Church Bulletin – February 24, 2019


"For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me." 2 Corinthians 12:8  When Paul prayed for the removal of the thorn in the flesh, he asked that of God which betrayed a lack of judgment in his estimate of the thing which he petitioned for. Who would have suspected this [...]

Church Bulletin – February 24, 20192019-02-23T18:21:01-04:00

Church Bulletin – February 17, 2019


“And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15 The so-called “great commission” of the Lord to His disciples is found in somewhat different form in each of the four gospels and in still another form in the first chapter of Acts. To [...]

Church Bulletin – February 17, 20192019-02-16T16:52:51-04:00

Church Bulletin – February 10, 2019


“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.” Psalm 43:5 Is there ever any ground to be cast down? There are two reasons, but only two. If we [...]

Church Bulletin – February 10, 20192019-02-09T17:06:06-04:00

Church Bulletin – February 3, 2019


Theodore Epp was a famous Bible teacher in the USA, who is best remembered for the radio ministry that he founded in Nebraska in 1939 which still broadcasts today in 17 countries and 25 languages. Because Dr. Epp was very concerned about the attacks that were being made upon the Scriptures and the departure [...]

Church Bulletin – February 3, 20192019-02-02T08:30:21-04:00

Church Bulletin – January 27, 2019


“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.” Matthew 5:7 The merciful are happy. This, like the rest, is a paradox; for the merciful are not taken to be the wisest, nor are likely to be the richest. Yet Christ pronounces them blessed. Those are the merciful who are piously and charitably inclined [...]

Church Bulletin – January 27, 20192019-01-25T23:20:00-04:00

Church Bulletin – January 20, 2019


But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. Matthew 6:6  Eight times in the space of this verse is the pronoun used in the singular number and [...]

Church Bulletin – January 20, 20192019-01-19T18:29:34-04:00

Church Bulletin – January 13, 2019


“And . . . the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe.” Ephesians 1:19 The power of the triune Creator, as displayed in the resurrection of Christ, is directed toward us! We can be certain we will never fully comprehend that, but the Scriptures provide several clear statements that will help us [...]

Church Bulletin – January 13, 20192019-01-12T19:09:45-04:00

Church Bulletin – January 6, 2019


“But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.”.Job 23:10. Untried, untrodden, and unknown as your future path may be, it is, each step, mapped, arranged, and provided for in the everlasting and unchangeable covenant of God. To Him who leads us, who accepts [...]

Church Bulletin – January 6, 20192019-01-05T21:33:55-04:00

Church Bulletin – December 30, 2018


“And the word of the Lord came unto Elijah, saying, Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee.” 1 Kings 17:8-9 The leading of God is not always clear to our understanding or satisfying to our pride, but it is [...]

Church Bulletin – December 30, 20182018-12-29T13:47:20-04:00

Church Bulletin – December 23, 2018


“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, [...]

Church Bulletin – December 23, 20182018-12-22T18:12:22-04:00

Church Bulletin – December 16, 2018


“And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 The glory of Christ is apparent, as we study the titles which are given to Him in the first chapter of John's [...]

Church Bulletin – December 16, 20182018-12-15T18:57:59-04:00

Church Bulletin – December 9, 2018


“. . . when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?” Job 38:7 The phrase “shouted for joy” in this verse is actually a single word (ruwa) in the Hebrew, and it can carry a number of meanings. It is most frequently translated simply “shout,” as when [...]

Church Bulletin – December 9, 20182018-12-09T10:22:26-04:00