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Grace Weekly | May 20, 2015

Grace Weekly | May 20, 2015

Scripture for the day: “In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.” Romans 8:26 Grace Received: This coming Sunday is Pentecost. We’ll celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit. We’ll wear red, the liturgical color for the day. We’ll spend some time in Acts 2. We’ll celebrate...

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Grace Weekly | May 15, 2015

Grace Weekly | May 15, 2015

Scripture for the day: “It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.” 2 Samuel 22:33 Grace Received: Last Sunday John P wrote on the friendship pad, “I’m converted!”  Steve & Patti wrote, “God is working and speaking to me.” I love seeing evidence of God’s grace at work among us. Be praying for this Sunday – it is Ascension Sunday in the Christian year and it’s...

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Grace Weekly | April 30, 2015

Grace Weekly | April 30, 2015

Scripture: “Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity.” I Timothy 4:12 Grace Received:  Since Easter we have been in the book of Acts, seeing how the first Christian community lived as a witness to the reality of Jesus’ resurrection. They were recipients of God’s grace and they knew it. They were living examples of...

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Grace Weekly | April 9, 2015

Grace Weekly | April 9, 2015

Scripture for the day: “I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so somehow to attain to the resurrection from the dead.” Philippians 3:10-11 Grace Received: What a great resurrection celebration we had last Sunday! Special thanks to Jerry Coday for sharing his story and Alex Davis for singing at the sunrise service.  The band and...

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Grace Weekly | April 2, 2015

Grace Weekly | April 2, 2015

Scripture for the Day: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this will all people know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35 Grace Received: As I have loved you. What a phrase – at least when Jesus is the one saying it. Greater love has no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. That’s how Jesus showed his love...

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Grace Weekly | March 25, 2015

Grace Weekly | March 25, 2015

Scripture for the day: “Taste and see that the Lord is good. Blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.” Psalm 34:8 Grace Received: How does grace received taste? It tastes like bread and grape juice. Throughout Lent we have celebrated communion (Lord’s Supper, Eucharist) every week. We have been reminded not only of Jesus’ self-giving love which was displayed most vividly on the Cross, but of His continual provision...

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