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1 Peter 3:8-22

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 3:8-22 Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 9 Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing. 10 For  “Whoever desires to love life and see good days,  let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit;  11  let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek…

1 Peter 3:1-7

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 3:1-7 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure conduct. 3 Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— 4 but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty…

1 Peter 2:18-25

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 2:18-25 Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. For to this you have been called, because…

Worship Team Transition FAQ

What’s happening? Megan Kusch, Lifepoint’s Worship Director, has faithfully served in her current role since late 2019. In late July, Megan shared with Adam that she’s ready to step back from her role as Worship Director. Megan loves our church and loves the team she gets to lead, but she believes that the best thing for her, her family, and for Lifepoint is for her to make this transition.  On Oct 10, 2021, we shared this news with the church.…

1 Peter 2:11-17

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 2:11-17 11 Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 12 Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation. Submission to Authority13 Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14 or to governors as sent by him…

1 Peter 2:4-10

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 2:4-10 4 As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious, 5 you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For it stands in Scripture:  “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a cornerstone chosen and precious, and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.”  7 So the honor…

1 Peter 1:13-2:3

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 1:13-2:3 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, 15 but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, 16 since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 17 And if you call on him as Father who judges…

1 Peter 1:1-12

SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 1:1-12 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you. 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to…

Lifegroup Commitment

Lifegroups help people learn to love God, love people, and make disciples of Jesus Christ. A Lifegroup is simply a group of people who grows together. Our commitment to one another helps us grow. We agree to attend our Lifegroup as faithfully as possible by making it a priority. We agree to let our leaders know if we will be late or unable to make it to Lifegroup. We agree to keep things said in Lifegroup confidential. We agree to…

Acts 2:42-47

SCRIPTURE Acts 2:42-47 And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.43 And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. 44 And all who believed were together and had all things in common. 45 And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. 46 And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, 47 praising God and having favor…

Matthew 25:14-30

SCRIPTURE Matthew 25:14-30 14 “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. 15 To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. 17 So also he who had the two talents made two talents more. 18 But he who had received the…

Psalm 19:7-14

SCRIPTURE Psalm 19:7-14 The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul;  the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple;  8  the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart;  the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;  9  the fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;  the rules of the Lord are true, and righteous altogether.  10  More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold;  sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb.  11 …

Romans 10:9-17

SCRIPTURE Romans 10:9-17 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. 11 For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” 12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on…

Preparing for Lifegroup Launch

PRAY  Pray for your Lifegroup. PREPARE Choose your time and place and enter them into your Lifegroup’s calendar in Planning Center. Click here for instructions. Choose your study from our pre-approved list. Choose how you will care for and disciple the children in your group (rotation or paid childcare). Prepare a snack signup sheet to be passed around at your 1st meeting.  PURSUE Invite as many of your friends as you can think of. Encourage your regular Lifegroup members to…

Acts 15:1-21

SCRIPTURE Acts 15:1-21 But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2 And after Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and debate with them, Paul and Barnabas and some of the others were appointed to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and the elders about this question. 3 So, being sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria,…

Acts 10-11

SCRIPTURE Acts 10:1-8, 34-43; 11:1-3, 12-18 Acts 10:1-8, 34-43 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2 a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. 3 About the ninth hour of the day he saw clearly in a vision an angel of God come in and say to him, “Cornelius.” 4 And he stared at him in terror and said, “What is…

Acts 5:17-21, 27-42

SCRIPTURE Acts 5:17-21, 27-42 17 But the high priest rose up, and all who were with him (that is, the party of the Sadducees), and filled with jealousy 18 they arrested the apostles and put them in the public prison. 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said, 20 “Go and stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of this Life.” 21 And when they heard this, they entered the temple at…

A simple way to pray: reflect, respond, request

By Adam Pursel So many of us want a more consistent and life-giving prayer life, but we’re not sure how. Here is a simple format to follow to help you grow in prayer: Reflect, Respond, Request. Reflect Reflect and respond actually go together, and are the two parts of this format that people often skip. If you do that, you’re missing the best part! I’m not saying you can’t jump straight to requests in your prayers. I am saying that…

Acts 3:1-21

SCRIPTURE Acts 3:1-21 Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. 2 And a man lame from birth was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple that is called the Beautiful Gate to ask alms of those entering the temple. 3 Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive alms.4 And Peter directed his gaze at him, as did John, and said, “Look at us.” 5 And he fixed his attention…

Acts 2:1-13

SCRIPTURE Acts 2:1-13 When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.3 And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. 5 Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under…

Acts 1:1-11

SCRIPTURE Acts 1:1-11 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. 4 And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem,…

Matthew 28:18-20

Matthew 28:18-20 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”  OBSERVATIONS Jesus has been given all authority in heaven and on earth.  Jesus…

Study God’s Word, Part 1

By Adam Pursel It can be a struggle to consistently spend time in God’s Word for so many of us. We forget to do it. We feel like we don’t understand it. We weren’t very good in school and don’t like to sit and read.  Whatever the reasons, we can go days, weeks, months, or even years without spending time in God’s Word.   We want to help.  Here are three simple ideas that will help you begin a habit…

Study God’s Word, Part 2

By Sam Romine As Christians, we understand the importance of reading and studying the Bible. This book contains the very words of God, it is the means by which He chose to reveal Himself to us, and in it, we find everything we need to live a godly life (2 Timothy 3:16). The problem is that this task can be incredibly overwhelming, and many of us do not know where to begin.  While there are so many good books that…