Posts from January 2019

Posts from January 2019

In Christ, we are Children of God POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship   In an effort to help you prepare for the February 3, 2019, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on What God wants us to Believe, Do, and Become. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “In Christ, we…

The second Triad of names for Jesus in Jude

In the final triad of names, Jude uses the more explicit our Lord Jesus Christ(17, 21) and a variation that carries the same meaning Jesus Christ our Lord (24).  These three usages build upon the first triad but make it more explicit that Jesus Christ is always the Lord of believers and it is He who brings mercy and eternal life (21) as well as being the one through whom…

Looking More Like Jesus, Step by Step

Looking More Like Jesus, Step by Step By Pastor Scott Roberts Have you ever wanted to look more like Jesus, but didn’t know where to begin? Have you ever talked with a friend who was seeking advice about how to change an aspect of their character, but were unsure of what to tell them? This month, we will look briefly at the doctrine of progressive sanctification and…

Bulletin – Week of January 27, 2019

Welcome to Hope in Christ Church! We are so glad you have joined us today.  After the service, we invite you to stay for refreshments and fellowship, followed by Sunday School at 11:00. There are various small groups that meet during the week as well. You are welcome to visit and find one that is right for you! Hope in Christ Church Glorifying God by Knowing, Living and…

The First Triad of Jesus’ Names in Jude

Jude refers to Jesus by three names: Jesus (5, 6)[1], Jesus Christ(1 – 2x, 4); and our Lord Jesus Christ (17, 21, 24).  It is worth noting that Jude often uses threes in his letter and this is but one example of three different ways of referring to the Lord.  For example, the recipients of the letter are thrice designated: ‘called’, ‘beloved’ and ‘kept’ (1).  There are…

Bulletin – Week of January 20, 2019

Welcome to Hope in Christ Church!  This morning’s sermon will be from Romans 3:21-31 and is titled, “Salvation by Grace through Faith.”  Our Sunday school discussion today will be over chapter three of “Believe,” which we are reading together.  We have a book for you, and you are welcome to join in at any time. After the worship service at…
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