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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Our Marching Order"

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, he reminds us that just as God loved us, we are to love one another. Read 1 Peter 1:22-25 The call to love one ...

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The Snare of Compare | Carolyn Mahaney

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....

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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "A Song of Forgiveness"

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 anticipation and wonder for all God had done for them. As a Psalm that reminds us of our own sin and the magnificent grac...

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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Something Strange and Wonderful"

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Something Strange and Wonderful, given on March 12, 2017. Having just celebrated the magnificent saving work performed on our behalf by God Himself, Peter now transitions. Verse 13 begins with a "therefore." In light of the unthinkable magnitude of all that God has done, this is how we, as His children, should respond. Specific...

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Testimony | Aaron & Andrea Beane

A few weeks ago we had the privilege of hearing a testimony from Aaron and Andrea Beane. Aaron is a student at the Sovereign Grace Pastors College and the Beanes are preparing to plant a church in North Carolina along with Joshua and Michelle Earl. The Lord has done marvelous things in Aaron and Andrea's lives and we are so grateful to have them at SGCL during this season....

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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Your Unusual Story"

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Your Unusual Story, given on March 5, 2017. As Peter continues to minister to his readers, he reminds them of the wonder of their salvation. Though times might be tough, there is reason for ultimate rejoicing because of what God has wrought in their lives. Peter reminds his readers, and us, that we should never lose sight of th...

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Sermon Quotes: "Your Unusual Story"

"Which means that Christ, the Son of God in heaven, has been contemplating his suffering and his death for us for centuries. Indeed as far back as the plan of salvation reaches in the mind of God, so far back has Christ been willing and ready to give himself for our sins. You were not loved for just a bloody moment of sacrifice in history. You have been loved for endless a...

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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Painful Yet Purposeful"

This post is based on CJ Mahaney's sermon, Painful Yet Purposeful, given on February 26, 2017. Suffering is a theme that is woven throughout the fabric of Peter's letter to those under his pastoral care. They were in pain. They were poor, grieving, and exiled from their native land. Ever the pastor, Peter, writes to remind them that their suffering is not in vain; it ha...

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