The Grinch: Enlarging My Heart

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The Grinch: Enlarging My Heart

The Grinch: Enlarging My Heart The story of "The Grinch" is well-known. It is the story of a grouchy, bitter, cave-dwelling creature who lives on a mountain above the town of Whoville, which is filled with kind & warm-hearted people. Because of his heart, which is "two sizes too small", the grinch tries to make life as miserable as possible for himself and everyone around him. In the process of trying to ruin Christmas for the Whos of Whoville by stealing from them on Christmas Eve, the grinch is completely surprised by the reaction of the people of Whoville. Instead of being angry at the Grinch for stealing from them, they are singing a Christmas song and continuing to find joy in celebrating Christmas together. It is then the Grinch realizes that "maybe perhaps, Christmas means a little bit more" than just the presents and the feasting. Consequently, the Grinch' s heart grows three sizes that day and the story ends on a happy note as the Grinch returns everything he has stolen and celebrates Christmas with the people of Whoville. As we look forward to Christmas and celebrating the birth of Jesus, what are some ways that our hearts have maybe grown too small? Are there areas in our lives that we need to "enlarge our hearts" and grow? Join us this December as we examine some ways that God can enlarge our hearts during this Christmas season! December 2 - Developing a Pure Heart December 9 - Developing a Passionate Heart December 16 - Developing a Patient Heart December 23 - Developing a Peaceful Heart Invite your friends and we hope to see you soon!

December 23, 2018

Developing a Peaceful Heart

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: The Grinch: Enlarging My Heart Topic: Topical Passage: Proverbs 4:23, Matthew 6:33, John 14:27, Philippians 4:6–4:7, 1 John 1:9, John 3:16

December 16, 2018

Developing a Patient Heart

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: The Grinch: Enlarging My Heart Topic: Topical Passage: Proverbs 4:23, Galatians 5:22–5:23

December 29, 2019

Letting Go of the Past

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Travel Light Topic: Discipleship Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:17–5:21

December 22, 2019

Letting Go of Control

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Travel Light Topic: Discipleship Passage: Luke 1:26–1:38

December 15, 2019

Letting Go of Bitterness

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Travel Light Topic: Discipleship Passage: Hebrews 12:14–12:15, 1 Corinthians 13:4–13:7, Ephesians 4:31–4:32

December 8, 2019

Letting Go of Distractions

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Travel Light Topic: Discipleship Passage: Luke 10:38–10:42, Luke 9:57–9:62, Matthew 6:19–6:21, Colossians 3:1–3:2

December 1, 2019

Live As You Are

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Gospel Unity: The Answer to Confusion (1 Corinthians) Topic: New Testament Passage: 1 Corinthians 7:17–7:24

November 17, 2019

Courting Lawsuits

Speaker: Michael Porter Series: Gospel Unity: The Answer to Confusion (1 Corinthians) Topic: New Testament Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:1–6:11

November 10, 2019

The Lord is Our Shepherd

Speaker: Belafae Johnson Series: Individual Sermons Topic: Topical Passage: Psalm 23