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Order of Worship-01/07/18

January 7, 2018      God’s Church in Action                                                                                 Gathering Around the Throne of God    Receiving the Light of Christ in Our Midst/Prelude * Scripture Reading                                                     Psalm 108:1-5 * ‘All of My Days’ * Opening Prayer * Church Family Greeting Children through grade 5 are dismissed to Bible B.L.A.S.T. * ‘Good, Good Father’ […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week 12: “The Church” cont:12/31/17

12/31/17  VII. Ordinances and Sacraments of the Church Questions: What are Ordinances and Sacraments in the Church? Is there a difference between Ordinances and Sacraments? Are the differences important? Why? In Protestantism, there are generally only two recognized ordinances: Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Some groups will also add foot-washing to this list. –Seventh-day Adventist, Pentecostal, […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week 11 “The Church” cont: 12/24/17

12/24/17  Regional Federal Government: Synods and General Assemblies appoint pastors and determine doctrine Pros Clear Biblical base Plurality of Elders Interdependence of churches Cons May stifle local church initiative Local church may be forced to follow false doctrine imposed from above. Congregational Government: Ultimate authority for the church rests with the members themselves, ministry, budget, […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week Ten “The Church” cont-12/17/17

12/17/17 The Purpose of the Church? Question: What do you think is the purpose of the church? General Worship God (Luke 4:8; John 4:23; Revelation 4:10) Study His Word (2 Timothy 2:15; 1 Corinthians 4:6) Pray (Acts 2:42) Love one another (John 13:35; Philippians 1:1-4) Help each other (Galatians 6:2) Partake of baptism and the Lord’s supper (Luke 22:19-20) […]

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Adult Bible B.L.A.S.T Week Seven “The Church” cont. -11/26/17

11/26/17 Other Movements During the twentieth and twenty-first centuries we have seen a large growth in movement-based Christianity. The popularity of ecumenism in this postmodern environment has led many to cross denominational boundaries and establish trans-denominational movements that are very popular. Evangelicalism: Question: What do you know about Evangelicalism? The Evangelical movement began in the […]

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