MESSAGE NOTES

The Height of Faith – The Cross of Christ
Hebrews 9:11-14
Dr. Jeffrey Clark

The Big Idea: Christ entered heaven to secure an eternal redemption.

  • Christ appeared as a High Priest in heaven.
  • Christ secured an eternal redemption.
  • Christ cleansed the believing conscience.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Quick Review: Looking back at your notes from this week’s teaching, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged or confused you?

Discussion Questions:

  1. Please read Hebrews 9:11-14. How did you feel about this week’s passage?
  2. What did you learn about this passage from the message?
  3. What is God stirring up in you to apply to your daily living from this message?

NEWCOMERS RECEPTION

If you are visiting, we want to extend a special welcome to you, and we invite you to an informal reception immediately following our worship service. Pastor Jeff will meet you at the Welcome Center, where you can also receive a special gift when you turn in a Communication Card.

CONGRATULATIONS PASTOR KREG!

Join us this morning as we receive Kreg Kastelz into pastoral ministry at Aspen Ridge Church. Kreg completed requirements for pastoral licensing and will be accepted publicly and prayed over as a pastor during our services this morning. Take a few moments to congratulate him and his family today!

TIME AWAY

Beginning Wednesday, July 26, Pastor Jeff and Mary will be on a family vacation in Marquette, Michigan, near the shore of Lake Superior. This will include time with family and visits to extended family. It will include hiking, boating, fishing, reading and traveling. For most of the trip, Pastor Jeff will be away from cell phone reception and internet connections. If you have a need or occasion for pastoral support, please contact Pastor Kerry Cox or Kreg Kastelz. Pastor Jeff will be back for the weekend of August 13.

CONTINUING COMMUNICATION

If you haven’t visited our website lately, you may be missing out on some great information! Pastor Jeff has recently written several blog posts, full of information and messages from his heart. These include upcoming changes to Saturday evening services, siding updates and an annual report. If you want the latest news, this is a great place to find it!

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY

Children’s Ministry needs you! Volunteer teachers and assistants are sought for the coming school year, in our Saturday and Sunday services. If you love children and want to teach about our incredible God, please contact Debbie Stewart.

LIVE IT OUT

Thanks to all who are contributing to Live It Out as we intentionally reach out to our community in practical and loving ways. To contribute, note “Live It Out” on or with your gift. Gifts (pledged and unpledged) received to date:       $ 91,627
Remaining pledged amount:                                        $ 43,319

BAPTISM WEEKEND

Aspen Ridge will hold a Baptism Weekend on Sunday August 27. This is in the way of Jesus’ Great Commission “…make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” If you are interested, please contact a church leader or a member of our pastoral staff. Further, we will be hosting two orientation meetings (and you may choose one to attend). These include Sunday, August 13, at 10:15 AM and at 4:00 PM in Pastor Jeff’s office.

PRAYER INVITATION

Join us for prayer in the Fireside Room from 10:15 – 10:40 AM on Sunday mornings. In the month of July, Carroll See will provide servant leadership to this important service. This is a special time to pray for our weekend services, the fulfillment of the Great Commission and the advance of the gospel. All you need to do is show up with a heart for prayer!

GUITAR CAMP

If you’re between the ages of 8 and 12 and have ever wanted to try learning guitar, this camp is for you! Camp this year will be from August 7-10, 9:00 – 10:30 AM. We’ll show you the basics and we’ll make it fun, not frustrating. We can even loan you a guitar, so there’s no need to invest in one before deciding if it’s for you. The cost is $40. Register by emailing [email protected]

2ND HALF FOR HIM: HYMN SING AND BBQ

On Saturday, August 12 at 11:30 AM, 2nd Half for Him will gather for great food and beloved hymns of the faith. Register by July 30 if you’d like to attend. You can mail $10 per person to Converge Rocky Mountain at 620 Southpark Drive in Littleton, CO, 80120, or get further information and register online at ConvergeRockyMountain.org. Due to this event, Aspen Ridge will not hold a hymn sing on Sunday, August 13.

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