Defining Moments
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Defining Moments

The Christian life is characterized by following Jesus along “the narrow road” (Matthew 7:14). It is the right way, but not always the easy way. The world teaches us to take the “path of least resistance,” However, if we try to take short cuts, we can short-change ourselves and miss out on God’s perfect plan for our lives.

THE BLESSING CHALLENGE
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THE BLESSING CHALLENGE

Today we conclude “The Blessing Challenge” message series by studying the power of doing good to others. When we share a blessing with friends, fellow Christians, neighbors, and even our enemies, we can change the world. Good works are a natural response to the grace of God in our lives.

THE BLESSING CHALLENGE
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THE BLESSING CHALLENGE

Today we continue “The Blessing Challenge” message series by looking at the impact of failing to receive a blessing. When loved ones fail to bless us, it makes a difference. It can create bitterness or make blessing others difficult. With God’s help, however, we can “reverse the curse” by forgiving freely and accepting God’s adoption into His family.

THE BLESSING CHALLENGE
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THE BLESSING CHALLENGE

Today we continue “The Blessing Challenge” message series as we understand the importance of picturing a future of hope. Biblical blessings include prophesying about the future of the person being blessed. Forecasting such hopeful futures can give us the desire and the commitment to make them come true. Jesus began His ministry by driving out evil spirits, a sign of the hopeful future He was bringing to all who believed in Him as Savior.

THE BLESSING CHALLENGE
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THE BLESSING CHALLENGE

Welcome to worship at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries! Today we continue “The Blessing Challenge” message series by hearing about the importance of spoken words of blessing. Our words set the tone for every relationship and encounter with others. Our words can communicate the high value we place on those people whom we want to bless.

THE BLESSING CHALLENGE
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THE BLESSING CHALLENGE

Welcome to worship at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries! Today we continue “The Blessing Challenge” message series by studying the power of touch. When the Bible describes the act of blessing, it often includes meaningful, appropriate touch. Jesus did not just heal leprosy, He touched the leper, a blessing the diseased person never experienced from anyone else.

THE BLESSING CHALLENGE
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THE BLESSING CHALLENGE

Welcome to worship at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries! Today we celebrate Epiphany Sunday by beginning a new message series called “The Blessing Challenge.” God originated the practice of blessing people, and the way that He blesses us is the greatest model we can follow to bless others.

Christ Gives
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Christ Gives

Welcome to worship at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries! Merry Christmas! Today we celebrate the birthday of Jesus, Savior of the world, with familiar carols, special decorations, scripture readings and the conclusion of Pastor Burkey’s message series, “Unwrap the Gift of Christmas” with the message, “Christ Gives.” Jesus gave Himself for you and for me...

The Gift of Purpose-Filled Living
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The Gift of Purpose-Filled Living

Welcome to worship at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries! Today we continue the “Unwrap the Gift of Christmas” message series by examining “The Gift of Spirit-Filled Giving.” When the prophet Isaiah foretold the year of the Lord’s favor, little did he know the Messiah, Jesus, would quote his prophecy and apply it to Himself hundreds of years later.

Unwrap the Gift of Christmas
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Unwrap the Gift of Christmas

Welcome to worship at Christ Lutheran Church Ministries! Today we continue the “Unwrap the Gift of Christmas” message series by examining “The Gift of Spirit-Filled Giving.” John the Baptist foretold of a Messiah who would bring the Holy Spirit to all who believe in Him as the Savior of the world.