THE SOCIETAL HEDGE OF THE CHURCH - P7

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“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). Christ’s unmatched sacrifice of His life (in living and in death) is the example that practically transformed the western world and reformed it through the work of the Gospel in...

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Tags: love, sin, service, lust, self-control, god's will, selfish, dreams, passions, desires, hopes, self-sacrifice, self-will

JOHN 15:13 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Sep 25-Oct 2)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). We're continuing our study of how the Church is a societal hedge or foundation for a free and just society. This week, we're looking at the...

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Tags: love, sin, service, lust, self-control, god's will, selfish, dreams, passions, desires, hopes, self-sacrifice, self-will

THE SOCIETAL HEDGE OF THE CHURCH - P6

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“We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren” (1 John 3:16). We’re continuing to study how the Church is a societal hedge or foundation for a free and just society.  This week, we’re looking at the...

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Tags: love, sin, service, lust, self-control, god's will, selfish, dreams, passions, desires, hopes, self-sacrifice, self-will

1 JOHN 3:16 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Sep 18-25)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren” (1 John 3:16). We're continuing our study of how the Church is a societal hedge or foundation for a free and just society...

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Tags: love, sin, service, lust, self-control, god's will, selfish, dreams, passions, desires, hopes, self-sacrifice, self-will

THE SOCIETAL HEDGE OF THE CHURCH - P5

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“All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything” (1 Cor. 6:12). In our continuing study of how the Church is a societal hedge or foundation for a free and just society, we’re looking this...

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Tags: love, sin, service, lust, self-control, god's will, selfish, dreams, passions, desires, hopes, self-sacrifice, self-will

1 CORINTHIANS 6:12 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Sep 11-18)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “All things are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I will not be mastered by anything” (1 Corinthians 6:12). We're continuing our study of how the Church is a societal hedge or...

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Tags: love, sin, service, lust, self-control, god's will, selfish, dreams, passions, desires, hopes, self-sacrifice, self-will

TRUE WORSHIP - "SELF" SACRIFICE

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“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship” (Romans 12:1).   How do you worship God? With hymns and praise songs? Do you know that all things in...

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Tags: desires, god's will, idolatry, idols, jesus, rebellion, sacrifice, self-fulfillment, self-will, self-worship, sin, worship

A PARENT'S WILL—P3

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“And this is the confidence that we have toward Him, that if we ask anything according to His will He hears us” (1 John  5:14). There can be nothing more frustrating that a “will” that seems opposed to what we want, especially if we know it can give us what we want...

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Tags: bonds, boundaries, child, desires, elemental spirits, father, heavenly father, parent, pout, restraints, slave, slavery, tantrums, wants, will, yoke, chlidren

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Philippians 3:7 - (Jan 18-25)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Philippians 3:7. Here Paul explains how much pride and confidence he could take in his heritage and training - the sense of accomplishment he could have relied on in his former "career" as a Pharisee, but he exchanged all this for Jesus, "for Whom I have...

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Tags: challenges, child, children, desires, difficulties, discipline, father, flesh, frustration, inheritance, jesus, loss, parenting, paul, phases, rebellion, resentment, rights, rubbish, suffering, tantrum, pout

No Honor in Your Own Home

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“And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, ‘A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household’” (Matthew 13:57 NASB). Men have always been born under the power of “blood” relations, the will of the flesh, and the will...

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Tags: blood, community, desires, dishonor, embarrassment, expectations, family, god, harassment, heavenly father, honor, jesus, persecution, power, rejection, relations, shame, society, the father, will, offesne


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