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Sermon Quotes: "A New Year's Expectation"

January 10, 2017 by: C.J. Mahaney

“No man needs better company than the psalms; therein he may read and commune with friends human and divine; friends who know the heart of man towards God, and the heart of God towards man; friends who perfectly sympathize with us and our sorrows, friends who ne... Keep Reading

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, A New Year's Resolution, given on January 1, 2016. During this time of New Year’s resolutions, Sunday’s sermon reminded us that there is “one thing” that we should set our hearts on accomplishing th... Keep Reading

Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Jesus' Birth"

December 29, 2016 by: SGCL Staff

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Jesus' Birth, given on December 25, 2016.   Christmas is a time where we often grow sentimental. We hear the story of Jesus’ birth and think thoughts shaped by years of tradition. Our stories and songs put in o... Keep Reading

Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Mary's Song"

December 22, 2016 by: SGCL Staff

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Mary's Song, given on December 18, 2016.   It was a show-stopper. Right in the middle of the flurry of events in the Christmas narrative, Mary stops to sing. It’s a song of astonishment, praising God for the st... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "Mary's Song"

December 20, 2016 by: C.J. Mahaney

“Sometimes bad theology breeds reactionary bad theology. Because Roman Catholicism has gradually added more titles and myths to Mary, Protestants have sometimes reacted by remaining silent about her astonishing character.” D.A. Carson “In contrast t... Keep Reading

Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Joseph's Story"

December 15, 2016 by: SGCL Staff

"Thursdays Thoughts for Parents" use scriptures, discussion questions, and reflections from the sermon each week to help parents engage their kids and delve further into application. We pray that these posts will serve parents as they train their children in the "discipline and instruction of the Lord"... Keep Reading

Weekly Devotional | "Forgiven Much"

November 30, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

This devotional is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Forgiven Much, given on November 27, 2016. Day 1: Jesus and the Sinful Woman Quotes: “And if you’re wondering this morning what is the nature of her sin, well we are not explicitly told. One could spe... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "Forgiven Much"

November 29, 2016 by: C.J. Mahaney

“Luke’s depiction of the wiping, kissing and anointing with imperfect tenses, which he often uses, allows the narrative to run in progression from one act to the next: ‘She was wiping, kissing and was anointing.’ The impression is that each ste... Keep Reading

New Member Testimony | Nicole Murray

November 25, 2016 by: Brian Chesemore

A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of hearing a powerful testimony from one of our new members, Nicole Murray. We are so grateful for the work that the Lord has done in Nicole's life and that he has brought her to SGCL.   Nicole Murray Testimony from SGCLo... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "Now That the Election Is Over"

November 22, 2016 by: C.J. Mahaney

“To catch the argument one has almost to pretend that Yahweh is firing questions at the prophet’s hearers. ‘Was liberation boring? Does release from years of servitude make you yawn? Is the Exodus wearisome? Yahweh makes a point of taking them throug... Keep Reading