Rise & Build: Setting the Altar in Place

Jul 18, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — In Ezra 3, As God’s people gather in a specific place and a specific time, their specific purpose is revealed; to rebuild the national altar and restart the the daily sacrifices. This action, despite much opposition, reveals the spiritual priorities of the people and the importance of sacrifice in Judaism. This morning we will examine these examples to gain the same insights and how they will help us as a local congregation to rise and build.

Ezra/Nehemiah: Rise and Build Together – 2

Jul 11, 2021 – Elisha Freeman — Israel hears the proclamation of Cyrus and returns to Judah. 50,000 Jews settle in their own place starting the process of picking up the pieces and setting down roots for their families. It would be easy to concentrate on day-to-day life along with its responsibilities. However, Israel reminds us that the Church is more than just our earthly families. This morning we will see how Israel intentionally gathers together in a specific place at a specific time for a specific purpose and how the Church should adopt the same mindset and practice

Ezra/Nehemiah: Rise and Build

Jul 04, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — After 18 long months, RCC is back to ‘normal’. All Bible classes have resumed, the assemblies are back to their normal times, and most importantly members and families are slowing returning. All of this is great but reminds us of one great truth: now the real work begins. As we have returned from our pandemic exile, what is the current spiritual condition of our congregation and more importantly, what can I do about it? Today we start a brand new series based on the truth of the OT books of Ezra and Nehemiah to answer our questions,

Father’s Day 2021

Jun 20, 2021 — The Apostle Paul spent roughly two weeks with the Thessalonian church in Acts 17. In that short time he worked hard to share the Gospel and lay a foundation for growth and maturity. To aid him in that, Paul took on the role of a ‘Father’ and treated the Thessalonians as children . This morning we will see three actions, Paul employed to help the Thessalonian Christians in their spiritual journey.

When God Restored Us

Jun 13, 2021 — Elisha Freeman – All things considered, the Raleigh Church of Christ is fully open. Several have worked hard in classrooms, studying for lessons, planning for evangelism, benevolence, and other great works. This morning we are going to take a brief look at Psalm 126 and reflect on God’s grace that has carried us through a great ordeal and made things possible for us to be here.

Growing Up

Jun 06, 2021 Adam Gifford — We have reached the last lesson in our series entitled “DNA: The Core of the Local Church”. Colossians 3:14 tells us “that above all” we are to put on love. Love is supreme but it is not the only aspect of the Christian life we are to live. This mopping the Apostle Paul reminds us that we are to have a heavenly mindset, have hearts ruled by the peace of Christ, and to take in the Word of Christ to the point where it overflows.

DNA – The Christian Life 2

May 30, 2021 — Elisha Freeman — We have reached the last lesson in our series entitled “DNA: The Core of the Local Church”. Colossians 3:14 tells us “that above all” we are to put on love. Love is supreme but it is not the only aspect of the Christian life we are to live. This mopping the Apostle Paul reminds us that we are to have a heavenly mindset, have hearts ruled by the peace of Christ, and to take in the Word of Christ to the point where it overflows.