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The Snare of Compare | Carolyn Mahaney

March 29, 2017 by: Brian Chesemore

On Saturday, the ladies of SGCL had the joy of gathering together to study God's word. Carolyn Mahaney spoke on "The Snare of Compare". You can listen to the audio here.   The Snare of Compare | Carolyn Mahaney from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

This post is based on Nathan Smith's sermon, A Song of Forgiveness, given on March 19, 2017.   The Psalms of Ascent are songs that the Israelites sang traveling from their homes to the Temple in Jerusalem. The songs were meant to fill their hearts with anticipa... Keep Reading

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Something Strange and Wonderful, given on March 12, 2017.   Having just celebrated the magnificent saving work performed on our behalf by God Himself, Peter now transitions. Verse 13 begins with a “therefore.&rdq... Keep Reading

Testimony | Aaron & Andrea Beane

March 15, 2017 by: Brian Chesemore

A few weeks ago we had the privilege of hearing a testimony from Aaron and Andrea Beane. Aaron is a student at the Sovereign Grace Pastors College and the Beanes are preparing to plant a church in North Carolina along with Joshua and Michelle Earl. The Lord has done m... Keep Reading

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Your Unusual Story, given on March 5, 2017.   As Peter continues to minister to his readers, he reminds them of the wonder of their salvation. Though times might be tough, there is reason for ultimate rejoicing because... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "Your Unusual Story"

March 7, 2017 by: C.J. Mahaney

“Which means that Christ, the Son of God in heaven, has been contemplating his suffering and his death for us for centuries. Indeed as far back as the plan of salvation reaches in the mind of God, so far back has Christ been willing and ready to give himself for... Keep Reading

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Painful Yet Purposeful, given on February 26, 2017.   Suffering is a theme that is woven throughout the fabric of Peter’s letter to those under his pastoral care. They were in pain. They were poor, grieving, and ... Keep Reading

Testimony | Brian Yang

February 28, 2017 by: Brian Chesemore

A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of hearing a testimony from Brian Yang. Brian has been a member of our church since 2015 and had previously served as an undergroud church minister in South China for 14 years. What a joy to hear about the abundant grace that God ... Keep Reading

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This post is based on Jeff Purswell's sermon, What Hath God Wrought, given on February 19, 2017.   The recipients of Peter’s letter were suffering. Many had lost their homes and friends and were forced to live in poverty in a foreign land. What a difficul... Keep Reading

Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Meet the Readers"

February 16, 2017 by: SGCL Staff

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Meet the Readers, given on February 12, 2017.   As we prepare to study 1 Peter, CJ took this Sunday to introduce us to the original readers of the letter. The recipients were “elect exiles.” When they came ... Keep Reading