Psalm 28 is another Psalm of prayer. We learn how to pray and what to pray for in these inspired "songs and sighs of the soul to God." This Psalm seems harsh in places. Can this be right?
On the night Jesus was betrayed, He shared the Passover meal with His disciples. While they were eating, He inaugurated what is commonly referred to as "The Lord's Supper," "The Eucharist," or simply, "Communion." The simple elements of bread and wine reveal what makes Christianity unique, namely, the body and blood of God's Son Jesus Christ.
Our guest speaker today is Rev. Tim Shaw He graduated from Greenville High School in 2003. He did a pastoral internship here at CBC and graduated from Clarks Summit University and Seminary. He s the pastor of Perry Baptist Church in Canton, OH. He is married to Mary Beth and they have three children: Titus, Norah and Judah. (You have probaby heard a story or two about them )
When someone says, "I need a little R and R," they usually mean "Rest and Relaxation." That is certainly a good idea and the Lord delights to give rest to those He loves. But, there is another R and R that the apprentice of Jesus should consider, "Repentance and Refreshment." We don't normally put those words together but Peter did and we'll see why...and hopefully we'll have continued appreciation for how this works this morning...and throughout the week!
"You have reached your destination!" Most of us have heard our GPS say that to us a time or two. To arrive at the proper destination requires receiving the right kind of direction and responding to it. "Turn around when possible!" Yeah, we've heard that one too. Today we'll look at an ancient text about a modern issue...life and the two approaches there are to living it.
When we read Acts, it is often hard to remember that we are reading about the on-going work of Jesus through His people in the power of the Holy Spirit. We can get preoccupied with the descriptive and miss the prescriptive. We can become enamored with the miracles and miss the meaning. Part Two...
When we read Acts, it is often hard to remember that we are reading the on-going work of Jesus through His people in the power of the Holy Spirit. We can get preoccupied with the descriptive and miss the prescriptive. We can become enamored with the miracles and miss the meaning.
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday is an annual reminder that God values human life in all stages from conception to natural death. This i not a personal or political issue. The value of human life is a moral absolute and the implications are far-reaching.
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