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Scripture at Sunrise 4.14.2020

Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body.” -Philippians 3:21

Often when we are racked with pain and unable to think or worship, we feel that this indeed is “the body of our humiliation,” and when we are tempted by the passions which rise from the flesh we do not think the word vile at all too vigorous a translation. Our bodies humble us; and that is about the best thing they do for us. Oh, that we were duly lowly, because our bodies ally us with animals and even link us with the dust!

But our Savior, the Lord Jesus, shall change all this. We shall be fashioned like His own body of glory. This will take place in all who believe in Jesus. By faith their souls have been transformed, and their bodies will undergo such a renewal as shall fit them for their regenerated spirits. How soon this grand transformation will happen we cannot tell; but the thought of it should help us to bear the trials of today and all the woes of the flesh. In a little while we shall be as Jesus now is. No more aching brows, no more swollen limbs, no more dim eyes, no more fainting hearts. The old man shall be no more a bundle of infirmities, nor the sick man a mass of agony. “Like unto his glorious body.” What an expression! Even our flesh shall rest in hope of such a resurrection!

[from Morning & Evening by Charles H. Spurgeon]

Scripture at Sunrise 3.30.2020

“But we see Him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for everyone.” -Hebrews 2:9

If you neglect the great salvation that is in Christ Jesus, you have no hope.

-Steve Wainright (excerpt from Sunday Morning Sermon from Hebrews 2:5-10 — “But We See Jesus“)


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Scripture at Sunrise 1.22.2020

“To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.” -Colossians 1:27

“Go and spread abroad the Saviour’s blessed name, for He is the world’s only hope.” – Charles Spurgeon

Scripture at Sunrise 12.9.2019

“And now they sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver, and idols according to their own understanding, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.” -Hosea 13:2

Once sin starts, it starts swelling. It is serious and is not something to dabble in. If you start getting into sin just a little bit, it will wrap around you tighter and tighter until you are bound. However, God’s Word offers hope. He is your Help.

-Steve Wainright (excerpt from Wednesday night’s sermon from Hosea 13: Sin Will Swell)


Scripture at Sunrise 8.28.2019

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you,” -1 Peter 1:3-4

“I’m not suffering from anything that a good resurrection cannot fix.” –D.A. Carson

Scripture at Sunrise 5.23.2019

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“We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain…” -Hebrews 6:19

Scripture at Sunrise 4.1.2019

“So because of the Jewish day of Preparation, since the tomb was close at hand, they laid Jesus there. Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.” -John 19:42-20:1

We left off in chapter 19 of John’s Gospel where death had come and we read of the burial of Christ. But as chapter 19 does not end the gospel, even so, death does not end eternal life! –excerpt from Pastor Steve Wainright’s Sunday Evening Sermon

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Scripture at Sunrise 11.14.2018

“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” -1 Corinthians 13:13

“People stand in need of faith, hope, and love: someone they can trust, something to live for, and someone to love them though they know everything about them.” -excerpt from Pastor Steve Wainright’s Sunday Evening Sermon from John 16:25-33

Scripture at Sunrise 11.12.2018

“I have said these things to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” -John 16:33
Can we have peace in the midst of any trial? When we’re under pressure, facing “the big squeeze”, cheer up! Be of a strong heart. Take courage! Why? Because Jesus has overcome the world. He will never fail you. He will never leave you. He’s reliable. He can truly be trusted. He loves you unconditionally. He is your hope.
excerpt from Pastor Steve Wainright’s Sunday Evening Sermon
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Scripture at Sunrise 11.5.2018

So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.” -John 16:22
When we lose sight of Christ, we lose sight of hope. –excerpt from Pastor Steve Wainright’s Sunday Evening Sermon
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