Chestnut Ridge Church
Clear as Mud—Part 4
The gospel can be confusing. What exactly should be included in the presentation of it? What does God require of us to receive forgiveness of our sins? How do we receive the gift of eternal life? Our current series, Clear as Mud, will answer these questions and more. No message is more important than the gospel—so, let’s clear it up.
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Sunday 8:00 AM
  • Chestnut Ridge Church
    Sunday 5:55 PM


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Glorious Day, Who You Say I Am, Endlessly, Death Was Arrested TODAY, October 28th—Students in 6th-12th grade are invited to the gym between the morning services this Sunday! Play dodgeball and enjoy some delicious donuts! Parents are invited, too—mingle with other parents, and meet the Ridge Students staff and small group leaders. Join us in the gym at 10:15am!

TODAY, October 28th—The Ridge Students middle school and high school room on the second floor is now completely renovated! Everyone is invited to explore this brand new space during the Open House! Meet us on the second floor after either morning service to check it out! Friday, November 2nd - Sunday, November 4th—You’re invited to a three day conference at The Ridge! Ray Vander Laan will be preaching and sharing his research, messages, Biblical stories, and how those stories often relate to everyday life. RVL will be delivering the message at the 9am and 11am services on Sunday, November 4th—no tickets are required for Sunday. You can register to attend the Friday and Saturday sessions online. Sunday, November 4th—Night of Worship is a special event filled with music and praise at The Ridge! This event will take place of the 5pm service, and all are welcome to attend. Invite your family and friends, and join us in the auditorium to enjoy the music as the band sings some of your favorite songs!

Clear as Mud: Part 4 (Josh Rhodes)

Problem: People worry they can lose their relationship with God.
Solution: When you believe in Jesus, you become God's child forever.
The first blessing is that we are ADOPTED.
The second blessing is that we are REDEEMED.
The third blessing is that we are SEALED.
You're invited to express your faith today with a simple prayer, like the following:
God, I believe that the Risen Lord Jesus Christ is your Son and that He died in my place and for my sins. Today, I am trusting in you alone for the forgiveness of my sins and the gift of eternal life. Thank you for adopting me into your family! Amen.
When you believed in Jesus, you became God’s child forever.
When you don't feel close:
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. - James 4:8a
When you mess up:
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. - 1 John 1:9
When you worry:
My sheep hear My voice, I know them, and they follow Me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish—ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand. The Father and I are one. - Matthew 10:27-30
When you believed in Jesus, you became God' s child forever.

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