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Statement Concerning Westboro Protests

Our church’s leadership was saddened to hear tonight that Westboro “Baptist Church” will be holding protests around the Quad-City area January 24-25. To be very clear, NLBC has absolutely no affiliation with Westboro whatsoever. New Life echoes the sentiment expressed … Continue reading

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The Religious Rights of Students in Public Schools

Are students legally allowed to express their faith and beliefs in a public school?  Constitutionally, the answer is clearly yes!  Sadly, many misinformed people give students the impression that their faith has to be left at the bus stop.  It … Continue reading

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Reasons to Memorize Scripture

 Reasons to Memorize Scripture
Adapted from a message by John Piper

To become like Christ—2 Cor. 3:18
To triumph over sin—Ps. 119:9, 11, Eph. 6:17
To triumph over Satan—Matt. 4:1
To comfort and counsel people—Prov. 25:11
To share the Gospel—Acts 4:12
To enjoy fellowship with God—Ps. 103:8-14

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40 Key Passages

40 Key Passages

Deut. 7:9
Deut. 10:12-13
Job 1:12-13
Rom. 11:33-36
Rom. 12:1-2
Ps. 56:3-4
Ps. 62:5-7
Rom. 8:1
1 John 2:15-17
Phil. 2:5-11
Phil. 2:12-13
James 1:2-5
Psalm 1
Col. 3:1-3
Eph. 4:26
Isaiah 40:28-31
Psalm 86:5-7
1 Timothy 2:5
1 Peter 1:3-5
Eph. 6:10-17
Phil. 1:6
Matt. 10:28
Rom. 1:16
Matt. 11:28-30
Psalm 20:6-7
James 1:12
2 Cor. 9:6-8
2 Cor. 12:9
Isaiah 64:4
Titus 3:4-6
Isaiah 46:9-10
Prov. 1:10
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Scripture Memory

Memorizing Scripture is key to overcoming the power of sin. In Ephesians 6 the only weapon Paul presents us is the “Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God.” Many Christians live their lives defenseless. Most of us … Continue reading

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The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus

Attached is a copy of the Case for the Resurrection handout in Word format as well as the presentation’s PowerPoint in pdf format: Case for the Resurrection-Part 1, Case for the Resurrection-Part 2, and Case for the Resurrection-Part 3.
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