This past week our nation was focused on freedom. The celebration of the 4th of July is filled with fun traditions! Parades showcasing our society, the rockets red glare from a firework display, and a BBQ cookout. We love freedom. Why would anyone throw that away. This is what the Apostle Paul was faced with in the early Christian church of Galatia.
The Bread of Life discourse from John 6 doesn’t end well to our eyes for Jesus. Many walk away. Jesus is the only way to heaven. Join us this Sunday as we close out the series of Gospel readings with a message – Only Jesus is the Bread of Life.
“One holy name she blesses, Partakes one holy food, And to one hope she presses, With ev’ry grace endued…” What does it look like to forgive someone? That might be an easy question, until the hurt hits close to home. This Sunday we’ll consider Jesus command to forgive. We have the perfect example in Jesus. More importantly we have the perfect motivation when we look at how he forgave us.
Would you trust Crazy Bob’s Autos or Flow Honda with the purchase of your next car? If you needed a sitter for the kids would you ask the person next to you in the checkout line at Food Lion or a trusted friend or family member? This Sunday we’ll see that God gives you his word. That’s something you can always trust.
“Your’re just the worst!” Seriously, as each of stands before our God, we can honestly say these words. The reason is that we don’t need to compare ourselves to each other. We compare ourselves to God. God is the only one who can save us. We held our church picnic yesterday. God blessed us with a wonderful day!