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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Resist Your Adversary"

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Resist Your Adversary,given on September 24, 2017. Have you ever faced a bully? You know, someone who tries to intimidate you? When you think of facing a bully, how do you feel (sad, angry, depressed, frightened)? How should our perspective change knowing that Jesus has already beaten the most ferocious bully we could ever fa...

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Sermon Quotes: "Resist Your Adversary"

"Worry is condemned, but watchfulness is demanded." Edmond Hiebert "One of the most dangerous things in the world would be to think that we are not in any danger, which is the mistake Peter made." Phil Ryken "Satan cannot ultimately destroy a Christian believer. But he is well able to destroy our assurance and our joy-our pleasure in the gospel. So we need to find in the...

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5 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part III

Here's a look back at the joyful 4th anniversary picnic we enjoyed last year. Join us as we gather on Sunday to celebrate God's faithfulness once again! iframe src="" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen/iframepa href=""4th Anniversary Picnic/a f...

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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "Because He Cares for You"

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, Because He Cares for You,given on September 17, 2017. Part of the Christian life is learning to like what God likes and want what God wants. One of the things God loves is humility. He smiles on His people when their lives are characterized by humility. Our culture doesn't understand this. Because they refuse to glorify God, ...

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5 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part II

Here's yet another glimpse of God's faithfulness over the past 5 years... Don't forget to join us this Sunday for our 5th Anniversary Picnic! Celebrating 2 Years of God's Faithfulness from SGCLouisville on Vimeo....

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Sermon Quotes: "Because He Cares For You"

"The temptation of the younger is impatience with the elders not perceiving the wisdom of the elders." Peter Davids "With such power and status at his disposal, we might have expected him to defeat the devil in an immediate and flashly confrontation, and to devastate Judas with an unstoppable blast of divine wrath. Instead, he washes his disciples feet, including the feet...

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5 Years of God's Faithfulness | Part 1

On September 24th, we will be gathering to celebrate 5 years of God's immense faithfulness to Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville. As we look forward to that celebration, we also want to look back and remember what He has done. About 5 years ago on September 30th, 2012, Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville met for its first official Sunday Morning Service. September 3...

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Sermon Quotes: "Shepherding God's Flock"

"The elders are to serve, not for their own satisfaction in the job, but as glad volunteers in God's service." J.N.D. Kelly "The greatest threat to your ministry, dear brothers, is that you lose your joy in God." John Piper "The elder has authority; he is called to exercise a shepherd's oversight. Christ the Chief Shepherd (5:4) has called him to exercise a shepherd's ca...

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Thursday Thoughts for Parents | "A Theology of Suffering"

This post is based on C.J. Mahaney's sermon, A Theology of Suffering,given on September 3, 2017. This week, CJ started his sermon with a question. Asking what we are afraid of leads to many answers, however the difficulties associated with suffering for the name of Jesus Christ rarely crosses the lips of a believer in our part of the world. But Peter reminds us that the...

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Sermon Quotes: "A Theology of Suffering"

"The lack of opposition to the twenty-first century church should be a matter of concern." Robert Mounce "When we suffer as Christians there is a sense in which we share in the sufferings of Christ. We partake of his sufferings, not by contributing to his atonement, but by following in his steps (2:21). As we suffer for Christ, we are linked to him. Our sufferings witness...

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