worship of the Roman Emperor.  It was

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The Most Important Thing

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, Last Sunday I began a new preaching series from Rev. 2-3, which records the messages the risen Christ gave to seven first-century churches in a vision to the Apostle John.  We will consider these seven messages week-by-week.  Last week we focused Jesus’s message to

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God’s Friend

  Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, A couple months ago we finished our study of the life of Abraham.  He has so much to teach us!  There are, of course, other characters from the Old Testament from whom we can learn much. But there is also something about them that

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The Gift of Joy

Dear Members and Friends of IBCZ, Last Sunday in worship we considered God’s wonderful gift of joy.  As we saw, joy is much deeper than happiness, which is dependent on outer circumstances.  Joy is rooted in the character, faithfulness, and love of God.  Knowing this is how God always is,

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