Friday, January 22, 2021

Rejoice in the Lord always...

 


Join Pastor Larry Brock on Facebook this Sunday as he gives a message

from Philippians 4:4-8:

Rejoice in the Lord always.  I will say it again:  Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all.  The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things.




Friday, January 15, 2021

Children of God...

 


Pastor Larry's message Sunday will be about being "Children of God".

He will video his message and post it on Faith UMC's Facebook page.

Blessings to all!

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Resolutions for the New Year...

 I am sharing a devotion from Pastor Greg Laurie that has some advice about making our New Year's resolutions.  Have a Happy New Year!  Blessings from Faith UMC.

Three Sore Thumbs

“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.”

—Isaiah 43:2

Bow or burn. That essentially was the choice that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego faced. King Nebuchadnezzar had a 90-foot golden image of himself erected in Babylon and then commanded everyone in the kingdom to bow down to it. If they didn’t, they would burn.

But sticking out like three sore thumbs were Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who stayed on their feet. They knew from the first two of the Ten Commandments that God told them specifically not to bow before another god.

When King Nebuchadnezzar heard about what they did, he gave them one more chance. But they still refused. They were from Nebuchadnezzar’s court, so this was an embarrassment to him personally. He was so angry that he gave the order for the furnace to be heated seven times hotter. Then his soldiers tied them up and threw them in.

However, Nebuchadnezzar couldn’t believe his eyes when he looked in and saw four—not three—figures walking around in the fire. I believe this was an Old Testament appearance of Christ walking with them.

Nebuchadnezzar called them out of the furnace and said, “Praise to the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! He sent his angel to rescue his servants who trusted in him” (verse 28 NLT). Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego had the resolve to make their stand because of the decisions, commitments, and resolutions they made years earlier.

Do you have character? Are you compromising as a Christian? Are you doing what is right, even in the little things? Every Christian will face the temptation to compromise. But character is not made in a crisis; it is only exhibited.

As you approach the beginning of a new year, it’s a good time to have some resolution—not a bunch of hard-to-keep resolutions. It’s a good time to have purpose, commitment, and a dedication to doing the right thing.

(Devotion from Greg Laurie)

 


Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Happy New Year...

 



Wishing you a blessed Happy New Year!

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Merry Christmas...

 We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!
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Monday, December 14, 2020

As we get ready for Christmas...

 

As we get ready for Christmas we need to remember what Christmas really is about....


Billy Graham’s Christmas Message at The White House

 





Have a blessed Holiday Season!