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December 6, 2017

Robert’s Midweek Message: “Questioning Christmas”

The origin of Christmas Christmas is a popular December holiday celebrated by large numbers of people all around the world. It has long been known as the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, which occurred over 2,000 years ago. However, not all who celebrate the holiday do so with Jesus’ birth in mind. In […]

November 30, 2017

Memorials to our Past or Movements into our Future

“Should I mourn and fast in the fifth month, as I have done for so many years?” Zech 7:3 The sound of jackhammers and chisels could be heard once again, on the long neglected building site of the Temple, as men gave themselves willingly to the work. It had been two dismal decades since the foundation […]

November 22, 2017

Robert’s Midweek Message: “Why does God love me?”

In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. 1 John 4:10   At some point in every believer’s life, God’s love for them is questioned. A genuine heartfelt cry, “Why does God love me?” Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian […]

November 16, 2017

Do it differently this time …

“So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty,” Zechariah 4:6. Zerubbabel (what a cool name!) was the governor and project manager overseeing the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem for the returning exiles. He was not looking forward to the meeting taking place […]

November 8, 2017

Robert’s Midweek Message: Living in the Kingdom

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” Matthew 6:33 I want my life to amount to something? Another person that wanted his life to amount to something was Solomon. He tried to climb the corporate ladder, the financial ladder, the sexual ladder, the wisdom ladder, the […]

November 1, 2017

The Proposal

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will […]

October 25, 2017

Robert’s Midweek Message: “You are the most valued being in creation”

“Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person” Genesis 2:7   Taking off the Darwin goggles, and putting on the historical context goggles of Genesis reveals the true magnificence of the creation account of humans. […]

October 18, 2017

Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

“O Lord, God of my master, Abraham,” he prayed. “Please give me success today, and show unfailing love to my master, Abraham,” Genesis 24:12 How has 2017 turned out for you so far? Would you say it’s been a successful year? About 4000 years ago a seasoned servant of Abraham was sent on quite a momentous […]

October 11, 2017

Robert’s Midweek Message – “My Friendly Stranger”

“O God, break the teeth in their mouths; tear out the fangs of the young lions, O Lord!” Psalm 58:6 I was enjoying a beautiful, sunny afternoon, after catching some spectacular waves one-day last year. Absolutely confident that nothing would be able to corrupt my cheerful mood. As I am on many occasions though, I was mistaken. […]

October 5, 2017

Can we be certain of God’s love?

“See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.” Isaiah 49:16  If you have ever had the delightful privilege of loving somebody deeply and endearingly you may well have wanted to express that love in a permanent, appealing way. You may have decided to have some special, meaningful words […]

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