I Boast

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Gospel Community

[cmsmasters_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_top_style=”default” data_bot_style=”default” data_color=”default” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/3″][cmsmasters_image align=”none” animation_delay=”0″]1482|http://gracevalleychurch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Adobe-Spark-21-300×200.jpg|medium[/cmsmasters_image][/cmsmasters_column][cmsmasters_column data_width=”2/3″][cmsmasters_text animation_delay=”0″]The gospel changes our individual lives, but it also changes our communal life, especially in the church. ¬†This passage shows us what that gospel-community looks like.[/cmsmasters_text][/cmsmasters_column][/cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_row data_padding_bottom=”0″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_bg_color=”rgba(0,26,51,0)” data_color=”default” data_bot_style=”default” data_top_style=”default” data_width=”boxed”][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_html]PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iMTAwJSIgaGVpZ2h0PSIxNjYiIHNjcm9sbGluZz0ibm8iIGZyYW1lYm9yZGVyPSJubyIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3cuc291bmRjbG91ZC5jb20vcGxheWVyLz91cmw9aHR0cHMlM0EvL2FwaS5zb3VuZGNsb3VkLmNvbS90cmFja3MvMzIwMzI4NjcwJmFtcDtjb2xvcj1mZjU1MDAmYW1wO2F1dG9fcGxheT1mYWxzZSZhbXA7aGlkZV9yZWxhdGVkPWZhbHNlJmFtcDtzaG93X2NvbW1lbnRzPXRydWUmYW1wO3Nob3dfdXNlcj10cnVlJmFtcDtzaG93X3JlcG9zdHM9ZmFsc2UiPjwvaWZyYW1lPg==[/cmsmasters_html][/cmsmasters_column][/cmsmasters_row]

The Spoils of War

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No One Takes it From Me

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The King Cometh

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The Fruit of the Spirit

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