Posts from May 2018

Posts from May 2018

New Walls but Not New Hearts POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship   In an effort to help you prepare for the June 3, 2018, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the God’s Story of Salvation through the Scriptures. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “New Walls…

Bulletin – Week of May 27, 2018

Glorifying God by Knowing, Living and Proclaiming our Hope in Christ Hope in Christ Church Bulletin May 27, 2018 Order of Worship Holy, Holy, Holy Call to Worship Psalm 89:1-5 You Alone Can Rescue Wonderful Merciful Savior Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) Offering:  Kingdom Advancement Speak O Lord Reflection on The Story:  Christine S Baptism:  Elisha R I Will Change…

A Poem on Suffering by a Chinese Christian

Only a seasoned Saint, who has suffered much for his faith could write the Poem that follows. Zhang Rongliang has spent 1/4 of his life in Chinese prisons for the crime of preaching Jesus. He has been beaten, tortured, starved, humiliated, worked hard and endured countless other forms of punishment simply because he refuses to denounce Jesus and he leads others to Christ.…

Pentecost 2018 Joint Worship and Prayer Service

This past Sunday, We had a wonderful joint service with participants from four area churches representing 6 languages.  Hope in Christ hosted what hopes to be its first annual international pentecost Prayer and worship Service.  Iglesia hispana de Lynden, the Ethiopian and Eritrean Members of…

Bulletin – Week of May 20, 2018

Hope in Christ Church Bulletin May 20, 2018 Order of Worship Prince of Peace Responsive Reading: Heidelberg Catechism Q. 27, 28 This Is My Father’s World Sovereign O the Deep, Deep Love ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus Offering:  G.E.M.S. Reflection on The Story:  Alice Brakke Prayer Scripture:  Ezra Message:  Providence, Pagans, and the Worship of God The First Place…

God will Deliver His People POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship   In an effort to help you prepare for the May 27, 2018, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on the God’s Story of Salvation through the Scriptures. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “God will…

Discipleship in the first century

From The Epistle of Barnabas chap. xix.—the way of light. The way of light, then, is as follows. If any one desires to travel to the appointed place, he must be zealous in his works. The knowledge, therefore, which is given to us for the purpose of walking in this way, is the following. Thou shalt love Him that created thee: thou shalt glorify Him that redeemed thee from…
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