Aug 10, 2015
Relationship Hingepoints: “I am slow to offend and quick to forgive.”
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Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 9, 2015, 9:50 a.m. New Life Service
Summer Sermon Series: Relationship Hingepoints: Putting faith to work in our relationships "I am slow to offend and quick to forgive."
 James 1:19-20 19 Remember this, my dear friends! Everyone must be quick to listen, but slow to speak and slow to become angry. 20 Human anger does not achieve God's righteous purpose.
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  • Aug 10, 2015Relationship Hingepoints: “I am slow to offend and quick to forgive.”
    Aug 10, 2015
    Relationship Hingepoints: “I am slow to offend and quick to forgive.”
    By: (All)
    Series: (All)
    Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 9, 2015, 9:50 a.m. New Life Service
    Summer Sermon Series: Relationship Hingepoints: Putting faith to work in our relationships "I am slow to offend and quick to forgive."
     James 1:19-20 19 Remember this, my dear friends! Everyone must be quick to listen, but slow to speak and slow to become angry. 20 Human anger does not achieve God's righteous purpose.
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  • Aug 2, 2015Why worry? I trust God completely. #GodsAbundance
    Aug 2, 2015
    Why worry? I trust God completely. #GodsAbundance

    Why worry? I trust God completely. Often we see images of scarcity and fear in our world which add to the level of worry in our lives. So how might we reframe and reorient our lives to see images of God’s abundance, provision, courage, trust, hope and joy? This week’s task is to be attentive to seeing images of grace and abundance. You never know how this might help to reorient your life and let go of a little worry! #GodsAbundance

    Thanks for the overwhelming response and great pictures you’ve sent already. Please keep sharing on Facebook or sending to Pastor Jennifer or the church office. #GodsAbundance. You never know what might show up on the big screen or in the hallway!
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  • Jul 26, 2015Change your words, Change your life: I am self-disciplined and self-controlled
    Jul 26, 2015
    Change your words, Change your life: I am self-disciplined and self-controlled
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    John 6:1-21

    The Message (MSG)

    Bread and Fish for All

    After this, Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee (some call it Tiberias). A huge crowd followed him, attracted by the miracles they had seen him do among the sick. When he got to the other side, he climbed a hill and sat down, surrounded by his disciples. It was nearly time for the Feast of Passover, kept annually by the Jews. 5-6 When Jesus looked out and saw that a large crowd had arrived, he said to Philip, “Where can we buy bread to feed these people?” He said this to stretch Philip’s faith. He already knew what he was going to do. 7 Philip answered, “Two hundred silver pieces wouldn’t be enough to buy bread for each person to get a piece.” 8-9 One of the disciples—it was Andrew, brother to Simon Peter—said, “There’s a little boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish. But that’s a drop in the bucket for a crowd like this.” 10-11 Jesus said, “Make the people sit down.” There was a nice carpet of green grass in this place. They sat down, about five thousand of them. Then Jesus took the bread and, having given thanks, gave it to those who were seated. He did the same with the fish. All ate as much as they wanted. 12-13 When the people had eaten their fill, he said to his disciples, “Gather the leftovers so nothing is wasted.” They went to work and filled twelve large baskets with leftovers from the five barley loaves. 14-15 The people realized that God was at work among them in what Jesus had just done. They said, “This is the Prophet for sure, God’s Prophet right here in Galilee!” Jesus saw that in their enthusiasm, they were about to grab him and make him king, so he slipped off and went back up the mountain to be by himself.
    16-21 In the evening his disciples went down to the sea, got in the boat, and headed back across the water to Capernaum. It had grown quite dark and Jesus had not yet returned. A huge wind blew up, churning the sea. They were maybe three or four miles out when they saw Jesus walking on the sea, quite near the boat. They were scared senseless, but he reassured them, “It’s me. It’s all right. Don’t be afraid.” So they took him on board. In no time they reached land—the exact spot they were headed to.
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  • Jul 19, 2015Change your words, change your life
    Jul 19, 2015
    Change your words, change your life
    change your words 3Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56

    30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”32 So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place. 33 But many who saw them leaving recognized them and ran on foot from all the towns and got there ahead of them. 34 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.

     

     
    53 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret and anchored there. 54 As soon as they got out of the boat, people recognized Jesus. 55 They ran throughout that whole region and carried the sick on mats to wherever they heard he was. 56 And wherever he went—into villages, towns or countryside—they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.
     
  • Jul 12, 2015Change your words, change your life
    Jul 12, 2015
    Change your words, change your life
    change your words 2I can be content and calm in all circumstances