Author: Jenny Lobello (Jenny Lobello)

Three Things I Didn’t Say About Amos
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Three Things I Didn’t Say About Amos

One of the biggest challenges of preaching is having to do biblical triage. No sermon can adequately explore every nuance of a text. This is even more true when we have the space of 30 minutes to survey an entire book of the Bible. Inevitably, much is left on the cutting room floor.    As...

Acts:  The Table
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Acts: The Table

  Transcript:   I was thinking about how much time of my life I spend in front of a table. If you were in any way impacted by the pandemic, your table probably took larger prominence than it has in the past. In my house, for instance, our dinner table became a classroom, an office,...

What Is An Elder?
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What Is An Elder?

Each year our community comes together to appoint new elders that will serve BridgeWay. Elders are men who safeguard the vision and people in a particular local church. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to share some of the biblical teachings that help us understand what qualifies one to serve in this very important...

Extreme Action
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Extreme Action

Extreme Action 27 “You have heard the commandment that says, ‘You must not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 29 So if your eye—even your good eye—causes you to lust, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you...

The Day After
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The Day After

Do you remember how you felt the day you graduated high school, won a prestigious award, or got married? I’ll bet you do! If you tried, you could probably recount the emotions of joy as you said “I do” or the pride of accomplishment as you accepted that trophy.   But how did you feel...

Worldviews
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Worldviews

14Don’t team up with those who are unbelievers. How can righteousness be a partner with wickedness? How can light live with darkness? 15What harmony can there be between Christ and the devil? How can a believer be a partner with an unbeliever? 16And what union can there be between God’s temple and idols? For we are the...

Continuationism vs Cessationism Pt. 1
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Continuationism vs Cessationism Pt. 1

Friends, A few weeks ago, we were studying the Spirit being poured out on the day of Pentecost. In my sermon I briefly mentioned two of the most common views on understanding if and how the Spirit works today. This week and next, I will share two articles from reputable sources that do a good...

Sheep and Goats
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Sheep and Goats

Many of you know that BridgeWay sponsors several ministries that serve those in need—Filling the Void, Samaritan’s Inn, and Salvation Army Women. In addition to these ministries, there are numerous members who have taken up the call on their own. Recently, the town of Flower Mound recognized Filling the Void with a nomination for the...

The Fine Print
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The Fine Print

Is there “fine print” when it comes to Christianity?   Like many of you, I grew up hearing sermons about the how God freely gives salvation to all that believe in Jesus. The Apostle Paul famously tells the Ephesians that we are saved by grace, through faith in Christ. He insists that salvation is a...

Useful
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Useful

Last week, we looked at a popular passage from 2 Timothy 3:   All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.               2 Tim 3:16-17 NIV   As famous as this passage is, it...

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