I Corinthians 13:1-7 is one of those passages that I have heard and read so often that I probably do not really listen to the words as I should, if in fact I ever did. Maybe you aren’t like me… hopefully you aren’t. I chose to reflect on the first part of verse 4. Or maybe God chose it for me because I needed to understand it and apply it to my life in a new way.
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What I will try to do here is to lift our eyes, yours and mine, beyond the early passages to the place Paul is going in the later part of the chapter and in chapter 14. What’s the big picture here? Love clearly is not something grandiose! It is not some squishy feeling! It is not for our own entertainment. Paul certainly details what it is not.
Will you be joining a Lenten Life Group this month? Lenten Life Groups are sermon-based small groups that will meet on a weekly basis during Lent. Life Groups will use Sunday sermons as a launching point for meaningful conversations and fellowship. The Lenten sermon series is…
I’ve been thinking about weakness lately. Frankly it is a subject I’d rather avoid.
If you’ve been looking for opportunities to connect with your church family or grow in your faith, fall is an ideal time to get started. Here are a few programs starting up in September.
We’ve all had the thoughts. You know, the ones that you have late at night when you can’t get to sleep, or during those moments when life isn’t going very well. “There’s got to be more to this life than I see and what I experience.”
Celebrate the Easter season with several special events at First Presbyterian Church.
What could we be if we grew spiritually? Where would God lead us if we grew fiscally? What could we accomplish if we grew numerically? What vision might God place on our hearts if we, together, lifted the needs of this congregation with prayer and fasting?
If you’re looking for a way to get connected to your First Pres family, a Lenten Life group may be a way to start. The groups, which are meeting until Easter, are aimed at getting us more connected to Christ and our church community .
The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, which this year is on February 14. To begin the season, First Presbyterian Church will hold an Ash Wednesday worship service at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.