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Elder's Prayer - February 25, 2018

Elder's Prayer

Please find below the notes from the Elder's Prayer this past Sunday. Father thank you for the gift of saving faith. As your Word tells us, it is by your grace we have been saved. And because of your grace, when we come to know you as Lord and Savior, there is a transformation that causes us to increasingly desire to obey you and to submit our lives to your will. And one...

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Elder's Prayer - February 11, 2018

Elder's Prayer

Please find below the notes from the Elder's Prayer this past Sunday. Assurance (affirmation of God's provision of grace),Listen to the words of the psalmist, David in Psalm 103 as he describes a believer's relationship with God and the assurance that is found in him.8 The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. [...] 10 He does not d...

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Elder's Prayer - February 4, 2018

Elder's Prayer

Please find below the notes from the Elder's Prayer this past Sunday. Thanksgiving (expression of gratitude for God's grace) Who among us is not tempted to stand on our own perceived righteousness and good deeds? In many ways that is what our culture teaches us to value. We are taught we do things by our own strength, or to live for ourselves; pursuing earthly happiness a...

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Elder's Prayer - November 5, 2017

Elder's Prayer

Please find below the notes from the Elder's Prayer this past Sunday. If you are familiar with Chapter 1 of Isaiah, you know that it opens with a scathing rebuke of Judah because of its wickedness. Speaking on behalf of the Lord, Isaiah calls them a sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity- who have forsaken the Lord. He attacks their worship- he says, "my soul hates...

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Elder's Prayer - October 29, 2017

Elder's Prayer

Please find below the notes from the Elder's Prayer this past Sunday. As we approach the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation-recognized to be this coming Tuesday-October 31-I want to draw our attention to a particular verse, that, for at least one reformer, became the hinge by which he came to truly understand God's gift of salvation.The reformer was Martin Lu...

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Elder's Prayer - October 15, 2017

Elder's Prayer

Please find below the notes from the Elder's Prayer this past Sunday. A little later in the service I will be introducing our guest pastor for this morning, Mike Summers. Having heard him preach previously, I can tell I'm very much looking forward to hearing from him again. Now it's not Mike's fault, but the fact that Mike is here is a reminder that several men, including...

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