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A Call To Essential Unity

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Grace to you, Five Points, and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forever and ever.  These past weeks have been filled with...

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Easter Week Day By Day

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The Gospel Coalition has some excellent resources to help you walk through Easter Week as we look to worship together on Resurrection Sunday. You can find them here and here. Here are Scriptures for every day this week: Monday read Matthew 21:12–22, Mark 11:12–19, Luke...

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Tags: easter, holy week, jesus, jesús, resurrection

Walking In Faith Together While We're Apart

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"For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. Then he appeared...

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An Update from the March 25 Elder Council Meeting

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Good morning Five Points family, and grace and peace to you all in the precious and powerful name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! You all continue to be in our prayers as, by grace, we fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, during these days when our lives have...

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Rethinking Our Rhythms

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Our lives and our world underwent dramatic change the past week. We’ve had to reimagine our weekly rhythms, figure out how to work remotely or what to do if we no longer have a job, learn how to partner with schools for online learning, and the list goes on. But times of change are also...

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Tags: discipleship, distraction, home worship

Update on Five Points in-person gatherings

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Good morning Five Points family! We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, for your faith in Jesus, the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Times like these are never wanted, but they drive us deeper in Christ, make us...

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An Important Update From The Elders at Five Points

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Dear Five Points family~ Everything in life can change in an instant. And things can continue to change throughout the day. As we face the current COVID-19 pandemic, news of closures, bans, market fluctuations, and medical updates can make what we knew and thought yesterday irrelevant. We...

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Postponing Tonight's Activities and A Call to Prayer for Wisdom

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Five Points family~Last night, our governor declared a state of emergency in Michigan due to the coronavirus. With presumptive cases now in Oakland County; our proximity to Oakland University, Fiat-Chrysler, and other large, international organizations; and following the new federal...

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The LORD Has Done Great Things for Us!

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"The LORD has done great things for us; we are glad."Psalm 126:3 I'm always amazed when I reflect on my day or week or month, how many amazingly gracious and wonderful things the Lord did for me. As we approach the end of 2019 considering the past twelve months, how can we do anything...

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Tags: hope, joy, god's character, thanksgiving

Our God Never Fails

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"...each dawn He does not fail..."Zephaniah 3.5c Since reading Zephaniah a few weeks ago, the Spirit has not let me forget this part of verse 5. Zephaniah 3 ties God's actions to His righteousness. Since God is righteous and never fails, we're commanded to wait upon the Lord as He will...

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Tags: worship, prayer, hope, gratitude, the character of god

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