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MESSAGE SERIES || Committed To Christ: Essential Practices of a Disciple


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Our sermon resource provides access to the last six messages offered during worship. Our Sermon Archive provides access to messages offered over the past three months. While these are audio only, you may visit the Rayville UMC YouTube channel for the video version of these messages.

Rev. Aaron Carpenter
July 31, 2022
Honor your father and your mother.
Rev. Aaron Carpenter
July 24, 2022
Remember the Sabbath day and treat it as holy. Six days you may work and do all your tasks, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God.
Rev. Aaron Carpenter
July 17, 2022
What is in a name? Or what does your name mean to someone when they hear your name? When you think of all of those things – name – character – integrity what do you think about when saying or when someone says God’s name?
Rev. Aaron Carpenter
July 10, 2022
As long as people have been in existence, they have worshiped something – a god and have made idols so they could see – feel and touch their gods – seeing is believing.
Rev. Aaron Carpenter
July 3, 2022
Nearly everyone has heard of the Ten Commandments, the list of “thou-shalt-nots” found in the Bible. Jesus saw these commandments not as erroneous burdens, but as guardrails to help us experience a good and beautiful life.
Rev. Mike Palermo
June 19, 2022
When Jesus arrives in the region of the Gerasenes, he is a perfect stranger. When he heals a man that is demon- possessed, rather than celebrate his rescue from darkness, the people become fearful of the stranger and the power that he has. They want him to leave. Even though the people were afraid of the demoniac, they had grown comfortable with his presence. In some ways, this is our story too. We have our own demons that we battle with but, over time, we get comfortable with the battle and just take it as the routine of our lives. Jesus’ resurrection brings us – brings all who believe out of such darkness and into new life and that scares us. We have options. The question for us today is, “What choice will we make?”

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Suggested Bible Readings for the Week of August 7, 2022:

MONDAY — Only kill when authorized || Exodus 20:13, Numbers 35:16-21
TUESDAY — Murderous violence broke God’s heart || Genesis 4:18-19, 23-24; 6:11, 13
WEDNESDAY — Through Jesus’ eyes: no hatred or contempt || Matthew 5:21-24, 1 John 3:15
THURSDAY — Throw the first stone? Jesus refused || Leviticus 20:10, John 8:1-11
FRIDAY — The “great commandment” that summed up all others || Romans 12:9, 13:9-10
SATURDAY — A heart free of murderous impulses || Matthew 15:18-20, Luke 6:27-31

Prayer Requests for the Week of August 7, 2022 ::

Birthdays: Dee Copeland, Susan Cochran
Anniversaries: Henry Cumpton & Peaches Ineichen, Fred & Linda Franklin, Brad & Tammy Anderson, David & Marsha Hendershot, Greg & Sue Crater, Mark & Annette Brown
Jim Berry, Bro. Aaron & Amanda Carpenter, Lisa Chaney, Lillian Cochran Chenoweth, Doug & Donna Cook, Bobby Cumpton, Henry Cumpton, Helen Diamond, Kelly Evans, Craig Folse, Bettie Jo Franklin, Jeanie Green, Doyle & Penny Hammons, John Harrell, Roy Ray Heath, David & Marsha Hendershot, Jeanie Hendrix Hernandez, Claude Hicks, Kenny Hill, Chris Hollis, Lew Hubbard, Laverne Hudson, Betty Landrum, Cresta Langley, Charlotte & BJ McKnight, Austin & Melissa Merritt, Justin Mulhern, Lauren Mulhern, Pete Mulhern, Sandra Pesnell, Tony Portero, Jeanette Pyle, Mike & Sandra Riley, Hunter Roberts, Janie Shoemaker, Scott & Karen Smith, Carol Sorey, Janice Spencer, Charles & Nelwyn Spruell, Ann Temple, John Thomason, Delores & Jessie Tyson, Edna Watts, Luck Wing, Martha Wing, Wing children travelling outside of the U.S., Israel and persecuted Christians Worldwide, Missionaries Worldwide, Ongoing situation in Ukraine, Our Church, Our Community, and Our Country
Family of Judy Clark, Family of Brian Morgan