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Evident Grace Sunday Recap for 07.22.18 Big Idea: God Blesses Those Who Read His Word

Evident Grace Sunday Recap for 07.22.18 Big Idea: God Blesses Those Who Read His Word

Sunday, July 22, 2018, Evident Grace looked at Psalm 1: Psalm 1: Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf…

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Sunday Recap 07.15.18 Big Picture Question: What are Your Options When You are Bitter?

Sunday Recap 07.15.18 Big Picture Question: What are Your Options When You are Bitter?

Sunday, July 15th, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 22: 1 Samuel 22:1 David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father’s house heard it, they went down there to him. 2 And everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was bitter in soul, gathered to him. And he became commander over them. And there were with him about four hundred men….

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Sunday Recap for 06.17.18 Big Idea: All Who Desire Live a Godly Live in Christ Jesus Will Be Persecuted

Sunday Recap for 06.17.18 Big Idea: All Who Desire Live a Godly Live in Christ Jesus Will Be Persecuted

Sunday, June 17, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 18:17-30: 1 Samuel 18: 17 Then Saul said to David, “Here is my elder daughter Merab. I will give her to you for a wife. Only be valiant for me and fight the Lord’s battles.” For Saul thought, “Let not my hand be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him.” 18 And David said to Saul, “Who am I, and who are my relatives,…

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Evident Grace Sunday Recap for 06.03.18 – What Opposes the Glory of God?

Evident Grace Sunday Recap for 06.03.18 – What Opposes the Glory of God?

Sunday, June 3, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 17:28-58: 1 Samuel 17:28 Now Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spoke to the men. And Eliab’s anger was kindled against David, and he said, “Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your presumption and the evil of your heart, for you have come down to see the battle.” 29 And David said, “What have I…

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3 Resources From Our 43rd General Assembly

3 Resources From Our 43rd General Assembly

In our last blog post, we looked at why should Ruling and Teaching Elders leaving their churches for a week, travel hours away, and vote on motions and even obscure points of theology each year.  Many of you will never attend General Assembly unless is again return to Virginia (in 2012 it was in Virginia Beach).  Gordon and I don’t want what happens in our denomination to be disconnected from our local expression here in Spotsylvania, VA. To that end…

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The Essential Nature of General Assembly for the Church

The Essential Nature of General Assembly for the Church

Why should Ruling and Teaching Elders leaving their churches for a week, travel hours away, and vote on motions and even obscure points of theology each year? When I (Gordon) became a Ruling Elder some 15 years ago, I thought that General Assembly was at best a boondoggle and at worst a boring use of time. However, my attitude soon changed. While General Assembly does offer great opportunities for fun, and there are some tedious moments of Robert’s Rules of…

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