Follow Me: Greater Things

September 3, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Follow Me

Message: Greater Things

In John 14:12, Jesus says:

Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. 

This is a pretty amazing statement by Jesus. What does he mean? Do we actually experience this? If not, how come?

As we begin this series, we are challenged to be open to the fact that Jesus calls us to much more than most of us experience.

September 3,  2017| Part 1: Greater Things| Sermon | Virginia Beach Church | Right Click This Link To Download Audio

Jesus On the Cross-The Wrath of God

August 27, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours that Changed the World

Message: Jesus on the Cross-The Wrath of God

During the final 3 hours Jesus is on the cross, Jesus experiences the wrath of God. What does that mean? What happened? Why is it important to me?

August 27,  2017| Part 10: Jesus on the Cross-The Wrath of God

| Sermon | Virginia Beach Church | Right Click This Link To Download Audio

Jesus On the Cross-The Wrath of Man

August 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: Walking with Jesus– 24 Hours that Changed the World

Message: Jesus on the Cross-The Wrath of Man

During the first 3 hours Jesus is on the cross, we see several interactions with people around him. In these, we continue to see evil and injustice, but also God’s glorious love.

August 20,  2017| Part 9: Jesus on the Cross-The Wrath of Man

| Sermon | Virginia Beach Church | Right Click This Link To Download Audio

March 13th News: “Forgive Us Our Trespasses…”

March 11, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Lord’s Prayer.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses As We Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us

This week we continue to look at forgiveness– God’s towards us and us towards others. Last week we looked at the story of David. This week, we will look at another well know person from Scripture- the apostle Peter.

We know a lot about Peter. He had ups and downs (just like us). He moves quickly from great faith to great fear (just like us). He spends a lifetime learning about forgiveness (just like us).

We are going to be talking about a lot of stories about Peter this week… To prepare you an read Matthew 26:31-35; Luke 22:54-62; John 21:1-19.

Also, THIS SATURDAY NIGHT WE SPRING FORWARD!!!!! Move your clocks AHEAD 1 HOUR BEFORE YOU GO TO BED.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Grace2F Bible Study

Each Wednesday we meet in the Fellowship Hall of Faith Community Church. The study starts at 7:00pm and goes until around 8:30pm. We will be discussing the sermon topic from the previous Sunday.

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Russell House Ministry

Sunday, March 20th at 2:00pm

Join us at the church service at Russell House to minister to the men and woman who attend.

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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.

March 6th News: “Forgive Us Our Trespasses…”

March 5, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Lord’s Prayer.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

Jesus makes it clear in the Lord’s prayer that we desperately need God. We need his provision (daily bread) and our loving Father generously provides. This Sunday we see that we also need his pardon (forgiveness) on a regular basis. Our loving Father generously pardons as well.

That can be easy to understand in our head (intellectually), but very difficult to understand in our heart (emotionally). But we must. That’s why Jesus includes the phrase, “And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us” in his model for prayer.

How are you doing in the area of forgiving others? How are you doing in the area of being forgiven by God. They are intimately related– and Jesus give us the order for true forgiveness to happen.

To prepare, read 2 Samuel 11 and 12. This is the story of a great man of God who learns about forgiveness in a way that changes him forever.

We will also celebrate the Lord’s Supper together this Sunday.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

________________________________

Grace2F Bible Study

Each Wednesday we meet in the Fellowship Hall of Faith Community Church. The study starts at 7:00pm and goes until around 8:30pm. We will be discussing the sermon topic from the previous Sunday.

________________________________

Russell House Ministry

Sunday, March 20th at 2:00pm

Join us at the church service at Russell House to minister to the men and woman who attend.

________________________________

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.