In light of how much work we have been doing in the Gospel of John that demands so much evaluation of our faith, I felt it necessary to include a brief, but very helpful article by John Piper on the assurance of salvation. I particularly encourage you to meditate and pray through the verses included … Continue reading Examination and Assurance of Salvation
I have been thinking of you, church, so much. I value your prayers as I prepare to preach on Sunday while facing a very long journey home, Lord willing. I am thankful for our body. Even as I regretted not being with you all at our last Church Conference, I trust the Lord's timing. I … Continue reading Thinking of you All!
Our "clocks" are a little off at this point, but we are all doing well. The teams have now separated to different tasks. It is so exciting to see the groundwork being laid for such a significant movement of God! I look so forward to sharing more with you as a church in due time. … Continue reading Day 2 & 3…or something like that!
Currently I am sitting in Chicago with our team and enjoying the fellowship and the extended layover. We will soon be loading up for the longer (15 hour) portion of our journey. I will not be including too many details, but as I am able to I will post a small bit to help you … Continue reading Day 1: Chicago and Beyond
The following is taken from A Display of God's Glory, by Mark Dever, Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington D.C. The Bible, though, presents service quite differently. In our modern translations of the New Testament, the word diakonosis usually translated as “servant,” but sometimes as “minister,” and sometimes it is just transliterated as “deacon.” … Continue reading Deacons and “Deaconing”
Today, Al Mohler has posted in his blog the issue surrounding prenatal testing and abortion. As he notes, within the past week it has come to light that over 90% of all babies diagnosed (through prenatal testing) with Downs-syndrome are now aborted. Mohler does a much better job than I could ever do in commenting … Continue reading Abortion, Prenatal testing and the Glory of God
What a great Sunday we had yesterday! I hope and pray that you all had a blessed day in glorifying God, thanking Him for the gift of motherhood. I am grateful for the sweet spirit in our services and many are commenting on that fact to me each week. I praise God for his faithfulness! … Continue reading This Week…
Coming up on Sunday, May 20th @ 4:30 PM we will be having our regular quarterly church conference. We are having it at 4:30 because we have a special VBS Sign-up at 5:15 and the AWANA Awards program at 6:00 sharp. This should be a very full and exciting evening for the body of UBC. … Continue reading Quarterly Church Conference – May 20th
February 17th, 1861 by C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892) "He that believeth on him is not condemned" —John 3:18 This doctrine of substitution is so essential to the whole plan of salvation that I must explain it here for the thousandth time. God is just, he must punish sin; God is merciful, he wills to pardon those … Continue reading Spurgeon on Substitutionary Atonement
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