Laurelwood Baptist Church
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  • Laurelwood Baptist Church
    17015 NE 6th St, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
    Sunday 10:15 AM

Welcome to Laurelwood Baptist Church

We believe that the Bible is God's Word that helps us face all the opportunities and challenges that come our way.
"Gospel Grit"
2 Corinthians 4
When the going gets tough, where do you go? When life is hard, what keeps you staying the course? It is not easy being a follower of Christ today, it never has been. Lets take a look at what kept the Apostle Paul going strong despite those who opposed him in “Gospel Grit”.
Grit = Passion + Perseverance
First, the Gospel is God’s ________: Our ministry to ______ with others, 2 Corinthians 4:1
"The very first step in the pursuit of humility is to recognize that I am not humble.” Humilitas, John Dickson
Second, the Gospel is God’s _______ : Our possession to _____ for, 2 Corinthians 4:7
Degrees of Persecution

1. Disapproval
2. Ridicule
3. Pressure to conform
4. Loss of educational opportunities
5. Economic sanctions
6. Shunning
7. Alienation from community
8. Loss of employment
9. Loss of property
10. Physical abuse
11. Mob violence
12. Harassment by officials
13. Kidnapping
14. Forced labor
15. Imprisonment
16. Physical torture
17. Murder or execution
Andrew Black and Craig Bird, “The Risk of Faith”
"Ministry that costs nothing, accomplishes nothing.” Dr. John Henry Jowett
Third, the Gospel is God’s _______: Our truth to _______in. 2 Corthinians 4:13-14
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot