To watch a video of this sermon please click here. Matthew 9:1-17 A Welcoming Church is a Powerful Church Bringing People to Jesus The Compassion Jesus Showed v. 1-8 we see: A. The man’s condition v2 B. The helpers conviction v2 – the friends had a living faith, an active faith C. The man’s cure v2a Spiritually; v6 physically D. The people’s conclusion v8 The Call Jesus Shared v9 “follow Me” – The Lord’s call to Matthew was: A. A passing call B. A personal call “Matthew” – Sinners need a Savior C. A public call D. A precise call “follow Me” E. A productive call – v9 “He arose and followed Him” F. A precious call – Matthew a publican despised by Pharisees, yet loved by the Lord. (1) Look at the Companions Matthew brought v10 – Saints bring friends to Jesus (2) Look at the Company Jesus sought v11 “why does He eat with sinners?” Why was He here? He tells us in v13 “I am not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance. The Conversion He Secures v14-17 new sacks are for new wine, not reformation but regeneration is needed. 2 Corinthians 5:17 1. Luke 19:10 2. Luck...Read More
Daily Vacation Bible School August 3rd, 2014 – August 7th, 2014 6:30pm – 8:30pm Men’s Devotional Bible Study August 3rd (7am study, 8am breakfast – everyone is welcome!) Quarterly Congregational Meeting August 10th, 2014; Dish to pass meal and meeting following church service Deacons’ Meeting & Work Night Tuesday August 19th, 7pm in The Library Monthly Elders’ Meeting August 25th, 7pm in the Pastor’s Study Library Work Night August 26th, 2014, 6pm Cheiron Ladies’ Fellowship Come and join in the fellowship and craft/projects. Contact Diane Hamilton. Ladies Tuesday Morning Bible Study (at the church) Every Tuesday, 9am (On Hiatus until the Fall! Stay tuned!) Ladies Thursday Night Bible Study (at Marie Dryer’s home) Every Thursday, 6:30pm (On hiatus until the Fall! Stay tuned!) Volleyball Time Stay tuned for the winter kickoff of volleyball season! Monday nights, 6pm. Everyone is welcome to come for some great exercise and fellowship...Read More
Please join us and fellow outdoor enthusiasts, for a Sportsman’s Banquet and presentation featuring Ken Hunter from the Muncy area. Saturday, March 15, 2014Dinner 5:30pm • Presentation 7pm Ken’s work centers on wildlife art, bronze sculptures, carvings and illustrations. He is also an outdoor writer, photographer, lecturer, and former TV co-host of Pennsylvania Outdoor Life. Ken will be speaking about “Hunting the PA Elk & Black Bear.” For more information, please call...Read More
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The Christian Gospel Fellowship takes the great commission (Matthew 28:19-20) to heart. Since our establishment, 25% of all general giving has been set aside to support missions and missionaries. This is continued today as we want to see the Word spread and new disciples brought before the Lord.