“The Greatest of These is Love”

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Sermon Notes 1 Corinthians 13:4,5,7 Love . . . is patient is kind  (and is not rude) does not envy, does not boast, is not proud or self-seeking is not easily angered keeps no record of wrongs always protects always trusts always hopes always perseveres

Palm Sunday 2017

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“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” (Psalm 118:1) Scripture Reading: Narrator Imagine a scene in ancient Israel. The king has returned victorious from a battle in which he nearly died. But God delivered him, and now he is welcomed back to Jerusalem by his grateful, joyful people. Psalm […]

Genesis “Exercising Dominion Genesis-Style”

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Digging Deeper If you want to know about the Bible’s view of creation care check out these books recommended by Pastor Ken Where Garden Meets Wilderness by Calvin Beisner and Responsible Dominion by Ian Hore-Lacy. Or check out these websites Evangelical Environmental Network and Cornwall Alliance.  

Genesis: “The Genesis of Marriage”

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Today’s Sermon is from Genesis 2:18-25. Verse 24 is quoted in the New Testament to make three different claims about the nature of marriage. In Matthew 19 Jesus quotes it to remind us that marriage is permanent. In 1 Corinthians 6 Paul refers back to Genesis to make a point about sexual purity. And in […]

Genesis: “The Purpose of our Church in Six Words”

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The purpose of Christ Community Church is to make known and promote the worship of God in obedience to the great commission and the great  commandments. (from the CCC bylaws) “I’ll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age.” (Jesus in Matthew 28:20, […]

Genesis: “The Majesty of Man”

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God said “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule . . .” (Genesis 1:26) What a piece of work is man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculty, in form and bearing how express and admirable; in apprehension, how like an angel; in comprehension how like God. […]