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Pastor Chad asked several women within our CVC family to answer four questions related to 1 Peter 3:1-6.  Here are some of their answers. QUESTION 1: What makes living out 1 Peter 3:1-6 so difficult? \"My own stubbornness and independence. I like control over my life. I lived nearly 20 years as a self-sufficient single…

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Song of the Week: “Christ Be Magnified” by Cody Carnes   by Kevin Lorow  “O Christ be magnified. Let His praise arise. Christ be magnified in me. O Christ be magnified from the altar of my life. Christ be magnified in me.” This song has been around for a short while, but it has quickly become…

By Kevin Lorow
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We’ll be taking the Lord’s Supper together during all worship services this Sunday.  Preparing our hearts is an important part of taking communion together. Our Founding Pastor, Rick Duncan, shared some thoughts on how we can prepare for this special time of worship. For those who aren’t able to join us on campus, we’re also…

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by Founding Pastor Rick Duncan *** It appears from the Psalms that we are on safe Biblical ground to \"entreat\" the favor of God. We are always right to use God\'s words when we approach God\'s throne. James reminds us that we have not because we ask not (James 4:2). So, let\'s not fail to ask…

By Rick Duncan
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by Founding Pastor Rick Duncan Dear Lord God almighty, my loving heavenly Father, I praise You for being a God of great compassion. You delight in showing pity to Your servants even when we deserve Your righteous anger because of our willful sin. So, I ask You to have pity on me. How long will…

By Rick Duncan
Starry Night

by Pastor Rick Duncan One of the greatest announcements of hope came from an angel to the shepherds on the night Jesus was born. “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord”…

By Rick Duncan
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by Pastor Rick Duncan On Christmas Eve 2021, we will explore one of the greatest announcements of hope that the world has ever known. It’s what the shepherds heard the angels say on the night Jesus was born. “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the…

By Rick Duncan
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Michele Jacobsen/Rick Duncan Response to 10.31.21 message, \"When They Call You Crazy\"

By Cuyahoga Valley Church
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This weekend we have a unique opportunity to be LifeHouses. Many of us will have neighbors showing up at our door as they and their children walk from house-to-house collecting candy. What are some ways we can shine the light of Christ to them? Here are a few ideas from our team! Place a prayer…

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O sovereign Father, Thank You that I am Your child, heavenly Father. Since I am Your child, then I am Your heir - an heir of God and a fellow heir with Christ. When the enemy causes me to doubt my identity in Christ - telling me I’m a worthless sinner, a lost cause, an embarrassment to…

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My Father in heaven,  You are my Hope, my Victory, and my Peace. Because you are the only sovereign King who rules over all heaven and earth, may I be confident and unafraid today. My strength, my courage, and my joy come only from You, Lord. You alone are my Savior (Matthew 12:20-21; Isaiah 9:6-7; 1 Timothy 6:15-16;…

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O God, Ruler of all creation, I praise You for being the Master who rules and reigns over all. As the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, so my eyes look to You, Lord God (Psalm 123:2). As Your servant, it is right for me to give You my complete obedience. But my…

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