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Reclaiming a Sense of Responsibility

Luke 15:4
Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Does he not leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it?

In Luke 15, Jesus presents a trilogy of parables with a singular message. First, there is the parable of the lost […]

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Life in the Spirit

Galatians 5:1,  It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.
 

Paul stands up against those who were teaching false doctrine. Also, he reminds believers to stand firm against the Judaizers who were promoting slavery.

Liberty Must Be Used in […]

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Series: God’s Stewards- Stewards of Our Treasure

II Samuel 24:18-25
 

On that day Gad went to David and said to him, Go up and build an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

19So David went up, as the Lord had commanded through Gad. 20When Araunah looked and saw the king and his men coming toward him, he went out and bowed down […]

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Series: God’s Stewards- Stewards Of Our Talent

Romans 12:3-8
 

For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you. 4Just as each of us has one body with many members, and […]

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Series: God’s Stewards- Stewards Of Our Testimony

I Peter 3:13-15
 

Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? 14But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened. 15But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone […]

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Series: God’s Stewards- Stewards Of Our Time

Isaiah 49:4
 

But I said, I have labored to no purpose; I have spent my strength in vain and for nothing. Yet what is due me is in the Lord’s hand, and my reward is with my God.

 

 

The average person lives 74 years. That is approximately 888 months; 27,010 days; 648,240 hours; 38,894,400 minutes; and […]

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The Road to Righteousness

Matthew 7

                                                                             

The first part of chapter seven is a continuation of the Sermon on the Mount. It deals specifically with our relationships with people. Verses 13-19 complete the sermon, provide the testing and pave the road to righteous living.

 

Our Walk with Christ:                                                                                                            vv. 1-12

1.         Evaluation .                                                                                        vv. 1-5

Do not judge, or you too will be […]

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The Mission of Trinity

Colossians 4:2-6

 

 

TCN’s Mission

. . .is to be wholly transformed by the Spirit of Christ and to make disciples of all people.

 

 

The Mission Compels Us to Pray:                                                                                             vv. 2-3a

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. 3And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message,. . .

 

1.   Watchful .                                                                                           Matthew 26:41

Watch and pray […]

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4th Sunday of Advent The Advent of Joy

Luke 2:10-14
 

The Bible refers to the word joy over 300 times. Joy is the affirmation that Christ is alive in your heart. Real joy, wonderful joy comes from the inside. The songwriter says it best, Joy to the World, the Lord Is Come.

 

 

The Enemies of Christmas Joy:                                                                                                     v. 10

But the angel said to them, […]

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3rd Sunday of Advent The Advent of Love

 1 John 4:10-18

 

Jesus Christ didn’t climb up; He stepped down. He wasn’t after the chair at the head of the table; He took the lowest place. By being born as a helpless baby and placed in a manger, Jesus demonstrated the most potent love lesson of all time.

 

 

Love Came Down at Christmas:                                                                                             vv. 10-12

This […]

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