What is promised to Christians by God? Where do they come from? How are they received? Paul breaches these profound questions in Ephesians 1:3 on the heels of his proclamation of blessing in 1:2. Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we hear the word of God proclaimed from this passage.
Paul often opens his letters with “graces” where he makes a benediction for the audience. So what is this “grace and peace” he speaks of to the church in Ephesus? Is this a mere formality, or is something more profound declared here in at the beginning of Ephesians? Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we hear the Word of God proclaimed from Ephesians 1:2
This upcoming Lord’s Day, we begin a new series at Miller Valley going through Paul’s letter to the church at Ephesus. In the introductory sermon focusing on Ephesians 1:1, we will be examining the context, audience, and themes of this beloved epistle. Join us as we come to hear God speak from his living Word.
The final verses of Paul’s letter to the Galatians contain a declaration of the true cost of following Christ as well as the superlative benefits in peace and mercies. Join us at Miller Valley this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine what the nature of a benediction is in terms of promises of God.
As Paul draws the letter to the Galatians to a close, he beautifully and succinctly summarizes the argument he has carefully constructed for the Gospel and against the Judaizers. He addresses the hypocrisy of the Judaizers in contrast to Paul’s own desire to exalt Christ, the cross by which he has been saved, and the new creation it produces.Join us here at Miller Valley Baptist Church this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine these subjects and partake of the Lord’s…
This upcoming Lord’s Day we will be resuming our series in Galatians, picking up in chapter 6 verse 9. What does it mean to reap in due season? What is the context of Paul’s exhortation to do good to all and especially the household of faith? Come join us this Sunday as we worship the God of heaven and earth, the Lord of the Harvest.
This upcoming Lord’s Day, our senior pastor, Chris J. Marley, will be out of town preaching in Savannah, GA at Christ Centered Reformed Baptist Church, then Grace Baptist Church in Taylors, SC, and finally Covenant Reformed Baptist Church in Easley, SC. During that time, Pastor Chris L Marley will be preaching the AM services out of John. Come and join us!
Is there justice in this world? Are there repercussions to our actions? Is there grace for those who have sown to wickedness? In Galatians 6:6-8 is Paul’s famous declaration, “Be not deceived. God is not mocked. What a man sows, that will he reap.” Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we examine all this in light of Christ’s historical resurrection.
Following on the heels of Paul’s exhortations for conduct in the Holy Spirit against the flesh, he presents a set of guidelines for how to deal with sin and contention in the church in Galatians 6:1-5. Counter intuitive, elegant in their simplicity, and incredibly effectual; join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we explore how the breaches created by sin are mended in love.
In Galatians 5:24-26, Paul speaks of the nature of Christian life and what it ought to be. Christians have crucified the flesh with passions and desires. They walk in the Spirit. They are not to provoke or envy. What do all these have in common? Join us this upcoming Lord’s Day as we explore the beauty and challenges of these verses.