New Resources On The Rephidim Website
The Great Reveal: Blog post on Bible Tips and Tidbits by David Christensen added October 18, 2017
Sermons Rooted In Local Soil: Blog post on PreacherTalk by David Christensen added October 24, 2017.
Panama 2017: Video added under Missions on November 9, 2017
Christ Is Coming Luke 21:25-36: Sermon files in Luke updated November 14, 2017
On Trial: Blog post on Bible Bits and Tidbits by David Christensen added on November 21, 2017.
Persuasive Fear: Blog post on Bible Bits and Tidbits by David Christensen added November 21, 2017.
The Chess Master Luke 21:37-22:13: Sermon files in Luke updated November 22, 2017.
Faces Of Forgiveness: Healing For The Hurts We Feel: Added under Books on November 22, 2017
Preaching: Style Or Substance?: Blog post on Bible Bits and Tidbits added November 29, 2017
Some Bread And A Cup Luke 22:14-23: Sermon files in Luke updated November 29, 2017
Preaching To The Crowd Or The Core: Blog post on PreacherTalk added December 6, 2017
Pride, Promises, and Preparation Luke 22:24-38: Sermon files in Luke updated December 7, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Pride, Promises, and Preparation Luke 22:24-38 by Pastor David Christensen

Current Sermon Series: To Seek And To Save, The Gospel Of Luke

Dec 3, 2017
Pride, Promises, and Preparation Luke 22:24-38
Series: Luke
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  • Dec 3, 2017Pride, Promises, and Preparation Luke 22:24-38
    Dec 3, 2017
    Pride, Promises, and Preparation Luke 22:24-38
    Series: Luke
  • Nov 26, 2017Some Bread And A Cup Luke 22:14-23
    Nov 26, 2017
    Some Bread And A Cup Luke 22:14-23
    Series: Luke
  • Nov 19, 2017The Chess Master Luke 21:37-22:13
    Nov 19, 2017
    The Chess Master Luke 21:37-22:13
    Series: Luke
  • Nov 12, 2017Christ Is Coming Luke 21:25-36
    Nov 12, 2017
    Christ Is Coming Luke 21:25-36
    Series: Luke
  • Nov 5, 2017The Times Of The Gentiles Luke 21:20-24
    Nov 5, 2017
    The Times Of The Gentiles Luke 21:20-24
    Series: Luke
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1 Samuel: Integrity,
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Hebrews: The Supremacy Of Christ
Titus: Healthy
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Romans:
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Judges:
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Philippians:
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1 Peter: Living In A
Hostile World
Ecclesiastes: Meaningless! 
Life Without God
Acts: His Church
And Our Mission
Genesis: The Book
Of Beginnings
Revelation: Final
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Resources can be purchased online in physical or electronic formats.  Please find the following books below:
 
Transformed By Adoption
 
 
 
 

 Transformed By Adoption

Our Heavenly Father has adopted us into His family and our adoption is the foundation for our transformation. Spiritual transformation is a gradual process of change as we learn the ways of our Father. Christians want to live a victorious life immediately. Talk of being radical or revolutionary Christians excites us but these descriptions imply that other Christians are lesser members of the family of God. Many consider the normal Christian life inferior to the higher Christian life. What is a normal Christian life? The Apostle Paul describes a normal Christian life in Romans 6-8. A normal Christian pursues holiness while wrestling with sin throughout life. The habits of sin must be replaced with the habits of holiness by the power of the Spirit. We grow to be like Christ as we walk in step with the Spirit. We are children of God by adoption so we must learn the ways of God by practice. When we fail we run into the arms of our Father and find our security in His love.

 
Friends With Jesus
 
 
 
 

Friends With Jesus

 

Is your Christian life dull and dry, full of rituals and responsibilities without any passion or joy? Has your obedience become a duty and your faith turned into an obligation? Renew your relationship with Jesus through this study of John 13-16. Jesus invites you to be His friends not merely His servants. Kindle the passion of fresh friendship with Jesus as He opens His heart to you in these chapters. His self-disclosure encourages your transparency as you explore what it means to be friends with Jesus. Jesus wants you to experience the depths of spiritual intimacy with Him. He desires your friendship, not just your service. Enjoy the riches of His love as you explore Jesus most intimate teachings shared just before He died for you.

 
Expository Insights On John 13-17
 
 
 
 
 
Expository Insights On John 13-17
 
 
Expository preaching exposes the ideas in the biblical unit of thought, so the sermon follows the flow of the passage. The hearers should be able to think their way through the passage after the sermon has been preached.  The preacher seeks to visualize the flow of thought – to picture the structure of the passage. The sermon should expose the hinges on which the passage swings by developing an outline based on the structure but written in contemporary language. This workbook provides a structural diagram based on the Greek text side by side with a format for the expositor to develop an outline from the passage. Short, practical insights add exegetical depth and sermon seed thoughts to help the preacher flesh out the message. The workbook encourages the preacher to mine the riches of John 13-17 for personal growth and sermon preparation.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Faces of Forgiveness:

Healing for the Hurts We Feel

Forgiveness is not easy despite the pictures painted in many sermons. We all struggle to forgive the hurts we feel. Bitterness and resentment threaten our souls if we do not release the poison to God. Pastor David Christensen deals honestly with the pain we feel while pointing us to the wonderful release we can enjoy when we give and receive forgiveness. The book uses the metaphor of faces to teach about forgiveness. The faces of those who experience healing form the backdrop for a theology of forgiveness. There are vertical and horizontal faces of forgiveness as we look to God and others. There are judicial and relational faces of forgiveness as we deal with God and others to find the healing that forgiveness brings to our hearts. David lays out the practical steps we must take to experience the healing power of forgiveness. We must learn to accept the grace, name the blame and release the poison of unforgiveness to find healing for the hurts we feel.

 
 

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The Rephidim Project exists to support those on the frontlines of spiritual battle with the resources to be refreshed through the study of Scripture to spread God’s Word in this world more effectively. Pastors and missionaries become weary in the work and may feel isolated and discouraged. We seek to “encourage the exhausted and strengthen the weak” (Isaiah 35:3) through developing and distributing resources for Bible exposition. Read More…

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