July 31 – A VISION OF GOD, week four

by CLC_Staff on July 25, 2016

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Living Devotionally

Jesus said he was going to send a “Paraclete”, which is another name for the Holy Spirit. It comes from the Greek to “come along side”. How do we do this? Following the Master, Jesus, and walking with the Holy Spirit? Today we will learn a few practical tips.

Scripture Reference: Psalm 1

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July 24 Lorie Jonkman Web

 Living a Life of Communion and Provision through Prayer

This week we welcome WTS Student, Lorie Jonkman, as our guest speaker.

Jesus’ teaching on prayer calls for people to follow him in his mission.  It is a call to imitate the graciousness of God in forgiveness and provision for his people. In doing so, we give honor and praise to God.

Scripture Reference: Luke 11:1-13

 

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WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?

by CLC_Staff on July 8, 2016

What Are You Afraid of WebWhat Are You Afraid Of?

Many of us have common fears, fear of heights, fear of spiders, and fear of enclosed places. Fear certainly inhabits the Gospels. One of the oddest instances of fear is found in the story of healing the demonic (Luke 8). It is surprising to me what people are afraid of here. It begs the questions in our own spiritual lives, “What Are We Afraid Of?”

Scripture Reference: Luke 8: 26-39

A VISION OF GOD, week two

June 27, 2016

To Him Who Sits on the Throne J.B. Phillips wrote a book entitled, “Your God Is Too Small”. Today we will try to add to that by using the vision in Revelations to increase our vision of God. How we see God colors much of what we think, feel, and consequently do. Scripture Reference: Revelation […]

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THE FRUITS OF FREEDOM

June 22, 2016

The Fruits of Freedom by Seminary Student, Sheri Harris Our God is a great God who carefully created each one of us, a God so loving he sent his only begotten son so that we could have true freedom. We are free to live, free to embrace and spread peace, free to love, free to […]

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A VISION OF GOD, week one

June 14, 2016

God at the Center God is at the center of everything. If we get this wrong then everything else is off. Today we look at the very beginning of the whole story of God. Scripture Reference: Genesis 1

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 10

June 8, 2016

Being Happy … For Other People’s Blessings Do you struggle with envy? The Heidelberg Catechism tells us to take it one step further. We are to be happy about other people’s blessings. Scripture Reference: Exodus 20: 17

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 9

June 3, 2016

Telling The Truth Telling the truth seems so easy. Try it seriously for a day and see how it turns out. How can we live a live that has both transparency and integrity? Scripture Reference: Exodus 20:16

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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, week 8

May 23, 2016

Yes, 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

May 19, 2016

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  

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