“Favor with God”

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“Favor with God”      The relationship between Mary and Joseph is a rare example of what God must have intended for couples and families from the beginning. Despite their unsettling circumstances, these two natives of Nazareth entered into matrimony willing to obey God’s command even at the expense of their own reputations. Luke’s account of… Read more »

The Magi: Thoughts on this Second Sunday of Advent

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Matthew’s Gospel tells the story of a group of foreign stargazers called “Magi,” who traveled hundreds of miles from their homelands in the East following a bright star. A celestial phenomenon, that led them to a makeshift crib, called the manger, that bore the Christ-child in an obscure village called Bethlehem, just outside Israel’s capitol… Read more »

Insight and Understanding

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Daniel 9:1-27      During the so-called “Axial Age” of ancient history, God’s people in Israel had come to a pivotal time in their development as a nation.[1] The prophet Jeremiah, in chapter 25 v.11 had predicted that because of the nation’s idolatry, the “…whole country would become a desolate wasteland, and…serve the king of Babylon… Read more »

The Book of Daniel

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Follow Dr. Ogan’s series of sermons from the book of Daniel. Below are links to the weekly message manuscripts. Daniel 1:1 Daniel 2:1 Daniel 3:1 Daniel 4:1 Daniel 5:1

The Letters of the Apostle Peter

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Introduction The two letters that bear the Apostle Peter’s name were written toward the end of his life, some 30 years after Jesus’ death and resurrection. According to the Apostle, he wrote his first letter from “Babylon,” a cryptic reference to Rome. Then he sent Silas to deliver it to the “scattered” believers in the areas of… Read more »

The Book of Daniel: God’s Sovereignty on Display

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Introduction Daniel’s story is familiar to those of us who grew up in Sunday School learning about Bible characters whom God used in unique ways to accomplish His uncommon will. While characters like Daniel are fascinating enough, the real story behind these unusual biblical figures is the unmistakable presence of a personal and engaging God…. Read more »

Books Available from Dr. Ogan

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Biblical Evangelism in Context   $2.50 The challenge for contemporary churches is to do effective evangelism in a politically hypersensitive and culturally pluralistic world. To be both ecumenically minded and evangelically focused. Affirming the truth of other faiths, but without compromising the biblical essentials of the Christian faith. We must learn how to proclaim the gospel… Read more »

Dr. Ogan’s New Testament Sermons

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Matthew Matthew 1:18               Matthew 6:19              Matthew 16:13             Matthew 28:16 Matthew 2:1                 Matthew 6:25              Matthew 18:1 Matthew 5:1                 Matthew 7:1 … Read more »

Welcome to our New Website

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Calvary is transitioning to a new website located at cbclosbanos.org. We hope you’ll find our new website a bit more user friendly and informative. Please feel free to contact us for any corrections and/or updates. We appreciate your visits and willingness to help make our webpage a pleasant and informative experience for all our readers.