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Weekly Newsletter: December 31, 2015

Prayer for this end of year: O God of all beginnings and endings, We praise and thank you for the gift of 2015. It has been a time filled with grace and blessings, With challenges and opportunities, joys and sorrows. The days have passed quickly, O Lord. The weeks, the months, the seasons, the holidays…

Weekly Newsletter December 23, 2015

Thought for today: »Flee to Egypt with the child and his mother« Matthew 2:13   The term “Refugee” was voted word of the year. This year so many people in our world had to flee; that never before had happened. – Jesus shared this hard fate with all those people. I can´t imagine a worse…

Weekly Newsletter: December 18, 2015

Thought for today: John 3:16 For God SO loved the world, that He sent his only begotten son, that whosoever should believe in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. Love is the best known but least understood of all God’s attributes. Almost everyone who believes in God these days sees Him as a…

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…