Brothers and sisters,
Happy Monday to all! Yesterday in worship we worked our way through Psalm 107 and confessed together how we can cry to the Lord in our trouble, and He ultimately delivers us from our distress. The message from John 7 helped us to learn that nearness to the truth of God does not ensure understanding of the truth of God. We learned that speculations about the truth of God does not lead to acceptance of the truth of God. We also learned that religious elitism leads us away from God’s truth. The way to know truth is to believe in Jesus and be willing to do God’s will. If that is true in our lives, we will continually grow in understanding God’s truth and God’s ways. We will continually grow nearer to Jesus Himself. We saw that any person willing to do God’s will increasingly understands the truth of God found in Jesus Christ.
We will be continuing our virtual Bible Study of the book of Galatians this Wednesday, April 21st at 6:30 PM. We will be studying Galatians 3. If you would like to be part of this study, let me know so I can add you to the email list to send you the weekly link.
Here is a link one of my favorite worship hymns at this time, “The King In All His Beauty”: https://youtu.be/odKxftGhVRE. I hope you enjoy it also.
Remember to keep praying continually for each other.
Bob Ray, Pastor, East Madison Baptist Church