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April 29: Celebrating God's Grace Together

We will take a break from our Matthew series this week in order to celebrate the launch of Christ Church Rolesville. Below is a summary of what Tom and Daniel will preach about this Sunday, as well as some questions to help you think about our gathering and discuss it with others after the service....

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April 22: Jesus Christ - A Coming King, Matthew 3:1-12

Read this sermon summary in order to prepare you heart and mind for the service on Sunday, April 22. We will be continuing our series in Matthew, observing how John the Baptist preached repentance in order to prepare people for Jesus Christ, the coming King. Consider whether or not you are practicing repentance as a citizen of the new kingdom that Jesus has established....

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Sisters in Christ Upcoming Events

Join us on Friday, May 11 from 7-9pm in the youth room for a time of fellowship and encouragement from the Word. Also, 'Sisters in Christ' will be hosting a summer book reading and discussion. This year we will be discussing the book 'When People are Big and God is Small' by Edward Welch....

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April 15: Jesus Christ-A Despised King, Matthew 2:13-23

This week we will continue the Matthew series, learning in 2:13-23 about Jesus' family fleeing to Egypt to escape persecution, and how God provided for the fulfillment of the promises through Christ. Please use the worship preparation here to prepare your family for worship on Sunday morning....

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April 8 - A New People in a New Day: 2 Corinthians 5:16-18

Sermon Summary Easter is more than just a celebration of death being defeated. The resurrection of the Son of Man has inaugurated a whole new age. Christ has set into motion the beginnings of the fulfillment of God's promise to make a new heaven and new earth. But for now we live in the overlapping of ages where the new creation has begun and the old creation is fading. I...

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April 1 - Like a Grain of Wheat: John 12:20-26

As we gather for the Palm Sunday service, Tom will take a break from our study in Matthew and turn instead to John's gospel. In the text for this week Jesus reveals that the path to glory is through suffering and even death. Of course he was speaking primarily of his own death the following week, although he was also establishing a pattern of suffering and glory for all wh...

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Preparing Our Hearts for Easter

Take a few moments this week to prepare your hearts and minds by remembering all that Christ has done on our behalf and for the glory of his Father. Remember the depths of your sin and the heights of God's grace and mercy in Christ. He is the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through him (John 14:6)....

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March 25: Jesus Christ: The Shepherd King: Matthew 2:1-12

This week at Christ Covenant, Tom will continue in the series Matthew: Promises Kept. The text for this week records how Jesus was received and worshiped not first of all by Jews, but by Gentiles who were strangers to the promise of the Messiah. To receive Christ is not simply to be aware of him, but to have a heart that is devoted to him....

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1 John and The Expulsive Power of a New Affection

We have been going through the letter of 1 John in our adult education class currently. This week we come to the familiar verses about that command "Do not love the world!" What does that mean? Are we supposed to eschew everything around us and retreat into spiritual hermitage? Certainly not! We are to move within the world with new affections that are fixed not on the thi...

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March 18: Jesus Christ-God With Us: Matthew 1:18-25

This week at Christ Covenant, Tom will continue in the series Matthew: Promises Kept. The text for this week proclaims the birth and the naming of our promised Savior, who has come to save us from our sins. Take some time to read the text and consider the sermon summary....

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