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Chronicles Of Christmas: It's A Story Of Love - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, December 18, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (121811AndyStoryofLove.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

John 3:16
16 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.


Chronicles Of Christmas - It's A Story Of Sacrifice


[Sunday, December 11, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (121111AndyStoryofSacrifice.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Romans 3:23-25
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. 25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood?to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished?


Romans 5:6-8
6 You see, at just the...

Chronicles Of Christmas - The Story Of God's Involvement In Our World


[Sunday, December 4, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (12411AndyGodsInvolvementInOurWorld.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Luke 2:1-7

The Birth of Jesus

1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register.

4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. 5 He wen...

The One Another's: Carry One Another's Burdens


[Sunday, November 13, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (111311AndyCarryOneAnothersBurdens.pdf)
Scripture Reading & Memory Verse:

Galatians 6:2
2 Carry each other?s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.


The One Another's: Live In Harmony With One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, November 6, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (11611AndyLiveInHarmony.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Romans 12:9-21
9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. 10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. 11Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. 12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.
14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. 15 Rejoice with th...

One Another's: Love One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, October 16, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (101611AndyLoveOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

John 13:34-35
34 ?A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.?

1 John 4:7-8
7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 Peter 1:22
22 Now that you have pu...

A Single Parent and Twin Boys - Doug Fagerstrom


[Sunday, October 9, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (10911DougFagerstrom.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Ephesians 4:31 - 5:1
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Ephesians 5
1 Follow God?s example, therefore, as dearly loved children


One Another's: Honor One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, October 2, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (10211AndyHonorOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Romans 12:9-10
9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.

Philippians 2:3-4
3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.


Memory Verse - Romans 12:10


One Another's: Forgive One Another Part 2 - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, September 25, 2011] PermaLink
Scripture Reading:

Ephesians 4:25-32
25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. 26 "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold. 28 Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.
29 Do not let any...

One Another's: Forgive One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, September 18, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (91811AndyForgiveOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Ephesians 4:25-32
25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. 26 "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold. 28 Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.
29 Do not let any...

One Another's: Encourage One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, September 11, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (91111AndyEncourageOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Hebrews 3:13
13 But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called "Today," so that none of you may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-17
Stand Firm
13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. 14 He called you to this through our gospel, that you m...

Know, Believe, Proclaim, Commit - Vince Gaddis


[Sunday, September 4, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (9411VinceKnowBelieveProclaimCommit.pdf)


One Another's: Admonish One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, August 21, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (82111AndyAdmonishOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading:

Colossians 3:12-17

12 Therefore, as God?s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of...

Living In God's Reality - Vince Gaddis


[Sunday, August 14, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (81411VinceLivingInGodsReality.pdf)


One Another's: Be Kind To One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, August 7, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (8711AndyBeKindtoOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:17-32

Instructions for Christian Living
17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. 18 They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. 19 Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impur...

One Another's: Accept One Another - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, July 31, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (73111AndyAcceptOneAnother.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Romans 15:1-13

1 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. 2 Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. 3 For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: ?The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me.? 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we m...

Core Practices: Prayer - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, July 24, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (72411AndyPrayer.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 6:18-24

18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord?s people. 19 Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.

Final Greetings
21 Tychicus, the dear broth...

Core Practices: Giving Away My Money


[Sunday, July 17, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (71711AndyGivingAwayMyMoney.pdf)
Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 8:7

7 But since you excel in everything?in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you?see that you also excel in this grace of giving.


Core Practices: Giving Away My Life


[Sunday, July 10, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (71011VinceGaddisGivingAwayMyLife.pdf)
I'm Dead, I'm Dying, & Yet I Live!

Scripture Reading: Philippians 1:21
21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.


Core Practices: Giving Away My Faith - Bob Crane


[Wednesday, June 29, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (62911BobCraneGivingAwayMyFaith.pdf)
We give away our faith to fulfill God's purposes and for the building of His Kingdom.

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 6:19-20

19 Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.


Core Practices: Worship - Eli Suddarth


[Sunday, June 19, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (61911EliWorship.pdf)
"Does creativity matter to God?

Genesis 1:26-31...

Exodus 35:31-35...

Matthew 24:14-30...

"It pleases God when we respond to His call to create and care...
1) Because it gives ____________________ to those in pain.
2) Because it makes our Father ____________________.


Revelation 21:5-7, 21:22, & 22:2...


Core Practices: Single Mindedness - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, June 12, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (61211AndySingleMindedness.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Matthew 6:24-34

24 "No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.

Do Not Worry
25 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or...

Core Practices: Giving Away My Time - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, June 5, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (6511AndyGivingAwayMyTime.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Philippians 3:7-16

7 But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. 8 What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ 9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in[a] Christ?the righteousness that comes from God on the bas...

Core Practices: Spiritual Gifts - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, May 29, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (52911AndySpiritualGifts.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Romans 12:3-8

Humble Service in the Body of Christ
3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. 4 For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, 5 so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all th...

Core Practices: Biblical Community p2 - Andy Morgan


[Sunday, May 22, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (52211AndyBiblicalCommunity2.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Acts 2:42-47

The Fellowship of the Believers
42 They devoted themselves to the apostles? teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread...