"There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger."
....but thou hast kept the good wine until now.
'thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John'
Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.
And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
"...on the threshold of a New Year ... Jesus, Light of the World, ... may we never let go of your loving arms.
Glory and honor belong to You, and blessed be Your Name forever... Thanks for all you've done, and Happy Birthday
On behalf of First Church in Pembroke, we wish you a Blessed and Joyous Christmas.
With outstretched arms the Lord welcomes all into his fold, because the joy of the Lord is our strength
"We must live in the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the son of God"
A great time was had by an estimated 700-800 people!
Today with outstretched arms we look up to heaven and cry “Abba, Father, give us the hope to endure to the end.”
“Jesus is saying we have to move from the shallow waters and then into the deeper waters of the Bible” MT
"What if I told you that Thanksgiving was God's idea?....Give thanks to God for everything!" M.T.
“When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the Lord....
God continues to administer His grace to us in profound ways that are sometimes unbeknownst to us.
We remember those in our own congregation, and those who have passed on this year...Lord we lift them up in prayer.
O king, live for ever. My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me
I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire; and they are not hurt, and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God
Them bones, them bones, them dry bones, now hear the Word of the Load
...she did not open the gate, but ran in and announced that Peter stood before the gate. But they said to her, “You are beside yourself!” ...
The Kingdom perspective: "Blessed are the poor in spirit: for their's is the kingdom of heaven"
In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
God seed; Queen's triple rainbows; 9/11; 2 brothers 1 nation because "the LORD is near upon all the heathen" (Obadiah 1:10)
...when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud: and I will remember my covenant...
"Oh come and lay down the burdens you have carried for in this sanctuary, God is here."
We remember the fish which we ate in Egypt freely, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic
“You fools! You know how to interpret the weather signs of the earth and sky, but you don’t know how to interpret the present times.” Lk. 12:56
Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
“I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.
...few things are needed—or indeed only one
And the Lord said to me, “Amos, what do you see?” And I said, “A plumb line.”
“... If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.” Mark 5:28
“And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.“
...The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.
‘What God has made clean, do not call common.’
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God
...the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has risen....
"The Tenebrae" - Together we remember events leading up to our Lord's crucifixion
"The humility of Jesus" How did Jesus ride into Jerusalem?
“We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled."
“We had to celebrate this happy day. For your brother was dead and has come back to life! He was lost, but now he is found!” Lk. 15:32
“A Lenten Humility” by Minister Miriam Theodore (Philippians 2:5-11) The Service: The Sermon: The Pictures:
The Lenten season does not end with suffering, but rather resurrection.
As did the 12 Disciples, we need to stand-up for Jesus.
This evening, we are all called to a season of reflection. For the next forty days, we intend to seek, speak, and to be more engaging with the Lord.