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Jesus Christ the Advocate for Sinners

Jesus Christ is the Advocate for Sinners Start by Reading: 1 John 2:1-6 In this passage John assures the saints of their salvation and reminds them that they have an advocate that bridges the broken fellowship between God and us through Jesus. He also pleads to the church not to follow in step with the false prophets but to continue living without sinning carelessly, a...

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The Resurrection

The Ressurection Start by reading Philippians 3:1-21 Chapter 3 begins with the Apostle Paul writing "Finally my brothers, rejoice in the Lord." But why should we rejoice? Not only because of our justification before God which verse 9 explains, and not only because of the process of sanctification in our lives which verse 10 explains. But because of what is in verse 11 -i...

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Jesus Christ and the Ascension

Jesus Christ and the Ascension Start by reading Acts 2:33-36 This passage is the conclusion to Peter's sermon at Pentecost. Just prior to his sermon, Peter and other believers were gathering together when the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they began to speak in tongues. Peter turned to the crowds and began to explain what they were seeing and hearing. To summarize, he ...

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Continuing to Meet Indoors

Dear Doxa Church, As your Elders, it is our responsibility to care for the spiritual well-being of those whom the Lord has entrusted to our care (Heb 13:17). This year we have been asked to pay additional attention to caring for people's physical well-being in group settings. In March, we made the very difficult but wise decision according to available information at that...

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Elder Update 9/16/2020: Moving Back Indoors

Dear Doxa Church, On September 8, 2020, the Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Resolution Number 2020-194, proclaiming the termination of the Placer County declaration of local health emergency regarding Covid-19. The Resolution lists compelling reasons why the Board of Supervisors decided to take such action. As a result, the Elders have decided it is ...

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Elder Update 7/23/2020

Dear Doxa Church Family, With all the complexity and uncertainty happening today concerning COVID and, in particular, government regulation pertaining to church gatherings, you may be wondering why DOXA has chosen the direction we have. While the environment we find ourselves in is confusing, God's Word gives us clarity on how we are to conduct ourselves. We pray over ea...

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Doxa Church COVID-19 Update 7/15/2020

In light of Governor Newsom's new regulations released on July 13th, we will be transitioning back to church online in homes. Full video services will be available each weekend via our website, Mobile and TV App, and social media. We are prayerfully considering viable options for Sunday services and ask that you join us in prayer as we navigate how to move forward. We know...

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Romans 12:14-21 Devotional 7/3/2020

Start by reading Romans 12:14-21 This passage asks one major question: what do you do when the world mistreats you? In John 15:18, Jesus tells us we're going to be hated because the world hates him. What do you do in that situation?Here's Paul's answer: support one another and humbly bear up under it, trusting that the Lord will take vengeance. He gives us two ways to d...

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COVID Update July 1st - 2020

Doxa Church Family, As COVID restrictions continue, we believe that the best way to serve our church body is to start the transition back into Sunday services beginning on July 12th. In conjunction with the most recent regulations for churches, we will be limiting the number of people in each service. We will continue to social distance and require masks (see point 4 bel...

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Romans 12:9-13 Devotional 6/26/2020

Start by reading Romans 12:9-13 In a time when people from all backgrounds and walks of life are looking for ways to respond to the current events isn't it awesome that we can be joyful in knowing we have God's word for direction? For this devotional we will look at how we can demonstrate the Marks of the True Christian according to today's passage. Romans 12:9-13 says "...

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