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Sunday, August 20, 2017

THE HEART OF THE MATTER

Series:Ten Words
Duration:38 mins 19 secs

10 WORDS … THE HEART OF THE MATTER
EXODUS 20:16-17

CHARACTERISTICS A COVETOUS SPIRIT,

   DEFINITION: A DISCONTENTED DESIRE …
CRAVING SOMETHING YOU DON’T HAVE AND YOU FEEL UNHAPPY AND RESENT OTHERS FOR HAVING IT … AND …
YOU KEEP TRYING TO GET IT …

   EPITHUMIA, A DRIVING CONTROLLING DESIRE OR A CRAVING OR LONGING FOR SOMETHING WE FEEL WE MUST HAVE …

   DESCRIPTION:

      INTERNAL NOT EXTERNAL,

      IT IS A SIN BUT NOT A CRIME,

      IT ALWAYS WANTS MORE, ECC. 4:8

      IT WANTS WHAT IT CANNOT HAVE,

      IT IS A DELIBERATE DESIRE CONSCIOUS AND RESPONSIBLE,

      IT IS GAINED AT THE EXPENSE OF OTHERS, PROV 23:4-8

      IT IS THE ROOT OF ALL OTHER SINS,

      IT IS IDOLATRY,

CONSUMED WITH A COVETOUS SPIRIT, 2 SAMUEL 13:1-19

   SICK WITH DESIRE, VS.1-13

   SCARRED BY DELIBERATELY POOR CHOICES, VS.14

   SADDENED BY DISAPPOINTMENT, VS.15-16

   STRUCK BY A DESTRUCTIVE CONCLUSION,

CRUSHING COVETING WITH CONTENTMENT,

   UNDERSTANDING THE FATHER’S HEART,

 “THE MAN WHO HAS GOD FOR HIS TREASURE HAS ALL THINGS IN ONE.” A.W. TOZER

   NOT BY CEASING TO DESIRE BUT DEVELOPING A RIGHTEOUS DESIRE,


 

 
Mark Your Calendar - November 3
Fan Day 2019/ RCC 10th Anniversary celebration will be a great day!...
Wednesday Night Classes are back on August 14
There is something for everyone! Come join us.
The RCC Food Pantry Ministry is available for those in need
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PRAY 3:20
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Mark Your Calendar - November 3

Fan Day 2019/ RCC 10th Anniversary celebration will be a great day! 

 

Prepare to join us for a big celebration, wear your favorite team colors and bring a friend (or a few).

 

More details to come.

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Wednesday Night Classes are back on August 14

There is something for everyone! Come join us.

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The RCC Food Pantry Ministry is available for those in need

Our Riverstone Food Pantry Ministry is led by John and Vickie Woods. If you or someone you know is in need, please go to the church kitchen after service or speak with any of your church leaders who are here to serve.

 

If you would like to contribute to the Food Pantry Ministry, we would gratefully accept the following items. Please be mindful of expirations dates.

Canned vegetables

Cereal
Boxed dinners Dry beans
Boxed rice Can and dry milk
Pasta sauce Peanut Butter
Canned meat Jelly
Canned fruit Dry, condensed, ready to serve soup
Salt & Pepper shakers Diapers, wipes
Cooking Spray

Bath soap, Deodorant, Shampoo, Disposable razors,

Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Toilet tissue

Vegetable oil Store gift cards to purchase perishable items

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PRAY 3:20

To Make God's People Aware That God's Church Thrives and Survives Through His Resurrection Power!

 

Remember to set your clocks each day to 3:20 (AM or PM) as a reminder to stop, read and pray over Ephesians 3:20.

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