Chestnut Ridge Church
Free For All - Part 5
Kevin Deming- True freedom is found not only in being set free FROM something, but also being set free TO something!
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM

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Music from today
Love Goes On, This I Believe, Great Are You Lord, Revelation Song, [Chad Hurley (Lead Vocal), Courtney Costello and Leslie Dorchester (Background Vocals)], Love Came Down - Acoustic, [Chad Hurley (Special Vocal)]

Starting Point Orientations will be THIS SUNDAY, September 18, after both services. For more information go to theridge.church/startingpoint

Feel overwhelmed by your hurts, habits, and hang-ups? Join Celebrate Recovery on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 pm. For more info: theridge.church/celebraterecovery

Unmarried adults, sign up now for the fall gatherings! Go to theridge.church/mosaic to register.

Welcome back students!! Get connected at The Ridge. See Ryan Russell for more info or go to theridge.church/crccampus.

High schoolers, check out what is happening in Wired this fall. For more info, go to theridge.church/wired

Middle schoolers, you won't want to miss out on all the fun! For more info, visit theridge.church/deviate

This life-changing class will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be chanllenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and to change your family tree forever. Register online at theridge.church/fpu Begins Sept 14.

Connect with other women at Comparison Trap—this 5-week study begins September 22 & 23. For more info, visit theridge.church/stg

Being male is easy. Being a man is daunting. Come explore God's design for manhood Friday, September 23 at 6:30 am. For more info, visit theridge.church/mens7

Get to The Met on October 2, at 6:30 pm, to enjoy an evening of song and praise. The worship team from The Ridge will be performing for you, your family, and your friends.

FREE FOR ALL - Part 5 [September 17/18, 2016] Kevin Deming

When we are set free we don't always know what to do next.
True freedom is found not only in being set free FROM something, but also being set free TO something!

True freedom is found not only in being set free FROM something, but also being set free TO something!




Legalism doesn't love on people but it looks on people critically.
WORKS OF THE FLESH
immorality
impurity
idolatry
hatred
strife
jealousy
outbursts of anger
selfish ambition
dissensions
FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT
love
joy
peace
patience
kindness
goodness
faith
gentleness
self-control
Free from HATE and free to LOVE
Free from DESPAIR and free to have JOY
Free from WORRY and free to have PEACE
Free from RESENTMENT and free to be PATIENT
Free from being MEAN and free to be KIND
Free from being ARROGANT and free to be GENTLE
Free from IMMORALITY and free to be GOOD
Free from DISTRUST and free to be FAITHFUL
Free from GREED & GLUTTONY & ANGER and free to have SELF-CONTROL
Free FROM Sin and the works of the flesh and free TO have the Fruit of the Spirit
True freedom is found not only in being set free FROM something, but also being set free TO something!
Discussion Questions:

Share a story or time in your life when you experienced freedom from something. Did you think about what you were Freed to?

Read Galatians 5:13-15.

What does Paul indicate that Christians are called to?

How do these verses indicate that Christian freedom should manifest itself?

How does Paul describe the opposite of loving one’s neighbor? What evidence does this give as to the nature of truly loving one’s neighbor?

Read Gal. 5:19-23

Which works of the flesh do you think is most common in our culture and why?

Which of the Fruit of the Spirit do you seem to struggle with?

If the fruit of the Spirit are generated by the Holy Spirit, what role, if any, do we play in the cultivation of these character traits?

Do we often feel that Christianity is a call to freedom or a burden? Why?

How do we allow freedom to become legalism?

How does freedom draw us to follow Christ?

How might you apply this weekends message to your life?

















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