September 20, 2020   /   One Life Church


Today we will be celebrating with water baptisms immediately following service. 

For more info please visit: www.olc.church/baptism


Please Remember: “DON’T DO LIFE ALONE”

Fall Small Groups

September 13 – December 5, 2020

  • There are all types of groups…
  • Start by using our online directory www.olc.church/groups to find a location, time, and type of group for you.
  • Choose a few groups to check out and be sure to contact them before you visit to confirm the time and location of the group.
  • For more information about small groups please visit: www.olc.church/groups


OUR HOPE FOR YOU | 09.20.20

Ephesians 1:17-18 (NIV)  I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.  I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people.

Ephesians 1:17-19 (Message)  I ask the God of our Master, Jesus Christ, the God of glory—to make you intelligent and discerning in knowing him personally, your eyes focused and clear, so that you can see exactly what it is he is calling you to do, grasp the immensity of this glorious way of life he has for his followers.

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“That you may know him personally…”

Matthew 7:21-23 (NIV)  “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you.’”

1 John 2:3 (NIV)  We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands.

Matthew 22:37–40 (NIV) Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

John 13:34–35 (NIV)  “Love one another.  As I have loved you, so you must love one another.  By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

1 John 3:18–19 (NIV) Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence:

1 John 4:7–8 (NIV) Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Action Step 1: your life to .

John 3:16 (NIV) For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. 

John 10:10 (NIV) I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

Romans 10:9 (NIV) If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Romans 6:23 (NLT) For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.

Action Step 2: Be .

Acts 2:41 (NIV) Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.

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“That the eyes of your heart may be enlightened…”

James 5:16 (NIV)  Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. 

Action Step: Join A .


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“That you may know the hope to which He has called you…”

1 Peter 4:10 (NLT)  God has given gifts to each of you from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Manage them well so that God’s generosity can flow through you.

Action Step: Attend the .


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“That you may experience the riches of his glorious inheritance that he has for you… in his holy people”

John 15:8,11 (NIV)  This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.  I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.

Action Step: Join the .


Matthew 28:19 (NIV) Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

1 Peter 3:21 (TLB) In baptism we show that we have been saved from death and doom by the resurrection of Christ; not because our bodies are washed clean by the water but because in being baptized we are turning to God and asking him to cleanse our hearts from sin.

Matthew 10:32–33 (NIV) “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.

“Water Baptism is a declaration of my in Jesus Christ.”

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