Poured Out | Grace Poured Out (11 a.m.)

Title: Grace, Poured Out
Text: 
Luke 22:63-71; 23:32-38

Has the realization ever struck you—you have participated in many systems and situations that cause others pain? You are not to blame for the harm and yet you might have benefited from the harm. So, are you culpable? And, if you feel the weight of the trespass, how do you receive forgiveness? This Sunday, we'll look at the cross through the eyes of a Roman soldier who was just doing his job. We'll reach for grace poured out to all, even us, when we can't imagine we need it.

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Poured Out | Grace Poured Out (8:30 a.m.)

Title: Grace, Poured Out
Text: 
Luke 22:63-71; 23:32-38

Has the realization ever struck you—you have participated in many systems and situations that cause others pain? You are not to blame for the harm and yet you might have benefited from the harm. So, are you culpable? And, if you feel the weight of the trespass, how do you receive forgiveness? This Sunday, we'll look at the cross through the eyes of a Roman soldier who was just doing his job. We'll reach for grace poured out to all, even us, when we can't imagine we need it.

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Poured Out | Peace Poured Out (11 a.m.)

Series: Poured Out
Title: Peace, Poured Out
Text: 
Matthew 6:7-15
As we travel the journey to the cross, we hear the call to be "poured out." This is the prerequisite motion for forgiveness -- a willingness to be emptied. On Sunday, we'll enter Mary's, mother of Jesus, willingness to be emptied. The depth of forgiveness she offered is astounding. Let's learn from Mary. Her tears, poured out, make a way for us to approach the throne of grace. As you prepare for worship, take a listen to this song. The band is getting it ready for us at the 9:40 service.

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Poured Out | Peace Poured Out (8:30 a.m.)

Series: Poured Out
Title: Peace, Poured Out
Text: 
Matthew 6:7-15
As we travel the journey to the cross, we hear the call to be "poured out." This is the prerequisite motion for forgiveness -- a willingness to be emptied. On Sunday, we'll enter Mary's, mother of Jesus, willingness to be emptied. The depth of forgiveness she offered is astounding. Let's learn from Mary. Her tears, poured out, make a way for us to approach the throne of grace. As you prepare for worship, take a listen to this song. The band is getting it ready for us at the 9:40 service.

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Poured Out | Extravagance Poured Out (11 a.m.)

Text: Luke 7:36-50
Title: Extravagance Poured Out

The woman from this scripture lesson is never named. But, she offers Jesus the most extravagant of gifts. She follows him to the home of a Pharisee where Jesus is having dinner and pours herself out -- anointing him with ointment, washing his feet with her tears. This kind of love is rare. In her sacrifice, she finds forgiveness. Join us as we hear this story together.

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Poured Out | Extravagance Poured Out (8:30 a.m.)

Text: Luke 7:36-50
Title: Extravagance Poured Out

The woman from this scripture lesson is never named. But, she offers Jesus the most extravagant of gifts. She follows him to the home of a Pharisee where Jesus is having dinner and pours herself out -- anointing him with ointment, washing his feet with her tears. This kind of love is rare. In her sacrifice, she finds forgiveness. Join us as we hear this story together.

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Poured Out | Mercy Poured Out (11 a.m.)

Text: Matthew 18:21-35
Title: Mercy Poured Out

This week, we focus on Peter. He asks a question, "Jesus, how many times must I forgive?" It is much like looking at a menu that has no prices -- if you have to ask, you can't afford it. One of the obstacles to forgiveness is that it costs us so much! Join us this Sunday as we search out the gift of mercy, the gift that costs God so much! Mercy is poured out again and again for us.

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Poured Out | Mercy Poured Out (8:30 a.m.)

Text: Matthew 18:21-35
Title: Mercy Poured Out

This week, we focus on Peter. He asks a question, "Jesus, how many times must I forgive?" It is much like looking at a menu that has no prices -- if you have to ask, you can't afford it. One of the obstacles to forgiveness is that it costs us so much! Join us this Sunday as we search out the gift of mercy, the gift that costs God so much! Mercy is poured out again and again for us.

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Bless This Mess | Prayers for Grace

Text: Numbers 6:22-27
Title: Prayers for Grace

Offering a word of blessing is a powerful gift in someone else's life. We ask for God's best to lead them, protect them, satisfy them, and bring them peace. This Sunday, we'll look at perhaps the most familiar blessing in all of scripture from Numbers 6. We'll seek ways to bless others, even when they don't deserve it. Even in the messiness of our lives, God can bring beauty from it.

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Unafraid | Keep the Fork… the Best is Yet to Come

Text: John 11:25-261 Corinthians 15:54Proverbs 19:23
Title: Save Your Fork

If one thing is certain about life, it is that one day it will come to an end. For many, that is a scary reality. For those who have a brush with death, it is sometimes enough to change the way they live life when nothing else has worked.  This week, we are facing our fear of death and growing old with faith.

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Unafraid | The Sky is Falling

Text: Psalm 46, selected verses
Title: The Sky is Falling

Adam Hamilton states in his book, "Unafraid," the top fear listed among those in his congregation over 50 years old -- they are afraid for the direction of our country. The polarizing voices and opinions add to this fear. Once fear takes hold of us, we don't sort/sift information very effectively. We are ripe for the wildfire of mass hysteria. This week, the sermon will offer biblical responses to sweeping fear that convinces us the sky is falling.

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