Choose To Serve, Joshua 24:15
Life is full of choices. From the moment we wake up in the morning we start making choices about our day. The first decision for many is whether or not we will actually get up with our alarm clock or choose to sleep in. Once up we begin making decisions about what we will have for breakfast, what we will wear, how much creamer to put in our coffee . . . Most of the decisions we make are not life altering. Continue reading Life Notes Choose To Serve, Joshua 24:15
“Now What!” Acts 1:10-11
When do you know you are ready for the job ahead? The crucifixion of Christ had closed the doors on dreams and aspirations of His followers. Then according to His promise, Christ rose from the dead. For 40 days a risen Christ had demonstrated His truth, that He was the Son of God and that He had died and rose for them.
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Good Friday Service- 7:00 pm
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Psalm 22:1
The Christian writer James Kushiner asks, “Back in the first century, what went through the minds of the crowd as Jesus passed by to loud Hosannas? What were they hoping this new messiah would bring?” Expecting a kingdom, James and John requested positions of power. Many people had seen or heard the message and miraculous power of Jesus and must have felt it was only a matter of time before Jesus would bring a better life for them. The Jewish power leaders, who had so much to lose wondered how they were going to stop Him acknowledging, “Look, the whole world has gone after him.” Then they had a plan using Judas to lead them to Jesus, to arrest Him when the admiring crowds did not surround Him Continue reading Life Notes My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Psalm 22:1
Everybody Loves a Parade- Psalm 118
Pastor Ken Sype will be our guest pastor for Palm Sunday. Pastor Sype and his wife Jane moved to Lincoln after serving as pastor at congregations in Iola and Overland Park, Kansas. The Sype’s are personally familiar with church planting having started Christ Lutheran Church and School in Overland. Many of you know Chara Sype, their daughter, who was one of the founding members of Word of Life. Chara is presently teaching in a Christian school in South Africa.
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