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Best-laid Plans: A picture of God's provision

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BEGIN WITH YOUR HEART Ruth is all about God’s provision and faithfulness. Before you look in God’s Word, pray through each question below as a group. What do I need to praise God for today? What do I need to confess to God today? What do I need to hear from God on today? What...

Experience His Presence - Study #10

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PRESENCE FOREVER: What Sin Rejected, Grace Restores Sunday’s Teaching:  Though men in sin rejected the will and presence of God, it is the gracious will of the Father to restore the joy of His presence for those who return in faith.  Therefore, since I’ve been created to...

Experience His Presence - Study #8

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PRESENCE TREASURED: The Heart-Habit of God the Son Sunday’s Teaching:  When the presence of God is your daily life-line, time with God is relentlessly prioritized.  Secondary excuses for missing fall aside.  Long days and multiplying challenges motivate more connection, not...

Experience His Presence - study #7

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PRESENCE ACKNOWLEDGED: A God for All My Ways Sunday’s Teaching:  How surprising is it that the Lord would love to be acknowledged in “all our ways”?  Why?  Not because God is instrusive, but out of his love, He longs to “make our ways...

Experience His Presence - Study #6

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PRESENCE REWARDED: Sojourning with the Lord  Sunday’s Teaching:  Who is it that gets to take life’s journey with the intimate companionship of the Lord Himself?  This was the question for which this week’s teaching sought an answer.  Key Question:  O...

Experience His Presence - Study #5

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PRESENCE PURSUED: A Longing for God Sunday’s Teaching:  This week, we explored a prayerful song by the singer of Israel, David, rehearsing the wonderful benefits of a relationship with God and His presence in our lives.  A helpful exercise is to pause and remember the blessings...

Experience His Presence - Study #4

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Sunday’s Teaching:  This week, we found ourselves in the “tent of meeting” with Moses, in the presence of God. Perhaps it might surprise us to realize that there are times God can be frustrated with His people. In Exodus 33, Yahweh promises Moses that in leading the people...

Experience His Presence - Study #3

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Connect Group Study Week #3: January 20-26, 2018        PRESENCE DESIRED:  The Choice to Walk With God Sunday’s Teaching:  This week, we took a surprising look at a man named Enoch, who changed courses mid-stream.  Our teaching noted that many...

Experience His Presence - Study #2

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Sunday’s Teaching:  In the first of this teaching series, we were challenged, “God Is not far from you (cf. Acts 17:28)…and the only reason He is not closer may well be because we have kept Him at arm’s length.  But why?  Why would we do that when in His...

Experiencing His Presence - Study #1

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A GOD WHO DESIRES TO BE CLOSE Sunday’s Teaching:  We learned much about our God.  He is Triune (1 God, 3 Persons), relational, creatively powerful, personal.  When He created, He did so with the purpose of fostering life-giving RELATIONSHIPS – a relationship with Him...

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