Worship Songs October 21, 2018

| Come Praise and Glorify | Your Grace is Enough | Forever (His Love Endures Forever) | | Come to the Altar | Crown Him (Majesty) | There is a Fountain (Clarence McClendon) | |Come Praise and Glorify| |Your Grace is Enough| |Forever (His Love Endures Forever)| |Come to the Altar | |Crown Him Majesty| |There is a Fountain|

Walking Into the Unknown…

Faith and fear are not incompatible. It’s possible to have confidence in God and still be fearful of obeying His Word. Esther 5:1-8 shows that Esther is demonstrating faith, yet there is still great fear. She has just concluded a three day fast, no food or water. Here are three observations about fearful faith. Fearful faith is anchored and deepening Anchored to what or

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The Reliable Rescuer…

The account of Sir Nicholas Winton is a remarkable story of unselfish rescue. While in London, he learned that Nazis had invaded his country of Czechoslovakia. He knew the danger Jewish children were facing. During his visit to Prague, Winton single-handedly rescued Jewish children from mass genocide by creating ads for foster homes, manipulating paperwork to sidestep government red tape. From his home in

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The Drama of Divine Providence…

In Esther 2, it appears that Queen Esther uses her influence to place Mordecai sitting at the gate, an expression holding a position of authority within the Persian court. Mordecai overhears a plot by the king’s eunuchs, trusted men who have access to the king. Mordecai wisely gives the information to Esther, who relays the details to Ahasuerus.  What you would expect is to

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Living Between Two Worlds

Kingdoms collide in Esther 2. What happens when God’s kingdom and the world’s kingdom clash? Who wins in the hearts of God’s people? Not every child of God obeys fully, not every child of God is faithful; some compromise, some appear to sell out completely. Esther is the product of her culture. Beloved, we have much in common with Esther for we too are

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When God is Silent…

Barrow is the northernmost town in the state of Alaska. From late November until March, the sun is below the horizon. Though unseen, the people of Barrow continue to believe, while the sun is hidden. Esther teaches us that while God is unseen, he is not absent and works in the following ways: God thwarts the plans & schemes of power to establish His

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