It’s a wonderful morning to be alive in God’s grace. And His grace is why we’re here. Christ tells us we will have trouble in this world.
Please pray with me: Heavenly Father, PLEASE, send your Holy Spirit upon all those gathered here today and demonstrate to us that You, God, are working in our midst and we pray that you would open our hearts and our minds to the concept that the Kingdom of Heaven IS at hand. In the Name of Jesus, AMEN.
The Necessity of Humility
Luke 14: 1; and vs. 7 – 14 One of the Bible commentaries I read entitles this passage: “The Necessity of Humility” It’s ironic: I simply do not feel qualified to talk on this topic. However, Jesus chose this particular illustration to emphasize an eternal truth: “he who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”
A Devotional Essay by DFRaborn
What if we decide to reflect upon our lives from the standpoint of a screenplay in which God is the main character and our lives revolve around Him in order to be part of His divine plan? Our story inside His story, so to speak.
When the British philosopher and atheist, Bertrand Russell, was asked what he would say if he died and found himself confronted by God, demanding to know why Russell had not believed in him, he responded, “Not enough evidence, God, not enough evidence!”
St Stephen’s welcomes you to the worship of God through the liturgy of the Anglican Church.
Like the early Church (Acts 2:42), we meet each Sunday to celebrate the Holy Eucharist.