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The author of this letter to the Romans is written by the Apostle Paul and he urges us to consider that, Christian living grows out of something. God calls us to make a choice about the way that we live for Him. We concluded, as we introduced this study last week, that knowing and understanding…

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Can we ask this question this morning…are you in a place where you can view God’s mercy? Consider the mercies of God… Think about them…Are you in a place where you can view God’s mercy? Or is there something obstructing your view? Is there a pain of the past you can’t get by? Is there…

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As we continue our study through the Book of Esther we come across sins, mistakes and tragedies. How do we make sense of them? How do we make sense of them, especially when it seems as though God is absent? Taking Today’s Talk Home: *Read Esther chapters 1-3. **Think about the sins, mistakes and tragedies…

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As we continue to week 2 of our study through Esther, we see how decisions begin to define the destiny of those characters we have been introduced to so for in historical account of the Old Testament. Taking Sunday’s Talk Home:  *Read Esther 1 &2. **Think about King Xerxes behavior after his bad decisions made…

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On Sunday, we began a brand new collection of talks through the Old Testament Book of Esther: An Unlikely Queen & An Unseen King. Follow the collection of talks by going to www.roseburgfcc.org/sermons. Taking Sunday’s Talk Home: *Read Esther 1. **Think about what was missing as we study chapter one. Evaluate your priorities for today…

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Taking Today’s Talk Home:  *Read Proverbs 4:23. **Think about this verse and the areas of your heart that need protection. Read and seek to memorize it throughout the week. ***Pray that God would guard your heart against bitterness, resentment and unforgiveness. Forgiveness can be defined as letting go of a hurt, while unforgiveness could be…

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As we continue in this collection of talks, ‘One Another’, we look at the New Testament idea of SERVING one another… Taking Today’s Talk Home:  *Read Romans chapter 12. **Think about all the commands that are used in this chapter. Make a list of every command you can find. (for example: Romans 12:1 ‘give your…

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Taking Sunday’s Talk Home: In Sunday’s talk we discuss caring for one another. *Read Colossians 3:12-14. **Think about what Paul asks us to clothe ourselves with. ***Pray that God would fill you with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience and (above all) with love. ****Every day this week begin by ‘clothing’ yourself with compassion, kindness, humility,…

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R E A D / / T H I N K / / P R A Y Taking Today’s Talk Home: The prerequisite to loving one another is embracing God’s love. 1 John 3:23 (NIV) And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another…

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Taking Today’s Talk Home:  On Sunday we discussed the four most prevalent reasons why people avoid being committed to a community of faith. The reasons are short and simple. The stories behind these reasons are not. These reasons can be deep seeded and difficult to unpack in one setting. The reasons we discussed on Sunday…

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