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Resources for Sunday - May 31

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - May 24

Genesis - Summer 2017

Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - May 17

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - May 10

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Weekly Update - April 30

GRATITUDE Church family, allow me to express my gratitude to God and to you for the way you have been responding and serving each other in ministry over the last number of weeks. Our quarantine has yielded specific needs as well as detailed responses from you. It is marvelous to watch the body coming alongside to aide one another in trusting Christ and seeing needs met ...

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Resources for Sunday - May 3

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - April 26

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - April 19

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Resurrection Sunday - April 12

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - April 5

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. By 9:00 am Sunday, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials th...

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Resources for Sunday - March 29

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. At 9:00 am, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials that cont...

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Resources for Sunday - March 22

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. At 9:00 am, the regular Sunday message will be posted on our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then listen or watch the morning message. Also, through the week, use these Preparing for the Sermonmaterials that cont...

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Resources for Sunday Morning - March 15

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Here are resources to assist your time as a family or in small groups to pray, sing, read and discuss God's word together. At 11:00 am, the regular Sunday message (Hebrews 6:9-12) will be streamed through our church's web page. We encourage you to read, sing, and pray together, then join us at 11:00 am online for the morning message. Please see thePreparing for the Sermo...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Hebrews 6:9-12

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews 6:1-8

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Hebrews 6:1-8

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Psalm 34

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. This weekend is ...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Psalm 34

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. This...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews 5:11-14

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Hebrews 5:11-14

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 5:5-10

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 5:5-10

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Leviticus 1-27

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Intentionally Act Click the links below to find the lyrics and recordings of the songs planned for our gathering th...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 5:1-4

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 5:1-4

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 4:14-16

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 4:14-16

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Psalm 119:9-16

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Psalm 119:9-16

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Acts 17:11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Acts 17:11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 2 Tim 3:16-17

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 2 Tim 3:16-17

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Matthew 2:13-23

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Matthew 2:13-23

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Matt. 1:18-25

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Matt. 1:18-25

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 4:12-13

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 4:12-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 4:6-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for Advent 2019

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Over the next weeks our anticipation, personally and corporately, begins to look forward to our celebration of Christmas. Christmas, more than any other annual celebration in the Christian calendar, has such a rich tradition of corporate and family singing. Singing Christmas carols and hymns can evoke such wonderful memories of our time together with our family or our wors...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 4:6-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 1:4-9

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 1:4-9

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 4:1-5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 4:1-5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 3:12-19

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 3:12-19

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 3:1-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 3:1-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - John 17:13-21

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - John 17:13-21

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 2:14-18

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 2:14-18

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 2:9-13

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 2:9-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 2:5-8

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 2:5-8

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 2:1-4

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 2:1-4

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 1:8-14

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 1:8-14

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Hebrews 1:4-7

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews 1:4-7

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 1:3-4

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 1:3-4

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Heb. 1:1-2

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Heb. 1:1-2

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Hebrews

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 29

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 29

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 28

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 28

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 27

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 27

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Matthew 15:21-28

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Matthew 15:21-28

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Revelation 19:11-16

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Revelation 19:11-16

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Revelation 5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Revelation 5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - John 19:16-42

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - John 19:16-42

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - John 16

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - John 16

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - John 10:30-39

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - John 10:30-39

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Philippians 2:5-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Philippians 2:5-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Luke 4

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Luke 4

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Luke 1:26-38

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Luke 1:26-38

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Colossians 1:14-20

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Colossians 1:14-20

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Jonah 4:5-11

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Preparing for the Sermon - Jonah 4:5-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Luke 7:36-50

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. This Sunday, N...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Luke 7:36-50

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Preparing for the Gathering - Mark 10:32-45

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. This Sunday, Dr....

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Preparing for the Sermon - Mark 10:32-45

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. This...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 26

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 26

Genesis - Summer 2017

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2019 Summer Sermon Series

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We are pleased to announce our Summer sermon series, The Person Nature of Christ. Beginning in June, each week's sermon passage will focus upon a unique feature of Christ's nature. This series will serve to build up the essential truths we anticipate encountering in the book of Hebrews this fall....

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 25

Genesis - Summer 2017

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 25

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - John 20

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - John 20

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 24

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 24

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 23

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 23

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 22

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 22

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 21

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 21

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 20

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 20

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Titus 3:1-8

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Titus 3:1-8

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Romans 5:3-5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. This weekend is ...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Romans 5:3-5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. This...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Psalm 19

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Psalm 19

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 16:19-24

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 16:19-24

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 16:14-18

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 16:14-18

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 16:13-14

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 16:13-14

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 16:5-12

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 16:5-12

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - NT Giving

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - NT Giving

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - OT Giving

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - OT Giving

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor 16:1-4

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor 16:1-4

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Psalm 23

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Psalm 23

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Psalm 22

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Preparing for the Sermon - Psalm 22

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor 15:50-58

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor 15:50-58

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor 15:35-49

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor 15:35-49

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor 15:29-34

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor 15:29-34

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor 15:20-28

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor 15:20-28

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Preparing for Advent 2018

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Over the next weeks our anticipation, personally and corporately, begins to look forward to our celebration of Christmas. Christmas, more than any other annual celebration in the Christian calendar, has such a rich tradition of corporate and family singing. Singing Christmas carols and hymns can evoke such wonderful memories of our time together with our family or our wors...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor 15:12-19

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 15:12-19

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 15:3-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 15:3-11

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Preparing for the Gathering - Ephesians 1:13-14

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Preparing for the Sermon - Ephesians 1:13-14

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 15:1-2

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 15:1-2

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 14:33-40

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 14:33-40

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 14:26-33

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 14:26-33

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 14:20-25

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 14:20-25

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 14:6-19

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 14:6-19

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 14:1-5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 14:1-5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Tongues in the New Testament

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Tongues in the New Testament

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 13:8-13

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 13:8-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 19

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 19

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 18

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 18

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 17

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 17

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Romans 8:9-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Romans 8:9-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Galatians 5:16-24

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Galatians 5:16-24

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Baptism Testimonies - July 29, 2018

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Preparing for the Gathering - Ephesians 5:18

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Ephesians 5:18

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 16

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 16

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 15

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 15

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 13-14

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 13-14

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 12:4-20

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 12:4-20

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 12:1-3

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 12:1-3

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 11

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 11

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis 10

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis 10

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 13:4-7

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 13:4-7

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 13:1-3

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 13:1-3

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 12:27-31

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 12:27-31

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Titus 3:5-7

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Titus 3:5-7

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 12:14-26

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 12:14-26

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 12:12-13

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 12:12-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Romans 12:3-8

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Romans 12:3-8

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 12:8-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 12:8-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Matthew 28:1-15

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Matthew 28:1-15

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 12:4-7

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 12:4-7

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Jeff Terrell

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. This Sunday, Jef...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Jeff Terrell

This Sunday, Jeff Terrell will be preaching as a part of our Morning Gathering. Jeff will be the main teacher for our students during their Discple Now activities this weekend. He is the senior pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel of Kansas City, a church planted in 2010 out of the Harvest Bible Fellowship in Chicago, founded by Dr. James MacDonald. Jeff received degrees from ...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 12:1-3

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 12:1-3

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor 11:27-34

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 11:27-34

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 11:23-26

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 11:23-26

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 11:17-22

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 11:17-22

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 11:11-16

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 11:11-16

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 11:2-10

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 11:2-10

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Romans 12:9-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Acts 17:16-34

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Acts 17:16-34

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Thess. 5:17

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Thess. 5:17

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 2 Timothy 4:1-5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 2 Timothy 4:1-5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Christmas Affections (Part 2)

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Christmas Affections (Part 2)

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Christmas Affections (Part 1)

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Christmas Affections (Part 1)

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Romans 14

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Romans 14

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 10:31 - 11:1

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for Christmas and Advent 2017

This past Sunday marked the first Sunday of Advent, and our anticipation, personally and corporately, begins to look forward to our celebration of Christmas. Christmas, more than any other annual celebration in the Christian calendar, has such a rich tradition of corporate and family singing. Singing Christmas carols and hymns can evoke such wonderful memories of our time ...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 10:31 - 11:1

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 10:23-30

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 10:23-30

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 10:14-22

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 10:14-22

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 10:6-13

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 10:6-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 10:1-5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 10:1-5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 9:24-27

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 9:24-27

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - The Significance of the Reformation

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - The Significance of the Reformation

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Jude 24-25

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see thePr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Jude 24-25

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 9:19-23

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 2 Cor. 1:3-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the Pr...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 2 Cor. 1:3-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. This...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 9:19-23

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 9:15-18

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 9:15-18

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 9:1-14

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 9:1-14

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 8:6-13

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 8:6-13

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 8:1-6

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 8:1-6

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 10)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 10)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 9)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 9)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 8)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 8)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 7)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 7)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Solus Christus

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Solus Christus

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 6)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 6)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 5)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 5)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 4)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 4)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Sola Fide

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Sola Fide

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Sola Gratia

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Sola Gratia

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 3)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 3)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 2)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: In the Beginning (Part 2)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Genesis: Book of Beginnings (Part 1)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Genesis: Book of Beginnings (Part 1)

Genesis - Summer 2017

Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 7:36-40

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 7:36-40

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 7:25-35

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 7:25-35

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 7:17-24

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 7:17-24

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 7:12-16

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 7:12-16

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 7:6-11

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 7:6-11

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 7:1-5

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 7:1-5

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 2 Timothy 3:14-17

Significance of the Reformation

Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 2 Timothy 3:14-17

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. ...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Romans 6:8-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Romans 6:8-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 6:12-20

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 6:12-20

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews 12:1-3

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Hebrews 12:1-3

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Adam...

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Preparing for the Gathering - Selected Texts from the Bible on Homosexuality

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - Selected Texts from the Bible on Homosexuality

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the topic of homosexuality, meditating on the passages from the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the topic to be preached t...

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Preparing for the Gathering - 1 Cor. 6:9-11

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Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing. Please see the P...

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Preparing for the Sermon - 1 Cor. 6:9-11

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Prepare your heart for the Sermon by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together hearing God's Word. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday. Care...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 6:1-8

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 5:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor 5:6-13

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 5:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor 5:1-5

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 5:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 4:6-13

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 4:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor 4:1-5

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 3 ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Mark 10:17-27

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Briefly skim through ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Psalm 8

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Psalm 8 in its e...

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Preparing for Sunday - The Way to Appreciate Preaching

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Thessalonians ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Acts 2:42-47

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Acts chapter 2 f...

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Preparing for Sunday - Philippians 2:1-11

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Philippians 2:1-...

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Preparing for Sunday - Colossians 1:15-20

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Colossians 1:15-...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 3:18-23

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Last week we sat unde...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 3:16-17

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read through the text...

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Preparing for Sunday - Philippians 1:3-11

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Philippians 1:1-...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 3:10-15

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 3:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 3:1-9

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 2:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 2:6-16

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 2:...

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Preparing for Sunday - 2 Timothy 2:2

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 2 Timothy 1:1-2...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Cor. 2:1-5

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 1...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 1:26-31

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 1...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 1:18-25

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Cor 1:1-25. P...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 1:10-17

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 1...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 1:4-9

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read 1 Corinthians 1...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 1:1-3

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think If you have time, it...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think We start a new serie...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 & 2 Chronicles Part 4

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Click here to listen...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 & 2 Chronicles Part 3

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Click here to listen...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 5

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read or listen to th...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 & 2 Chronicles Part 2

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Click here to listen...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Chr. - Part 1

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Briefly skim the boo...

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Preparing for Sunday - Esther: Part 2

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read all ten chapter...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read the text for th...

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Preparing for Sunday - Esther: Part 1

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read all ten chapter...

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Preparing for Sunday - Samuel Nelson

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Samuel Nelson This Sunday morning we welcome Samuel Nelson to our pulpit.Samuel and his wife Joy were former members of Summit Woods. While attending here, Samuel was able to participate on the worship team; he and Joy served together in the children's ministry, and Samuel later became an interim leader in the junior high and high school student ministries. From there he...

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Preparing for Sunday - Nehemiah: Part 3

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Review Nehemiah 1-7;...

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Preparing for Sunday - Nehemiah: Part 2

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Re-read Nehemiah cha...

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Preparing for Sunday - Nehemiah: Part 1

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Nehemiah chapte...

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Preparing for Sunday - Ezra: Part 2

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Ezra 6:19 throu...

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Preparing for Sunday - Ezra: Part 1

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Ezra, it has on...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matt. 28:16-20

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Matthew 28. T...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 28:1-15

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Matthew 28:1-15...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matt. 27:57-66

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read through Matthew...

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Preparing for Sunday - Romans 12:3-13

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Rom 12:1-21. Th...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matt. 27:45-56

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Read Matthew 27:45-5...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matt. 27:27-44

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Prepare your heart for Sunday by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together. You will find suggestions for thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and tangibly putting scripture to action in your personal life, and in our corporate body. Carefully Think Glance through Matth...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Peter 5:1-5

Carefully Think Read 1 Peter 5:1-5 What commonality does Peter claim with the people to whom he is writing? Who specifically is he addressing in this passage? What commands does he give them? What implications does that have for the church of those whom he is addressing? What does Peter say about the attitudes and intentions of those in leadership over the ch...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 27:11-26

Carefully Think Read Matt 27:11-26, this is the text for Sunday's sermon. NOTE: Pilate and the governor are the same person (27:2). "You have said so" (v.11). Jesus said this before in 26:25 and 26:64. Who were the questioners? Did having the right answer help them? Why or Why not? "At the feast" (v.15); Which feast? (If you don't know, do an Internet search or phone...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 26:57-75

Carefully Think Read Matthew 26:47-75. Recall the events of Jesus' betrayal in 47-56 that we studied two weeks ago. If you have the time it may be helpful to listen to the sermon again: A Blessed Betrayal. Why is it significant that Jesus was led away to the high priests and not the Roman authorities first? What is significant about the fact that the priests and elders...

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Preparing for Sunday - John Powell

This Sunday, John Powell will be preaching as a part of our Morning Gathering. John will be the main teacher for our students during their Discple Now activities this weekend. He'll be teaching on creating "Your Future Self," guiding them to see how decisions and disciplines they develop as young people will greatly influence their future; with a focus on their practical ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 26:47-56

Carefully Think Read Matthew 26:1-56 focusing on 26:47-56 to understand the context. Why do you think so many came to arrest Jesus? What does Jesus mean in verses 52-54? Consider the chain of events that brought Judas to these actions. Prayerfully Meditate What is our reaction when God does other than we think is good? How can we walk in trust with God as Jesu...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 26:36-46

Carefully Think Read Matthew 26:36-46. Read Matthew 26:1-46 to re-trace the events that are leading up to this passage to keep the picture of the day in mind. Where is the placed called Gethsemane? Who is with him as Jesus enters Gethsemane? Who does He take with Him to pray? Is this signficant? How do you understand what the ESV translates as "my soul is very sorrowf...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 26:31-35

Carefully Think Read Matthew 26:31-35 What was the reason the disciples would "fall away" from Jesus that night? How significant is the metaphor of shepherd and sheep? How closely was this group tied to Jesus at this point? Skim 10:1-25. How had Jesus prepared them for opposition in his name? How much opposition do you think the disciples might have expected in light...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 26:26-29

Carefully Think Read Matt 26:26-29 Jesus explains almost nothing about the bread except "this is my body.'' Does he do so because they already know what he means? Read Matt 14:19; Mark 8:6-9; think about the known symbolism of the Passover meal. "Drink of it, all of you"- Does this sound optional? What if they don't? "my blood of the covenant" Up to now the blood tha...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 26:1-25

Carefully Think If you are able, it would be helpful to go back and listen to the last message on Matthew to remember the context: Click Here Quickly look through chapters 23-25 to refresh your mind on what led up to this passage. Read Matthew 26:1-25. As you read, what is the common driving force in this passage? What are all the events in this passage that are l...

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Preparing for Sunday - How to Give God Glory

Carefully Think Listen to the previous Sermon Audio on God's glory here. Why is God's glory so important? What is it? Review the last Preparing for Sunday post on God's Glory here. Look at specifically the fourth and fifth bullets under Carefully Think. Dig back into verses you found last time or from the sermon on who gives God glory. When we understand the importanc...

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Preparing for Sunday - Biblically Understanding Church Membership

Carefully Think Read through all four chapters of Colossians. Re-read chapter 3. What is the focus of chapter 3? Summarize each section of the chapter into a 2-3 word description. Focus on verses 12-17. How did you summarize these verses? How does Paul start verse 12? How does verses 12-17 related to 1-11? Is there a relationship that is important? These verses ar...

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Preparing for Sunday - God's Glory

Carefully Think How do you use these posts to prepare your hearts each Sunday? How would you prepare for something on a topic, rather than specific, consecutive verses? What is God's glory? Why is it so important? How would you be able to find out? What does the word glory mean? Look to define how we use it today? How is it used in Scripture? Using a concordance look...

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Preparing for Sunday - Sanctity of Human Life

Carefully Think Read Psalm 139:13-16. From these verses, list why life, even life in the womb, is important. List, from the passage mentioned above, what God had done with the psalmist. When did God do these things? Read Genesis 1:26-28. Why is a human's life most important? Why is it different from the animal world, according to this passage (and the verses preceding...

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Preparing for Sunday - The Importance of Expository Preaching: An Annual Reminder

Carefully Think We hear a lot of preaching at our church. How would you describe the purpose of preaching? Where would you go in the Bible to describe to a person why preaching is so important. List as many reasons as you can as to why expository preaching is essential to a Christian's growth? To a congregation's health? Read 2 Timonty 4:1-5. Why is preaching the Bib...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Thessalonians 5:14

Carefully Think Read the entire letter of 1 Thessalonians for context. It is only 5 chapters, try to read it in one setting. Do chapters 4 and 5 remind you of anything else we have been recently studying? How has the emphasis directed us to live? Expectantly and Faithfully? The sermon text is 1 Thessalonians 5:14. What part of the letter is this found in? Does that le...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 25:31-46

Carefully Think Read Matthew 25:31-46. Read Matthew 24:36-25:46. What is the unity between Jesus' explanation of the timing of his return and the two parables in verses 24:36-25:30 and the sheep and the goats in 25:31-46? When Jesus does come what does He say His primary role will be? How does he explain this? Why does Jesus use the example of the sheep and goats? W...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 25:1-30

Carefully Think Read Matthew 24:3625:30 Think back on Pastor Bret's sermon from last week focusing on Matthew 24:3651. Find the two descriptions Jesus gave about how we are to live in light of his return: we are to live expectantly (3644), and we are to live faithfully (4550). The two parables in our passage this week (25:130) are examples that illustrate thos...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24:36-51

Carefully Think Read Matthew 24:36-51 Re-read the first part of Matthew 24 for context. What do you think of the end times date setting movement in light of verse 36? Prayerfully Meditate As we consider verses 44-46, what can we do to be ready? Consider your expectation of the Lord's return. Is your expectation that His return could be imminent, and how do you ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24:29-35

Carefully Think Read Matt 24:29-35 Re-read Matt 24 for context and for perspective continue through chapter 25 to finish "all these sayings" (26:1) "This generation will not pass away until all these things take place" (24:34 ESV). See Matt 12:45; 16:4; 17:17; 23:36 for Matthew's other uses of generation and consider what he means when he uses the term. Prayerfully...

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Preparing for Sunday - 2 Corinthians 4:7-12

Carefully Think Read 2 Corinithians 4:7-12. Reflect on your current understanding of this verse. Read 2 Corinthians 1. How is Paul framing this letter? What is are a couple of his main points in this letter's introduction? Read 2 Corinthians 4. Do you see any themes related to chapter 1? In 2 Corinthians 4:7, what treasure is Paul referring to? What are the "jars of ...

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Preparing for Christmas and Advent

This Sunday marks the first Sunday of Advent, and our anticipation, personally and corporately, begins to look forward to our celebration of Christmas. Christmas, more than any other annual celebration in the Christian calendar, has such a rich tradition of corporate and family singing. Singing Christmas carols and hymns can evoke such wonderful memories of our time togeth...

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Reminder - Prepare for Sunday Matthew 24:16-28

Remember to begin preparing yourself and your family for the gathering of believers tomorrow to worship, instruct and fellowship, giving honor and glory to our Great God. Take some time to review the Preparing for Sunday post this week. You can find it in your weekly email newsletter or on the church website. Read through the Bible text for tomorrow, review the post, and...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24:16-28

Carefully Think Read Matt 24:1-31, focusing on 16-28 Review last week's sermon to remember a biblical context of "let the reader understand" in verses 15. What is Christ saying about the abomination of desolation? What is the difference between the tribulation of v. 4-14 and the tribulation of v. 15-28? How does v. 21 lead us to believe these are future events? What...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24:15-28

Carefully Think Read Matt 24:1-31, focusing on 15-28 What is the difference between the tribulation of v. 4-14 and the tribulation of v. 15-28? How does v. 21 lead us to believe these are future events? What/who is the abomination of desolation in v. 15? See Daniel 9:27, 11:31, 12:11, and 2 Thess 2:3-4 in their contexts for possible help in understanding. Are these p...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24:4-14

Carefully Think Read Matt 24:1-14. How many questions do the disciples ask Jesus in v.3? Are any of them answered here? Who is in danger of being deceived in v. 4? How successful are the false Christs in their deception? (see v. 5, 9, 10, 11, 12) Do you consider yourself at risk for deception? Should you? What is the final display of going astray? (v. 12) Prayer...

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Reminder - Prepare for Matthew 24:1-14

Have you made time to review the Preparing for Sunday post this week? You can find it in your weekly email newsletter or on the church website. Take time today to read through the Bible text for tomorrow and review the post to help stir your heart, increase our understanding of our great God and prepare to gather together as one body, one mind and one voice tomorrow to wo...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24:1-14

Carefully Think Read Matt 24:1-14. How many questions do the disciples ask Jesus in v.3? Are any of them answered here? Who is in danger of being deceived in v. 4? How successful are the false Christs in their deception? (see v. 5, 9, 10, 11, 12) Do you consider yourself at risk for deception? Should you? What is the final display of going astray? (v. 12) Prayer...

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Preparing for Sunday - Titus 3

Carefully Think Read Titus 13 for a full context. Re-read Titus 3:18. Who is this section being addressed to? In verse 3, what does the "for" tells us about how the preceding and current verses relate to one another? In verse 4, how does the verse transition? What significance is that? Why would Paul remind us here of salvation? This thought continues all the way thr...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 23:37-24:3

Carefully Think Quickly review Matthew 23. Carefully read Matthew 23:37-24:3 What was the scene prior to Jesus' statement in 23:37? How does that add to the intensity of his statement? What does Jesus mean by his statement in vs. 38? What did Jesus teach regarding the temple in previous passages? What do you think the disciples have in mind as they ask their questio...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 24-25

Carefully Think Read Matthew 23 for remembering the context of where we have been; place special emphasis on verses 3639. Read Matthew 2425. Watch for repeated keywords or ideas through 24 and 25. What do you think the focus is in each section? What is Jesus warning against in chapter 24:413? What does verse 14 show in relation to the previous verses? Can you summar...

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Preparing for Sunday - Expository Listening

Prayerfully Meditate What is your typical approach to preparing your heart to hear from God through his word on Sunday? How would the following passages assist you in preparing yourself to hear from God on Sunday: James 1:19-25; 1 Peter 2:1-2; 2 Thessalonians 3:1. What role should confession of sin and prayer play in your preparation to listen? Make a list of what you...

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Preparing for Sunday - Job: Part 3

Carefully Think Read chapters 38-42. How does the Lord respond to Job? What is Job's response? Does God explain to Job why he suffered as he did? Prayerfully Meditate What should the book of Job tell us about the sovereignty of God and our suffering? Is God still good in our suffering? Does he have a purpose for it? How can we cultivate a heart that would resp...

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Preparing for Sunday - Job: Part 2

Carefully Think Read Job 1 and 2 How is Job described in these first two chapters? Does the Lord give a reason for the suffering that was inflicted upon Job? Pay special attention to the way Job responds to the suffering. Who's hand does Job ascribe his sufferings to in 1:21 and 2:9? What does the narrator say about Job's comments in 1:22 and 2:10? What should this te...

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Preparing for Sunday - Job

Carefully Think Read Job 1 and 2 How is Job described in these first two chapters? Does the Lord give a reason for the suffering that was inflicted upon Job? Pay special attention to the way Job responds to the suffering. Who's hand does Job ascribe his sufferings to in 1:21 and 2:9? What does the narrator say about Job's comments in 1:22 and 2:10? What should this te...

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Preparing for Sunday - Lamentations

Carefully Think Read the book of Lamenations, all 5 chapters. Why is the book callend Lamentations? What time frame was this book written? What event is being described? Who is the author ascribing this judgement and destruction to? Why was this judgement being poured out? What happens in 3:21ff? Does this reconcile with the one who was the cause of all the destructi...

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Preparing for Sunday - Song of Solomon

Carefully Think Read the Song of Solomon. (It's only 5 pages in most Bibles.) Who are the characters in the story? Is the shepherd the same as the king? Is he Solomon? Can you find the following points in the story: 1)They meet 2) They marry 3) They have conflict 4) They reconcile? There are many interpreters who hold Song of Solomon as only an allegory for the love ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Ecclesiates

Carefully Think Read Ecclesiastes, focusing on chapters 1, 11, and 12. Also read1 Kings 1:1-8 How did Solomon's unfaithfulness affect his outlook? What areas of life are addressed? What passages were particularly applicable to aspects of modern culture? Which warnings are particularly applicable to you in your current circumstances or stage of life? Prayerfully Me...

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Preparing for Sunday - Samuel Bierig

This Sunday, Samuel Bierig will be preaching as a part of our Morning Gathering. Sam serves as the Director of Student Life and Events at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Sam pastored in Arkansas for six years and now regularly preaches in churches around the Kansas City area. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Theology from Ouachita Baptist University and has almost...

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Preparing for Sunday - Psalm 73

Carefully Think Read Psalm 73. Where is this psalm in relation to the five books found in the Psalms? Book 3 could be entitled "My Sin is Against God Alone". Look at the first heading verse and determine the author. Skim the next 11 psalms, 74-89, who is the author? Does that help with unifying them? Consider these psalms in light of man's sin against God. What are th...

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Preparing for Sunday - Proverbs, Part 2

Carefully Think Read Proverbs 25 and skim chapters 26-31. What words or phrases stood out as repeated or emphasized? What kinds or categories of people are mentioned? Which metaphors or illustrations stood out as particularly helpful in explaining a truth? What areas of life are addressed? What passages were particularly applicable to aspects of modern culture? Which...

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Preparing for Sunday - Proverbs, Part 1

Carefully Think Read Proverbs 1-3:12. Who was this portion of Proverbs written to? What words or phrases are repeated or emphasized? What topics or life issues are addressed? What warnings are given? What is said about wisdom or attaining wisdom? What are wisdom and knowledge linked with according to 1:7, 1:29, and 2:5? How are the actions of the wise distinctly diffe...

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Preparing for Sunday - Psalms, Part 3

Carefully Think This week we will continue to look at how the book of Psalms affects our faith. We will look specifically at the imprecatory and messianic psalms. Read through the following psalms: 7, 35, 58, 69, 85, 109, 137. What does the psalmist say about his enemies? Why does this not contradict the gospel of Jesus in the New Testament? Or does it? If you think so...

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Preparing for Sunday - Psalms, Part 2

Carefully Think Last week we considered the book of Psalms as a whole. This week we will focus on how the Psalms affects our faith in God. Look through several headings of several psalms in each of the five sections of the book. List some of the musical terms that you see referred to (i.e.., "to the choirmaster," "maskil," "mahalat," etc.). While it is difficult (if no...

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Preparing for Sunday - Psalms 1-150

Carefully Think This Sunday we pick up with our summer tour through the Old Testament. This summer we will be concentrating on the poetic books. This week we will look at Psalms. Psalms is divided into five sections. Glancing through the chapters, you can locate all five divisions. Book I: 1-41; Book II: 42-72; Book III: 73-89; Book IV: 90-106; Book V: 91-150. Read the...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 23

Carefully Think Read Matthew 23:1-36 What is the major critique Jesus is leveling at the Pharisees and scribes? How might verses 6-12 apply to the modern church? Was Jesus criticizing the attempts at piety by the Pharisees or their attitudes which drove them? Prayerfully Meditate Pray that you might avoid the pitfalls that the religious leaders of Jesus' day fe...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 22:41-46

Carefully Think Read Matthew 22:41-46. How is this encounter between Jesus and the religious leaders different than the previous scenes recorded in this chapter? Who or what might the Pharisees have thought of when Jesus referred to "the Christ"? Read Psalm 110, from which Jesus quotes. Based on this Psalm, what were some things the Jews were expecting the Lord to do...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 22:34-40

Carefully Think Read Matthew 22:34-40. What silenced the Sadducees? Read Matthew 22:29-33. Why were the Pharisees gathering after the Sadducees were silenced? (22:15) Is the lawyer similar to what we find today? (22:35)? How does he address Jesus and why was he asking this question? How does Jesus respond? What is his reason for his answer? (22:40) What is meant by...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 22:23-33

Carefully Think Read Matthew 22:23-33. How is this question similar and different in content and intention from the previous question asked of Jesus (22:15-22)? What are the Pharisees implying about Jesus by their question about resurrection and marriage? Read Deuteronomy 25:5-7 to see what Moses said about this issue in marriage. What does Jesus state is the error ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 22:15-22

Carefully Think Read Matthew 22:15-22 How do you engage those who want to discuss Christianity with malice?  What does rendering to Ceaser and rendering to God look like for us in the church today?  What are issues where the church at large today may be testing God? In what ways can flattery be dangerous? Prayerfully Meditate Pray that God would help us to...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 22:1-14

Carefully Think Read Matthew 22:1-14 What strikes you as the most surprising aspects of this parable? Reread the previous passage; The Parable of the Tenants (21:33-41). What similarities or differences are there between the responses of the master (ch 21) versus that of the king (ch 22)? How would you catagorize the different responses or attitudes of the people in ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 21:33-46

Carefully Think Read Matthew 21:33-46. Read Matthew 21:1-46. Thinking through the setting and previous verses what do we see Jesus doing in verses 33-46 as compared to verses 1-32? What is the primary issue Jesus is trying to illustrate? In verse 41, the Pharisees respond to Jesus parable strongly, what is their response? Why do they respond now but they did not in ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Selected Scriptures

Carefully Think What would you think are the biblical marks that define who is a part of the church of Jesus Christ? Where would you go in the Bible to answer the question above? How would you describe to a non-Christian what it means to be converted to Christ? How would someone know that they are "converted?" Read Acts 2:42-47. How did people identify themselves as ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 21:23-32

Carefully Think Read Matthew 21:23-32. How does this passage relate to the previous events in Matthew 21? In a word, what is the primary issue of conversation between Jesus and the Jewish religious leaders? Why would the religious leaders ask Jesus this particular question (v 23)? Why would Jesus ask them to describe the source of John the Baptist's ministry before ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 21:18-22

Carefully Think Read Matthew 18:18-22. What kind of connections can you see between what takes place with the fig tree and what just happened in the temple (18:12-17)? What astonishes the disciples? Why would Jesus do this to a tree that did not produce fruit? What is Jesus indicating about the kind of authority he exercised over the tree and the kind of authority t...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 21:12-17

Carefully Think Read Matthew 21:12-17; Matthew 21:1-11; Psalm 8 In the context of Matthew 21, when does verse 12 begin? What were the tables setup for that Jesus was overturning? How do Jesus actions in 12-13 compare to his "coronation" in verses 1-11? What is the emphasis of the healings in verse 15? Why would the chief priests and scribes respond this way? How a...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Corinthians 15:12-19

Carefully Think Read through 1 Corinthians 15:1-19. List what you learn about the work of the gospel from 15:1-2. List what you learn is essential to the gospel in 15:3-5. How important is the written word of God to the integrity of the gospel? Who did the risen Christ appear to? Why would they be important? According to 15:12, what were some in Corinth saying about...

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Preparing for Sunday - Lee White

This Sunday, Lee White, Minister to Students at First Baptist Church Ellisville, MO, will be preaching as a part of our Morning Gathering. Lee White ministers to students as a part of the staff at FBCE. Prior to his work at FBCE, Lee served as Bible teacher at Legacy Christian Academy in California and he has been working with students for over 12 years. Lee graduated Sou...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 21:1-11

Carefully Think Read Matthew 21:1-11 and Zechariah 9 Considering the quote from Zechariah in v. 5, how can the humility of Jesus be compared to that of the mother of James and John (Matt 20:21)? Looking at Zechariah 9:16-17, what is the aim of Jesus' triumphal entry? Prayerfully Meditate Consider the humility of Christ in verse 5. Compare the reaction of the cr...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 20:17-34

Carefully Think Read Matthew 20:17-34 What do you recall about the previous references Jesus made regarding his upcoming death? See 16:21 and 17:22-23. What details does he add in the current passage that were not in the previous references? Do you think the mother of the two disciples was aware of Jesus' previous announcement when she made her request? What is the "...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 20:1-16

Carefully Think Read Matthew 20:1-16. Read Matthew 19:16 - 20:16. How does the previous text on the rich young ruler and the disciples response relate to the parable of the laborers in the vineyard? How do we know they relate? Look at Matthew 19:30 and 20:16. How much does the master of the house agree to pay each of the workers through the day? What order does the m...

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Preparing for Sunday - John 3:16-21

Carefully Think Read John 3:1-21. Read John 3:16-21 again. How does this section relate to Jesus' encounter with Nicodemus in 3:1-15? What does "the world" refer to in 3:16? How do you know? How is this word used in John's Gospel to give you some ideas of what it refers to? How has God shown love to the world? Why did it need to be in this way? What does it mean to ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 19:23-30

Carefully Think Read Matthew Matthew 19:23-30 How does this passage relate to the passage preached last week (19:16-22), and even with the rest of Matthew 19? According to Jesus, how difficult is it for a wealthy person to have eternal life? In light of what happened with the Rich Young Ruler, why is it so difficult? Why does Jesus use the illustration of a camel try...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 19:16-22

Carefully Think Read Matt 19:16-22. What would be a common response, from today's culture, to the man's initial question? Read Exodus 20:3-17. What commandments were missing from the list Jesus gave? What is most common among those that Jesus did not include? Why do you think the man responded the way he did in verse 20? Why does Jesus mention "perfect" in verse 21?...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 19:13-15

Carefully Think Read Matthew 19:13-15. Look for transition from the issue of divorce to the children. Was there a scene change? Was there a time change? Why were people bringing children to Jesus? What were the disciples responses to the children? In what manner does Jesus repond to the disciples about the children? Jesus has used children before to teach the disc...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 19:1-12 - Part 2

Carefully Think Read Matthew 19:1-12 again. Remember context from last week's sermon. Review the change in Jesus' location and meaning, what were the Pharisees doing and why by asking Jesus this question. What was the source of the Pharisees arguments? What was the source of Jesus' teachings? How did Jesus respond to the Pharisees in vv 4-6? How do the Pharisees res...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 19:1-12

Carefully Think Read Matthew 19:1-12. What has changed about the location of Jesus' ministry (v 1)? Why is this important to note? What do the Pharisees ask Jesus? Are they seeking his opinion or challenging his source of authority? How do you know? What was the motivation behind the Pharisee's question to Jesus about divorce? Why would the Pharisees bring up this i...

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Preparing for Sunday - John 1:1-5, 9-14

Carefully Think Read John 1:1-5, 9-14. How does John describe Jesus? Who does John intend us to understand that Jesus is by this description? Why would John call Jesus "the Word"? What does that title suggest Jesus' relationship to God is? What was Jesus' role in creation? What does this suggest about Jesus' identity? What kind of life is being referred to (v 4)? If...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 18:21-35

Carefully Think Read Matthew 18:21-35. What is the main idea of this passage? Write it out in one sentence. In light of Matthew 18:15-20, what would motivate Peter to ask the question he does in 18:21? Why would Peter suggest "seven times" for forgiveness? What was Jesus' response? What did Jesus mean by his response? Read the parable in 18:23-35 again in light of Pe...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 18:15-20

Carefully Think Read Matthew 18:15-20 several times. (Perhaps using various translations). How do these verses relate to the parable of the lost sheep just before, in 18:10-14? What are the key "steps" outlined in this passage? What do these verses teach about the role of discipline in the Church? What authority does a local church have among members who are unrepen...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 18:1-14

Carefully Think Read Matthew 18:1-14. Review Matthew 17 for context. How long after Jesus addressing paying the temple tax is this section? (v1) How does that impact what this text means? Why does Jesus use a physical child to relate who is the greatest, cutting off your hand, and searching for a lost sheep? Who is Jesus calling a stumbling block? (vv 7-8) What does...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

Carefully Think Read 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 For whom does Paul express thanks? Who is the object of thanksgiving? What reasons does Paul give for his thanksgiving? How would you characterize the quality of these reasons? Prayerfully Meditate Are your prayers for Summit Woods permeated with thanksgiving to the Lord? Are you regularly moved by specific evidences ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 17:24-27

Carefully Think Read Matthew 17:24-27. Summarize the main idea of this section in one sentence. Who approaches Peter? Why do they focus on Peter (especially in light of recent events with Peter - Matthew 16:13ff)? What kind of tax is being referred to? When does Jesus respond to Peter? In Jesus' parable in verse 25, who do "the kings of the earth refer to?" How do y...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 17:14-23

Carefully Think Read Matthew 17:14-23 Whose lack of faith was Jesus lamenting? (v. 17, 19-20) What attribute is Jesus demonstrating in v. 18?  Given the previous text we covered last Sunday (Matthew 17:1-13), why do you think Jesus is frustrated with His disciples? Prayerfully Meditate How has the glory of God been revealed to you? Think on what God has r...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 17:1-13

Carefully Think Read Matthew chapter 17:1-13. When did this occur? Why is the timing significant (why would Matthew draw attention to it)? Where did Jesus go and who did he take with him? Why do you think he took only these three disciples? How does the transfigured Jesus differ from the Jesus the disciples knew and were familiar with? Who did Jesus converse with du...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 16:21-28

Carefully Think Read Matthew 16:21-28. Reread Matthew 16:13-28. After Peter's confession to build the church what is Jesus telling the disciples is to come? (v21) Why would Peter "rebuke" the one he called the "Christ, the Son of the Living God?" Is Jesus addressing Peter as Satan? What does Jesus think it should look like to follow him? Health and wealth, or somet...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 16:17-20 (Part 2)

Carefully Think Read Matthew chapter 16, focus on verses 17-20 Why was Peter called "blessed"? How was Jesus' response to Peter different than his response to the group of the disciples in 16:8? Why? From these verses, what are the connections between heaven and earth? What was Peter's role to be in the church? Why? What were the disciples to do with this conversat...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 16:17-20

Carefully Think Read Matthew 16:13-20. Focus on 16:18-20. Why does Jesus name Simon as Peter? What is "the rock" upon which Jesus will build his church? How does Jesus describe the "church?" What do "the gates of hell" refer to? What do "gates" on a city do/what are they used for? What do "keys of the kingdom" refer to? What do these keys do; what are they used for...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 16:13-17

Carefully Think Read chapter 16 of Matthew and focus upon Matthew 16:13-17 (perhaps using various translations). Where are Jesus' and the disciples in Matthew 16:13? Locate it on a map at the back of your Bible. Where had Jesus been ministering previously? What is Jesus saying about himself in the question he asks the disciples? What do we learn about Peter and the d...

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Preparing for Sunday - 1 John 2:15-17

Carefully Think Read 1 John 2:15-17 What is "the world" in this context? From what you learn in this passage, what is the danger of loving the world? What is true about "the world" that would create such severe spiritual consequences? Why is it more valuable to have the love of God the Father than to love the world? Prayerfully Meditate How can you be a loving...

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Preparing for Sunday - Worship (Part 2)

Carefully Think 1 Corinthians 14. What is repeated in this chapter as the most important value to pursue as a gathered congregation? Read Acts 2:42-47. What did the early church focus on in their gatherings? Read Ephesians 5:19. What is the relationship of this verse's content to 5:18? What is the result of the filling of the Holy Spirit according to these two verses?...

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Preparing for Sunday - Worship

Carefully Think Make a list of all of the ways in the Old Testament you can think of that are public occasions and/or expressions of worship to God. What kind of words are used to describe acts of worship in the Old Testament? What sort of images were used in the Old Testament to describe acceptable acts of worship to God? Make a list of all of the ways in the New Test...

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Preparing for Sunday - Malachi

Carefully Think Read the book of Malachi in one sitting. What are the key doctrines that God illustrates in this prophecy? What is the core message of Malachi's text? How were some of Malachi's prophecies fulfilled in the New Testament? (3:1, 3:3, 4:2, 4:5) In what ways does John the Baptist fulfill Malachi's prophecies about the coming of Elijah? What makes Malach...

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Preparing for Sunday - Zechariah

Carefully Think Skim through the book of Zechariah. Read chapters 1-2 From 1:1-6: Who is being addressed? What warnings were given to Zechariah to pass on? What had been happening in Israel up to the time of this writing? (hints in 1:12 and 7:12-14) What was God's perspective on Jerusalem and the surrounding nations? What ultimate hope is given to Jerusalem? Read 4...

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Yours is the Kingdom & But God

Sunday evening, the worship team will introduce 2 new songs for our corporate gatherings. Over the next few months, these songs will be incorporated into our song selections. As each song is introduced, a blog post will be posted with lyrics, links to purchase and view the song, and a brief synopsis. We hope these resources will not only assist our gatherings, but can serv...

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Preparing for Sunday - Haggai

Carefully Think Read both chapters of Haggai 1-2 in one sitting. Try to read through it several times. What is the time frame of this book? Read 1:1, 1:15, 2:1, 2:10, 2:18, 2:20 What is the main theme of this book? Who are the recipients of the prophecy? How are the people's hearts towards God in chapter 1? How do they respond to Haggai's message? What does God cal...

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Preparing for Sunday - Zephaniah

Carefully Think Read the book of Zephaniah in one sitting. Consider Zephaniah's lineage (1:1) What is the prophet's overall message in the two sections of 1:1 to 3:8 and then 3:8 to 3:11? What were some of the offenses decried by Zephaniah? (1:3, 1:9, 1:12, 2:10, 3:4 What does the prophecy advise the people to do? (2:3, 2:8) What is the Lord going to do for the Isr...

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Preparing for Sunday - Isaiah 55:6-7

Think carefully Read Isaiah 55 and skim Chapters 1, 5 and 6. What is the key issue facing the southern kingdom of Judah? What is God's desire for the people of Judah? How are they to respond to the prophet Isaiah's message? How does Isaiah's message to Judah compare to the message of the NT apostles? What are the key elements of 55:6-7? Prayerfully meditate H...

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Preparing for Sunday - John Mark Yeats

This Sunday, Dr. John Mark Yeats, Dean at Midwestern Baptist College, will be preaching as a part of our Morning Gathering. Dr. John Mark Yeats serves as the undergraduate dean for Midwestern Baptist College. Dr. Yeats earned his Ph.D. in Church History from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He also holds degrees from Southern Seminary, Oxford University, and Criswell ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Habakkuk

Carefully Think Read the book of Habakkuk in one sitting. Who is this prophecy about? Who is the actual audience of this book? Who do you believe initiated this dialogue? What are the key doctrines that God illustrates in this prophecy? What is Habakkuk's first complaint? (1:2-4) What is God's answer? (1:5-11) What is Habakkuk's second complaint (1:12-2:1) What is ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Nahum

Think carefully Read the book of Nahum in one sitting. Observe the attributes of the Lord revealed throughout the book, specifically in 1:1-8. How will God go about destroying the city of Nineveh (Read 2:3-12)? What are the charges against Nineveh; why is God against them (3:1-4)? How are the Ninevites described throughout the book? What does Nahum prophesy about Go...

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Preparing for Sunday - Micah

Carefully Think Read Micah 1-7 in one sitting. What are the major themes that run thoughout this book? Where is Moresheth and what is the time frame of this book in relation to the exile of Israel to Assyria [2 Kings 16-17]? Who are the recipients of the prophecy? What is the coming judgment and is there any hope for God's people? What is the false hope of the peop...

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Preparing for Sunday - Jonah

Carefully Think Read Jonah 1-4. List what you learn about Jonah. What is his fundamental problem with God? What does God do in this book. List what you see. What is God doing with Jonah? How do the pagan people typically respond to God in this book (1:7-16; 3:6-10)? How is this similar or different to Jonah's responses to God? Where do you find Jonah obeying God? Ho...

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Preparing for Sunday - Obadiah

Carefully Think Read Obadiah 1:1-21 (the whole book). Who is this prophecy about? Who is it actually delivered to? Read Genesis 25; 27; 28:6-9; 32:3; 36:1 for some background on where Edom comes from. What did Edom think of themselves (1:2-9)? What did Edom do with Jerusalem/Judah (1:10-14)? What would God's response be to Edom (1:15-18)? What would God's response...

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Preparing for Sunday - Amos

Carefully Think Read Amos 1-9 in one setting. How would you sum up the themes you see in this book? Read Amos 1:1; 7:14, 15. What do you learn about who Amos was and when he prophesied? Read Amos 1-2 and list the various nations addressed. Who is speaking to these nations? What kinds of things are they being held accountable for? Who receives the most rebuke? Why? Re...

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Preparing for Sunday - Joel

Carefully Think Read through Joel 1-3 in one sitting. List a few of the major themes you see emphasized in the book. What sort of event is 1:4-7 describing? What response should God's people have to this event (1:13-14)? What is this event called (1:15)? What does this suggest as to why the event is happening? What sort of event is 2:1-11 describing? Is it the same e...

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Preparing for Sunday - Hosea

Carefully Think If you can make time, try to read through all of Hosea (14 chapters). Read Hosea 1:2-3. What did God ask Hosea to do? Why would he do that? Read 1:4-11 to read the names of the children and why they wee named as they were. What does it