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The Mystery of Maturing (A Case Study for Growth) - Jeff Philpott (12/31/17)

December 31st, 2017 · Comments

1)  The Right ____________ at the Right ______________

        What two words are recorded in Jesus' brief conversation 
           with Matthew?

 

        Is this likely Matthew’s first encounter with Jesus?

 

        After Matthew begins to follow, how does his life change?

 

        What are key ingredients to discipleship?

 

2) The ______________ Time

        What are the basic elements of this discipline?

 

        What is one “warning” that accompanies this discipline?

 

        What does Psalm 37:4 remind us?

 

3) Put Your __________  _________  _____________

 

        You have to _______ _________!

 

        What does 2 Timothy 2:2 teach?

       

        What does 2 Timothy 2:15 teach?

 

What are Steps for Maturing Spiritually?   

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Student Sunday - Christ Ledley (5/20/18)

December 20th, 2017 · Comments

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The Incarnation: Jesus In Our Family - Jeff Philpott

December 17th, 2017 · Comments

Luken 1:26-38

What is the meaning of “incarnation”?

 

1. An _______________ Beginning

 

       Mary is called “favored”.  Was this favor earned or bestowed?

 

        What is the origin/meaning of the name “Jesus”?

 

2.  Life Gets _______________  

 

        Approximately how far apart are Bethlehem and Nazareth?

       

        Where did Joseph and Mary likely stay in Bethlehem?

 

        Why might angels have appeared to shepherds instead of 

        Kings?

 

        Did Jesus come to bring peace to all people?

 

Satan can be successfully _________________.

 

        What is the origin/meaning of the name “Jesus”?

 

2.  Life Gets _______________  

 

        Approximately how far apart are Bethlehem and Nazareth?

        

        Where did Joseph and Mary likely stay in Bethlehem?

 

        Why might angels have appeared to shepherds instead of 

        Kings?

 

        Did Jesus come to bring peace to all people?

      

3.  Life Gets ___________  __________________

 

        To what country do Joseph and Mary flee?

 

        What “unthinkable thing” does King Herod do?

 

        When Joseph and Mary return to Israel, where do they live?

 

4.  Jesus in our  __________________

 

 

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The Incarnation of Jesus in the Community - Malcolm Walls (12/10/17)

December 10th, 2017 · Comments

The Incarnation of Jesus in the Community

When it comes to incarnating Christ in the Community, we must:

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What does it mean to be intentional?

 

What does it mean to “love others”?

 

What does Jesus mean by “living water”?

 

When we share the gospel what must we talk about?

 

What does it mean to worship in?

        Spirit - 

        Truth - 

 

How can you incarnate Christ in the community? 

 

 

 

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Let’s talk about the Incarnation - Jeff Philpott (12/3/17)

December 3rd, 2017 · Comments

John 1:1-14

 

The Incarnation

 

What does the word "Incarnation" mean? 

What is John teaching us about Jesus’ identity?

 

Did Jesus ever claim to be “God”?

 

What is the “hypostatic union”?

 

Is there a reference in the Old Testament about Messiah being God in the flesh?

 

Is it a “big deal” if Jesus is “God in the flesh”?

 

John likes using the terms “life” and “light”.  To what do these normally refer?

        Life -

        Light - 

 

The Word became Flesh:  How do we live out the incarnation?        

 

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