Category Archives: Unstoppable

August 24 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable church: incredible power

Read Ephesians 1:15-2:10 As we continue to learn about the unstoppable church that Christ is building, it is important that we stop occasionally to review the resume of qualifications and accomplishments of this great Architect.  In fact, Paul even prayed that … Continue reading

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August 23 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable church: unlimited forgiveness

Read Matthew 18:15-35 Christ’s unstoppable church is to be characterized by unlimited forgiveness.  Unfortunately, in the ebb and flow of real life, most of us would share Peter’s conviction and equation. Same person + seven offenses + seven pardons = insane generosity. But seven represents the limit.  … Continue reading

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August 22 – Unstoppable – Two essential ministry ingredients

Read Matthew 23:1-39 They were perhaps the most highly regarded among most of their Jewish contemporaries.  Unfortunately, they were also the most heavily reprimanded by the One who truly counted.  They were the scribes and Pharisees. What was it that made … Continue reading

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August 21 – Unstoppable – Accepted and being transformed

Read 1 Corinthians 3:1-22 By grace, we are accepted the way we are.  With truth, we are transformed to be like Christ. Just ask the Corinthians.  They had come to faith in Jesus.  But, even though they were indwelt by the … Continue reading

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August 20 – Unstoppable – A woman in need of grace and truth

Read John 8:1-11 “Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared. “Go now and leave your life of sin.”  (v. 11) While there is some question as to whether this section of John was a part of the originally inspired writing of … Continue reading

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August 19 – Unstoppable – grace AND truth

Read Romans 5:18-6:23 It’s grace and truth, not grace or truth.  It’s forgiveness for my past and a call to righteousness for my present.  I cannot revel in grace and disregard the truth. But Paul seemed to anticipate our tendency to do just that. It is true … Continue reading

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August 18 – Unstoppable – Grace and Truth

Read John 1:1-18 If you are part of Grace Church in Wooster, OH, you probably know that members of our congregation sponsor orphans in an orphanage in Cambodia, which we have affectionately named “Grace Place.”  Meanwhile, our son is a children’s … Continue reading

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