Scripture @ Sunrise 2.16.09

It was another big day filled with reminders of the importance of Christ’s resurrection, preeminence and will for our lives!  Here’s a recap for you, which is by no means extensive!   

Devotion Bro. Paul Johnson
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.” –Ephesians 6:11
I always need to be reminded that I am in a spiritual battle.  I know that, but it is easy to forget it sometimes. 

Sunday School Bro. Steve Dawson
“…Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”  –John 20:29
Such a great promise for us!  “What more can He say than to you He hath said?!”  This lesson was packed too full of nutrients for me to fully digest them all! 

Sunday Morning Worship Pastor Steve Wainright
“And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.”  –Colossians 1:17
Another nutrient-packed message!  Christ is preeminent in creation (vs. 16-17) and Christ is preeminent in redemption (vs. 18-20).  Is Jesus Christ preeminent in your life, your all in all? 

Sunday Evening Worship Pastor Steve Wainright
“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.”  -Psalm 32:8
I’m so glad God has given us His Word to help us discern His will, though it was interesting to hear about the urim and thummim!  Remember to read, study and obey His Word.  Then examine the desires and opportunities in your life along with your gifts and talents.  Pray and seek His face.  Trust in His providence.  Wait on the Lord until He gives directions.  (James 1:5, Psalm 27:14, Psalm 32:8)
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And a sidenote, the kids did such a great job tonight singing “God is so Good!”  Their voice singing praises to the King were a blessing to listen to.  I hope you bring your kids next week to participate at 5:45 p.m. 

Sis. Janna Riley sings with the "Little Lifers" at their first rehearsal, Feb. 15, 2009.
Sis. Janna Riley sings with the "Little Lifers" at their first rehearsal, Feb. 15, 2009.

 

Steve Dawson and Janna Riley applaud the "Little Lifers" during their first rehearsal, Feb. 15, 2009.
Steve Dawson and Janna Riley applaud the "Little Lifers" during their first rehearsal, Feb. 15, 2009.

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