Luke 24:6-7 (NKJV) 6 He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee, 7 saying, ‘The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.’ ”
Can you imagine what it must have been like for Mary and Martha along with certain other women to hear those words from the Angel at the tomb of Jesus? The range of emotions went from the lowest of the low to the highest of the high as the news of the resurrection of Christ began to register first in their minds, then it moved to their hearts and finally made its way to their feet as they soon would be running to tell the Disciples! Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
Grace and peace to you as we embark on a journey of reflection, meditation, worship, and service over the course of the next several weeks.
The Lenten season differs in many ways from the Advent season: we don’t have a hanging of the greens, we don’t sing carols, and instead of anticipating the birth of the Christ child, we prepare ourselves for His death and resurrection. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him. –Genesis 18:19
Even though I’m a fan of technology, it seems like there’s no escaping it, even if you wanted to. In our modern, digital world, it’s easy to work around the clock: our cell phones are always on and everyone expects their text messages and emails to be answered instantaneously. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
Church Welcome – Easter Sunday (Life after Easter Theme)
Welcome to Church! We are so glad you have chosen to worship the Lord with us here at (NAME OF CHURCH) on Easter Sunday!
We live in a world of many challenges and with each passing day, it seems the challenges become more numerous. People are searching for “someone” to lead them out of despair and difficulties within their own lives, yet in reality, this is exactly the way it was in the time Jesus walked the dusty roads of Israel prior to His crucifixion. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
When I was a child, I was always confused by the phrase “Good Friday.” Usually, we don’t look upon the death of a loved one and call it “good.” On the contrary, we grieve and mourn for the loss of life. That being said, how could the day of our Savior’s violent death be called good? Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” A second time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Tend my sheep.” He said to him the third time, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter felt hurt because he said to him the third time, Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
Easter Service Invitation (Evangelistic Opportunity)
Resurrection Greetings in Christ!
Most of us know that Easter and Christmas are two times during the calendar year of the church that people are most likely to attend church, yet did you know there are far more people who would attend if they had a simple invitation?
Thom Rainer, a Christian blogger and researcher recently polled over 300 non-churched people, and found that ninety-six percent of them are at least are at least somewhat likely to attend church if invited! Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!