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Corner Church • Sunday, September 17
Genesis 48-50
Locations & Times
  • Corner Coffee in the North Loop
    514 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, USA
    Sunday 8:15 AM, Sunday 10:00 AM
  • Corner Coffee in Uptown
    1414 W 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
  • Corner Coffee in Camden
    4155 N Thomas Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55412, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
  • Corner Coffee in Northeast
    2226 NE Central Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55418, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
Missions Focus: Please be praying for Roger & Laurie K. They are missionaries in East Africa that we, as a church, support. Please be praying for their children and for family that is here in the States.

Local: Pray for people in your local that are navigating relationship estrangements.

Church: Our calling as a church from day one has been to see Corner Churches and valued in community businesses within walking distance of people in our city. Please be praying that we can continue to walk towards this epic goal!
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Corner Church Fall Retreat is coming! Grab a brochure today! It will be Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15 at Camp Lebanon. Our Fall Retreat is open to everyone and is an incredible time of relationship, rest, and refocusing while being on the beautiful grounds of Camp Lebanon. While the registration deadline is not until the 27th of September, space is limited, is first come first served, and is going fast. Register NOW to hold your spot(s).
Tuesday Morning Communal Prayer is at Corner Coffee North Loop, 9a-10a.
Fall Connection Groups start Sunday, September 24. Now is the time to do two things: first, if you have been planning a group or considering it, get your information and details uploaded at; second, start registering for groups that you want to participate in. It is incredibly helpful to all the leaders to know who and how many to expect. It is also a way for them to get you more information.
Kidmin Planning Meeting will be on Thursday, September 28 at 6p at Corner Coffee Camden.
College Students’ “Breakfast for Dinner” at the Woller home will be Wednesday, October 4 at 7p. Sexton Building, 521 S 7th Street #112 MPLS.
Theology Thursday returns every other Thursday beginning October 5th.
There will not be any in-person service options on Sunday, October 13 because of the Fall Retreat. We will be streaming live from the retreat at 10a. Join us at the retreat or join us live online at

Dialogue Question:

How do people in your world know when they see, feel, or receive love?
Dialogue Question:

Check items on your connection card that you have mastered.

Why is it that “mastery” of some things just seems to be out of reach?
Dialogue Question:

What can you learn about yourself as you see and process things that are just out of your grasp to master?
Dialogue Questions:

Why is it difficult to trust forgiveness?
Why is it difficult to master the trust of forgiveness?
1 John 1:9
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

Romans 8:1-2
1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death.

Galatians 5:1
1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.

Luke 23:34
34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.

John 3:16-17
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
Dialogue Questions:

What are your challenges in trusting God’s grace for yourself?
What are your challenges in trusting God’s grace for others?
Luke 9:58 - poor
58 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”

John 4:6 - tired
6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.

Mark 3:21 - betrayed
21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.”

John 11:35 - sad
35 Jesus wept.

Hebrews 2:18 - tempted
18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

Matthew 26:38 - overwhelmed
38 Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”

Matthew 27:46 - forsaken
46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).
If God’s love is… then…

If God creates
If God is gracious
If God doesn’t give up on us
If God cares
If God forgives
If God is relentless in relationship with us
If God loves us

Take It Deeper Questions:
Read Genesis 50:15-21.
Which memory is harder for you to shake: rejection or guilt? Why?
What is the value of self preservation efforts?
What is the risk of self preservation efforts?
How does a person build trust in others and in God?
What is the cost of not building those trusts?
How are you challenged, encouraged, focused, and/or confused by this text?

Bible Reading Plan:
Genesis 46
Genesis 47
Genesis 48
Genesis 49
Genesis 50