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Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?

Author: Geoff AshleyCategory: Theology

I believe in God the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth; And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried. He descended to hell, on the third day rose again from the dead, ascended to heaven, sits at the right hand of God the Father almighty, thence He will come to ...

First and Greatest

Author: Mallery YenCategory: Parenting

I love the rules. Maybe not for the right reason, but I love the rules. When Jesus was asked what the greatest commandment was, He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” Out of all the things Jesus could have said, He says the first and greatest rule is to love God with all you are, with everything you have.

Studying Colossians

Author: Geoff AshleyCategory: Theology

This past week at The Village Church began a new sermon series on the book of Colossians. As we immerse ourselves in the text over the next few weeks/months/years, it is helpful to remember that Colossians is a book primarily concerned with Christ. It contains some of the clearest revelation of Christology in the entire New Testament. Consider the lofty language of 1:15-20:

Defining family

Author: Blake ChiltonCategory: Parenting

Series: I am going to spend the next few weeks blogging my thoughts about Paul David Tripp’s book Age of Opportunity. I want to encourage all parents and youth workers to read this book and glean from Tripp as he lays out a Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens. It has been said lately that family in America is under attack. There is much truth to this statement as we can see the carnage all ...

Historical Reliability of the Scriptures

Author: Geoff AshleyCategory: Theology

In a recent sermon Chandler referenced a conversation with a gentleman who wanted some articles on the historicity of the Bible. Since then, we have had a number of requests for such materials, so we wanted to compile a list of helpful resources to consider on this topic: Books

God and Suffering

Author: The Village Church

In response to the Associated Press story that was released over the weekend, we are providing you with two resources to help address the questions that have been asked about God and suffering. Geoff Ashley, Discipleship Resource Pastor at The Village wrote a blog on Seven Thoughts on Suffering. Matt Chandler's teaching at a Men's Bible Study last fall.

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