Idyllwild Cabin 1

The Rock Church Worship Service


Great And Glorious (My soul sings, my soul sings..God great and glorious You are)
Rocks (Rocks are gonna cry out if we don't..Fall in love all over again, I wanna fall in love all over again, I wanna fall in love, fall in love with You)
Cannons (It's falling from the clouds..All glory honor power are Yours amen)


Good evening
If your new, we’re so glad to have you here
After the service if you want more info, talk to me or Pastor Jon
After the service in the nursery, there will be an information meeting for Solace For The Children
Kids from Afghanistan being hosted while getting medical services unavailable in Afghanistan
Prayer for the offering


Take Heart (There is a light..So take heart)
Everything Is In Your Hands (Your perfect love is casting out..when the wind and the waves crash everywhere..Everything is in Your hands, it's in Your hands)
I Need Thee Every Hour (I need Thee every hour most gracious Lord)


Grace and peace be with you (and also with you)
Open your Bibles to Philippians 1
Alex is painting a picture of our cabin in Idyllwild
This message was written in community because I’m not that good (hah!)
Prayer (not dwell with what happened yesterday?!?!?!)
Going to deal with a bunch of verses tonight
Use the handout to jot down notes on what God says to your heart related to grace and peace
In Philippians, Paul and Timothy write to the citizens of Philippi
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Philippians 1:2 ESV)
Romans 1:1-7
To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints:
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 1:7 ESV)
1 Corinthians 1:1-3
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 1:3 ESV)

Que a graça e a paz de Deus nosso Pai e do Senhor Jesus Cristo estejam com vocês. (Filipenses 1:2 WBPT) Brazilian Portuguese

Grazia a voi e pace da Dio nostro Padre e dal Signor Gesù Cristo. (Filippesi 1:2 ITRIV) Italiano

Que la grâce et la paix vous soient données de par Dieu, notre Père, et de par le Seigneur Jésus-Christ. (Philippiens 1:2 FMAR) Français

Gracia y paz a vosotros, de Dios nuestro Padre y del Señor Jesucristo. (Filipenses 1:2 RVR60) Español

Gnade euch und Friede von Gott, unserem Vater, und dem Herrn Jesu Christo! (Philipper 1:2 ELB71) Deutsch

Genade zij u en vrede van God, onzen Vader, en den Heere Jezus Christus. (Filippenzen 1:2 SV1750) Nederlands

Everything Paul says begins with grace and peace and has to do with grace and peace
My friend stated that I was grace to him
There are few people that I’ve said it to
You have shown me the grade of god through your words and your life
It caused me to step back and ask, what does grace and peace mean???

Not to worry about the past or the future, but worrying about what God has to say to us right here and right now
The word grace and the word peace
To listen to our heartbeat
To hear our breathe
I want to be completely aware for your grace and your peace
This word that Paul keeps using
It comes from the Greek word: Caris

Unmerited acceptance
Given to you without expectation
Joy, pleasure, gratitude, favor, compete and utter acceptance to you

God is extending that to you with no expectation of ANYTHING in return
Usually when we give to humanity, we expect something back
We’re always suspicious of other peoples motives
What do they want in return
Maybe that hasn’t been our experience with relationships
God has extended his complete acceptance and race to us coveted freely with no expectation of anything in turn
What if everything we did was completely saturated in the grace of
I want to live in that world
A great definition from The Caris Foundation
“A favor done with expectation in return, the absolutely free expression of the loving kindness of God to men finding its only motive in the bounty and benevolence of the Giver, unearned and unmerited favor.”

Going to show a video for Westside Pregnancy Clinic
A bunch of Christian women in south central LA who want to give young girls who find themselves pregnant a real choice instead of condemnation

Rafaela’s Story on Vimeo. Check out for more videos and their website for more info.


The Bredows are deeply committed to WPC
Talk to them if you want to get involved
This is what grad end peace looks like
I want you to receive acceptance
For that to be embodied in this ministry
We’re going to give you back your respect and dignity
We want to speak grace and peace to you
It’s the greatest gift in the world
What would it be like if we covered everything we did in grace and peace?
I want to live in that world
Peace comes from shalom which means every kind of good
When grace and peace are spoken about, it’s about RIGHT NOW
Not the distant or near future, but this time
To fully understand joy and harmony
Where did Paul write most of his letters? PRISON
How else can this mean anything else?
Paul’s life is horrible and he writes about grace and peace
What would the world like if we spoke grace and peace to our friends? Our wives? Our children?
I need you to speak grace and peace to me as I speak grace and peace to you
I need that constant reminder
In Acts chapter 20
And now, behold, I am going to Jerusalem, constrained by the Spirit, not knowing what will happen to me there, except that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in every city that imprisonment and afflictions await me. But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. (Acts 20:22-24 ESV)
Prison awaits me, I gotta get going there!
At one point they drop Paul off a cliff and start throwing rocks at him as he lies in the gully, and he’s spouting the grace and peace of Jesus Christ to his punishers!!!
Luke 23:33-38, Jesus on the cross
And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”
And they cast lots to divide his garments. And the people stood by, watching, but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, his Chosen One!” The soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine and saying, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!” There was also an inscription over him, “This is the King of the Jews.” (Luke 23:33-38 ESV)
Forgive THEM
To be able to look at your ENEMIES
One author says to know everything is to forgive everything
Have you been lied to? Cheated on? Betrayed?
What would it be like to say “grace and peace to you”?
What would it be like to be so alive in grace?
That might actually change the world

Followers of Jesus Christ who say grace and peace to everyone
You’re going to be so sick of it you’re going to die and be reborn
Romans 8:1-2
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. (Romans 8:1, 2 ESV)
Let me stop you in the middle of your self-deprecating moment and say grace and peace to you
Can we just stop for a moment and
No condemnation, not even self-condemnation
Let me interrupt you with grace and peace, broadcast live

Have you ever noticed how our theology gets warped?
When things go right we say it was God, when things go bad we say it was us
In Acts 14, the early church had this amazing thing they did
They went out and preached the Word to others
They would testify the grace of God to others

Can we try to outdo each other with “grace and peace to you”
Before we sing, I want you to turn to a nearby neighbor and say “grace and peace to you”


Gonna teach you guys a song to go along with this
Like Jesus Loves (I wanna love like Jesus loves..If I speak give me words)

Alex’s Painting

Idyllwild Cabin 2Idyllwild Cabin 1

Built by Shannon's great-grandfather.

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