Flushing Community Church of the Nazarene
New Every Morning part 2: Old Rags
Located at 9500 W. Pierson Road, Flushing Michigan "We desire to experience the transforming love of God and share it with others."
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  • Flushing Community Church
    9500 W Pierson Rd, Flushing, MI 48433, USA
    Sunday 9:30 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM

Today's Bulletin

Download a digital copy of today's bulletin here!

http://docs.flushingcommunity.org/sermons/neweverymorning/20190915_bull.pdf

Generosity Online!

The Lord calls all who follow His way to live generous lives - starting with the church. FCC faithfully invests all the funds it receives to impact the community and world for Christ. Thanks for your generosity by giving at the church today (stations available at the door or welcome center) or follow this link to discover online giving!

http://www.flushingcommunity.org/m_onlinegiving.php
Use the hashtag #FCCneweverymorning if you post on Facebook or Twitter. Using social media spreads the impact of what God is doing in our service this morning throughout your friendships!
What often disrupts or gets in the way of your life being centered on the purposes and plans of God?
“Everything that you own, to some degree, owns you.”
PUT OFF: ἀποτίθημι: A-POT’ITH-e-MEE “to put off or aside or away.”
> easy ones: sexual immorality, impurity, idolatry, drunkenness, abusiveness, rage,
> challenging: arrogance, lovers of money, holding on to hatred, pride, disagreements, stop judging one another, jealousy, lusting for more stuff, coarse joking or unwholesome filthy language, anxiousness, godless chatter, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unforgiving, thinking highly of yourself, lover of pleasure …
“PUT ON”: EN-DUO “to sink into (clothing), put on, clothe one's self.”
> Easy: sincere in love, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, devoted to one another, honor one another above yourself; be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer…
> MORE CHALLENGING: hospitable, mourn with the sad, live with self-control; be people of prayer, thanksgiving, and peace; think about things: noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, praiseworthy; …
> LET’S IGNORE: clothe yourself in unconditional compassion, rich in good deeds, willing to share with reckless generosity, forgive one another, bless your enemy … even more LOVE your enemy …
Starve the old and feast the new!
Consider this for personal reflection this week ...
> When you consider your past, have you allowed the love and mercy of God to cleanse your sin and offer you new hope?
> What will it look like for you to take your old life off and put the new life on?