Roman Road, week 7

by CLC_Staff on July 28, 2014

Roman RoadWhat Do You Consider Worthwhile?

Scripture Reference: Romans 8: 18-39

In Romans 8:18, Paul writes that “our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us“.

So what do you consider worthwhile? A new purchase, an expensive vacation? Perhaps, but suffering or a difficult experience? When we consider Paul’s experiences the word worthwhile is challenged. This week we try to bolster our hope and faith , but looking a what God has in store.

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ROMAN ROAD, week 6

by CLC_Staff on July 21, 2014

Roman RoadTherefore! One Should Always Know What Therefores Are There For!

“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” ~Romans 8:1

I was taught in seminary, in a class called Hermeneutics,  to always know what your ‘therefores’ are there for. I’ve seen this saying, with variations, in several books since. Romans 8:1 is a classic case of this. Romans 8:1 is the conclusion of the previous 7 chapters. This single verse is monumental in any Christian’s life, if we could only fully grasp it. What does life look like without condemnation? We’ll explore that in this message.

Scripture Reference: Romans 8: 1-17

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ROMAN ROAD, week 5

by CLC_Staff on July 14, 2014

Roman RoadI’m Stuck!

We can’t seem to get unstuck from sin. Like Paul in Romans 7 we all know this experience as Christians. How do we get unstuck?

Scripture Reference: Romans 7: 7-25

ROMAN ROAD, week 4

July 7, 2014

Is God Good For It? We are considered by God to be righteous, through faith. Knowing what we know about ourselves can God still keep His promise? Scripture Reference: Romans 4:16-25

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ROMAN ROAD, week 3

June 30, 2014

Sinners Anonymous! In the third week of our Roman Road series we will look at the sinful nature of people using step #1 of a 12-step program as a launching point – We are powerless over sin. A couple of things that we will explore are: 1. If we all acknowledge we are sinners, why […]

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ROMAN ROAD, week 2

June 23, 2014

The Harshness of God, He Lets Us Go Our Own Way! We will look at both the patience of God and His judgement. People often think of judgement as punishment. More sobering to me is that He allows us to reject Him to go our own way. Whether we like our own way when we […]

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PASSING THE BATON OF FAITH

June 16, 2014

This week, Rev. Miguel Cruz will bring us a message about passing on our faith from one generation to the next. Scripture Reference: 2 Timothy 1:1-5

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ROMAN ROAD, week 1

June 9, 2014

“I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel!” The “new righteousness” that is revealed and obtained by faith is a large change from the “old righteousness” of the law. People generally do not like change. Furthermore, there were for Paul several aspects that were offensive to the audience. Things like grace, a crucified Lord, and the […]

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THE WORLD IS GOING TO HEAVEN IN A HANDBASKET!

June 2, 2014

PENTECOST SUNDAY Pentecost was an ancient Jewish holiday celebrating first fruit harvest. Now, through the Holy Spirit, this day is celebrated for very different reasons. Like this holiday, we need some changes in this world. Pentecost shows the way there. It is inversely related to the Tower of Babel. Instead of scattering due to pride, […]

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A PLACE TO BELONG

May 26, 2014

Graduation is a time of transitions and dislocation. today we will talk about finding a place we belong in an ever changing world. Scripture Reference: John 14: 1-6

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