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Who Are We?
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Manchester Church of Christ
Living for Christ in Middle Tennessee
Ed Smith - mission trip
A Gospel For All
A Zealous Church
Good Things Take Time
Gospel of Mark
Lessons on the Family.
Living God's Way
The Seven Churches of Asia
Why Is the Manchester Church of Christ the Way It Is?
a blessing for us under struggles and difficulties. Conversion gives access to the throne room of God.
a broken spirit
a broken spirit. We are united in the water. Buried with Christ and raised with Christ. Four very different people that all were baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. God is calling you to the water!
a great need for patience in the Church
A greater understanding of the Father
a lack of patience leads to division and destroys unity.
a man who walked with God. How do I know I am walking with God? A changed walk. Walking carefully and wisely. Walking in a worthy manner. Good works. Love and Light.
A new beginning. Tender and humble heart. What is more important than external factors?
a true follower of Christ.
Addictive behavior. Overcoming struggles
an active faith
an example to all.
and love. God our maker knows what is best for man and woman. True companionship plus physical & sexual connection.
anxious for Jesus to appear.
appeal to God
Are you discouraged? Tired of organized religion? Loosing your excitement and zeal for God?
Are you like Isaiah
Are you living in fear? Honestly
Are you ready for the judgment? What will happen when Christ returns? Book of Life
Are you starving spiritually? Is your faith dying? Are you about to turn away from God? What can we do to help ourselves?
Armor of God
Attributes of God
Attributes of Jesus
Authority as a bridge between God and man. King of King
Authority of God
Authority of Jesus
Awareness of God
bad behavior. Solid foundation. Rock and Fortress. The Power of God
Be a balanced believer
be steady and sanctify. The end goal for all is heaven!
be useful and be merciful. The centerpiece of evangelism is humility! Do I have to "go?" Learning to love on the level that God loves. It is time to get down on your knees.
behavior and attitudes. Can one dress modestly and still be immodest?
being a light for others.
Being able to forgive and move on.
being truly converted to Christ. Our loyalty is to Christ not organized religion. Can I be misled?
Blameless and harmless. Lights in the world. Holiness starts in the heart. Adjust your attitude. Biblical humility. Impact others. Constructive or destructive?
Blessings of a spiritual family
Can we believe a lie? Are we irrational in our thinking? Jesus in the center is what we need. We depend totally on God for everything. How to get rid of sin
challenges. How can I pull through them?
Choices in life
Christ and the help of the Spirit. Enjoy the blessing of victory. God does not build things that crumble!
Cloud of Witnesses
commitment to self & others
concretization of Jesus in us? Does Jesus dwell in us? Does Jesus Christ live in you? New Testament Christianity is much more than knowing facts and having knowledge.
concretization of Jesus in us? Does Jesus dwell in us? Does Jesus Christ live in you? New Testament Christianity is much more that knowing facts and having knowledge.
conversion. Spiritual metamorphosis. God's part and my part in the process. You can be beautiful
Death of Jesus
difficulties. Call on the Lord. God is in control. God can and will restore us.
Do not give up. You can do it. God has promised help. With God's help there is victory. You can overcome. Lean on Jesus
Do you feel forsaken? Find reassurance in truly knowing God. Find grace
Do you find obedience to be difficult? Why do God expect our obedience? Is obedience in opposition to being saved by grace?
Do you struggle sometimes in your journey of faith? How does the Lord increase our faith? Be empowered!
Do you truly understand what Christ went through for you? Thankfulness
Doctrine of Christ
Does the Manchester Church follow Jesus teaching? Who are the disciples in the Manchester Church? What is the mission of the Manchester Church? Does the Manchester Church have shepherds
Effort & Results. Energy
elders or bishops? What was the New Testament Church like?
Enduring faithful love. Troubles
eternal created beings for God's purpose
failure. How to deal with affliction. Feel alone. Distant
Faith as a mustard seed. The amazing power of your faith. The possibilities for you with true faith.
Faithfulness in being Christlike
Family of God. Citizenship in the Kingdom. The Church prophesied in the Old Testament. Nature
Fear of the Lord
Find hope in a hopeless situation. God promises not to forsake you. Learn to trust in God.
Focus & Drive. Your heart is like soil. Discouragement
Focusing on others needs
forgiveness as well as truth in teaching. God intended us to have an amazing spiritual family.
Foundation stones: communication
foundation stones: equality
Foundation stones: equality/ teamwork/ honor/ reconciliation/ communication/contentment/ forgiveness/ permanency/ love. Keep God in the middle!
fruit of the Spirit
gentle spirit. Compassion
gentle. A new heart. God creates in us a new and pure heart.
Gift of forgiveness
Give me a sign
God and Jesus? Modesty is much more than clothing
God declares me as blameless and righteous.
God describes His people as sheep without a shepherd. Is that you? Everyone needs a good shepherd. Comfort
God is powerful. You need God on your side! What God can do for you and with you! The empowerment we have from God.
God is where your joy rests. God commands us to rejoice!
God predestined a special people. Enoch
God sustains and restore. your power to influence
God's amazing grace
God's Mercy and Grace
God's people and mankind. Following Christ demands self-denial.
Good and bad
good spiritual memories
Government of The Church
grace and hope is found in Jesus Christ
Grow towards maturity. Peter's changed life. Compare transformation and the development of faith. Renewal
Having a heart that seeks the Lord and His way. Our willingness to come to Christ.
Head of the Church
Hearing the Gospel
Heaven a place God wants you to go! What you can do to make sure you make it!
how can I become more patient
How can I know God is with me? Is God really with His people today?
How important is belief? Is obedient not important? Types of faith. Jesus the only begotten Son of God. Born again by the spirit nd water in Jesus name. Choose light over darkness.
How Jesus sees others
Humility Sacrifice Genuine love
Humility. Being Christlike in all things. Heart. My conduct affects others.
Humility. Being Christlike in all things. Heart. My conduct affects others. Jesus did things for the benefit of others.
ideas and rules. Jesus the teacher
Imagine a church filled with love
Importance of Knowing God
inner peace and joy is the result of understanding what He did for you.
inner struggle and grief.
Interaction with Jesus. Seeing Jesus for who He was. Human nature verses the nature of Jesus. Rejecting pharisaical religion. An honest recognition of our own religious traditions
invisible and eternal fellowship. The blessing and confidence in fellowship.
Is God involved in your personal life? What is meant with the term "the hand of God?" What does God do you us today?
It is all about the heart. The heart of Jesus. Humble heart
it is words
Jesus knows your name. Jesus blesses those who hear Him and know His voice. Jesus leads us to green pastures. Jesus lays down His life for the sheep. Jesus is the door. Jesus leads us home.
Jesus of Nazareth the embodiment of Deity.
Jesus of Nazareth the embodiment of Deity. Manifestation
Jesus of Nazareth the embodiment of Deity. Personification
joy and better future
Joyful praise. Truth and spirit should permeate our spiritual worship. Can we change our posture in worship? Tradition verses Bible examples!
Leadership of the Church
lean on God for direction.
Learn about a work the Manchester Church supports in the country of Tanzania. Spreading the Gospel.
Life of Christ
Lord of Lords. Submission.
Love of God
Love of Jesus
Make good use of your time
Mind of Christ
Moral decline. Worship the way God wants it. Worship has purpose. God is the focus not us! Worship is not substitute for moral purity & holiness.
never be ashamed of Jesus
new goals for 2022
New Testament Church
Obedience is a demonstration of our relationship with God. Abound in the work of the Lord.
One of the greatest blessing from God. The Church Christ built and the amazing relationship found within this spiritual family.
One of the most difficult things that Jesus expects of us! What does it really mean to "forbear with one another"? Is it a sin to not be forbearing of others?
orphans. God's clear expectation for His people. Caring for the helpless
other books opened in the judgment. World and the elements will be destroyed. Is your name written in the Book of Life? Be prepared!
our faith and obedience. How important is it to follow all the "rules?"
Our love and devotion for God
our maker knows what is best for man and woman.
parable of the sower
patience and hope. Seeing maturity in the life of Abraham.
Patience of God
Paul or Jesus? Be humble
peace are provided by the Chief Shepherd.
Peace of God
peace. God is anxious and willing to forgive
permanency and love. God
physical & sexual connection
Plan of God
power to influence the world.
Promises of God
Protect your mind and heart from worry. Invest in the mission of Christ.
protectors of God's people
Pure & undefiled religion. We try to excuse or substitute God's way. Reflecting the work and heart of Jesus.
Purpose of the Church
Reborn and re-purposed body and soul. Led by the Holy Spirit. Living after the law of the Spirit. Use you gifts and talents. Called to be devoted to God
Redeeming the Time
rejected. Why does God even care?
Rejoice and Welcoming. Follow His ways and His Paths.
Relationship with God
renovation of our hearts
respect for Jesus. Salt and light in the world. Modesty starts in the heart. You are a vessel for Jesus. Are we filled with the Holy Spirit
Restoring the Lost
reverence towards God
Reward. Does everyone get the same reward? Judgment. Grace and mercy. Fairness in the judgment.
Reward. Does everyone get the same reward? Judgment. Grace and mercy. Fairness in the judgment. What will your reward be in eternity?
self - examination
self control in all things
Sharing with God. Sharing together with others that belong to Christ. Spiritual
sharing with others
Spiritual maturity. Elementary things of the word. Maturity in diligence
spokespersons for God
Spreading the Gospel
suffering and find salvation.
the 24 elders
the 2nd Adam. The first Adam brought sin into a sinless world. The book of Revelation describes the garden restored. It took just ONE sin. We are so much like the first Adam.
the 4 creatures. The imagery of the throne room of God
The amazing power of baptism. God's plan to unify all people of the world. Born again
The Bride of Christ
The connection between transformation and spiritual growth. The full stature of Christ in you! Learning to become beautiful
The excitement of growing our faith! The joy of understanding God's purpose for us. Transformation
the healer and the protector. Do we truly mirror Jesus?
the Holy Spirit and the Father. Strength comes from them! Overcome. Success.
the inner man
The Inverted Kingdom of Christ
The Kingdom of God
The Lord's Supper
the needy. Individual responsibility
The New Law
the sovereignty of an almighty God.
The Tree of life
The Tree of life. Banished from the Garden of Eden. Can we have access to the garden? Redemption
The Will of God
there is always hope
Things of God
transfiguration. Metamorphosis Growing up into the beauty of Christ. Increase my faith
uncertainty and struggles being a Christian in a non-Christian home. The wonderful promise of Jesus. Our need to shine
unclean. In Christ we are made beautiful. Christians need to clean the inside and the outside! Room for improvement. Let the beauty of Jesus be seen in you.
Understand better your relationship with God. Learning to value God for who He is and what He asks of you.
understand godly patience
understanding. Barnabas a living example for us all. Restoring true Biblical Church "culture."
Unprofitable conversation. Defamation. Speak less. Focus on being helpful and supportive. Good people speak only to build up and edify.
useful and merciful? Was Peter's love for Christ complete or lacking? Peter become a changed man and so can you!
useful. Be like little child. Loving on the level that Jesus loves. The most important goal for us is what God wants the most.
we all are living in some form of fear. The Bible speaks of Godly fear and fleshly fear. What kind of fear is good for us?
We never earn salvation
What causes anxiety and worry? Focus
What does God say about "gossip?" Is it a sin? Whisperers. Slanderous. Silly speak
What does it mean to love God? Is my love for God complete? Do I have to love others if I love God? Are we humble
What is evil? How can I know what is right and what is wrong?
What is the difference in mercy and in grace? Do we have to have the same kind of mercy and grace in our lives as God does?
Who sanctifies? Can anyone be a saint? What does it mean to be sanctified?
Why is it so hard to trust in God? Is God really all that interested in my life? How can I view God as my father? Why should I trust God?
with great power
wonderful and amazing in this life.
wonderful and amazing reflecting the beauty of Christ.
Word of God
Work Jesus called us to do
Work of the Church
worked for God
You are of value to God. Understand the beautiful person you can become. Avoiding discouragement and depression. True hope helps!
Luke John Acts
Matthew chapter 18
2 Peter 3:10-18
1 John 1:1-8
1 Peter 1:13-16
Romans chapter 6
1 & 2 Timothy
Titus and Proverbs
Romans 5:1-2 & 15-18
1 Corinthians 15:2--22 & 45
1 Timothy 1:12-17
1 Corinthians 9:19-23
Colossians 2:1-8-9 & 15
1 John 1:3-9
1 Timothy 2:9-10
1 Peter 3:3-5
2 Timothy 2:20-26
1 Corinthians 6:18-20
1 Thessalonians 4:3-12
2 Corinthians 4:7-11
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