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Galatians - Promises to Children (Stand Alone Message)

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This week, Blomkest Baptist had a guest speaker, so this message is from Pastor Jeff filling pulpit at First Baptist in Benson. It's a quick look at an element of Galatians where Paul reminds his audience that God keeps his promises through the works of Christ alone, and nothing else should be added or subtracted from that reality. If you want to follow along with the text, click here . If you have a prayer request or want to know more about our church, click here .

1 John 2:12-29 - Dear Children, Part 2

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This week, we finish off the second chapter of 1 John by continuing to talk about the reality that believers are called dear children. John also differentiates the world from the ways of God, as well as warning not to add or subtract anything to or from the work of Jesus. To follow along with the text, click here . To connect with us over email, click here . You are welcome to join us any Sunday at 10:30AM at 204 South Main Street in Blomkest. God bless you!

1 John 2:1-11 - Dear Children, Part 1

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We had a windy and warm day for our lake service as we started 1 John 2 this week. We thank Otoniel Rodriguez for coming to the park and helping us with musical worship, and all of the campground who joined us for Sunday's worship service. As we look at the scripture this week, we see this metaphor of God being light expanded, and the invitation extended to follow Jesus, allowing him to be our advocate to the Father. When we do this, it allows the truth to shine on areas of our li ves that keep us from a closeness to God, from community with one another, and ultimately from joy...and it allows God to work in those areas and reconcile us into a right relationship with him and those around us. John is emphasizing the need for the believer to walk in the light of God, even when it exposes our sin. We love better when we don't have things to hide, and we can walk in a fuller joy with God when we are honest with ourselves. To follow along with the main text of scripture this week,

1 John 1: Walk In The Light

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This week we finish off the first chapter of 1 John. The author continues his emphasis on fellowship with other believers and with God, but adds the metaphor of God being light. A fellowship with this light, this holiness, this perfection is accessible to us through Jesus, who takes away our sin. The light causes us to acknowledge our sin, Jesus takes our sin, and makes us righteous. If you want to follow along with the text, click here . If you want to connect with us via email, click here . Reminder: We will be having our Lake Service on Sunday, June 6th at 11:00AM at the county park on Big Kandi Lake. They are beginning construction in the area this week, but there will still be access to the park. Bring a lawn chair and join us!

1 John 1:1 - Witness

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How do you describe the eternal God in the flesh, Jesus? How do you explain to people the things you've seen, heard, touched when it's so important? We see John taking up that task in the introduction to 1 John 1 in this week's message. He was a witness. He loved Jesus. He was loved by Jesus. He wrote this book from a place of joy for our joy to be found in Jesus. To follow along with this week's text, click here . To send us a prayer request, or for questions, contact us here . We have Sunday service every week at Blomkest Baptist Church at 10:30AM, if you want to join us in person, you're welcome to join us at 204 Main Street South. Otherwise, email us, and we'll include you with the Zoom link. We will be having a Lake Service on June 6th at the County Park on Big Kandi. That service will start at 11AM. You're invited! Bring a lawn chair!

Bumped

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As Christians we will be known by our fruit. What happens when we get bumped? What falls from us? What spills out when the world around us presses in? We take a look at Luke 6, Matthew 11 & 12, Galatians 5 and Colossians 3 in this week's message, and stress the importance of being filled with the spirit and clothed by the gifts of Jesus. There is freedom in exchanging the fruit of this world to the fruit of the Spirit and the saving love of Jesus. We are live and in-person every Sunday at 10:30AM at Blomkest Baptist Church at 204 Main St South in Blomkest, Minnesota. For more information, or to connect with us, click here .