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Passage and Notes - November 22, 2020

Sermon Title: Built Different

Matthew 16:13-18
13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”
14 “Well,” they replied, “some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah, and others say Jeremiah or one of the other prophets.”
15 Then he asked them, “But who do you say I am?”
16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
17 Jesus replied, “You are blessed, Simon son of John, because my Father in heaven has revealed this to you. You did not learn this from any human being.
18 Now I say to you that you are Peter (which means ‘rock’), and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.

Built Different:
A term used to indicate when an individual or a thing is on another level. It also implies the individual is fearless, elite, and thinks in an advanced manner.

No weapon formed against the church will prosper.

1 Peter 2:4-6
4 You are coming to Christ, who is the living cornerstone of God’s temple. He was rejected by people, but he was chosen by God for great honor.

5 And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. What’s more, you are his holy priests. Through the mediation of Jesus Christ, you offer spiritual sacrifices that please God. 6 As the Scriptures say,

“I am placing a cornerstone in Jerusalem,
chosen for great honor,
and anyone who trusts in him
will never be disgraced.”

Who do you say that he is?

Jesus is the ROCK, Jesus is the ROCK that the church is built on.

We are the church and we are built different because Jesus is the solid ROCK!

Jesus Is Reliable

Jesus is Omniscient = All Knowing

Jesus is Caring

1 Peter 5:7
7 Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.

Jesus is a Keeper

Jesus is a keeper of his people

Isaiah 26:3-4 NLT
3 You will keep in perfect peace
all who trust in you,
all whose thoughts are fixed on you!
4 Trust in the Lord always,
for the Lord God is the eternal Rock.

Jesus is a keeper of his promises

Jesus is our ROCK!

Jesus is our…
• Reliable
• Omniscient = All Knowing
• Caring
• Keeper

Jesus is our ROCK

Declaration:
I am built differently because I am the church.
I am built differently because It’s on Christ the solid ROCK I stand.
Christ is Reliable
Christ is Omniscient (All Knowing)
Christ is Caring
Christ is a keeper
He keeps me and he keeps his promises

Next Steps:
• Make the declaration everyday this week
• Read Psalm 27

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Flood Family Meeting
Tuesday, December 1st at 7:30pm / DIVEintoFLOOD.com/Live
Join us for an update on in-person Sunday gatherings, exciting news about our building project, and more information about our upcoming Christmas events. There will also be time for Q&A.

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We’re offering a virtual opportunity to participate in the Giving Tree and hope you can join us in providing Christmas gifts for those in need!

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If you HAVE a need, or can FULFILL a need for someone in our church family, please let us know! Email our Community Engagement Pastor, [email protected], to learn more.

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Ways to Learn and Grow
We know that many of you are seeking ways to listen, learn and grow in this season. As a church community, we believe the gospel is good news that tears down walls and builds bridges. Our faith in Jesus leads us to intentionally build bridges across ethnic, cultural, economic, and gender barriers. There is more work to do, and we have not arrived, but as disciples of Jesus we have and will continue to learn and work against any and all forms of racism, racial injustice and violence, in Jesus’ name. Click HERE for a list of resources and ways you can grow and
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Sand & Scripture
1st/3rd Wednesdays of the month
7:30am, On the beach below Cardiff Reef

We are making some changes to the name, location and timing of our Wednesday Morning gathering point in order to make it more accessible for everyone! Sand & Scripture will meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30am right on the beach on the south side of the rivermouth, found here. If you want to surf before at 6am, email me. [email protected]

Prison Ministry Prayer Group
Weekly, times vary
In Matthew 25, Jesus includes visiting prisoners as one of the examples of ways to know him. If your heart is stirring to meet Jesus in this way, consider beginning by praying for prisoners through a prayer group. Email Aaronto learn more.

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Ages 3 -11 can join us every Sunday HERE for our interactive curriculum videos, worship and activities. Questions, contact [email protected]

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Flood Youth
Thursdays, 7pm at the Flood Church Offices or Online
If you’re a middle schooler or high schooler we want to hang out with you! Join us this fall on Thursday nights, either in person or online via Zoom. If you come in person, please remember to wear a mask, bring a chair (if possible) and watch your distance. To join us on Zoom, please email Mookie [email protected] or Josiah [email protected] for details.
For more info, or check out our page HERE our IG @floodyouth and our YouTube.

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Change a Life… Serve in Flood Youth
Throughout the Week, Various Times and Opportunities
Flood Youth is looking for women and men who want to invest in and influence the next generation. You don’t need to be loud and crazy… just authentically you! In this unprecedented time, we need people to mentor and help shape young hearts and minds. If interested, please contact Pastor Mookie to learn about expectations and requirements at [email protected]

Flood Young Adults
FYA is where anyone ages 18-29 can come together to learn, reflect, celebrate, and be together! We meet online Wednesdays at 7pm. Email [email protected] to get connected, and check out their IG @flood.ya.

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Questions about these opportunities, or want to connect with us? Email us at [email protected].

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Small Group Gatherings

As we continue to monitor state and county health guidelines, we have updated our small group gathering recommendations. We recognize this will be a process as we navigate with wisdom and discernment, and have created a helpful resource to help navigate a safe and healthy small group gathering.

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We are in the midst of a 3 year campaign to raise $6 million for a permanent church home for our San Diego Campus & ministries that support both campuses. Currently, our total received is: $2,826,691.18. Total Pledged Remaining to be Fulfilled: $788,223.77.

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