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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,


 

 
Men's Summer Bible Study
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Wednesday Night Classes are suspended for the Summer
All classes will start back on August 14th.
Ladies Summer Bible Study
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The RCC Food Pantry Ministry is available for those in need
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Men's Summer Bible Study

RCC men will meet at Panera in Oakleaf every other Wednesday at 6:30pm beginning June 26.

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Ladies Summer Bible Study

RCC ladies will meet at Panera in Oakleaf every other Tuesday at 6:30pm beginning June 18.

 

We are studying She Reads Truth - Men and Women of the Old Testament. If you would like to join, you can download the She Reads Truth app or get it free at www.shereadstruth.com. No workbook required but taking notes during your study helps during discussion time.

 

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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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