Sparta Baptist Church

Christians and Justice

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Often the Bible takes time and talks about the oppressed and how what we should do. Yet, we ignore the call or use an excuse to avoid our call. What is the call? Let's turn to Proverbs 31:8-9 which says, "Speak up for those who have no voice, for the justice of all who are dispossessed. Speak...

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gods at war

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Our Relentless students begin a new series today titled "gods at war". It is based on the book with the same title written by Kyle Idleman. The first teaching is based on defining what a "god" is and how we can assess if we follow God or one of these lesser gods.  What is a god? What...

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Silence is Never an Option

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"Pulled into the parking lot, parked itZipped up my parka, joined the procession of marchersIn my head like, "Is this awkward?Should I even be here marching?"Thinking if they can't, how can I breathe?Thinking that they chant, what do I sing?I want to take a stance cause we are not freeAnd...

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Our Prophetic Task

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Over the last few weeks, the teachings for Relentless Students have been surrounding this idea of the "modern-day prophet". We outlined what a prophet is, what a prophet did in the Old Testament, our call to be a prophet, and what our prophetic task contains.  In Revelation 1:5 Jesus is...

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