Clearbranch UMC
Sunday April 09, 2017
ClearBranch is a United Methodist Church serving the Trussville/Argo area of northeast Jefferson County, Alabama. Our Mission is to ENGAGE people through relational ministry, to EQUIP disciples for Christ, and to EMPLOY their gifts through missions. The Vision of Clearbranch UMC is Transformed Lives offering the Transforming Love of Christ
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  • Clearbranch UMC
    8051 Glenn Rd, Trussville, AL 35173, USA
    Sunday 9:30 AM
Series: I Believe

Sermon Title: Forgiveness of Sins
Shine ON! - Easter Egg-stravaganza
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Once again this year, this Wednesday evening (April 12th) we would love to have you join us for Shine On! an Easter Egg-stravaganza. There will be music, prize hunts, lots of candy, and a great opportunity to learn what Easter is really all about. Don’t let your kids miss this great event. There are also lots of ways to volunteer. Contact our Children’s Department for more information.

$1 hot dogs 5:15-6:30pm
Activities begin @ 6:30pm
Maundy Thursday Passover Meal
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This Thursday (April 13th) at 6:00pm we will be hosting a Passover Meal here at the church. This will be a special time to fellowship and gain a greater appreciation for the Last Supper as we are actually participate in a traditional Passover meal. Due to limited space, we are asking everyone to sign up at the kiosk in the lobby. Sign-up now and make your Easter experience even more special.
Belong Womens Conference
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The Clearbranch Women's Ministry is proud to be sponsoring the Belong Women's Conference April 21st & 22nd. The speakers will be Tajuan McCarty, Sophie Hudson, and our very own Crystal Chappell and Paulette Clements. The Friday session begins at 6:30pm and the Saturday session begins at 8:00am. Visit clearbranch.org/Belong for more information and to purchase tickets.
Key Verse: 1 John 1:9 (NRSV)

9 IF we CONFESS our sins, he who is faithful and just WILL FORGIVE us our sins and CLEANSE us from all unrighteousness.
All HAVE sinned
(IF we CONFESS our sins...)

Romans 3:10-11 (NIV)

Romans 3:23 (NIV)

Romans 7:15 (NIV)
Romans 3:10-12 (NIV)

10 As it is written: "There is NO ONE righteous, NOT even ONE; 11 there is NO ONE who understands; there is NO ONE who seeks God. 12 All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is NO ONE who does good, NOT even ONE."
Romans 3:23 (NIV)

23 For ALL HAVE SINNED and fall short of the glory of God.
Romans 7:15 (NIV)

15 I do not understand what I do. For what I WANT to do I do not do, but what I HATE I do.
All CAN BE forgiven
(He who is faithful and just WILL forgive)

1 John 1:9 (NRSV)

1 Timothy 2:4 (NIV)

Psalm 103:12 (NIV)

Romans 8:1a (NIV)
1 John 1:9 (NRSV)

9 IF we CONFESS our sins, he who is faithful and just WILL FORGIVE us our sins and CLEANSE us from all UNRIGHTEOUSNESS.
1 Timothy 2:4 (NIV)

4 (Jesus) WANTS ALL PEOPLE to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
Psalm 103:12 (NIV)

12 as far as the EAST is from the WEST, so far has he REMOVED our TRANSGRESSIONS from us.
Romans 8:1a (NIV)

1a Therefore, there is now NO CONDEMNATION for those who are in Christ Jesus
All NEED TO forgive
(He will CLEANSE us from all UNRIGHTEOUSNESS)

Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)

Colossians 3:13 (NIV)

Matthew 6:12 (NIV)

Matthew 6:14-15 (NIV)
Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)

32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, FORGIVING EACH OTHER, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Colossians 3:13 (NIV)

13 Bear with each other and FORGIVE ONE ANOTHER if any of you has a grievance against someone. FORGIVE AS the Lord forgave you.
Matthew 6:12 (NIV)

12 And FORGIVE US our debts, AS we also have FORGIVEN our debtors.
Matthew 6:14-15 (NIV)

14 For IF YOU FORGIVE other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father WILL also FORGIVE you. 15 BUT IF YOU DO NOT FORGIVE others their sins, your Father WILL NOT FORGIVE your sins.
Challenge Questions:
What sins do you need to let go of today?
Who do you need to forgive this week?
Who do you need to ask forgiveness from this week?
Worship Set:

Songs for Sunday;

Found in You - Vertical Church Band;

Open Up the Heavens - Vertical Church Band;

This is Amazing Grace - Phil Wickham;

Holy Spirit - Bryan and Katie Torwalt

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