Loving Yourself as God Loves You
If you missed Sunday’s Sermon…
Read or listen to Acceptance – Finding Beauty in The Broken (Freeway, Week 6)
Make a list of the people who love you… Make a list of the people you love…
Revelation 2:17 (NIV) says, “I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.”
What is your new name before God?
Take out a piece of paper. Write out your negative comments & thoughts! Get ’em all out.
Now, take another piece of white paper and glue it on top of the page with negative comments & thoughts. Write the word GRACE in really big letters on this page.
Remember who you are!
I am his beloved. -Jeremiah 31:3
I am a child of God. -1 John 3:1
I am heaven’s poetry. -Ephesians 2:10
I am forgiven. -1 Peter 2:24
I am whole in Christ. -Colossians 2:10
I am never alone. -Deuteronomy 31:8
I am an exquisite fragrance. -2 Corinthians 2:15
I am free. -Galatians 5:1
God’s Words for This Week
Psalm 139 – It was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. (NRSV, v.13-14)
2 Corinthians 12:9-10 – God: “My grace is enough; it’s all you need. My strength comes into its own in your weakness.” (CEB, v.9)
Romans 8:31 – If God is for us, who is against us? (CEB, v.31)
This Week at Hood
Sunday, October 22, 11:00 am – Homecoming: Freedom (Covered Dish Meal will follow Worship)
Saturday, November 4 – Cotton Festival
Sunday November 12, 4:00 pm – Veteran’s Day Concert
Sunday, November 19, 9:30 am – Church-Wide Thanksgiving Breakfast
Sunday, November 19, 6:30 pm – Community Thanksgiving (hosted at Hood MCC)