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Pastor Joe Valenti‌ Exodus 32:1-14 can be broken this passage down into 4 sections. ‌‌1. The Fickleness of Faith (vv. 1-6) ‌Beginning at chapter 19, we find Israel encamped at Mt. Sinai. God has descended on Mt. Sinai and has been speaking with Moses. Moses has been acting as a mediator—a go-between—between the God and…

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Pastor Dean Siley Over the past 2 weeks we have been looking at Exodus 25-31 and this section of Scripture of “Building God’s Dwelling.” The overall heart these chapters is pointing to the fact that God wanted to dwell with His people. He wants to be with them and enjoy them. In these 7 chapters,…

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Pastor Rick Duncan One of my favorite passages is Matthew 11:28–30. Jesus cries out, “Come unto Me all who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me and you shall find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My load…

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Pastor Joe Valenti Throughout this series in the book of Exodus, we spoken of God’s desire for nearness to his people—to establish proximity and relationship. And while God could do everything on his own, he chooses to use people—leaders—to facilitate his family. ‌Today we’re going to talk about two types of people - two roles…

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Pastor Rick Duncan How close is your connection with God? What’s your fellowship with Him like? How often do you draw near to God?  Let me show you from God’s Word, why this should matter to all of us – no matter what problems we might be facing.   When we live in His presence we gain!…

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CVC Elder Kyle Gustafson In order to re-establish where we are in the story, we need to head back a couple chapters, to the beginning of chapter 19 where God lays out to Moses what his plans are for Israel. Read Exodus 19:1-7. God has brought his people out of Egypt (on the wings of…

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Pastor Dale Piscura May God grant that each of us may covet Him, for His glory, and for our good. Facts About Coveting It is an invisible sin. It emerges from an ungrateful heart. It can destroy lives. It begins close to home (hating a neighbor). It is a sin no one will admit to.…

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Pastor Joe Valenti ​Proverbs 18:21: Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. ‌‌We don’t need to own a weapon or take MMA classes to be dangerous to our fellow man. Our weapons are always readily available and we’ve gotten quite adept at using…

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Pastor Josh Stone Exodus 20:15 and Matthew 6:19-24 - The Eighth Commandment  Exodus 20:15 - What does the Commandment Prohibit  Thou Shalt Not Steal. The prohibition of stealing – taking what is lawfully not yours - is foundational for any society to exist.  New City Catechism: What does God require in the eight commandment? “That…

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Pastor Rick Duncan Sin will take you further than you want to go and cost you more than you want to pay. Today, we’re examining the 7th Commandment. In the process, we’ll explore three truths… God’s design for sex is good.  Our experience of sex is broken. God restores the goodness of sex through the…

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Ministry Associate Josh Hamm Today\'s Main Idea: We honor God by honoring those who represent God’s authority to us, and firstly, that’s mom and dad.  The 5th commandment sits at the gateway into the second half of the commandments. It causes us to examine our valuation of the most foundational human relationship: which is you…

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Pastor Rick Duncan We have to be careful how we talk about pastors and politicians, coaches and teachers, family and friends. We can be filled with pride and self-righteousness. When that happens, our attitudes and actions can become murderous. Then, we’re guilty – according to Jesus – of breaking the 6th Commandment. You shall not…

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