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604 Pitt St. Mt. Pleasant)
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Moultrie Middle School
645 Coleman Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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Archives for May 2015

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Sermon Discussion Questions: May 24, 2015

Sunday, May 24th, 2015: AMPsalm 2 How do the nations rage against God? How do we as individuals do the same?Why does God laugh at the nations? Why should this encourage us?How does Psalm 2 point to Christ?What does it mean to "kiss the Son"?What are the consequences of how we respond to the Son-King? Sunday, May 24th 2015: PMPsalm 119:97-105 What is antinomianism? What ...

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God's Law & the Christian

Alan Jacobs, in his delightful little book entitled The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), challenges the notion that reading good literature improves a person's character. He quotes the eighteenth-century scientist G.C. Lichtenberg who wrote, "A book is like a mirror: if a [donkey] looks in, you can't expect an apostle t...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: May 17th, 2015

Sunday, May 17th, 2015: AM
Psalm 1 What should we keep in mind when studying the psalms?How do the psalms "take us by the hand and lead us to Christ" as Pastor Jon said?What does the Blessed Man not do? How is this instructive for us?What is significant about the progression in vv. 1-2? Why should this be a warning for us?What does characterize the Blessed Man? Why is h...

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Taking Vows Seriously

TAKING VOWS SERIOUSLY Our lives would be much better off if we simply took our vows seriously. The breakdown of marriage, family, and faith can easily be attributed to a lack of faithfulness to important vows. We are quick to make them, but slow to keep them. We are guilty of making piecrust promiseseasily made, easily broken. Followers of Christ, however, should take vow...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: May 10th, 2015

Sunday, May 10th 2015: AMLuke 13:31-35 How is Jesus a wonderful example of both courage and compassion?How does the world often view Christ? How is this often different than the biblical picture of Jesus?Why did Christ call Herod a "fox"?Why does Jesus talk about "today and tomorrow"?Why does Christ express sadness over Jerusalem? Sunday, May 10th, 2015: PMActs 2:42; 1 T...

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The Real Struggle

THE REAL STRUGGLE The foundational doctrines of election and predestination may be troubling to those who have never been seriously exposed to them. Perhaps you have been thinking to yourself, "The doctrine on the sovereignty of God in election cannot be right. The God I have known and worshipped all of these years would never elect some unto everlasting life and pass ove...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: May 3rd, 2015

Sunday, May 3rd 2015: AMLuke 13:18-30 What did Pastor Jon mean when he said that Jesus not only preached the good news, but he is the good news?What was likely the wrong assumption behind the question in vs. 23?What is the narrow door? Why is it narrow?Why does Christ tell his audience to "strive"? How does this apply to us?Why will there be some who will end up standing ...

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The Cross: A Magnification of God’s Love

The Cross: A Magnification of God's Love The Gospel never gets old ... never. How can it, if we really understand our nature's wicked, depraved, and helpless condition, and the lengths to which Christ went to save us from divine judgement? Jesus was brutally nailed to the cross because of our sins. The Son of God bled and died for us. He willingly received the wrath and c...

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