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From Pastor’s Thoughts: The Jewish Feasts in the Lives of Believers

  The Jewish Feasts in the Lives of Believers Date: November 7th, 2018 Read: Romans 5:6-11 The Jewish holy calendar contains a total of seven feasts within three major multi-day feasts/holidays; a foreshadowing of the redemptive work of Jesus. Over the next few devotions we’ll look at these three major feasts. Within the Feast of the Passover were…

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From Pastor’s Thoughts: Call On The Lord

Call On The Lord Date: October 31st, 2018 Read: Jeremiah 33:1-3 The Creator of the universe invites us to call on Him and He will answer us. When God spoke these words to Jeremiah he was accused of treason and placed in prison (Jer. 32). Jeremiah had been praying and yet God came to him and said: “Call…

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The Nature of Prayer

Our study, found in the eighteenth chapter of Luke, follows the passage on the parable of the persistent widow.  In that parable our Lord stresses the need of prayer. He puts it very bluntly: Men must either pray or faint; there is no other choice. If we are praying then we are not fainting and…

The Four Comings of Christ

The Bible text that we will focus on today is Luke 2:1-20. The Bible talks about the four comings of Christ.   1. The Coming of the Baby in Bethlehem We have read about this in Luke 2. While there is a simplicity of the telling of the story in the gospels we never can…

Praise be to God

Today’s sermon is focused on Psalm 33. ‘Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous.’ (Psalm 33:1) This admonition reminds us that we enter into worship and give an invocation of praise to God, whether it’s through prayer or song. Four things, I think, are not good to begin within any kind of worship, whether it’s…