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Weekly Confession: Jan. 6th

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 are sometimes blind to the full power of Jesus being the all-sufficient Lamb of God who takes away the guilt, shame, and penalty of our sin...

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Communion Letter: Dec. 30th

Dear Family at Christ Community, This Sunday will be the last in our Advent Series from Genesis as we delve into God's restoration and transformation of Abram and Sarai to Abraham and Sarah in Genesis 17. In Genesis 16, it appeared that the axe had been laid to the root of the covenant tree through the sin of Abram and Sarai. However, God reveals yet again His persist...

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Weekly Confession: Dec. 30th

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 walk blamelessly before You in Christ (Gen. 17:1-8). We confess that we have often neglect...

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Weekly Confession: Dec. 23rd

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 sometimes reject our calling to be a blessing to others through sharing the Gospel of Christ in word and deed (Genesis 12:1-3). We confess ...

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Weekly Confession: Dec. 16th

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 sometimes try to make a name for ourselves and selfishly control the direction of our lives according to what we want (Genesis 11:1-4). ...

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Weekly Confession: Dec. 9th

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 we often set our hearts on whatever we find attractive rather than seeking first your Kingdom and glory (Genesis 6:1-10). Weconfessthat we frequently fai...

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Communion Letter: Dec. 2nd

Dear Family at Christ Community, In worship this Sunday, we have the joy of celebrating the baptisms of Jack and Caleb Clemens after which we will join them at the Lord's Table. Their baptisms will bear witness to the redemptive power of Jesus Christ to repair the various relationships fractured in the Fall. This will prove especially fitting given our sermon text fro...

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Communion Letter: Nov. 18th

Dear Family at CCC, This Sunday we will finish our series through 1 2 Peter and celebrate the Lord's Supper together. Our status as elect exiles means that Peter's closing call that we continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ is both comforting and urgent. It is comforting because our electionGod's choosing usassures us that He loves us and really wi...

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Weekly Confession: Nov. 18th

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 sometimes doubt the ultimate victory of Christ over the powers of evil (Genesis 3:14-15). We confess that we often fail to recognize that the ...

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Baptism Letter: Nov. 11th

Dear Baptized Ones, This coming Sunday we have the joyous opportunity to celebrate God's promised love in Christ through Becca Lapcevic's baptism. She confessed within the last year or so that she is saved in Christ alone by faith alone through God's grace alone. Her baptism will signify and seal outwardly what has become for her an eternal inward reality through the ...

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