SERVICE SUMMARIES

The crown of life | James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. Message:We summon up all our willpower in order to attain salvation. Summary: In order to attain sal­vation,...

Jesus gives us courage | Luke 7:13-15

When the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her and said to her, “Do not weep.” Then He came and touched the open coffin, and those who carried him stood still. And He said, “Young man, I say to you, arise.” So he who was dead sat up and began to speak. And He...

On the way to Jerusalem | Luke 18:31

Then He took the twelve aside and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of Man will be accomplished.” Message:Lent is a time of reflection. Summary: During Lent we are called upon to...

Alignment with God | John 4:34

Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.” Message:We align our lives by the will of God. Summary: The life of Jesus was geared toward the fulfil-ment of the will of His Father in heaven. This was His food. The Lord...

A friend comes at midnight | Luke 11:9

So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Reading: Luke 11:5-10 Message:Jesus is our advocate and teaches the right way to pray. Summary: Jesus teaches His disciples the proper way to pray. The man...

The poor are the rich | Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Message:Those who are poor in spirit are rich in God. Summary: A distinguishing feature of the poor in spirit is that they understand themselves to be com­pletely dependent on God. The poor in spirit...

The difference between incomplete and perfect | 1 Corinthians 13:8–10

Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in...

Jesus Christ grants freedom | John 8:36

Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. Message:The Holy Spirit gives us access to freedom in Christ. Summary: Jesus came in order to liberate those who believe in Him from captivity to sin. Baptism frees us from original sin. The Holy Spirit...