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The call to the believer is to be like Christ. Paul taught the Philippians that he pressed “on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus” (Phil. 3:14). This imitation of Christ is especially pronounced in His humility. Paul taught that Jesus had humbled Himself by submitting to the Father, becoming a servant, and being obedient, even to the point of death (Phil. 2:7-8).Continue Reading »
One of the mysteries of the Scriptures is the visitors that came to the manger. The Bible tells us in Luke 2 that near to the birth of Christ in Bethlehem, there were shepherds in the field, keeping watch over their flocks by night. We have no information regarding their understanding or even their knowledge of a coming Messiah. That they were close to Bethlehem, which lies just on the outskirts of Jerusalem, and the fact that they were shepherds, would cause us to conclude that likely they were Jews.Continue Reading »
Going back to school was always a love-hate relationship for me. As a kid, summers were the best thing ever and going back to school meant that summer was coming to an end. Freedom was over. No more biking through the streets or playing road hockey all day. And with the start of school, came the dreaded first day of school picture. However as a teen, the relationship became more complicated. Near the end of summer, the dread of going back to school was combatted by an excitement to see your friends again, to play on the school sports teams again, and to get back into a routine.Continue Reading »
TEEN CHALLENGE AT PEOPLES CHURCH. This Sunday morning, February 19 at 10:30 we will welcome a team from Teen Challenge.
BOOK REVIEW: THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOLY. The book The Knowledge of the Holy, written by A. W. Tozer, was a tremendous inspiration in understanding the greatness of God. Tozer begins with stressing the importance of thinking about God correctly; without this, everything in life is skewed
EVENING BIBLE STUDY CANCELED ALSO FOR JANUARY 10. All Bible studies to begin Tuesday, January 17.