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Evident Grace Sunday Recap for 05/27/18 – Defending the Honor of God

Evident Grace Sunday Recap for 05/27/18 – Defending the Honor of God

1 Samuel 17:1 Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle. And they were gathered at Socoh, which belongs to Judah, and encamped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim. 2 And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered, and encamped in the Valley of Elah, and drew up in line of battle against the Philistines. 3 And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with a…

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Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 05.20.18 Big Picture Question: What does God use to accomplish His will?

Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 05.20.18 Big Picture Question: What does God use to accomplish His will?

Sunday, May 20, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 16:14-23: 1 Samuel 16:14 Now the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and a harmful spirit from the Lord tormented him. 15 And Saul’s servants said to him, “Behold now, a harmful spirit from God is tormenting you. 16 Let our lord now command your servants who are before you to seek out a man who is skillful in playing the lyre, and when the harmful spirit from…

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Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 05/13/18 Big Picture Question: How Does God See Differently Than We Do?

Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 05/13/18 Big Picture Question: How Does God See Differently Than We Do?

Sunday, May 13, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 16:1-13: 1 Samuel 16:1 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.” 2 And Samuel said, “How can I go? If Saul hears it, he will kill me.” And…

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Evident Grace Sunday Recap 5.06.18 Sunday Recap Why is Repentance So Powerful?

Evident Grace Sunday Recap 5.06.18 Sunday Recap Why is Repentance So Powerful?

Sunday, May 6th, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 15:24-35: 1 Samuel 15:24 Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned, for I have transgressed the commandment of the Lord and your words, because I feared the people and obeyed their voice. 25 Now therefore, please pardon my sin and return with me that I may bow before the Lord.” 26 And Samuel said to Saul, “I will not return with you. For you have rejected the word of…

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Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 04/29/18 Better to Obey Than to Sacrifice

Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 04/29/18 Better to Obey Than to Sacrifice

Sunday, April 29, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 15:16-23: 1 Samuel 15:16 Then Samuel said to Saul, “Stop! I will tell you what the Lord said to me this night.” And he said to him, “Speak. 17 And Samuel said, “Though you are little in your own eyes, are you not the head of the tribes of Israel? The Lord anointed you king over Israel. 18 And the Lord sent you on a mission and said, ‘Go,…

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Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 04/22/18 Giving Thanks

Evident Grace Sunday Recap from 04/22/18 Giving Thanks

Good Morning Friends, Typically, this is a summary of this past week’s sermon, but Sunday’s sermon was brief as was the service.  We did look at Acts 2, and you can find the audio and video online.  We followed the sermon with a beautiful baptism and our quarterly Town Hall meeting.  Look for an email with audio and video links from the Town Hall in the next few days. Right now, I want to say thank you to everyone at…

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Pastor and Author Randy Nabors to Speak at Evident Grace Fellowship’s Particularization Service

Pastor and Author Randy Nabors to Speak at Evident Grace Fellowship’s Particularization Service

Evident Grace Fellowship (PCA) is excited to announce that national speaker and author, Randy Nabors, will be speaking at their particularization service on August 2nd.  A particularization service is when a new church recognizes and ordains its first elders. Nabors is pastor emeritus of New City Fellowship in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  He presently serves as Urban and Mercy Ministries Coordinator for Mission to North America for the Presbyterian Church in America. A graduate of Covenant College and Covenant Theological Seminary, he has…

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Evident Grace Particularizes 08/02

Evident Grace Particularizes 08/02

Not only will Evident Grace Fellowship have their first worship service at Courthouse Road Elementary on August 2nd, we will also have our particularization service at Hope Presbyterian (EPC) that evening. What in the world is a particularization service?   By definition, particularization is the process of recognizing something as individual.  Here is what that means for us.  EG was started by New Life in Christ Church, PCA (NLIC) and Hope of Christ Church, PCA (HoC) with the support of…

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3 Resources From Our 43rd General Assembly

3 Resources From Our 43rd General Assembly

In our last blog post, we looked at why should Ruling and Teaching Elders leaving their churches for a week, travel hours away, and vote on motions and even obscure points of theology each year.  Many of you will never attend General Assembly unless is again return to Virginia (in 2012 it was in Virginia Beach).  Gordon and I don’t want what happens in our denomination to be disconnected from our local expression here in Spotsylvania, VA. To that end…

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The Essential Nature of General Assembly for the Church

The Essential Nature of General Assembly for the Church

Why should Ruling and Teaching Elders leaving their churches for a week, travel hours away, and vote on motions and even obscure points of theology each year? When I (Gordon) became a Ruling Elder some 15 years ago, I thought that General Assembly was at best a boondoggle and at worst a boring use of time. However, my attitude soon changed. While General Assembly does offer great opportunities for fun, and there are some tedious moments of Robert’s Rules of…

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