Sunday's Coming ~ July 24, 2016

I've been working on this message for a couple weeks.  For some, I think the word from Luke 18 will be familiar.  But I think that for all of us, if we allow ourselves to listen to what the text is saying, this text will shake some junk loose in our soul.  It will free us to be truly loved by God and experience whatever mess our life has become to be made beautiful by his grace in Jesus.

I know a man who uses a medical device daily to shake his lungs.  His body is susceptible to lung infections and pneumonia.  The device breaks up any build up in his lungs, frees his breathing, and increases oxygen to his heart.  This is good!

I am praying that the Holy Spirit would do that for us this week.  Over the years, the messes of life build up in the corners of our souls.  The mess seems almost normal after a while.  But deep down, the breath of our soul grows week.  Oh that God's grace would shake us loose and free us again!

~ Pastor Jon

SUMMER WORSHIP TIMES - 9:00 / 10:00 a.m.

  • NURSERY is available for children Infant-Age 4 during both services.
  • There will be no CHILDREN & WORSHIP this week.
    • Classes will resume again in the fall
  • There will be no CHILDREN'S SUNDAY SCHOOL this week.
    • Classes will resume again in the fall.
  • There will be no MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL SUNDAY SCHOOL this week.
    • Classes will resume again in the fall.

SUNDAY SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  • 9:15 a.m. ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL GUIDE CLASS (Adult Room 1)
    • This class gathers around the table in Room 1 from 9:15-9:55 a.m. Sunday School Guides and lesson outlines are available in the office. This week we will be starting a new series of lessons on Romans. We will see that the good news of the gospel of salvation is set side by side in Romans with the bad news of eternal death as punishment for those who refuse to believe in Jesus.  All ages are welcome.  For a copy of this weeks lesson, click HERE.
  • 10:30 a.m. SUMMER DIG CLASS (Adult Rooms 3&4)
    • Join us each week this summer as we dig into God's Word as we work through different passages of Scripture related to our faith. Each study is independent of the other so you are able to step in at any time.  Feel free to bring someone along with you.  Click HERE for more information on this opportunity.
    • This Sunday the class will be studying 2 Timothy 3:14-4:3 and its instructions on how we can grow in our faith.

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