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MATERIAL FOR FEASTING, FELLOWSHIP & FLOURISHING-11

In June 2019 at CCU Steven Gounder preached a sermon on John 6:41-71 (see passage below). Steven’s main point was based on verses 44 to 45. He explained from these verses that none of us can believe in Jesus using our own strength or knowledge. It is God who draws us and teaches us. Only…
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MATERIAL FOR FEASTING, FELLOWSHIP & FLOURISHING-10

10-Minute Version If you are a Christian, Jesus has clothed you. In armour. Armour that protects you against the devil’s schemes. Jesus changed you to fit into that cross-shaped armour and now all you need to do is stand in his strength. So: when things get tough, remember whose you are. Don’t lose hope. Jesus…
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Ephesians 6

Ephesians 6:1-9 6 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”[a] 4 Fathers,[b] do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of…
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MATERIAL FOR FEASTING, FELLOWSHIP & FLOURISHING-9

10-Minute Version The Bible is the story of God’s marriage to an unfaithful spouse. God, the faithful spouse, sought out the unfaithful spouse. Through Jesus’ death God then became that unfaithful spouse's prince, made her His forever bride, and rejoiced over her. Now in Ephesians 5:31-32 Paul quotes Genesis 2:24: “Therefore a man shall leave…
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