The context of Ephesians 2 is Paul’s contrast between what the Ephesians were before their conversion to Christ and what they have now become. At the close of the chapter, the apostle draws from three familiar metaphors to portray not only the church in Ephesus, but also in Henderson.
Today we enter a new era in the life and work of the Henderson church as we transition into the new auditorium for worship. We do so from the backdrop of David’s prayer at the close of his illustrious life, in anticipation of the temple Solomon would build to the glory of God.
We have a beautiful new building in which to worship, but to fulfill our obligation to the Lord, we must be willing to leave the building and take the message of salvation to the world.
This is the last of the seven Beatitudes in the book of Revelation. On the last page of Scripture, the Lord provides one more invitation to the tree of life and the gates of heaven.
What can we do to insure that our pleas to God will come before Him as both He and we would like?
Among the greatest desires any of us has for the new year are the blessings of grace and peace. They will be “multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ our Lord.”
Our elders have selected “Growing Together” as our family theme for 2014. Clear spiritual goals have been established for each quarter of the year. Today, we preview those goals.