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Remain in Him

So much is up in the air right now. So much uncertainty and fear. No one expected for life to look this way this year and for all the changes that were to come. As we have been forced to slowdown and readjust to these new realities, God has been gently reminding me that He is the one who is in control and sustains us. It was never me. It was never you. It was never our government. We are not sovereign over this virus but God is. He is in charge in the midst of this chaos and He is moving.

We started a new sermon series recently where we are breaking down and pushing back on worldly wisdom that we and even the church has bought into. Things like "you do you" and "do what makes you happy." I spoke on self-care/loving yourself and the ways we try to sustain ourselves outside of God's care. We are told to put ourselves first. That we are the only ones who can look out for ourselves. This leads to things like hoarding toilet paper out of fear and keeping others at …

Remembering God

10 When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you.11 Be careful that you do not forget the Lord your God, failing to observe his commands, his laws and his decrees that I am giving you this day.12 Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down,13 and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all you have is multiplied,14 then your heart will become proud and you will forget the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. Deuteronomy 8:10-14
This past week our core combined with a guys core to do a joint worship night. The evening was all about remembering God and what he has done for us. We sang worship songs, had worship stations and got to share what God taught us that night. At one of the stations we read Deuteronomy 8 and reflected on what God has done for us. (Check out the pic below!) Many of them shared about how easy it is to …