The next day, the news that Jesus was on the way to Jerusalem swept through the city. A large crowd of Passover visitors took palm branches and went down the road to meet him. They shouted, “Praise God!”
The week leading up to our Lord’s crucifixion and . . . .
No chairs and now new carpet this week!! Just in time for Easter.
This is an ongoing theme. Misguided individuals looked to the teachings of the Major and Minor Prophets of the Old Testament and bent their understanding to the idea of who, when, and where the Messiah would be. Their idea of the Messiah was a political leader, a liberator, a king. Notice how the Pharisees investigated everything they knew about Jesus
A very busy week coming up with team meetings, packing backpacks and much more!
After this, the people see a Powerful Prophet, and their future king. Finally, they could get their nation back after 765 years for Samaria (what use to be the northern kingdom of Israel (Assyria) and 620 years for Judah (Babylon))
Lots of exciting things going on at Fox Street Church of God! New chairs and carpet for the sanctuary and a loaded Easter schedule!
While we could easily take the issue of the Armor of God as a war with dark powers, we often look past the things that these verses of Scripture are talking about. The premise of the dark power that we are battling against, Paul sets up in the preceding verses. They are ALL RELATIONAL:
Things are moving along quickly with the chairs/carpet project. Since all the pews have been removed from the sanctuary, we will be worshiping in Towers Hall this week.
THIS WEEK’S OPPORTUNITIES SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. — Sunday School 10:45 a.m. — Children’s Christmas Program TUESDAY: 12:00 p.m. — FOCS Backpack Program — more volunteers are needed to help back the kids’ backpacks. WEDNESDAY: 6:00 p.m. — Bible Study via Facebook Live UPCOMING ACTIVITIES and UPDATES NEEDS FOR FOCS BACKPACK PROGRAM — … [Read more…]