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Quote from Dr.Um...

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Dear friends,I just wanted to send a brief email and as promised send out the wonderful (but very long) quote from yesterday's message from Stephen T. Um.  May we be able to keep Christ and our identity in Him more deeply at the center of our awareness.Albert “Paul’s laser focus on the work of God in Christ is meant to frame the entirety of...

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Encouragement from 2 Corinthians

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:7-12  &  16-18 Treasure in Jars of Clay 7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. 8 We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 alw...

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Endure #4 Questions for CGs and Devotionals

Enduring Faith Holding Onto the One Who Holds Onto Us

Dear Friends,This past Sunday, in our Summer series "Endure", we looked at Matthew 11:28-30 and Jesus invitation to come to Him for rest . We find this invitation in Matthew 11:28-30… “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and yo...

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Endure #3 Questions for CG and Devotions

Enduring Faith Holding Onto the One Who Holds Onto Us

Dear Friends, During yesterday’s message titled “What is Enduring Faith Made of?” we reflected on the Canaanite women seeking help for her daughter in Matthew 15:21-28.  Despite several rebuffs from the Lord, this woman persevered in her faith and found Jesus’ great encouragement for her endurance. Here are some question for ref...

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Sunday Message Questions for CG & Devotionals

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This Sunday’s message was the first in our summer mini-series “Endure: Holding Onto the One Who Holds You”...

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Curt's Message: Questions for CG and Devotionals

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Dear friends,What a blessing it was to have Curt Allen preach to us last Sunday on Matthew 14:22-36 and the story of Jesus walking on the water. If you were not able to hear it or would like to listen again, the audio for the sermon can be found here.In the meantime, here are some questions from Curt's message that will hopefully bless your reflection in CG or devotio...

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Holy Spirit #14 Questions for CG and Devotionals

His Presence and Power

This last Sunday we closed out our last message series on the Holy Spirit series. As we said goodbye to the series we summarized what we've learned by looking at the two main categories of the Spirit’s reality in our lives:  His presence and His power.  And we considered the "means” by which God’s Spirit fills our hearts with His prese...

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Holy Spirit #13 Questions for CG and Devotionals

His Presence and Power

This past Sunday we looked at 2 Corinthians 3:14-4:6 and we considered the sobering issue of spiritual blindness caused by Satan and its cure through the Holy Spirit. Here are further questions to help you reflect on the message in your CG and/or in your devotionals....

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Psalm 23 Sermon Questions for CG and Devotional

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This past Sunday Robin Boisvert preached a wonderful sermon to us from Psalm 23. You can listen to Robin’s message here....

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Holy Spirit #12 Questions for CG and Devotionals

His Presence and Power

This past Sunday we continued our consideration of the “greater works” that Jesus promised His people would do after His ascension to the Father. We considered our part and the Spirit’s part in that process. You can listen to the message here. Here are some thoughts to help you in your CG or devotionals this week as you reflect on the “greater work...

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