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A reference to a now infamous Supreme Court case that declared the African slave known as Dred Scott was the property of his master. Not a person, not someone the law recognized as possessing legal rights, but as the personal property of his master--to use the term...
"O Superman, where are you now?"
That’s a line from the song Land of Confusion by Genesis. The lyrics of that song are far more poignant today than when Phil Collins first sang them in 1986.
Ooh, Superman where are you now
As a youth, how did you handle others with authority such as teachers, police, etc.?
What about now?
How does how we submit to proper earthly authority reflect on our submission to God?
What does the phrase “the world to come” refer...
INTRO / Warm Up
Have you ever gone boating or sailing?
Have you ever driven or piloted a ship / boat? If so, how was it different from driving a car?
What challenges does a lake or sea present to piloting a ship?
Many of the appliances that have become standard around the house have made life easier. What are some and how have they made things easier? Without them, how would life be different? What skills would we need to have & how much more time?...
To Leaders – In these discussion sheets that will be provided for the next three months, feel free to use whatever questions you want. Don’t feel obligated to use them all. As you get to know your group, you’ll get a sense for what kinds...
Groups Discussion Sheet for
“God Has Spoken” • Hebrews 1:1-2a
To Leaders – In these discussion sheets that will be provided for the next three months, feel free to use whatever questions you want. Don’t feel obligated to use them all. As you...
Groups Discussion Sheet for “Changes” • Philemon 1-25
To Leaders – In these discussion sheets that will be provided for the next three months, feel free to use whatever questions you want. Don’t feel obligated to use them all. As you get to...
Take a look at this update form Joel Rosenberg's Blog -
On Sunday, February 5th during the sermon on Isaiah 55:6, I mentioned something the US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the previous week. On Friday, February 3rd, several news sources ran articles citing Panetta as saying there was a high probability Israel would strike Iran’s...
Study of both fulfilled and unfulfilled prophecy is important to fully understand who God is. Lance had a prophecy update this year on 1/1/2012 that outlines biblical prophecy and current events. Here is a compilation of all resources from that update.More Information about Transhumanism https://www.calvaryoxnard.org/studies/Transhumanism/Transhumanism.htm...
MARRIAGE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Hopefully)
The following are the questions we had submitted during the 2011 Mid-Week Marriage Series at Calvary Chapel Oxnard. We were only had enough time to answer a few in the time allotted for them at the conclusion of the...
The premier scholar of Oriental Studies Bernard Lewis, is widely regarded as the world’s foremost expert on Islam. Even many Muslims regard him as such and look to his writings to understand how the West views Islam.
In his excellent primer on the current challenge...
The shooting at a Safeway supermarket in Tucson last Saturday has dominated national news for the last several days. Jared Lee Loughner, the gunman, left 6 dead and 14 wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Initial investigations indicate Loughner planned the shooting in advance.
Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.
Many students of the Bible are convinced we are living in the very last of the End Times. They have come to this conclusion by comparing world events...
Reasons to Believe in a Pre-Tribulation Rapture
The following is culled from a message titled I Will Keep You, given a few years ago on Revelation 3:10-11.
1 – The Blessed Hope
The first reason we believe the Rapture takes place before the...
Over twenty years ago, I was in a discussion with someone about an upcoming election. Then, as now, there was the feeling among many the election was a turning point, a defining moment when the future of our nation would be decided. That same sentiment...
It didn’t get the press one might expect from such a dramatic announcement. Scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute announced in May that they had produced the first synthetic life form. Since this has been the holy grail for evolutionists, why wasn’t the press...
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