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10:30am – Morning Worship
5:30pm – Evening Worship
(at St. Paul's Lutheran,
604 Pitt St. Mt. Pleasant)
Church Address
Moultrie Middle School
645 Coleman Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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Archives for June 2014

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Sermon Discussion Questions: June 29

Sunday, June 29, 2014: AMLuke 7:1-10 1) How does the Centurion view himself and his worthiness to receive Christ's help? What does this indicate about his faith? How does his perspective contrast with the Jews' perspective?2) What is significant about the Centurion's faith in Christ's word? What is the link between how words are used and what authority someone possesses? ...

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The Wonderful Gospel of Grace

The story never grows old. Jesus Christ, the Son of God and second person of the Trinity, becoming a man without ceasing to be God in order to rescue guilty sinners from the bondage of sin and its gruesome wages (Rom. 6:23). God the Father "delivered over" His only Son into the hands of sinful men to be crucified, to be a penal substitute and propitiation for sinners. Mo...

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Sermon Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions for personal devotion and family worship - week of June 22 Sunday, June 22, 2014: AMLuke 6:37-49 What does it mean to be heavenly minded?What has earned our place in the Kingdom and family of God?What did Christ mean when he referred to the "blind leading the blind"?Do you have to be perfect in order to rebuke someone? When is rebuke hypocritical?Wha...

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Why Liturgy?

In general, evangelical worship in America has become radically informal, presumptuously innovative, and biblically impoverished. Much of this is largely due to the abandonment of God-centered, biblically regulated liturgy. The arrogance of modern evangelicalism has served to shelve a Protestant liturgical heritage which, for centuries, has faithfully led Christians to wor...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: June 8

Luke 6:27-36 1) What was Jesus' main reason for coming to earth? 2) What was his primary reason for healing people physically? 3) What does it mean to listen to Jesus instead of the world? 4) Why will Christians be hated and persecuted in the world? 5) How are Christians supposed to respond when they are hated and persecuted? Does this mean that Christians are suppose...

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Great Is His Faithfulness: Christ Church at One Year

Many years ago I attended a Billy Graham Crusade in Charlotte, North Carolina. I don't remember a whole lot about the evening except that there was a heavy downpour of rain and we sang Great Is Thy Faithfulness, the beloved hymn written by Thomas Crisholm in 1923. To sing this great hymn with approximately 60,000 people was a glorious foretaste of heaven, where with one vo...

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A Wrangle on Sanctification

Beloved Christ Church, the winds of doctrinal controversy have picked up again over the subject of sanctification. Some well-intentioned ministers and laypeople are promoting a truncated view of the gospel, that is, one that heralds God's saving mercy in Christ, but greatly minimizes (or even disparages) God's call to Christian growth and holiness through biblical instruct...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: Week of June 1

Luke 6:17-26 1) How was Christ's healing ministry a preview of his coming Kingdom? 2) What does it mean that Christ's Kingdom was "inaugurated" with his ministry on earth? How does his future Kingdom "break into" "this present evil age"? 3) How is it possible that the past Word and work of Jesus can be actively applied to us today in a way that is truly meaningful and p...

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