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Weekly Confession: July 15th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently fail to search for and inquire carefully of the grace that is ours through the sufferings of Christ and subsequent glories so as...

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Weekly Confession: July 8th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently fail to live as those who have been born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, choosing...

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Communion Letter for July 1st

Dear Family at Christ Community, We will begin our new sermon series The Pilgrim Letters: 1st and 2nd Peter this coming Sunday. It is good for us to be nourished by the bread and cup as we begin this journey to remind us of what ultimately defines us both now and in the resurrection to come. Edmund Clowney in The Message of 1 Peter: The Way of the Cross describes us a...

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Confession of Sin: July 1st

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently fail to remember who we are in You, that we dwell in a fallen world for Your redemptive purposes in the power of the Holy Spir...

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Confession of Sin: June 24th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently fail in our spiritually dry seasons to remember Your faithfulness in our salvation (Psalm 42:1-6). We confess that we often f...

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Communion Letter for June 17th

Dear Family at Christ Community, As we conclude our series in Malachi this Sunday, we will again partake of the Lord's Table. The Table is a means of God's grace and through it He helps us to cling to Jesus. Clinging to Jesus is sometimes the best way to describe our Christian experience. We may be going through difficulties that tempt us to question, as the Israelite...

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Confession of Sin: June 10th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you toconfessoursinas Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of oursinand remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. Weconfessthat our confidence in You often wavers because we think more about our present earthly circumstances than Your promises about the future (Malachi 4:1-3). ...

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Baptism Letter: June 3rd

Dear Baptized Ones, During the month of June, we will have the privilege of witnessing several baptisms. Each baptism will remind us that the forgiveness we have all received from God is not a trick of the mind but a vivid reality; we really need to be cleansed of our sin, we really need to be raised to new life, and God really has done these things and we really are ...

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Confession of Sin: May 27th

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently distrust You as Protector and Provider (Malachi 3:6-12). We confess all of these things before You because You are faithful to fo...

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Confession of Sin: June 3rd

Gracious and Merciful Father, We come before you to confess our sin as Your redeemed and beloved children. May Your Spirit alone convict us of our sin and remind us of our pardon in Christ through repentance. We confess that we frequently speak hard words against You saying that righteousness is worthless and wickedness goes unpunished (Malachi 3:13-15). We confess th...

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