VerseD: Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Psalm 27:14, ESV

We walk according God’s will, seeking His glory. Life might not go the way we expect, but we know God is in control and holds us in His hands.

VerseD: James 5:13

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

James 5:13, ESV

We can give thanks to God in everything, but we can also ask for healing and peace. Whether He grants that request in this life, we can praise Him that we know we await eternal life free from pain and suffering.

VerseD: Psalm 85:2

You forgave the iniquity of your people; you covered all their sin. Selah

Psalm 85:2, ESV

We can find rest from our worries and anxieties knowing our God has forgiven and cleansed us, so let us praise Him in joy and thankfulness.

VerseD: John 10:11

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

John 10:11, ESV

Our God cares for us and tends us. May we worship Him in following Him as He tends to all people by joining in His work.

VerseD: Proverbs 19:17

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 19:17, ESV

Our God gives us good things, especially life and grace. Let us worship Him by giving to others.

VerseD: Colossians 3:23-24

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

Colossians 3:23‭-‬24, ESV

With all the differing ideas in our world, we obey the command of God to “work and tend” the land. We don’t answer to people (though we should have answers). We work as worship to God.

VerseD: Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 147:3, ESV

This world causes us so much pain and misery, but our God can comfort and heal us, ultimately healing our souls and granting us glorified bodies in eternity. Let us worship such a powerful, compassionate God.

This Sunday at Church: Share appreciation for those who serve with church financial book keeping

We are actually in the process of finding someone new for our bookkeeping/accounting, but our Sunday offering collectors/counters are also very much appreciated!

Daniel

This Sunday at Church I want to encourage you to do the following: Share appreciation for those who serve with church financial book keeping The last few week’s Sunday post probably reveal to readers that the church I pastor is small.  That means its also hard to have deacons that can do the financial book-keeping. […]

This Sunday at Church: Share appreciation for those who serve with church financial book keeping

VerseD: Revelation 7:9-10

After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”

Revelation 7:9‭-‬10, ESV

We don’t and probably can’t comprehend how great the saving grace of our God is, and one glorious day we will join with the multitudes of saints in universal praise of our God!

VerseD: James 1:19

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger

James 1:19, ESV

We like to know we’re right, so it can be hard to hear out other people. But the God who hears our every prayer empowers us to want to hear the other side, to listen to our fellow image-bearers, even when we know they’re wrong, to show the grace of Christ.