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Weekly Newsletter: December 11, 2015

Thought for today: How did the ox and the donkey enter into the Christmas story? Many families follow an old tradition. For Christmas time they prepare a nativity scene. Always 3 figures stand together. In the middle of all are Mary and Joseph with the child, and then follow 3 shepherds and 3 kings. We know…

Weekly Newsletter: December 4, 2015

Thought for today: What does it mean in your life to be a Christian? Dear Creator God,  Today we pray that each of us will yield our spirits completely to You, that You may use us as You please.  Provide us opportunities to show people how much You mean in our lives.  Give us discretion to know what…

Weekly Newsletter: November 27, 2015

Today’s verse & prayer The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness – on them light has shined. (Isaiah 9: 1) Advent – we start our preparations for Christmas. The horrific moments in Paris will not fit at all to our plans. The…

Weekly Newsletter: November 19, 2015

Today’s verse & prayer 1 Thessalonians 5:18 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. I read this morning:   That’s what it means: “in all circumstances”.  ALL circumstances… When Paris gets hit with six different attacks on the same evening – we are still to be…

Weekly Newsletter: November 13, 2015

Today’s verse & prayer 2 Kings 17: 38-39 38 Do not forget the covenant I have made with you, and do not worship other gods. 39 Rather, worship the LORD your God; it is he who will deliver you from the hand of all your enemies.” When we think of “fear of the Lord”, what…

Weekly Newsletter: November 6, 2015

Today’s verse & prayer James 1: 12  Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. Whether we like it or not, trials are a part of daily life – the Bible never…

Weekly Newsletter: October 29, 2015

Today’s verse & prayer Ephesians 4: 29 Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. Imagine a world in which everyone you met was encouraging you, and giving you good advice.  Where criticism was always constructive…

Weekly Newsletter: October 23, 2015

From The Pastor´s Desk Who is the greatest? Mark 9:34  Dear friends and members of our Balboa Union Church This question never ceased. Jesus’ disciples discussed this question among themselves. Today, 2,000 years later, this question is still being discussed everywhere. What is the best brand? Who has the most money? Who has the most…

Weekly Newsletter: October 16, 2015

Verse for today: Haggai 2: 6-7 6 “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘In a little while I will once more shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land. 7 I will shake all nations, and the desired of all nations will come, and I will fill this house with…

Weekly Newsletter: October 9, 2015

Luke 12: 33-34 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will not be exhausted, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. How Christians should handle wealth…