Posts from April 2017

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Preparing for Worship 4.30.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, April 30 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 8 Reflection All the people came together as one…(Neh 8:1) God has clearly called His people to times of work and rest and times of fasting and feasting. As we continue in Nehemiah, we find the Israelites in the seventh month -a month […]

Preparing for Worship 4.23.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, April 23 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 7 Reflection In Nehemiah 7 the wall is finished but Nehemiah’s work is not done. God’s people need to inhabit the city of Jerusalem and Nehemiah approaches this as with everything else, by listening to and obeying what the Lord has put on […]

Preparing for Worship 4.16.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, April 16 Scripture Passage Mark 16: 1-8 Reflection On Sunday we will celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. But first have you stepped back and read of the days leading up to His death, His crucifixion and burial? Take some time to read Mark 15 for the account […]

Preparing for Worship 4.9.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, April 9 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 6 Reflection As you prepare to worship, read Nehemiah 6 and contemplate this from Psalm 118. Out of my distress I called on the Lord;    the Lord answered me and set me free. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. […]

Preparing for Worship 4.2.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, April 2 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 5:1-13 Reflection Nehemiah wore many hats. Prayer leader, material solicitor, volunteer manager, builder, finance man…the list goes beyond what my mind can imagine. But in this week’s passage, he is the fierce guard of his brothers’ and sisters’ dignity. He speaks plainly, bold […]