Key verse Genesis 2:3
Key verse Genesis 24:58; we are the bride of Christ!
Since ancient times, the church has considered the teaching of the Trinity to be so important that any group which rejects the teaching of the Trinity is considered to have departed from true Christianity. This is stated in creeds accepted by the three major branches of Christianity, Protestant, Orthodox, and Catholic.
It is essential for the church to be a place of love described in 1 Corinthians 13.
We have many traditions in the church, but our identity does not come from our church practices or traditions: Our identity as Christians rests in Jesus Christ and our relationship to Him.
The first church was born when the Holy Spirit came upon people. That is still how the church grows and expands today.
By the power and leading of the Holy Spirit, let’s choose to be holy, because God is holy, not just in words, but in our whole lifestyle. When we do this, then people will see; and they will want to join in and praise God with us.
Wherever we are, we can offer ourselves as living sacrifices for God’s Kingdom by loving and caring for all of the people we meet.
As brothers and sisters and as members of the same body, we need to forgive one another and learn to dance together in harmony, each using the gifts God has given us to serve the Lord as we are called.
God has placed an open door before us. The door of salvation where anyone who believes in Jesus can enter into the Kingdom of God, and the door of opportunity to share the good news with others.
There are clear proofs that Jesus is both the Christ Messiah and Lord of all. How will you respond?
We as believers are being brought together to make a new community dedicated to God. We are to share our lives with each other by spending more time together in prayer and fellowship and by meeting each others’ needs.
What is stopping us from living the Christian life that God has willed for us to live? It may be our very own unwillingness!
We should trust in the Lord alone regardless of whether we see miracles or not. Let us be bold in our faith, prayers, and witness as the apostles were.
Our challenge and prayer for this year is to fill the hall for the glory of God. Let’s not miss that the purpose is to glorify God.
When problems are addressed and solved, it is an opportunity for the church to grow. Satan tries to disrupt the church with his schemes, but through prayer, the wisdom of the Word, and the power of the Holy Spirit, we can defeat the plans of the evil one.
When Jesus calls us as He did disciples, we are to be focused on coming and following Him.
In Christ Jesus, the Ethiopian Official found forgiveness of sins, salvation, and a mission in life. May we also know Jesus, receive salvation, and take on the great purpose of sharing the Good News of Jesus with all of the people around us.
Only a few go out seeking a savior and find Jesus, but many are found by Jesus, just as Saul was found by Jesus on the way to Damascus.