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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Christmas and Easter

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As we come to the last few services of our Hymn series, we will consider the best Christmas carol and Easter hymn in our hymnal. His birth is everything.  It’s the foundation of our belief – God with us, and the answer to our prayers – the sacrificial lamb of God.  So we will celebrate the greatest days  on the church calendar with songs from the greatest hymn writer of all time – Charles Wesley.

Breathe On Me, Breath of God – God The Holy Spirit

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As we continue in our series on the Hymns of the Church, we will be talking about the Holy Spirit.  Sadly, this topic is underrepresented in the Hymnal and in most worship services.  Thus there are only a few hymns dedicated to Him and none by any notable hymn writers. That said, we often sing […]

To God Be The Glory – God the Son, Jesus

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To God be the Glory – Fanny Crosby

Great is Thy Faithfulness – God the Father

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Thomas Chisholm (1866–1960) lived a very average life. And yet, this ordinary man wrote one of the greatest hymns of the 20th century – Great is Thy Faithfulness. The hymn teaches us about God the Father, and His faithfulness to us.

I Sing The Mighty Power of God – God the Creator

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Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748) was one of the greatest hymn writers of all time. Today we sing many of his songs in our worship services.

O, Canada – The Power of Music

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Who is the King of Glory? The Lord Strong and Mighty.      Ps. 24:10 We begin a new season together.  At HPBC we are going to celebrate the blessings of the “other” book that teaches us our faith.  After the Bible, there is no more important book for the Christian than the Hymn Book.  It […]

The Offensive Gospel – Part 2

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The Gospel is offensive to sin and this message needs to continue to be shared.  But how exactly are we sharing it?  What message do people hear when we speak or when we are quiet?  What does the world see by what we do or don’t do?  And how should we respond when we are offended? 

The Offensive Gospel – Part 1

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How do we share the Gospel in a culture that has so many different voices and beliefs?  What risks are we willing to take in order to share Jesus Christ?  How can we share a message that we know will offend someone?

ORDINARY CHURCH – Extraordinary Conquest

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In three hundred years since Jesus’ death and resurrection, His followers had conquered Rome. And what is more amazing is that they did it without a sword, without an army, and without a rebellion. It happened because the early church loved God with all their heart, soul and mind, and they loved their neighbour as themselves.

ORDINARY CHURCH – Extraordinary Community

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We will examine the community that started it all, the early church, and we will see that it was an extraordinary community indeed.  A community that showed God’s love.  A community that changed the world.