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Weekly Devotional | "The Basis for Our Service"

This devotional is based on Bill Berry's sermon, The Basis for Our Service, given on May 22, 2016.   Day 1: The qualification for our service is God’s grace Quotes: “The basis for our service to our God is not found in anything that is in and of us, but the basis for our service is God’s grace, and God’s grace alone.” Bill Berry &l...

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Meet Our Deacons | Paul Medler

Last year, we had the privilege of installing 7 deacons in our church. These men have already served SGCL in a multitude of ways and have given much time, energy, and thought to how they can continue to serve in the future. Over the past year, each one of them has been sharing the testimony of how the Lord saved them.   Paul Medler Testimony from SGCLouisville on ...

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Weekly Devotional | "Who Is Wise?"

This devotional is based on Brian Chesemore's sermon, Who Is Wise?, given on May 15, 2016.   Day 1: Godly Lives Reflect True Wisdom (3:13) Quotes: “Wisdom in the first century Greek culture was everything. If you were known as wise, you were a rock star. To the first century Greek, wisdom had everything to do with your learning and your skill of speech. Rh...

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Sermon Quotes: "Who Is Wise?"

“This Christian meekness involves a healthy understanding of our own unworthiness before God and a corresponding humility and lack of pride in our dealings with our fellowmen.” Douglas Moo “There is a kind of person who is undoubtedly clever, with acute brain and skillful tongue; but his effect, nevertheless, in any committee, in any church, in any grou...

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Meet Our Deacons | Chris Sells

Last year, we had the privilege of installing 7 deacons in our church. These men have already served SGCL in a multitude of ways and have given much time, energy, and thought to how they can continue to serve in the future. Over the past few months, each one of them has been sharing the testimony of how the Lord saved them. Chris Sells Testimony from SGCLouisville on Vi...

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A Mother's Day Tribute | Amanda Spiro

"I am sure that, in my early youth, no teaching ever made such an impression upon my mind as the instruction of my mother; neither can I conceive that, to any child, there can be one who will have such influence over the young heart as the mother who has so tenderly cared for her offspring… Never could it be possible for any man to estimate what he owes to a godly m...

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Sermon Quotes: "The Tongue and Turmoil"

“Our tongue is only the tip of the iniquity iceberg. The proof that all humans are inescapably flawed is right between our teeth.” Douglas O’ Donnell “Teachers are more susceptible to judgment than others because they regularly engage in that activity which is the hardest to keep from sin-one’s speech.” Doug Moo “We ask ourselves...

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Weekly Devotional | Got Faith?

This devotional  is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Got Faith?, given on May 1, 2016.   Day 1: Dead Faith—James 2:14-17 Quotes/References: “James is not arguing that works must be added to faith. His point is that genuine biblical faith will inevitably be characterized by works.” Doug Moo Questions and Reflections: Compare this passa...

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Sermon Quotes: "Got Faith?"

“They are not antagonists facing each other with crossed swords; they stand back to back, confronting different foes of the gospel.” Alexander Ross “Paul denounces the idea of salvation by dead works; James rejects salvation by dead faith.” J.I. Packer “Both James and Paul view good works as a proof of faith—not the path to salvat...

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How to Lovingly Confront | Re-post from 9Marks

In his sermon yesterday, CJ referred to a 9Marks article entitled How do I lovingly confront someone who claims to be converted but who lives like a non-Christian? See below for the article in its entirety. Prayerfully consider who you might be called to lovingly confront. Click here to listen to the sermon. ----------------------------------- How do I lovingl...

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