July 23rd News: Jesus Before Pilate– Jesus and Barabbas

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours That Changed The World

Message: Jesus Before Pilate- Jesus and Barabbas

It is now mid-morning. Jesus has been to Pilate, was sent to Herod, and is now sent back to Pilate. The trial is about to reach its climax. And a new character is thrust into the action. His name is Barabbas and he plays an unsuspecting role in this divine drama. Although Pilate continues to proclaim Jesus’ innocence, the religious leaders are unwavering: They will settle for nothing less that a death sentence.

To prepare, read John 18:39-19:16.

Also, I want to thank everyone who participated in our potluck gathering last Tuesday. It was a blast with some pretty amazing food and fellowship.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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G2F Bible Study

The Bible study is currently on a summer break. Stay tuned for monthly potluck get togethers!

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Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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July 16th News: Jesus Before Pilate– What Is Truth?

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours That Changed The World

Message: Jesus Before Pilate- What Is Truth?

It is now early morning. The sun has just come up and the religious leaders now present Jesus to the Roman authorities. They begin with Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. In this first exchange with Pilate, Jesus responds to the governor’s questions. When Pilate discovers that Jesus is from Galilee, he sends the prisoner to Herod for judgement.

As we walk with Jesus through his time before the civil authorities, we continue to see that they can find no charge against him. Yet, the trial continues. We also see that Jesus cannot be ignored. Everyone must deal with the carpenter from Nazareth- and that is true today as well.

To prepare, read John 18:28-38 and Luke 23:10-12.

Also, we are having a Summer Potluck Dinner this Tuesday (July 18th) from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Haupt’s house (1317 Conrad Lane, Virginia Beach, 23454). If you can, bring some food to share and join us!

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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G2F Summer POTLUCK Dinner

Join us this Tuesday, July 18th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Haupt’s house. Bring something to share and enjoy some time together.

Haupt’s Address: 1317 Conrad Lane, Virginia Beach

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G2F Bible Study

The Bible study is currently on a summer break. Stay tuned for monthly potluck get togethers!

_______________________________

Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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July 9th News: Jesus Before Caiaphas

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours That Changed The World

Message: Jesus Before Caiaphas

After Annas, the former high priest, could not find anything with which to charge Jesus, Jesus is sent to Caiaphas the current High Priest. With him are members of the Sanhedrin and they continue to search for something to charge against Jesus.

In this second Jewish/religious trial, we see the frustration of the religious leaders and the calm determination of Jesus.

To prepare, read Matthew 26:57-67 and Mark 14:53-65. You will see that these accounts are similar with one small difference (that is very important).

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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G2F Summer POTLUCK Dinner

Join us on Tuesday, July 18th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Haupt’s house. Bring something to share and enjoy some time together.

Haupt’s Address: 1317 Conrad Lane, Virginia Beach

_______________________________

G2F Bible Study

The Bible study is currently on a summer break. Stay tuned for monthly potluck get togethers!

_______________________________

Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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July 2nd News: Jesus Before Annas

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours That Changed The World

Message: Jesus Before Annas

This week we see the first of 6 trials Jesus must go through on his way to the cross. As he stands before Annas, the former High Priest, he is questioned to determine a charge against him. Jesus and Annas have a history and this plays a role in this particular trial.

To prepare, read John 18:12-14 and 18:19-24. Also, read John 2:13-22 and Matthew 21:12-17. Although these may seem unrelated to John 18 they are not. Come this Sunday and see why.

 

 

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

________________________________

G2F Bible Study

The Bible study is currently on a summer break. Stay tuned for monthly potluck get togethers!

_______________________________

Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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June 25th News: Jesus Is Arrested

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours That Changed The World

Message: Jesus Is Arrested

This week we return to the Garden of Gethsemane and find a large group of people looking for Jesus. They are ready for a fight and a hunt– expecting Jesus to run or hide. Jesus, however, does neither.

When Jesus is arrested we will see his glory, his power, and his love against a backdrop of evil, injustice, and betrayal.

To prepare, read John 18:1-11. You can also read the account in the other three gospels: Matt. 26:47-56; Mark 14:43-52; and Luke 22:47-53.

I encourage you to read each of these passages and see how Jesus moves purposefully to the cross.

Reminder! We have moved to a new location…

We meet every Sunday at 10:00 AM at School of Rock in Virginia Beach, located a block from Great Neck Rd (Corner Great Neck and Mill Dam).

Grace2F @ School of Rock
1552 Mill Dam Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

________________________________

G2F Bible Study

The Bible study is currently on a summer break. Stay tuned for monthly potluck get togethers!

_______________________________

Prayer Ministry

Do you need prayer? Our prayer ministry wants to pray for you! Look for Prayer Request cards by the offering basket. Fill one out and put it in the offering basket– or find the prayer table after the service and pray with someone.

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