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What We Practice and Why - Single-mindedness


[Sunday, April 9, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (4.9.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
Core Practice:
Single-mindedness - I focus on God and His priorities for my life.
Matthew 6:33; Colossians 2:6-8
Core Belief:
Identity in Christ - I believe I am significant because of my position as a child of God.
John 1:12


What I Believe -- Eternity


[Sunday, April 2, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (4.2.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
This Week's Core Belief

Eternity - I believe there is a heaven and a hell and that Jesus Christ is returning to judge the earth and to establish His eternal kingdom. John 14:1-4

Scripture: John 14:1-9

Core Practice

Worship - I worship God for who He is and what He has done for me. Psalm 95:1-7


What I Believe -- Humanity


[Sunday, March 26, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (3.26.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
This Week's Core Belief

Humanity - I believe all people are loved by God and need Jesus Christ as their Savior.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

Core Practice:
Worship - I worship God for who He is and what He has done for me. Psalm 95:1-7


What I Believe -- Stewardship


[Sunday, March 19, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (3.19.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
This Week's Core Belief:
Stewardship - I believe that everything I am or own belongs to God.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Core Practice:
Giving Away My Life - I give away my life to fulfill God's purposes. Romans 12:1


What We Practice and Why - Patience, part 2


[Sunday, March 12, 2017] PermaLink
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This Week's Core Virtue
Patience - I take a long time to overheat and endure patiently under the unavoidable pressures of life. Proverbs 14:29

James 5:7-11

Core Practice:
Single-mindedness - I focus on God and his priorities for my life.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33


What We Practice and Why - Prayer/ Patience


[Sunday, March 5, 2017] PermaLink
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This Week's Core Virtue

Patience - I take a long time to overheat and endure patiently under the unavoidable pressures of life.
Proverbs 14:29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.

James 5:7-11

Core Practice
Single-mindedness - I focus on God and his priorities for my life.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33


What We Practice and Why - Prayer


[Sunday, February 26, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (2.26.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
Prayer - I pray to God to know Him, to intercede for others, to let my request be known to Him and to find direction for my life.
Psalm 66:16-20 Come and listen, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me. I cried out to him with my mouth; his praise was on my tongue. If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened; but God has surely listened and heard my voice in prayer. Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me!...

What I Believe -- Compassion


[Sunday, February 19, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (2.19.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
This Week's Core Competency
Compassion - I believe God calls all Christians to show compassion for those in need.
Psalm 82:3-4 Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and the helpless; deliver them from the grasp of evil people.

Scripture -- Luke 10:25-37

The Abrahamic Covenant established moral obligations among the Israelites. They were commanded to show concern for their neighbors. There ...

What I Believe -- Salvation by Grace


[Sunday, February 12, 2017] PermaLink
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This Week's Core Competency
Salvation by Grace - We believe a person comes into a right relationship with God by His grace, through faith in Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 2:1-10 and Galatians 2:11-21

"When we accept the finished work of Christ on our behalf, we act by the faith supplied by God's grace. When a person chokes, or drowns and stops breathing, there is nothing he can do. If he ever breathes again, it will be because someone else starts him breathing. A person who...

What I Believe -- Church


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Core Belief:
Church - I believe the church is God's primary way to accomplish His purposes on earth today.
Ephesians 4:1-16

These verses tell us to walk in a manner worthy of our calling, what does that mean?
God has called each of us individually and has asked us to represent Him here on earth as His ambassadors. How do we do that?
Bearing with one another in love: The idea is of continual forgiving for repeat grievances through the maintenance of a loving disp...

What I Believe -- Identity in Christ


[Sunday, January 29, 2017] PermaLink
Core Belief:
Identity in Christ John 1:12
I believe I am significant because of my position as a "child of God".

Scripture: Ephesians 1


What I Believe -- Personal God


[Sunday, January 22, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (1.22.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
Core Belief:
Personal God - I believe God is involved in and cares about my daily life. Psalm 121:1-2

Psalm 121 is a treasure of promise for the believer, whose help comes from the Lord (verse 2). After personally celebrating Yahweh's guardianship in verses 1-2, the psalmist turns to give assurance to others in verses 3-8. He declares the nature of God's guarding role in verse 3-4 "He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel ...

What I Believe -- Authority of the Bible


[Sunday, January 15, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (1.15.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
Core Belief
Authority of the Bible - I believe the Bible is the Word of God and has the right to command my belief and action.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
Core Value
Bible Study - We read the Bible to know God, the truth and to find direction.
Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is alive and pow...

What I Believe -- The Trinity


[Sunday, January 8, 2017] PermaLink
Attachements: (1.8.17Sermonhandouts.docx)
Core Belief:
Trinity - I believe the God of the Bible is the only true God-Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. 2 Corinthians 13:14

Ephesians 4:1-6
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 eager to ...

What Now?


[Sunday, January 1, 2017] PermaLink
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Scripture: Luke 2:21-38

As we read about Simeon and Anna, God is reminding us that He is also calling us to participate in His work. In the Lord?s Prayer, we pray that God?s Kingdom would come. The Bible shows us that the biggest way God chooses to bring His Kingdom to earth is through you and me. Our role is to be light to the world. It isn?t to be perfect. It certainly isn?t to be arrogant. It is to model grace, forgiveness, kindness, and compassion. As we move into 2017 let?s ask G...

Christmas Gifts - The Gift of Joy


[Sunday, December 18, 2016] PermaLink
Attachements: (12.18.16Sermonhandouts.docx)
I want each of you to know the real joy of Christmas. The angel announced the source of that joy to the shepherds on that first Christmas night: Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord

Scripture:
Luke 2:9-11
Psalm 98
Philippians 4:4-5


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