Am I Accepted

Seven Essential Questions - Lent 2020 8 1 While Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him and he sat down and began to teach them. 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making …

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Seven Essential Questions – What Matters Most?

Seven Essential Questions Sermon Series 28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30 you shall love the …

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Sell Your Stuff… Give to the Poor (Sunday Sermon)

17 As Jesus continued down the road, a man ran up, knelt before him, and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to obtain eternal life?” 18 Jesus replied, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except the one God. 19 You know the commandments: Don’t commit murder. Don’t commit adultery. Don’t steal. Don’t give …

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On Being Slugged in the Jaw (Psalm 3)

Lord, I have so many enemies!    So many are standing against me.2 So many are talking about me:    “Even God won’t help him.” Selah3 But you, Lord, are my shield!    You are my glory!    You are the one who restores me.4 I cry out loud to the Lord,    and he answers me from his holy mountain. Selah5 I lie down, sleep, and wake up    because …

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Enter the House (Psalm 5)

Psalm 5 For the music leader. For the flutes. A psalm of David. 5 Hear my words, Lord!    Consider my groans!2     Pay attention to the sound of my cries, my king and my God,        because I am praying to you!3 Lord, in the morning you hear my voice.    In the morning I lay it all out before you.    Then I wait expectantly.4 Because …

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Sleep in Peace (Psalm 4)

Psalm 4 For the music leader. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. 4 Answer me when I cry out, my righteous God!    Set me free from my troubles!        Have mercy on me!        Listen to my prayer! 2 How long, you people,    will my reputation be insulted?How long will you continue    to love what is worthless    and go after lies? Selah3 Know this: the …

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Refuge in God, the Church (Psalm 2)

2 Why do the nations rant? Why do the peoples rave uselessly?2 The earth’s rulers take their stand; the leaders scheme together    against the Lord and against his anointed one.3         “Come!” they say. “We will tear off their ropes        and throw off their chains!”4 The one who rules in heaven laughs; my Lord makes fun of them.5 But then God speaks to …

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