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Sunday Worship Services
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 August 2014

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Recovering the Lost Treasure of Evening Worship

Recovering the Lost Treasure of Evening Worship I once heard of an elderly Christian woman who had much difficulty walking due to chronic arthritis. Despite her condition, she faithfully attended morning and evening worship every Lord's Day. When asked about how she always managed to come to both services, she responded by saying, "My heart gets there first, and my legs j...

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Sermon Discussion Questions - August 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014: AMLuke 8:40-561) What have we learned so far about Christology (who Christ is) from Luke's Gospel?2) Regarding the woman Jesus healed, why were her problems more than just physical?3) What is the significance of Jesus calling the woman "daughter"? What did he mean by saying that her faith saved her?4) Why did Jesus tell the woman "God in peace"? Wh...

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Sermon Discussion Questions - August 17, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014: AMLuke 8:22-39 1) Why is giving praise to God central to the heart of Christians?2) What is significant about Jesus falling asleep in the boat?3) Why did Jesus have to be both God and man?4) What is significant about Jesus' rebuke and control of the storm?5) What are the three things that Pastor Jon pointed out regarding the significance of the st...

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Word-Centered Prayer

Word-Centered Prayer Prayer is a sincere expression of our utter dependance upon God, an expression of our humble reliance upon God's immeasurable power, infinite wisdom, and sovereign mercy. It is a means by which we commune with God. Prayer is more than just talking with God, it is worship. We can understand, then, why the Apostle Paul exhorted the early Church to "pray...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: August 10

Sunday, August 10, 2014: AMLuke 8:16-21 1) What is the difference between what you hear and how you hear?2) What are some things that characterize how we should hear the Word of God?3) Why should we come to hear God's Word expectantly?4) What part should reverence and humility play in the way we hear God's Word?5) In vv. 19-21, what do we learn about Kingdom priorities?6)...

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Love God, Like Sports

Love God, Like Sports Growing up the son of a prominent sportswriter in Northern California, sports were a significant part of my upbringing. My dad wrote for the San Jose Mercury News for 33 years and covered a wide variety of sporting events during that time. He covered the San Francisco Forty Niners and the Oakland Raiders for several years, and later focused on profes...

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Sermon Discussion Questions - August 8, 2014

Sunday, August 3, 2014: AMLuke 8:1-15 1) What is significant about the "band of sisters" mentioned in this passage? What does this help teach us about the role of women in the church?2) Why did Jesus speak in parables?3) What are the characteristics of the "unmoved" or "disinterested" hearer?4) What did Pastor Jon mean by the "emotional" hearer?5) Who is the "distracted" ...

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