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by Pastor Nate Green One of the most important aspects of worship is rest. Rest allows us to enjoy a job well done. Rest is meant for us to meditate on God’s work and to marvel at His grandeur. In Genesis 2:1-3 we see the first time the concept of rest is introduced to us:…

By Nate Green
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Worship Topic #10: Called To Be Holy As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:14-16 God is holy…

By Cuyahoga Valley Church
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by Rick Duncan, Founding Pastor In 1 Corinthians 15:4-7, Paul gives us 15 characteristics of love that can preserve the unity in a marriage, in a family, in a relationship, and in the church. In a sense, Paul is painting a picture of the way Jesus lived His life while on earth. You could substitute…

By Rick Duncan
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by Rick Duncan, CVC Founding Pastor A Self-Assessment built from the 15 characteristics defining love found in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice…

By Rick Duncan
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Prayer Guide for Thursday, May 4, 2023 Government 1 Timothy 2:1-4 Romans 13:1-7 Provide leaders with wise and godly counselors who will provide honest wisdom and encouragement. Well up humility in the hearts of leaders to make apologies or adjustments when these things are necessary. Lord, pour out a spirit of cooperation between elected leaders.…

By Cuyahoga Valley Church
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By Kevin Lorow, Cuyahoga Valley Church Worship Arts Assistant Song of the Week: Mercy Ran – Evergreen “For when justice called for payment mercy ran to die for me.Come and praise the name of Jesus, the Lamb for sinners slain.” Over this past year, Mercy Ran has grown to become one of more treasured worship…

By Kevin Lorow
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“To God be the glory, great things He has done! So loved He the world that He gave us His sin, Who yielded His life an atonement for sin, and opened the life gate that all may go in.”

By Kevin Lorow
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by Chad Allen, Lead Pastor Daniel answered and said: \"Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, to whom belong wisdom and might. He changes times and seasons; He removes kings and sets up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding;  - Daniel 2:20-21 These words were written,…

By Chad Allen
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by Kevin Lorow, Cuyahoga Valley Church Worship Arts Assistant SONG OF THE WEEK: Tremble – Mosaic MSC “Your name is a Light that the shadows can’t deny.” The name of our Lord is a powerful one. We’re told in Scripture that demons tremble at His name and the darkness flees at His presence. There is…

By Kevin Lorow
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By Pastor Nate Green Throughout human history every person has asked the following questions: What is my purpose? Why am I here? The Westminster Shorter Catechism answers this question with: The chief end of man is to glorify God and, and to enjoy Him forever. This statement sums up what the Bible teaches about our…

By Nate Green
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“All things are lawful” (6:12; 10:23), BUT… Will this help me and others or harm me and others (6:12a)? Will this free me or enslave me (6:12b)? Will this cause my brothers to stand or to stumble (8:9, 13)? Will this build up or tear down (10:23)? Will this result in good for my neighbor…

By Cuyahoga Valley Church
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By Brenda Leisinger, Generous Life Director OK, so you are probably thinking, what does giving have to do with worship. If you are like me you grew up thinking worship was all about the music, otherwise why would the music director be called the Worship Pastor? Well, I found out later that worship was about…

By Brenda Leisinger