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April 02: A Day That Will Live in Infamy-At Least for MeSteven Long 03/30/13

This Tuesday marks a year that a significant event took place in my life. It was a Monday morning, a day like every other, when I got up out of bed, got dressed, and headed for work. When I arrived at work I found what I found every Monday: a truck driver waiting to get in the gate to unload…

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Rejoice! Your King Cometh Steven Long 3/24/13

This is the manuscript of the sermon preached at Albemarle Reformed Church on Sunday, 3/24/13 This morning I would like us to examine the prophecy found in Zecheriah 9:9 in light of the gospel account and fulfillment in the gospel of John. Consequently, John and Matthew are the only two gospel writers that mention this event as a fulfillment of…

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Who is the Holy Spirit? (pt2)Steven Long 3/17/13

This is a recap of tonight’s podcast Who is the Holy Spirit (part 2) Tonight’s podcast was part 2 on the Holy Spirit. We focused on the Spirit’s deity and personality. The graph above shows the relation between each member of the Trinity. One of the things brought to the forefront during the podcast was the fact that the distinction…

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Jesus Calling, Sarah Young

Beware of “Jesus Calling”Steven Long 3/17/13

The book Jesus Calling is making waves in the evangelical church. The book is a devotional type book by Sarah Young. The devotionals cover a year and meant to be read every day. However, don’t be too quick to pick up this book  to hear “Jesus calling” you. The book is a mixture of a dangerous practice called Contemplative Prayer.…

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The Holy Spirit (part 1) Who Is the Holy Spirit?Dan Long 3/11/13

Here is a recap of tonight’s (3-11-13) podcast. The videos made reference to in the podcast are embedded below the notes.  THREE MAIN QUESTIONS: Who is the Holy Spirit? When do we receive the Holy Spirit? What does the Holy Spirit do in the life of the Believer? Who is the Holy Spirit? A.The Holy Spirit is a Person Main…

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The Doctrine of Election Is Not About Predestination Steven Long 3/01/13

Without doubt the Doctrine of Election stirs up emotions. And with the recent buzz just months ago in the Southern Baptist Convention concerning the issue it is beginning to once again make an appearance in the forefront of evangelicalism. For some time the Convention seemed at peace with the idea that Calvinist and non-Calvinist could co-exist alongside in cooperation regarding…

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