IT’S A CRAZY PLAN!

by CLC_Staff on March 23, 2015

March 29, 2015 Three Cheers for Jesus

Even on Palm Sunday, and the “Triumphal Entry”, there is controversy and conflict. To be sure, there is much going on during this event, but this is like life, is it not? Much is going on. Some good, some bad, some obvious, some obscure, but on Palm Sunday, at least on this Palm Sunday, amidst all that is going on, we want to celebrate Jesus as Lord and Savior. He has triumphed!

Scripture Reference: Matthew 21: 1-17

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I WANT TO SEE!

by CLC_Staff on March 16, 2015

March 22, 2015 I Want To See WebThis Week’s Sermon: “I Want To See!”

This is the last story before Jesus goes to Jerusalem and his impending death. All people are blind, many want to really see. Now it’s up to us, by the power of God, to see them. Spiritual sight is everything!

Scripture Reference: Matthew 20: 29-34

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – THE MAN BORN BLIND

by CLC_Staff on March 9, 2015

Bible Stories Web March 15 -The Man Born BlindI Was Blind, But Now I See!”

This Sunday is the last sermon in our “Stories of the Bible” series. Pastor Tom will share on the topic, “I Was Blind and Now I See!”, the story of the man born blind.

We are told to share the Gospel. There are two things, among others, that can slow us down: 1. What is the Gospel? 2. How do I share it?

Scripture Reference: John 9: 1-41

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – ZACCHAEUS

March 2, 2015

The Story of Zacchaeus We are down to our last two weeks of the Stories of the Bible series. This week Pastor Tom will be focusing on missions with the story of Zacchaeus. This story is nearly the final event before Jesus enters Jerusalem. Luke uses it to reiterate Jesus’ mission. The story of Zacchaeus […]

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STEWARDSHIP IS A LIFESTYLE

February 16, 2015

God owns everything, we are just stewards. As such, everything in our lives is to come into conformity with God’s will and ways. For the Christian, there is no division between secular and sacred. Today we look at our use of money… How do we spend it? How do we give it? How do we […]

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – PAUL

February 12, 2015

Paul Gets Knocked Off His Feet          This story tells us no one is beyond reclamation. It is true in the individual case as evidenced with Paul and in the general case as this event continues to propel the Gospel to the Gentiles. Scripture Reference: Acts 9: 1-19           Memory Verse: Memory Verse: Acts 9:4

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – THE MARTYRDOM OF STEPHEN

February 3, 2015

The Gospel Is Not Easy Stephen is an extreme example of how difficult spreading the Gospel is. If we proclaim the Gospel it does offer blessing and calls existing behavior, social systems and institutions to change. It can be and has often been seen as powerful. We want to be cognizant of this in our […]

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – PENTECOST

January 26, 2015

What An Event! The world is now working its way back to Paradise. The tower of Babel is reversed. Those who were dead are now becoming alive. The power of the Holy Spirit drives this movement . Scripture Reference: Acts 2: 1-21 Memory Verse: Acts 2: 21  -“ And everyone who calls on the name […]

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – CRUCIFIXION/RESURRECTION

January 19, 2015

This is What God Is Like The Crucifixion and Resurrection are the clearest revelation of who God is:       He is willing to die for us       He cannot be held down by death The phrase, “why do you look for the living among the dead?”, still instructs us today. There is nothing about Jesus […]

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STORIES OF THE BIBLE – JESUS CALMS THE STORM

January 12, 2015

Who Is This Guy? This passage is in the midst of teaching and administration of power, or as the Gospels state, “authority”. Do you want your faith to grow? Grapple with the question the disciples had. Who is this? Even the winds and the waves (and diseases, and leprosy, and demons, and dead people, and….) […]

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