Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Replay of Psalm 78:1-7

As awesome as our 50th anniversary celebration as a church was, let us never forget that we celebrate because God has been raising up covenant families who are passing on the story of his Son, Jesus Christ. We exist as … Continue reading

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The Community with a story of Faithfulness – Psalm 78:1-8 & Deut 6:4-7

An anniversary is the celebration of an event that took place in the past and which a person or group of people desire to remember.  Sometimes they are sad events like Pearl Harbor, but normally the event we want to … Continue reading

Posted in Psalms, Sermons

Heidelberg Catechism Q76

Q.76. What does it mean to eat the crucified body of Christ and to drink his poured-out blood? Aš It means to accept with a believing heart the entire suffering and death of Christ and by believing to receive forgiveness … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, Heidelberg Catechism

You have permission to live passionately for Christ

“Permission to live for Him with passion at this very moment springs forth from the passion that will be required of us when His glory is fully revealed.” This quote from Christ is All!, pg. 18 is an excellent reminder … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship

Remembering Redemption (Exodus 13:1-16)

How do we remember God’s mighty acts of deliverance?  While our memories serve to help us, the process of annual celebrations or holidays ensures that critical events are not forgotten.  This is why we celebrate Independence Day or Christmas or … Continue reading

Posted in Exodus, Where's Jesus

The Replay of John 15:1-17

God is out to create a beautiful garden and Christ is the centerpiece.  In God’s garden every person is united to Christ and has the life-giving power of Jesus flowing through them.  Since God is intent on growing a fruitful … Continue reading

Posted in Replay

Life in the Garden of God (John 15:1-17)

How do you view your life?  What imagery would you use to describe the Christian life?  Would it be the image of being caught between a rock and a hard spot?  Would it be the image of a pressure cooker … Continue reading

Posted in John, Sermons

Heidelberg Catechism Q75

Q.75. How does the Lord’s Supper remind you and assure you that you share in Christ’s one sacrifice on the cross and in all his gifts? A. In this way: Christ has commanded me and all believers to eat this … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional, Heidelberg Catechism