Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year to all of you!  As children of God (1 John 3:1-2), we above all people ought to be confident and hopeful as we enter into a new year and a new decade.  Jesus taught us that our heavenly Father knows what we need even before we ask Him (Matt. 6:25-34). And we have no reason to fear … Read More

We Don’t Fear Like Those Who Have No Hope

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Grace and Peace BBC Family, Psalm 46:1-3 For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea; 3 Though its waters roar and foam, Though … Read More

All-church Prayer Meeting – March 1, 2020

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Dear BBC Family, We know that it is God’s will for us to pray without ceasing (1 Thess. 5:17).  Our personal lives and our corporate life as a local church ought to be conspicuously marked by prayer. But what should we pray for and what should our attitude be in prayer?  In Luke 11:1, one of Jesus’ disciples asked Him to teach … Read More

Live Stream: It’s a Service to you but Not a Replacement for Service for you

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About a month ago Baltimore Bible Church began live-streaming its services.  For those of you who don’t know what live streaming is, it means that we can simultaneously record and broadcast our service in real-time. Right now we are only broadcasting the sermons, which usually begin sometime between 10:45 and 11:00 on Sundays on our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUbPvJ16l0yhQyL212qKsZQ/videos).   This has … Read More

2019 Holiday Season Opportunities

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As we enter into this holiday season, we wanted to highlight a few upcoming events for you.   Please prayerfully consider the following opportunities for fellowship, worship, and edification (please note that for some of these events there are additional details and sign-ups provided in the announcements further down in this email): This Sunday, Nov. 24, 6:00pm – Joint Thanksgiving Service – For those who are interested, … Read More

Reformation Day and the Treasure of the Gospel

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Dear BBC Family, Next Thursday, October 31, marks the 502nd anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.  October 31, 1517 was the day that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the chapel door in Wittenberg, Germany.  (To learn more about Reformation Day, follow this link: https://www.ligonier.org/blog/what-is-reformation-day/). The 62nd of these 95 Theses reads, “The true treasure of the … Read More

A Christian View of Suffering

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Dear BBC Family, As most of you know, tomorrow 10/19, is the Grace Advance Mid-Atlantic (GAMA) Annual Bible Conference.  And our very own, Pastor George, will be preaching at one of the Main Sessions on the important subject of: The God of Suffering:  Recognizing the Goodness of God in the Pain of Suffering.  We hope that many of you will be … Read More

“Who Can Understand the Bible?”

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This was a question that was brought into focus at the time of the reformation.  The Roman Catholic Church contended that “the interpretation of the Scripture was a function of the teaching office of the church.” The common man, in their view, did not have the ability nor the right to understand Scripture apart from the instruction of the church, … Read More