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Evident Grace Reverse Advent Effort

Evident Grace Reverse Advent Effort

EG Family and the Surrounding Community, This past Sunday, our deacons announced our December “Reverse Advent” effort. As you will see in the attached image, we are collecting canned and dried goods to replenish the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Often, local food banks are drained post-Christmas because of the demand and the decreased giving post-holiday season. We want to help eliminate their upcoming need. Our desire is to bring all the food collected to our December 23rd worship service, place…

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Sunday Recap for 12.02.18 The End of Shame

Sunday Recap for 12.02.18 The End of Shame

Sunday, December 2, 2018, Evident Grace looked at Isaiah 9:1-7: Isaiah 9:1 But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. 2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in…

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Sunday Recap for 11.25.18 Introduction to the Book of Romans

Sunday Recap for 11.25.18 Introduction to the Book of Romans

Introduction to the Book of Romans James Montgomery Boice: “We cling to man-centered, need-oriented teaching. And our churches show it! They are successful in worldly terms – big buildings, big budgets, big everything – but they suffer a poverty of the soul. All this means, in my judgment at least, that it is time to get back to the basic, life-transforming doctrines of Christianity – which is to say that is time to rediscover Romans.” 10th Pres Massive Church Swiss…

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Sunday Recap for 6.24.18 Big Idea: Every Knee Shall Bow and Every Tongue Confess that Jesus Christ is Lord

Sunday Recap for 6.24.18 Big Idea: Every Knee Shall Bow and Every Tongue Confess that Jesus Christ is Lord

Sunday, June 24, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 19: 1 Samuel 19:1 And Saul spoke to Jonathan his son and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, Saul’s son, delighted much in David. 2 And Jonathan told David, “Saul my father seeks to kill you. Therefore be on your guard in the morning. Stay in a secret place and hide yourself. 3 And I will go out and stand beside my father in…

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Sunday Recap for 06.10.18 Big Picture Question: How does your relationship with God radically affect every other relationship?

Sunday Recap for 06.10.18 Big Picture Question: How does your relationship with God radically affect every other relationship?

Sunday, June 10, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 18:1-16: 1 Samuel 18:1 As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. 2 And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house. 3 Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul. 4 And Jonathan stripped…

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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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When Nothing Goes Right in Worship

When Nothing Goes Right in Worship

This is our second post of worship observations. You can find our first here. This week, we talk about when things don’t go well – a common challenge for young churches. – At Evident Grace, we have been meeting for a year and a half. For church planters and church plants, a year and a half feels like five regular years. Each Sunday, you feel like you are taking giant leaps forward as you become more efficient in everything from…

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