May 29 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 8

by CLC_Staff on May 23, 2016

Ten Commandments WebYes, But Is That Really Stealing?

We know not to steal, but there are so many shortcuts today. The Heidelberg Catechism also talks not only about not stealing, but also about having respect and caring for other’s property.

Scripture Reference: Exodus 20:15

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 7

by CLC_Staff on May 19, 2016

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Chastity: The Unfashionable Virtue

Chastity (Do not commit adultery) is very out of fashion these days. Today we will talk about its benefits.

Scripture Reference: Exodus 20:14

 

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 6

by CLC_Staff on May 12, 2016

Ten Commandments WebHonoring Everyone
I know that the command this week is, “do not murder”, but it seems that this commandment is connected to last week. The positive (or instructed, in the Heidelberg Catechism) is we honor everyone, not killing them in word, thought or deed.
Scripture Reference: Exodus 20:13

 

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 5

May 3, 2016

Honor Your Parents Parents come in all kinds of varieties today. How do we honor our parents and how do we teach our children to do the same? Scripture Reference: Exodus 20: 12

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 4

April 25, 2016

Well, It’s Sunday How do we keep the Sabbath today? Many of us have “Sabbath keeping” stories from growing up. Yet, what do we do to remember the Sabbath? What is the Sabbath’s purpose and how can it bless us today? Scripture Reference: Exodus 20: 8-11

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April 24 – Youth Sunday – So, What’s The Deal?

April 21, 2016

As a church we want to train up our youth…. pass on the faith, provide them with a community of Jesus followers and, of course, help them to experience the love of God. Yet, as adults we are not always the teachers. For this to work we need to be listeners and learners. “Do not […]

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 3

April 15, 2016

So, What’s In A Name? Not using the name of the Lord in vain seems antiquated today. Just what does this mean? How can we honor the name of the Lord and use it in sacred ways, not profane ones? Scripture Reference: Exodus 20: 7

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 2

April 4, 2016

Do idols still exist? What do they look like? How do we make them? Do you have one? Today we look at modern day idols. Scripture Reference: Exodus 20: 4-6

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 1

April 1, 2016

NO OTHER GOD Do people still have other Gods? Today we begin a series on the Ten Commandments. There are 10 pretty clear rules. They’re ancient to be sure. We see echoes of them in other cultures and languages. What is their impact today? Note that only three of them are illegal, yet what would […]

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Jesus is____________?, Week 11

March 21, 2016

EASTER SUNDAY – HE IS RISEN! Jesus is the Living & Resurrected One We conclude our series on Luke. Who is Jesus? He is the living and resurrected one. John writes, “I am the resurrection and the life.” This life which we are offered is divine and eternal life. It is different from biological life. […]

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