November 5, 2017

Where did your story start?  That was the question Pastor Joey posed to the congregation as he stared his message.  He spoke from Acts 7: 54-8:8.  The very God of the universe came down to Earth to serve, not to be served.  This was Stephen’s message throughout his ministry.  Our scripture today starts as Stephen is being stoned.  As he is chased out of town, the whole parade of people passes by Saul, paying their coats at his feet.  Stephen prays that God receives his spirit and in his last breath asks God not to hold this against them, in essence “forgive them”, sounding just like Jesus.  At this, God causes him to fall asleep.  Saul, standing there, is in agreement with Stephen’s stoning. (This starts a period of persecution against the church, and believers scattered after this.)...

November 1, 2017

It is interesting that in the United States we celebrate a day we call thanksgiving.  Why do we make a deliberate attempt to show a concerted effort to be thankful? This is most likely due to the fact that we are human, and prone to overlook the most basic of necessities.  In 1 Thessalonians 5:18 we are admonished as Christians, “in everything give thanks”.  We set ourselves as an example for the lives around us.  When we are thankful to the Lord, and the watching world see our thankfulness, they will have to take notice.

The rest of this verse says “in everything give thanks; for this is Gods will for you in Christ Jesus.”  Giving thanks points to the Lord who protects and provides, and reminds us that every good and perfect gift comes from the Lord.  Truly giving thank...

Please reload

Featured Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Recent Posts

February 26, 2020

January 1, 2020

November 1, 2019

September 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

January 1, 2019

December 1, 2018

Please reload

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

  • Facebook Basic Square