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Grace Weekly | April 2, 2014

Grace Weekly | April 2, 2014

Scripture for the day: “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit – just as you were called to to one hope when you were called – one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.” Eph. 4:3-6 Grace Received: I’m excited about the dozen+ who will coming to the baptism class tonight. They range in...

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Grace Weekly | March 17, 2014

Grace Weekly | March 17, 2014

Scripture for the day: “Those who sow to please the sinful nature from that nature will reap destruction; those who sow to please the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:8-9 Grace Received: For the last few years Larry G has been working with several people from Grace. They’ve reached out to him,...

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Grace Weekly | March 13, 2014

Grace Weekly | March 13, 2014

Scripture for the day: “Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.” Psalm 105:4 Grace Received: The phrase “God won’t give us more than we can handle” is true in regard to one thing – temptation (see I Corinthians 10:13). Pretty much everything else, I’ve discovered, is fair game for God to allow all kinds of stuff that is more than I can handle. It keeps me mindful how how dependent I am...

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Grace Weekly | March 5, 2014

Grace Weekly | March 5, 2014

Scripture of the Day:  “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ he is a new creation. The old has gone, the new has come! All this is from God, who reconciled us us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though...

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Grace Weekly | February 24, 2014

Grace Weekly | February 24, 2014

Scripture for the day: “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.” Proverbs 30:5 Grace Received:  The New Testament has 3 primary images that speak to what happens when we receive the saving grace of God. At the same time we are justified (legal image), regenerated (biological image) and adopted into the family of God (familial image).  When we accept the gracious invitation to have our sins...

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Grace Weekly | February 12, 2014

Grace Weekly | February 12, 2014

Scripture for the Day: “… the men of Judah were victorious because they relied on the Lord, the God of their fathers.” II Chron. 13:18 Grace Received: 21 year old Ashely said to me on Sunday “I cry every time I come in here because I feel God’s presence.” She’s the only Christian in her family. Her parents have never taken her to church. When she comes she comes alone, hungry to know God. She is learning to...

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