Sunday Mornings (Guess Blogger)

I would like to welcome back Crystal Russell back as our guest blogger today. Sunday Mornings On Sunday mornings we have a special time of prayer before everything gets started at church. A group of women gather together to pray. We pray over the Word that the pastors will bring, the Sunday school teachers, andContinue reading “Sunday Mornings (Guess Blogger)”

Your Identity

Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.                   John 1:12-12 NIV It’s extremelyContinue reading “Your Identity”

Christ Is Risen! Alleluia!

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb and they asked each other, Who, will roll the stoneContinue reading “Christ Is Risen! Alleluia!”

Holy Thursday

Then came the day of unleavened bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” Where do you want us to prepare for it? they asked.” He replied, As you enter the city a man carrying a jar of waterContinue reading “Holy Thursday”

Jesus In Gethsemane

  Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to theContinue reading “Jesus In Gethsemane”

How To Forgive

     Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you not seven times, but seventy-seven times.”                               MatthewContinue reading “How To Forgive”

Jesus Calls Us

     As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fisherman. “Come, follow me, “ Jesus said, “ and I will send you out to fish for people.” At once they left theirContinue reading “Jesus Calls Us”

Are You Willing To Follow?

Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat was already a considerable distance from land,Continue reading “Are You Willing To Follow?”

There is Always Hope With God

All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field, the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord endures forever. 1 Peter 1:24-25 Tradition and the letter itself identify the apostle Peter as the author of this book, a pastoral address to the house-churchesContinue reading “There is Always Hope With God”

July 4th

Early Christians often met violent opposition and Peter’s letter comforted and encouraged Christians who were being persecuted for their faith. In the book of 1 Peter 2:16 Peter tells us to live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil, live as God’s slaves. Show proper respect to everyone,Continue reading “July 4th”