PRAYING THE LORD’S PRAYER, week two

by CLC_Staff on June 26, 2017

What Does “Hallowed” Mean Again?

This week we look at what hallowed (to keep holy) means in context of the Lord’s Prayer. We also want to undergird this with a reaffirmation that God is a good Father. In light of the above, we want to recommend how to live hallowing God’s name.

Scripture Reference:  Matthew 6: 9

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PRAYING THE LORD’S PRAYER, week one

by CLC_Staff on June 21, 2017

Praying the Lord’s Prayer

We begin an 8-week series on the Lord’s Prayer today. Prayer is developing a relationship with God, asking God for our needs, and affirming who God is, for our sake. In the upcoming weeks we will look at each aspect of the prayer.

Scripture Reference: Matthew 6: 5-15

MORALITY MATTERS, week eight

by CLC_Staff on June 13, 2017

Where Are We Headed? What is Heavenly Worship?

Last week we talked about what heaven might be like. This week we will talk about something we know happens in heaven… we will worship there.

Scripture Reference: Revelation 4

 

MORALITY MATTERS, week seven

June 5, 2017

Where Are We Headed? What Is Heaven Like? Heaven is hard to imagine, but since we are bound there, and we hope mightily upon it, what might it be like? Scripture does not give a lot of details but seems to throw out a lot of hints. Scripture Reference: I Corinthians 2: 6-10

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MORALITY MATTERS, week seven

June 1, 2017

Where Are We Headed? The Destination? The journey is described by the destination. Being moral and continuing in the effort needs to be encouraged by the goal or destination. It does no good, no matter how we travel, if we mean to go to Los Angeles and end up in Lisbon. The destination and goal […]

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MORALITY MATTERS, week six

May 22, 2017

  Humility: Becoming the Kind of Person Who Can Be Moral Humility is key to our growth. First, it is the opposite of the great sin…Pride. Second, we do not grow without failure, so humility must accompany us to move toward God. Third, as we grow, being proud about our growth stops it… no humility […]

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MORALITY MATTERS, week five

May 15, 2017

Becoming the Kind of Person Who Can Be Moral – Loving Kindness Love is at the heart of God. John says God is love, this idea was the “new thing” in the New Testament. Kindness is its cousin. It is an inner quality, but is most often seen and enjoyed by outward actions. Scripture Reference: […]

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MORALITY MATTERS, week four

May 10, 2017

Becoming the Kind of Person Who Can Be Moral – Perseverance Without perseverance all efforts fall by the wayside. Being moral is not easy at first. Scripture Reference: James 1: 1-5, Romans 5:1-4

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MORALITY MATTERS, week three

May 2, 2017

Living in a World of Moral Relativity We live among those who think about morality much differently that we do. How do we live well, judge not, and still influence our neighbors?… Scripture References: Psalm 12, Ephesians 4:17-24

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MORALITY MATTERS, week two

April 24, 2017

The Goal of Morality Many people think the goal is to please God. Deuteronomy 6 gives the better reason, “that it may go well with us”. Morality is good for us and is the lubrication that makes the human engine run smoothly. Scripture Reference:  Deuteronomy 6: 1-5

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