Posts from May 2021

Posts from May 2021

May 26 Midweek Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Each one of us desires to be deeply joyful in our lives. Not just happy when things are “going our way,” but truly joyful. This is because God has created us with this desire for joy. In fact, the first question in the Westminster Shorter Catechism addresses just this: “What is the chief end of man? Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to…

May 19, 2021 Midweek Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last Sunday’s sermon text demonstrated how the early followers of Jesus “were of one heart and soul” (Acts 4:32). We saw that both their convictions and their actions were unified. They were convinced that Jesus is the resurrected King and that they were called to bear witness to his rule even in view of threats and persecution. The…

May 12 Midweek Update

Dear Faith Community Church Family, As the gospel bears fruit among God’s people, the work of God’s grace begins to infiltrate every area of our lives, including our possessions and pocketbooks. In this Sunday’s sermon text, Acts 4:32-5:11, we are presented with a contrast between the generous landowner Barnabas and a married couple, Ananias and Sapphira, who…

May 5, 2021 Midweek Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The early Christians knew that Jesus had given them a calling: “You will be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8). They also knew that they didn’t have it in themselves to meet the demands of this call. When Peter and John are told not to speak in the name of Jesus anymore, they boldly tell the leaders that they must obey God rather than men. They then…

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