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Resources from 2016

February

How to Live in the Last Days

It became known later as New England’s “Dark Day,” and it appears that on May 19, 1780, a forest fire, a thick fog, and an unusual cloud cover converged over most of New England to create a darkness that began right after sun-up and continued the whole day. The house of representatives was meeting in Hartford, Connecticut, and many of the representatives began glancing out the windows because...

God Reigns

Now if you would please take a copy of the Scriptures and turn with me once again to the book of Exodus, chapter 20, as we continue to examine the teaching of the Ten Commandments together. We have looked at the first four commandments and we looked at the Sabbath command last Lord’s Day, which brings us to the fifth commandment and the beginning of what’s...

Monday Morning Quarterback

Devotional on Feb 15, 2016

Luke 2:10-11

“When the day finally came, it was like no other day that anyone can remember. It had a flavor of its own, an extemporaneousness which gave it something of the quality of a vast, happy village party as people wandered about, sat, sang, and slept against a slimmer background of trees, grass, flowers, and water.”

These were the words of novelist Mollie Panter-Downes, a British writer...

How to Live in the Last Days

As you’re being seated, please turn in your Bibles to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4, and that’s found on page 987 in our pew Bibles; 987. We’ll be studying verses 13 to 18 this evening. Before we hear God’s Word, let us go to Him in prayer.

Father, we’re just sung about the King of Glory and here in the land of the...

God Reigns

Now please take a copy of the Scriptures in your hands. You’ll find copies of our church Bibles in the pockets in the pews in front of you. Turn with me to the book of Exodus. We’ve been working our way through Exodus and we’ve slowed down as we’ve come to Exodus chapter 20 to the Ten Commandments so that we can work our way through...

How to Live in the Last Days

As you’re being seated, please turn in your Bibles to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians; 1 Thessalonians chapter 4, and we’ll be studying verses 9 through 12 this evening. You’ll find that on page 987 if you’re using a pew Bible. 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12. Before I read that passage, let’s go to the Lord in prayer.

Father, truer words were never...

I invite you to take your Bible and turn with me to Matthew, chapter 24. It’s on page 829 in your pew Bible if you’re using it. We’re in this chapter because this chapter contains the theme verse for our rapidly approaching Mission Conference, the theme of which is, “Finish the Mission.” Before we read that verse and begin thinking about what’s coming, let’s go to...

How to Live in the Last Days

As you’re being seated, please turn with me in your Bibles to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. We’ll be studying chapter 4, verses 1 through 8, of 1 Thessalonians this evening, and that’s found on page 987 if you’re using a pew Bible. Before we read this together, let’s pray and ask the Lord’s blessing.

Our great God, Father, Son, and...

January

Thank you very much, David. I always feel so much love and gratitude to be back in this wonderful congregation. My wife and I and five children spent some of our best years here and we brought up the children in worship here three times a week and then at Presbyterian Day School and what a benefit and a blessing it has been in their lives...

How to Live in the Last Days

As you’re being seated, please turn in your Bibles to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians chapter 3, and we’ll be studying verses 6 through 13 this evening; that’s found on page 987 if you’re using a pew Bible. Before we listen to God’s Word, let us pray and ask His blessing on it.

Our Father in heaven, we would...

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