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Testimony | Betty Laswell

April 20, 2017 by: SGCL Staff

Last Sunday we had the privilege of hearing a testimony from Betty Laswell. Betty has been attending our church for over 6 months and will become a member in a few weeks. We are so grateful for the gift that she is to SGCL!   Betty Laswell Testimony from SGCL... Keep Reading

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This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, The Surprise of Their Lives, given on April 16, 2017.   As two disciples gloomily walked the road to Emmaus three days after the crucifixion, they had no idea that they were in for the surprise of their lives. They w... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "The Surprise of Their Lives"

April 18, 2017 by: C.J. Mahaney

“Jesus does not overwhelm these two disciples by some spectacular revelation of himself…Instead, he interprets the Scriptures for them.” David Garland “I should have imagined that the Risen Lord would be independent of the Bible. But no! He c... Keep Reading

Holy Week Resources

April 11, 2017 by: Jeff Purswell

In the busy-ness of everyday life, it's easy to let Easter sneak up on us without much thought, preparation, or meditation. Despite its centrality, we can sometimes treat it as an after thought or just another Sunday. But whether we recognize it or not and whether we prepare for it or not, the fact remains that the events we remember during the Easter season are of pre-eminent importance for the Christian (I Corinthians 15:3). As we meditate and celebrate this week, we join a community of saints around the world and throughout the ages who have been saved and radically transformed by the death and resurrection of Jesus. ... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "Cries from the Cross | Part 2"

April 11, 2017 by: Jeff Purswell

“. . . his identity contracted to the point where the whole truth about him was that he was the sin of the world. He was carrying it, heaven held him answerable for it, and he was it. It was here, all of it, in his body (1 Pet. 2:24), being condemned in his fles... Keep Reading

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Cries from the Cross | Part 1, given on April 2, 2017.   As we prepare our hearts for Easter, we are setting aside two Sundays to direct our attention toward the cross. At Calvary, Jesus hung in agony as our substitu... Keep Reading

Sermon Quotes: "Cries from the Cross | Part 1"

April 4, 2017 by: C.J. Mahaney

“All of us treasure the final words of those we love or admire. But Jesus actual final words during his earthly life were not, in fact, collected in one place to form a farewell address. They are scattered in seven different places, three in the Gospel of Luke, ... Keep Reading

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Our Marching Order, given on March 26, 2017.   Because of the glory of what has been given to us in the gospel, Peter continues with a simple, familiar command. Echoing the words he personally heard our Savior say, h... Keep Reading

The Snare of Compare | Carolyn Mahaney

March 29, 2017 by: Brian Chesemore

On Saturday, the ladies of SGCL had the joy of gathering together to study God's word. Carolyn Mahaney spoke on "The Snare of Compare". You can listen to the audio here.   The Snare of Compare | Carolyn Mahaney from SGCLouisville on Vimeo.... Keep Reading

This post is based on Nathan Smith's sermon, A Song of Forgiveness, given on March 19, 2017.   The Psalms of Ascent are songs that the Israelites sang traveling from their homes to the Temple in Jerusalem. The songs were meant to fill their hearts with anticipa... Keep Reading