August 20th News: Jesus on the Cross– the Wrath of Man

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

Message: Jesus on the Cross- The Wrath of Men

This week, we will continue looking at the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life.

We are now with him on Golgotha- the site of his crucifixion. He will be on the cross for six hours. Sunday we will focus on the events that occur in the first three hours– a time one theologian has called “The Wrath of Man.” In spite of the pain, the evil, and the injustice, Jesus does incredible things.

To prepare, read Luke 23:33-43. You should also read Matthew 27:35-44, Mark 15:24-32, and John 19:18-27.

Many thanks to Dallas Stamper for preaching the last two weeks while we were visiting family and Michael Hasty for setting up the church.

REMEMBER:

We will have a potluck lunch after the service at the Hasty’s house. Bring something to share (if you can!) and join us. 

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 30th News: Jesus and Simon of Cyrene

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

Message: Jesus and Simon of Cyrene

Last week, we saw that Jesus was condemned to death by Pontius Pilate.

Now Jesus begins the journey to Golgotha for his execution by crucifixion. Along the way, we meet a pilgrim who had come to Jerusalem for the Passover. His name is Simon, and he will be forced to help Jesus carry his cross.

But this is not a chance meeting. God is at work amidst the evil surrounding everything that is happening.

If we move on too quickly from Simon of Cyrene, we will miss the miracle.

To prepare, read Mark 15:21… And then come Sunday to see how God can work all things out for good in spite of the circumstances.

 

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!

_______________________________

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 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!

_______________________________

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

_______________________________

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

________________________________

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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