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12.3.17 December 03, 2017

WHEN THE DEVIL KNOCKS—1

THE DECEIVER

“… He [the devil] was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” John 8:44

 

HOW DID THE DEVIL LIE TO EVE? 

  • THE DECEIVER QUESTIONED GOD’S WORD.

… He [the serpent] said to the woman, "Did God really say, 'You must not eat from any tree in the garden'?" Genesis 3:1

 

The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,” Genesis 3:2

 

When you start to question the goodness of God, it’s easier to disobey the will of God.

 

  • THE DECEIVER TWISTED GOD’S WORD.

 

You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Genesis 3:4-5

 

… the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:17

 

For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword Hebrews 4:12

 

His [Jesus’] head and his hair were white like wool, as white as snow. And his eyes were like flames of fire. 15 His feet were like polished bronze refined in a furnace, and his voice thundered like mighty ocean waves. 16 He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came from his mouth. And his face was like the sun in all its brilliance. Revelations 1:14-16 NLT

 

 

 

Talk It Over

 

Growing up, what did you believe about the devil?

What are some ways the enemy tries to lie to you and your family?

What biblical truths can you use to combat the enemy's lies? 

Start fighting back with the When the Devil Knocks Bible Plan: www.go2.lc/knocks


Church News

 S.O.B.E.R. PROJECT: 

The Sober project is a place to build  a fellowship of people in recovery who come together for worship, support  and service to each other and the community.

 S- SERVE our community by being…

O– OBEDIENT to telling everyone about

B– BONDING together in mutual support by…

E– EDUCATING in fellowship about how to live in right…

R– RELATIONSHIP with God and each other

Meetings will be on Tuesday’s from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NEW YEARS EVE BASH

Looking for something fun to do this New Years Eve? Look no further! RiverzEdge is hosting a fun family night filled with games, food, karaoke, laser tag, a DJ and lots of prizes.  Doors will be open from 7 pm—12:30 am. $10/person $40 cap per family. Hope to see you there!!

EDGEGROUPS:

Did you know you were designed to thrive in a community with other believers and grow better together? EdgeGroups are the friends you grow, laugh, and serve with! For more information on our current EdgeGroups fill out a connection card and someone will contact you.

Our current EdgeGroups are:

The Gathering Sundays @ 6 pm

Dinner with Jesus Mondays @ 6:30 pm

Edge of Fitness Monday's @ 7:00 pm

Men's Groups Tuesdays @ 6:30 am

Date Your Mate Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm

S.O.B.E.R Project Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm

Bible Talk Wednesdays @ 7 pm

UpperEdge Wednesdays @ 7 pm

Prayer @ 7 pm

SERVING OPPORTUNITIES:

One of the best ways to meet people, develop relationships, and grow as a follower of Christ is to serve the local church. If you would like to serve at RiverzEdge please fill out your connection card and someone will contact you.

Immediate Needs:

Guitarist

Singer

Kidz Area

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