Not My Will, But Thine Be Done – Sermon Follow Up

“Father, if you are willing, take this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.” -Luke 22:42 This past Sunday at the North Campus we started a sermon series on The Abundant Life (John 10:10).  In the series we'll be looking at what the abundant life is that Jesus offers and how that abundant life is lived...

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Freed to Serve – Sermon Follow-Up

But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the law so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code. —Romans 7:6 This last Sunday we finished up our sermon series, Invited, as we talked about how we are invited to be free....

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You Are Sent – Sermon Follow-Up

"As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world." -John 17:18 Yesterday we talked about how we have been made ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us (2 Cor 5:20).  At the North Campus we have a few songs at the beginning of our service and then one song at the end....

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In the Aftermath – Sermon Follow-Up

"He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and fortress, my God in whom I trust. Surely he will save me from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers and under his...

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Mom, You Are Forgiven – Sermon Follow-up

Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.” And he said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.” -Luke 7:47-48 Yesterday was Mother's Day.  It's a day when we celebrate Moms and tell them how much we love them.  Hearing how much they are loved can warm...

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My Sheep Hear My Voice – Sermon Follow Up

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. -John 10:27-28 Yesterday was Good Shepherd Sunday.  The Shepherd metaphor in the Bible was absolutely perfect for the people who were the original audience, but today shepherding isn't...

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Christ Lives in Me

"I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me." -Galatians 2:20 On Monday's our blog will go deeper into the topic from the previous...

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Linens and Things

"Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb. He saw the linen cloths lying there, and the face cloth, which had been on Jesus' head, not lying with the linen cloths but folded up in a place by itself." -John 20:6-7 Of all the things described in the Easter account, this is a particularly interesting one.  They...

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