Jesus gave the “Great Commission” to his disciples at the very end of Matthew’s gospel. Pastor David suggests that this is very much like the covenant language that God used in the Old Testament, such as in today’s sermon text, Isaiah 56:1-8.
How do you want to grow spiritually in the remainder of 2017? How will you renew (or establish) covenant promises with God in the areas of practice, teaching, and community? Listen to Pastor David’s message* on Deuteronomy 30:15-20, and use this printable PDF to map out your desired growth areas for the rest of this year.
(* We apologize for the poor audio quality in this recording.)
If you are participating in our “Daily Bread” (Chronological Bible) group, then hopefully you are off to a good reading start this year! We are now finished reading Genesis, the first of the 66 books of the Bible, which contains some of the oldest stories in the scriptures. Next up is another very ancient story, the story of Job.
But let’s pause for a moment to consider what we’ve seen so far.
What does patience look like? How does God want us to show patience to each other and to our communities? And what does this have to do with the strange story of Hosea and Gomer, found in Hosea chapters 1 and 3? Listen in to Pastor David’s sermon on these two chapters.