Hope Community Church
Sunday Morning Gathering (January 14th, 2018)
• Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 9:30-9:55 AM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids Church (K-5th Grade) provided!
Locations & Times
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
The difference between who you are and who you'll be in the future depends largely on what you KEEP doing, STOP doing, and START doing.

Week 1:
Relationships
Whose influence are you inflating, debating, or negating?

Week 2:
Personal Devotions

Devotion = Earnest attachment to a cause, person, etc.

Devotions = Spiritual exercises or practices done beyond the scope of regular corporate worship, including reading the Bible and praying.
Why don't Christians exercise?
1. We are overweight
2. We undervalue its importance
3. We are nearsighted
4. We don't know how

Why should Christians exercise?

Slackers... slackers everywhere!

"God is no fonder of intellectual slackers than any other slackers. If you are thinking of becoming a Christian, I warn you, you are embarking on something which is going to take the whole of you, brains and all."
—C.S. Lewis
Reading leads to praying for without it God's expectations are unattainable.
Praying leads to reading for without it God's expectations are unknowable.

Five Benefits of Personal Devotions:
1. To encourage Spiritual Cleansing
2. To remind us of our Spiritual Authority
3. To aid in our Spiritual Transformation
4. To strengthen our Spiritual Resolve
5. To heighten our Spiritual Awareness

The difference between who you are and who you'll be in the future depends largely on what you KEEP doing, STOP doing, and START doing.