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The Glory of Christ

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

profileShort devotional thought today.  Not feeling well and yet still want to share some thoughts.  Prayers for health would be appreciated.  I have a funeral today at 11 am and I preach at Queen’s Chapel UMC in Beltsville, MD, tonight for their Lenten series.  Service begins at 7:30 pm.  Come and join us.

2 Corinthians 5:17 is one of my favorite scriptures.  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.  This passage is a good test for our walk with Jesus.  If we are standing in the light – walking with Jesus – more and more our sins – our failures will be revealed.  As we mature in our faith – we should see sins dropping and more and more we should reflect the Sonshine of Christ! Continue reading

March 12, 2014 Posted by | Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor, Holy Spirit, Leadership, Lenten Thought, Outreach, Personal, Theology | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Victory in Jesus

1 Corinthians 15:57

But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

profileOne of my favorite hymns is Victory in Jesus.  Here are some of the lyrics from that old favorite hymn.

I heard an old, old story, how a saviour came from glory, how he gave His life on Calvary, to save someone like me. I heard about His groaning, of His precious blood’s atoning, then I repented of my sin and won the victory.

Oh, victory in Jesus, my saviour forever, He sought me and bought me with His redeeming blood. He loved me ere I knew Him, and all my love is due Him. He plunged me to victory beneath the cleansing flood.

I heard about His healing, of His cleansing pow’r revealing, how He made the lame to walk again, and caused the blind to see. And then I cried “dear Jesus, come and heal my broken spirit” and somehow Jesus came and brought to me the victory.

Oh, victory in Jesus, my saviour forever, He sought me and bought me with His redeeming blood. He loved me ere I knew Him, and all my love is due Him. He plunged me to victory beneath the cleansing flood. Continue reading

October 18, 2013 Posted by | Church, Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, From the Pastor, Holy Spirit, Lenten Thought, Outreach, Personal, Prayer, Sermons, Theology | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

   

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