3-Week Series: Double Blessing

Sermon Series
  • 1. The Church Is

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2019
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    This is the first message in a series about becoming the church Jesus intended and we will begin by looking at several the church is statements. In this message we will unpack the truths that the church is - Christ's; The Called Out Ones; Maple Grove; The Body Of Christ

    The Church Is… Video – This Is Church (sermon spice) Good Morning Maple Grove! NOW THIS MORNING - we are kicking off a brand new series called, “Becoming The Church He Intended.” AND – that makes sense, right? THAT - seems like a logical and worthy pursuit for us, wouldn’t you agree? I MEAN ...read more

  • 2. The Church Is (Part 2)

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
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    In this message we will unpack the truths that the Church is - the flock of God, the bride of Christ and the family of God!

    The Church Is… #BecomingTheChurchHeIntended 2000 years ago while in the region of Caesarea Philippi, Peter looked Jesus in the eyes and said… “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God!” And Jesus responded, “Simon son of Jonah, you are blessed because flesh and blood did not reveal this to ...read more

  • 3. The Church Is... (Part 3)

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
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    In the message we will unpack the truths that the Church is - the Temple of God and the promised Messianic Kingdom!

    The Church Is… #BecomingTheChurchHeIntended Welcome To Our Church Video (sermon spice) NOW – if that does not get you fired up about His church, I don’t know what to do you…. As my pastor said when I was stationed in Newport News, “if that does not get you fired up, your woods wet.” OKAY MGCC – ...read more

  • 4. Birth

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
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    In this message we will look at the birth of the church in Acts chapter 2.

    Birth #BecomingTheChurchHeIntends In the beginning God (the One who is, and was and is to come) created EVERYTHING… HE created; • Galaxies – millions of them • Stars – trillions • HE created our planet and He filled it with breath-taking beauty… sunrises, sunsets, oceans, mountains, rivers, ...read more

  • 5. Devoted

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
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    In this message we will see that the church Jesus intends is made up of people who are devoted to the apostles teaching, to the fellowship, to the breaking of the bread and to prayer.

    Devoted #BecomingTheChurchHeIntends NOW - I want to start off our conversation this morning with what is arguably one of the most powerful passages in the entire Bible about Jesus… who He is and what He accomplished. It is found in Colossians chapter one. SO… MGCC R U ready to hear some ...read more

  • 6. Crucified Followers

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
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    In this message we will see that the church Jesus intended is made not of fans, but crucified followers.

    Crucified Followers #BecomingTheChurchHeIntended Francis Chan opens up the 7th chapter of his book letters to the church with this Scripture I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son ...read more

  • 7. Not So Fast

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2019
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    In this message we will slow and dive deeper into the cost of following Jesus...

    Not So Fast #BecomingTheChurchHeIntended OKAY SO – we are in this series. An extremely important one. AND – so far in this series we have seen that the church that Jesus intended IS… • His Body • His Bride • His Family • His Flock • God’s Temple • The promised messianic kingdom • The ‘Called ...read more

  • 8. Belong

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2019
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    In this message we will see that the church that Jesus intended is made up of people who are living their lives on mission - and a life lived on mission begins with BELONG.

    BELONG #BecomingTheChurchHeIntended I want to start off our time today by reading three passages that pretty much set up where we are heading this morning. The first is from Isaiah chapter 43… But now, O Jacob, listen to the Lord who created you. Great advice btw to listen to the Lord, the one ...read more

  • 9. Grow - Part One

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2019
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    In this conversation we will begin discussing habits that will help you grow spiritually. In this message we will discuss the spiritual growth habits of - Regular Church Attendance, Doing Life Together and Spending Time In God's Word.

    GROW #BecomingTheChurchHeIntended HEY… LISTEN… It’s true God is BIGGER than you think He is… AS DAVID – wrote in Psalm 145… Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! No one can measure his greatness. – Psalm 145:3 AND B/S – because of that greatness (that bigness) your doubts and fears ...read more

  • 10. Grow (Part Two)

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2019
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    In this message we will unpack the spiritual growth habits of prayer and having a quiet time.

    GROW (The Habits of Prayer and Quiet Time) Whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may ...read more

  • 11. Grow (Part Three, The Habit Of Giving)

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2019
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    In this message we will discuss everyone's favorite spiritual growth habit... The habit of GIVING...

    Grow The Habit Of Giving When they grew up, Abel became a shepherd, while Cain cultivated the ground.3 When it was time for the harvest, Cain presented some of his crops as a gift to the LORD. Abel also brought a gift—the best portions of the firstborn lambs from his flock. The LORD accepted Abel ...read more

  • 12. Serve

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2019
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    In this message we will see that in order to live our live on mission we must SERVE, using our unique talents and gifts to make the body stronger.

    SERVE Good morning MGCC!... Welcome to His Church! Welcome to the family of God, the body and bride of Christ! Welcome to the temple of God, the promised messianic Kingdom and the hope of the not only the world but the hope of every single person drawing breath in this room this ...read more

  • 13. Engage (Compassion, From Careless To Caremore)

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2019
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    In this message we talk about how if we want to become the church HE intended that we need to ENGAGE our lost and hurting world with acts of compassion.

    ENGAGE – Compassion From Careless To Caremore Jesus (your Savior King) spoke the following words in what many refer to as His inaugural address on the mountainside by the Sea of Galilee. Letting people know who they could be and who they really are in Him. 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But ...read more

  • 14. Your Work And Your Calling

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2020
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    The church that Jesus intends is made up of people who understand the connection between their work and their calling. The key to being effective as we learn from Joseph is to be N.I.C.E.R. (an acrostic of 5 truths)

    Your Work And Your Calling Video – Labor Day Inspiration Good morning MGCC! THIS MORNING – Labor Day Sunday 2019… I want to unpack not only a powerful… BUT – a life and community impacting truth, about ‘Your Work and Your Calling. May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work ...read more