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Sermon Quotes: "Leisure"

“We were not made, nor are we redeemed, to live without leisure.” J.I. Packer “The Biblical idea of a rhythm in life supports the view of leisure as non-work time or activity that refreshes and restores.” Paul Heintzman “A divine generosity that requires leisure for its appreciation (1 Timothy 6:17).” J.I. Packer “The same pleas...

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A Theology of Work | Resources

Last Sunday Jeff inspired us with a thoroughly biblical vision on work. Whether you are a student, stay at home mom, or heading into the office, this message will serve you. To help us further "sanctify" this ordinary part of life, CJ asked Jeff to recommend 3 books that we could benefit from. Here's his list along with a brief description of why each is worth a read.&nbs...

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Weekly Devotional: "Work"

This devotional is based on Jeff Purswell's sermon, Work, given on August 21, 2016.   Day 1: Our work glorifies God Quotes: “Our work, our jobs, our careers, the tasks to which God has called us, they are not a diversion from serving God. They are serving God!” Jeff Purswell Questions and Reflections: What emotions and thoughts characterize you...

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Weekly Devotional | "Sleep"

This devotional is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Sleep, given on August 14, 2016.   Day 1: Sleep is a daily gift from God Quotes: “If one isn’t serving the Lord’s purpose and depending on his provision and trusting in his protection, then all one’s efforts are vain. All one’s efforts are ultimately worthless.” C.J. Mahaney ...

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Sermon Quotes: "Sleep"

“I am convinced that we have drifted from the true focus of God’s activity in this world. It is not to be found in the extraordinary, but in the ordinary, the everyday.” Michael Horton “Many Christians have an inadequate theology of ordinary life. God conceals Himself, often in things we would least expect--a crucified criminal, a book, water, brea...

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Sermon Quotes: "A Rescue Mission"

“We cannot but be struck by the fact that James speaks of the concerned believer as ‘bringing back’, ‘saving’ and ‘covering’ the sins of the one in error. Surely these are things only God can do? Only God forgives sins, saves us from them and gives us the gift of repentance by which we return from our personal far country. How can ...

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Weekly Devotional | "Prayer"

 This devotional is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Prayer, given on July 31st, 2016.   Day 1: The Praying Christian (verse 13) Quotes: “Heaven’s great harbor of refuge is [prayer]; thousands of weather-beaten vessels have found a haven there, and the moment a storm comes on, it is wise for us to make for it with all sail.” Charles Spurgeo...

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Sermon Quotes: "Prayer"

“When James says, ‘Do not swear’, it is not coarse or vulgar speech he prohibits but invoking God’s name to guarantee the reliability of what a person says.” Douglas Moo “Heaven’s great harbor of refuge is prayer, thousands of weather beaten vessels have found a haven there, and the moment a storm comes on, it is wise for us to ma...

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