Grace Community Church Clarksville, TN

Grace Community Church Clarksville, TN

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Grace Community Church in Clarksville TN is a spiritual family that exists to worship together, move in a spiritual direction and to be kind to one another, our community and our world.

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862 episodes

The Life of Joseph "Becoming A Useful Person" 8/7/2022

After spending a long time under suffering and unfairly imprisoned, Joseph now emerges to a new reality of freedom. But he is different. In this sermon, we see how Joseph was transformed into a useful servant for God’s redemptive plans, and how we can experience this same transformation, as well. Key Verses: Genesis 41:8-40

38m
Aug 08
The Life of Joseph "Comfort in the Sovereignty of God" 7/31/2022

God continues to be actively involved in every aspect of Joseph's life, from the successful years to the devastating turn that takes him to prison. Joseph is giving us an ideal demonstration of what it looks like to be comforted by the sovereign presence of God. We likewise can trust that God is good and, at the same time, absolutely in control of all creation.  Key Verses: Genesis 39:19-23

34m
Aug 01
The Life of Joseph "Integrity at the Greatest Cost" 7/24/2022

The Life of Joseph is one that points us back to the reality of our lives. One of the undeniable truths we see in life is that we face many tests. We face daily tests of choosing what is right and what is wrong. Do we give in to our temptations or overcome to live in integrity. Today we look at the cost of integrity and the reward of unity it offers us all.  Key Verses: Genesis 39:7-18

41m
Jul 26
The Life of Joseph "Serving Well" 7/17/2022

In the eleven years Joseph serves in Potiphar's house, he experiences success in spectacular ways. Alongside God's sovereign presence, Joseph works in a way that brings God's blessing to those around him. In our lives today, we discover God is more interested in our character than any possessions we gain through our work. Key Verses: Genesis 39:1-6a Speaker: Jonathan Cliff

38m
Jul 18
The Life of Joseph "The Reality of Evil" 7/10/2022

The story of Joseph is one we can all relate to, but not for the reasons we like to think. The story of Joseph reminds us of the reality of evil that we all face, the reality of evil that dwells within us. Joseph’s brothers commit evil against their brother Joseph. What we learn through their actions is that this evil is something we all share in common, but what is the reality of evil within us and how can we experience a greater reality? Key Verses: Genesis 37:18-36 Speaker: Van Riggins

39m
Jul 11
The Life of Joseph "The Importance of Character " 7/3/2022

At the beginning of Joseph's life story, we see the importance of a strong character that must align with Joseph's unique and undeniable gifts. He is thrust into an incredible journey due to his father's favoritism and his brothers' jealousy, yet despite these obstacles, his strong gift of faithfulness shines through.  Key Verses: Genesis 37:1-17 Speaker: Jonathan Cliff

38m
Jul 04
From the Heart "A Secret Faith" 6/26/2022

In today’s world we often value transparency and openness, but sometimes it’s important for us to go the other way. In this sermon, we look at the importance of practicing our faith in hidden and private ways, which opens our hearts to receive a unique blessing from God. Key Verses: Matthew 6:1-6 Speaker: Adam Dressler

35m
Jun 28
From The Heart "Devote Yourself to Prayer" 6/19/2022

Prayer is our means of acknowledging and embracing the presence of God. Prayer is our way of actively giving ourselves to God every time we practice it, but why don’t we give ourselves to prayer as a daily habit? What might happen if we did? In this sermon we look at why we are called to devote ourselves to prayer and how we can do so regularly.   Key Verses: Colossians 4:2

40m
Jun 20
From The Heart "Facing Our Reality" 6/12/2022

When we think about ourselves, it is sometimes hard to know if we are seeing things as we really are. In this sermon, we explore how to face God in his light, ourselves in our sin, and the mercy he gives to us through Jesus.   Key Verses: 1 John 1:5-10

37m
Jun 13
From The Heart "The Presence of God" 6/5/2022

Christianity is not just about right beliefs or right behaviors, but something else — an opportunity to experience the presence of God. In this sermon we look at this great presence, why we need it, and how to cultivate the kind of life that is open to it.   Key Verses: Exodus 33:12-13

39m
Jun 06
Stand Alone Message "Where does my help come from?" 5/29/2022

Psalm 121 is a Psalm that answers a question we all ask at some point in our lives: “Where can I go for help?” God is faithful to provide us access to the help that we need most through the gift that He offers freely to us- Himself.  Key Verses: Psalm 121:1-8

28m
May 31
A Living Sacrifice "The Importance of Blessing Others" 5/22/2022

How do we live with the people around us? In this sermon, we look at how love can lead us to relate to others, especially to those who hurt us. Key Verses: Romans 12:14-21

35m
May 23
A Living Sacrifice "Love As Our Guide" 5/15/2022

One of the most important ways that God wants to transform us is in how we love. In this sermon, we look at the what God means by “love” and how we can practically love the people in our lives. Key Verses: Romans 12:9-13

36m
May 16
A Living Sacrifice "Different Gifts, One Body" 5/8/2022

Once we admit our humble position in life, now what? In this sermon, we see that out of humility comes the freedom to depend on others and their gifts, while also freely use our gifts to help those around us, as well. Key Verses: Romans 12:4-8

38m
May 09
A Living Sacrifice "Foundation of Humility" 5/1/2022

Discerning God’s will for my life begins with an honest evaluation of my thinking. Humbly and rightly thinking of myself, in a way that allows me to serve others first, is the foundation upon which we can then use the gifts he graciously gives us. Key Verses: Romans 12:1-3

37m
May 02
A Living Sacrifice "Becoming a New Person" 4/24/2022

At the center of the Christian life lies the promise that we can become new creations. In this sermon, we begin our series on growth by looking at how God transforms us through his mercy. Key Verses: Romans 12:1-2 Key Words: transformation, growth, sacrifice, renewal, body, mind, soul

36m
Apr 25
Easter at Grace "Experiencing the Love of Christ" 4/17/2022

Easter is about many things, but most importantly it is about love. In this sermon, we will look at one of the most glorious prayers of the Bible and see how we can receive the experience each of needs — the experience of God’s love for us. Key Verses: Ephesians 3:16-19 Key Words: Easter, love, Jesus, cross, resurrection, spiritual growth, prayer, acceptance, hope

34m
Apr 19
Letters To The Seven Churches "Lord, Savior, and Friend" 4/10/2022

As we look towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at the seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. In the letter to Laodicea, we see that any attempt to live a self-sufficient life will ultimately exclude us from experiencing Jesus as he was meant to be experienced — as Lord, Savior, and Friend. Key Verses: Revelation 3:14-22 Key Words: obedience, riches, wealth, dependence, friendship

35m
Apr 11
Letters To The Seven Churches "A Promise to the Obedient" 4/3/2022

As we look ahead towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at the seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. In the letter to Philadelphia, we discover that Jesus sees the faithful obedience of those with little strength. Jesus gives the promise to bring stability and security to a church amid cultural upheaval and persecution.  Key Verses: Revelation 3:7-13 Key Words: obedience, strength, church, holy, true

38m
Apr 04
Letters To The Seven Churches "Alive, But Dead" 3/27/2022

As we look ahead towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at the seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. In the letter to Sardis, we see how we can be physically alive, but spiritually dead, and how God can save us from this reality. Key Verses: Revelation 3:1-6 Key Words: obedience, godliness, spiritual strength

36m
Mar 28
Letters To The Seven Churches "Holy Living, To The End" 3/20/2022

As we look ahead towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at the seven letters to the seven churches in the book of Revelation. In the letter to Thyatira, we explore the importance of living a holy life, for the duration of our lives. Key Verses: Revelation 2:18-29 Key Words: holy living, endurance, purity, compromise, obedience, discipleship, grace

37m
Mar 21
Letters To The Seven Churches "A True Life" 3/13/2022

As we look ahead towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at seven letters to seven churches in the book of Revelation. In this first letter to the church in Pergamum, we see how living for what is true brings us closer to Jesus, and further from lies and the things that never satisfy. Key Verses: Revelation 2:12-17 Key Words: Revelation, Lent, truth, authority

36m
Mar 15
Letters To The Seven Churches "Suffering Faithfully" 3/6/2022

As we look ahead towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at seven letters to seven churches in the book of Revelation. In this second letter to the church in Ephesus, we find a message of hope to those who are suffering.  Key Verses: Revelation 2:8-11 Key Words: Revelation, Lent, suffering, hope

33m
Mar 07
Letters To The Seven Churches "Doing The Right Things Without Love" 2/27/2022

As we look ahead towards Easter, we are preparing our hearts by looking at seven letters to seven churches in the book of Revelation. In this first letter to the church in Ephesus, we see how it is possible to do the right things in our lives, but still miss out on what is most important: love. Key Verses: Revelation 2:1-7 Key Words: Revelation, Lent, right living, love

40m
Mar 01
The Greater Story "The End and The Beginning" 2/20/2022

One day this world will end — and then what comes next? In this sermon, we look at what happens after God judges the world and brings and end to evil and how that can shape our lives today. Key Verses: Revelation 21:1-7 Key Words: end of the world, new heavens, new earth, heaven, afterlife

42m
Feb 21
The Greater Story "Judgment" 2/13/2022

In Revelation, we discover that judgment becomes a necessary part of The Greater Story. The promised judgment will reveal the moral qualities of God and encourage us to trust him wholly. We are trusting him to banish every form of evil from eternity and begin the process to make all things new.  Key Verses: Revelation 20:11-15 Key Words: Greater Story, Revelation, Judgment, Trust

38m
Feb 14
The Greater Story "Enduring Our Days" 2/6/2022

How do we keep our relationship with God alive when life is full of hardships? In this sermon, we look at how we can grow in our abilities to endure our lives, with God’s great love and help. Key Verses: Romans 5:1-5 Key Words: suffering, pain, endurance, patience, hope, salvation,

37m
Feb 07
The Greater Story "Our Life In Christ" 1/30/2022

How do we cooperate with God’s story of redemption in our lives? In this sermon, we look at God’s sustaining work on our behalf, our continuing work with God’s help, and the promised mystery of how we grow.   Key Verses: Romans 6:4,12-14   Key Words: justification, sanctification, growth, spiritual formation, Romans

37m
Jan 31
The Greater Story "And God Still Blesses" 1/23/2022

Despite our sinfulness, God still blesses his people. In this sermon, we look at what God’s blessing actually means, why we need it, and how we can access it in our lives today, because of Jesus.   Key Verses: Genesis 12:1-5   Key Words: blessing, grace, mercy, faithful living, growth

39m
Jan 24
The Greater Story "The Goodness of Creation, And Its Fall" 1/9/2022

The Bible is first and foremost a story about God and his great and patient love for his people. In this sermon, we explore how this story begins, what went wrong, and why we need to continue to look towards it in our lives today. Key Verses: Genesis 1:1-3, 31 Key Words: creation, fall, salvation, redemption, story, meaning, purpose

40m
Jan 10