Worship and Bible Study
Sermon: The Lord is Near: Sleepers, Wake Up!
Text: Matthew 25_1-13
The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Leggett
Suggested Devotional Reading for Friday, November 28:
Romans 13:11-14 (click to read online)
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By The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Leggett
Sunday, November 23, 2014 · Christ the King
Text: Ephesians 1:15-23
Jesus Christ is the fullness of all of life. We can scarcely comprehend this truth. Paul in this first chapter of Ephesians is presenting the full reality of the risen, ascended and glorified Lord Jesus Christ. He is everything for everyone to the extent that all human authority and structures, all beliefs and practices, all ideals and all failures and bitterness are summed up in him. He even takes on the darkness and in so doing destroys it and leads it captive (John 1:5; Ephesians 4:7-10). This is Christ the King Sunday. All of life is taken up in Jesus Christ. He is not only the center but also the boundary of all things, all thoughts, hopes, struggles and yes, all temptations (Matthew 4:1-11; Hebrews 4:15). Paul is calling us all to a deeper, fuller and more complete experience of faith in Christ.
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November 18, 2014
Elisha is now the leading prophetic figure in Israel. He had asked for a double portion of Elijah’s spirit and it appears that this is what he has. He performs a series of miracles including the healing of Naaman, the commander of the king of Aram. Yet Israel itself, failing to repent, falls more and more into despair. Nonetheless the Word of the Lord and its power remains.
Sunday, December 7: 4:00 pm
Come to our Annual Service of Music benefitting local ministries. Hear Bach Cantatas # 124 40 & 3. Not to be missed!