When Jesus met two disciples on the way to Emmaus, “he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.” We don’t know who wrote the Book of Hebrews but whoever it was took a page from the teaching of Jesus on that day. The writer of Hebrews essentially says the whole story of the Bible is a story about Jesus. Let’s consider the wisdom of his words.
From Paul’s letter to Philemon. Listen in as we take a closer look at what Paul is asking of Philemon and company when he requests that they receive Onesimus back into their community.
1 Timothy 1:12-17. I & II Timothy and Titus have been called the Pastoral Epistles because they were written to individuals in pastoral ministry rather than to a church. Despite the differences between these and Paul’s other letters, there is still much to be learned here for the Christian community. We could all use some practical wisdom from God, so let’s think about the themes in these three letters.
Josiah will wrap up our year together with a message on engaging God’s mission in the places to which He leads us with a message from John 20 called “You are Sent!”
Today was Youth Sunday–Rob Girvin, our Director of Student Ministries, gave a message from Philippians 3:10-14 and the youth lead us in worship. The desire to “get it right” can lead us to reach for a point of arrival, but God is not done with us.
Josiah will conclude our Spring series, “Home and Away,” with a message on the book of Nehemiah called “Leading by Faith.” Join us in looking at the fascinating story of the rebuilding of the wall around Jerusalem and how God used a humble man of extraordinary faith to facilitate that project!
Mark 12:28-31. Pastor Bob gives an overview of missions at ECC and a glimpse of a few things possibly to come.
Luke 24:36-53. A look at Jesus’ interaction with the disciples when he appears to them after the resurrection. How do the ways he encourages them relate to our situation?
Last Sunday Josiah began a new series exploring the fascinating books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Catch up as Josiah shares a message titled “Ezra: Where to Begin?!” that looks at the unlikely return of the first Israelite exiles from Babylon and the beginning of their rebuilding efforts in Israel.
Christ is risen! This is the source of the hope and the life that we celebrate on Easter Sunday.