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30 Days of Prayer | Week Two

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Lord willing, June 17th will be the official launch into our very own building! As we begin the final sprint towards the new location and enter a new season at Sovereign Grace Church, it is vital that we intercede together as a church. Our own Dave Watt put together a 30 Days of Prayer booklet. We will post sections of that booklet here, weekly, over the next four weeks. M...

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30 Days of Prayer | Week One

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Lord willing, a month from today will be our official launch into our very own building! As we begin the final sprint towards the new location and enter a new season at Sovereign Grace Church, it is vital that we intercede together as a church. Our own Dave Watt put together a 30 Days of Prayer booklet. We will post sections of that booklet here, weekly, over the next four...

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Forever

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Over the past couple of weeks, we've introduced this song into our repertoire of worship music at Sovereign Grace Church. May it encourage your soul today. ...

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Move Forward with Honorable Conduct

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With a humble heart we move forward as the church with honorable conduct. We keep our conduct honorable, beautiful, noble for the sake of others and for the glory of God. The summary is given in 1 Peter 2:17. Here it is: “Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.” I believe this is our moment to be the church, this is our moment, Sovereign Grac...

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Move Forward with Humility

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Stop right there and if that gospel is rooted in our minds so we think gospel thoughts. And if that gospel is rooted in our hearts so that we feel gospel affections, we we ought to be the humblest, happiest, most grateful people on the planet. No matter what. No matter what’s going on in our own personal life. No matter what’s going on in our church. No matter what’s...

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Easter Meditation | Week Five

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As a follow-up to Easter Sunday, let us take some time to slow down and meditate on what God has done for us. We encourage you to read and reread and contemplate the goodness of Christ Jesus in the gospel. His love for us is truly astounding. ...

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Absent From Flesh (And Other Resurrection Songs)

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Easter Sunday 2018 is past, but that doesn't mean we have to stop celebrating the Resurrection. May these songs keep you singing all week long! ...

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Easter Meditation | The Father's Cup

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"The Father's Cup: A Crucifixion Narrative" by Pastor Rick Gamache. ...

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Easter Meditation | Week Four

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During this month leading up to Easter, let us take some time to slow down and meditate on what God has done for us. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will post passages of Scripture for reflection and meditation. We encourage you to read and reread and contemplate the goodness of Christ Jesus in the gospel. His love for us is truly astounding....

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Easter Meditation | Week Three

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During this month leading up to Easter, let us take some time to slow down and meditate on what God has done for us. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will post passages of Scripture for reflection and meditation. We encourage you to read and reread and contemplate the goodness of Christ Jesus in the gospel. His love for us is truly astounding....

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Easter Meditation | Week Two

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During this month leading up to Easter, let us take some time to slow down and meditate on what God has done for us. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will post passages of Scripture for reflection and meditation. We encourage you to read and reread and contemplate the goodness of Christ Jesus in the gospel. His love for us is truly astounding....

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Easter Resources

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Easter is less than a month away and as we enter a season of reflection, here are a few book recommendations from Pastor Rick. ...

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Easter Meditation | Week One

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As we enter the month before Easter, let us take some time to slow down and meditate on what God has done for us. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will post passages of Scripture for reflection and meditation. We encourage you to read and reread and contemplate the goodness of Christ Jesus in the gospel. His love for us is truly astounding. ...

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I Lay it All

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This past Sunday, worship leader Levi Bloom introduced I Lay it All to the congregation. May it be a blessing to you! ...

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Serve to Delight In

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“We exist to create disciples who delight in, display, and declare the gospel of Jesus Christ.” This is the last part of a three part series, going in the reverse order of the Sovereign Grace Church mission statement....

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Serve to Display

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“We exist to create disciples who delight in, display, and declare the gospel of Jesus Christ.” This is the second of a three part series, going in the reverse order of the Sovereign Grace Church mission statement....

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Serve to Declare

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This will be a three part series about how, as Christian servants, we must Delight, Display, and Declare the gospel in order for our serving to be effective. Part 1: Serve to Declare. ...

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The Savior's Song: Sung by Simeon

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Welcome the the fourth and final part of our Advent series, which brings us to our final song from Luke chapter 2, verses 22-35....

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The Savior's Song: Sung by the Angels

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Welcome to the third part of Advent at Sovereign Grace Church. We’re considering the Christmas story as it’s told in the first two chapters of the Gospel of Luke. And today is the most familiar and happy words of Christmas, which include “The Savior’s Song” as sung by the angels. The beginning of Luke chapter 2. The story surrounding the song, as well as the song...

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The Savior's Song: Sung by Zechariah

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The first two chapter of Luke contain four songs, four poems, four outburst of praise that are for us the first four Christmas carols. And we’re considering those songs, one per week, each of the four Sundays of Advent. And each song has a context, a story that gives birth to the song. And we need to know the story in order to appreciate and glean what the Lord has for u...

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The Savior's Song: Sung By Mary

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The first two chapters of Luke include four songs, four poems, four hymns, we might say, four Christmas carols, each sung by a different person. Mary, the mother of Jesus, sings what’s come to be known as The Magnificat (“my soul magnifies the Lord”). ...

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Practical Ways to Prepare for Sunday Celebration

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Sunday is meant by God to be a great day. If we’re going to encounter the God of the universe and respond to him. Shouldn’t we prepare for that?...

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We Gather to Strengthen One Another

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We gather to encounter God and we gather to respond to God. And we gather to strengthen one another. ...

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We Gather to Respond to God

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When we encounter God, we must respond to God. Not responding to an encounter with God is not an option! In fact, worship is our response to God. ...

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We Gather to Encounter God

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Why do we gather? We gather together to encounter God. As members of his church, we have been given access into God’s presence--together. ...

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Prioritizing the Church in Order to Delight in, Display, and Declare

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Because of Jesus who placed us in his church, we have a purpose and identity and dignity like no other people on earth....

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Prioritizing the Church Fuels Passion for the Church

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It’s remembering our purpose that will fuel our passion. If our love for the church is dull and she’s slipped down the priority list in life, it’s probably because we’ve neglected our purpose. Purpose ignites passion....

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Prioritizing the Church Builds the Church

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Every person God saves he adds to his church. He doesn’t save us only to leave us wandering alone as strangers and aliens. He accepts us in as citizens of his Kingdom....

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Prioritizing the Church is Counter-Cultural

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“I love your Kingdom, Lord/ The house where you reside/ The people purchased with your blood/ When on the cross you died."...

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Opponents to Our Unity, part 3

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In light of the coming changes at Sovereign Grace Church, there are three opponents that threaten our gospel unity and mission. The first is fear of change, the second is fear of risk, and finally, let’s not be afraid of our personal preferences not being met....

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Opponents to Our Unity, part 2

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The Christian life means change and with change comes five opponents to our gospel unity and mission. The first is fear of change. The second opponent is the fear of risk. Let’s not fear risk....

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Opponents to Our Unity, part 1

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Pastor Rick reminded us in his sermon Side By Side for the Gospel that the fear of change can be an opponent that disrupts our unity. Here’s the bottom line: change is coming in the life of Sovereign Grace Church. But we don’t have to fear....

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The Christian and Change

Christians should have a very different way of thinking about change. If anyone should be able to embrace change, it should be us. We know that everything that comes our way is designed by God for our good and his glory. And, our anchor is not in the stability of this world. It’s in the person and promises of God....

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Foreign Missions in Your Own Hometown

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Many of us don’t have to board international flights to reach people from other religions and cultures. We just need to open our eyes, look around, and engage the nations in our own cities and towns....

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Six Things to Do With Your Anxiety

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I love studying God's Word. And to do so under the wise and discerning teaching of David Powlison is one of the greatest privileges of my life. ...

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