Walking in step with the righteousness of Christ (3)

Bible Readings Titus 3:1-11 Philippians 3:12-4:1 Introduction I grew up in a house where about all of us loved pets.  We had a cat, a budgie, and at one stage even a crow.  What we did not have, was a dog. We were driving along one day and we saw a very scruffy looking dog … Continue reading Walking in step with the righteousness of Christ (3)

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God’s Pleasure in Jesus

Scripture Reading Matthew 17: 1-11   Today in our message we will look specifically at Matthew 17:5 at the time of Jesus’ transfiguration which says: While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them; and suddenly a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am … Continue reading God’s Pleasure in Jesus

Walking in step with the righteousness of Christ (2)

Bible Readings: Hebrews 12:18-29 Philippians 3:12-21 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Our family loved picnics.  Any quiet spot where there was shade and firewood would do us.  Our first visit to a real public park included a swimming pool. While dad unpacked the picnic gear (I always wondered what was so special about having … Continue reading Walking in step with the righteousness of Christ (2)

Don’t Fret

Bible Readings: Psalm 37:1-11 Philippians 3:1-11, 4:4-13 Rather than fret over the prosperity of the wicked we must trust and delight in God. Most of us have trouble remembering things: things such as dates and places, people's names, your shopping list! We are forgetful. If you are like me you go off to another room … Continue reading Don’t Fret