COV LIFE BLOG

Worship Through Prayer – June 3, 2018

Our good and loving Father, thank for this time to call upon you as a body. What comfort and peace and joy we have in belonging to you and in knowing that not only do you hear our prayers but that you love us and you respond to us with great wisdom and care. You […]

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Posted on: June 4, 2018 - 10:15AM

Psalm 31 – True Refuge During The Distresses of Life

“Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.” — Psalm 31:4 Our spiritual foes are of the serpent’s brood, and seek to ensnare us by subtlety. The prayer before us supposes the possibility of the believer being caught like a bird. So deftly does the […]

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Psalm 30 – The God Who Turns Mourning Into Dancing

So, brethren! remember that the richest vintages are grown on the rough slopes of the volcano, and lovely flowers blow at the glacier’s edge; and all our troubles, big and little, may be converted into gladnesses if we accept them as God meant them. Only they must be so accepted if they are to be […]

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Posted on: May 24, 2018 - 10:00PM

Worship Through Prayer – May 20, 2018

Father, we come before you this morning thanking you for grace that has been given to us in Christ Jesus. Grace that loved us even while we were still sinners. Grace that has forgiven us of our sins and made us your adopted sons and daughters through faith alone in the work of Christ on […]

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Posted on: May 21, 2018 - 1:24PM

Psalm 29 – The Call to Glorify God Because of His Strength That He Uses to Bless His People

The omnipotence of God in nature inspires the devout with the spirit of worship. Inspires the common mind with fear. The scientific mind with inquiry. Inflames the imagination of the poetic mind. But fills the devout mind with the spirit of worship of the great invisible Creator. “Give unto the Lord the honour [or, ‘glory’] […]

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Posted on: May 17, 2018 - 10:00PM

Pastoral Prayer – May 13, 2018

Almighty God, your people gathered here bow before you in thanksgiving that you have not given to us according to the evil of our deeds. In your mercy, you brought us to repentance and faith in Jesus. Now clothed in his righteousness, you have forgiven us and adopted us as your children. What an astounding […]

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Posted on: May 14, 2018 - 1:32PM

Psalm 28 – Delighting in the God who Hears and Answers Our Prayers

If God could be deaf and dumb to the supplications of His servant, there could be neither comfort nor hope for him. And if God should turn away from him, his ruin would be certain. But then the servant of God would share the fate of the wicked. This however is impossible, so long as […]

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Posted on: May 10, 2018 - 10:00PM

Psalm 27 – Waiting Courageously on the Lord

One thing I know, one thing I seek, one thing I need, and at the very end of the book, it’s as though he says, “Oh yes, here’s one more thing—one thing I’m going to do. I’m going to be strong and wait on the Lord: I am still confident of this: I will see […]

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Posted on: May 3, 2018 - 10:00PM

Psalm 26 – What God Requires, He Provides

If you stand on the Rock of Ages, my dear brothers and sisters, you stand on a Rock which never can reel beneath you, and from which no power, either earthly or infernal, can ever tear you! If you are in the hands of Christ, you know what He says—“No one is able to pluck […]

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Posted on: April 26, 2018 - 10:00PM

CLC Talks – Together for the Gospel Recap and CLC’s Eighth Birthday

In this episode of our CLC Talks series, our elders sit down to discuss our recent trip to Louisville, Kentucky for the Together for the Gospel conference and the encouragements that we brought back from this trip, as well as taking some time to remember God’s grace to our church over the last 8 years. […]

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Posted on: April 22, 2018 - 7:09PM