"You are the light of the world. In the same way, let your light shine before others,so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in Heaven."- Matthew 5:14,16
A NOTE FROM ART
The four New Testament Gospels give different weights to the Resurrection and Crucifixion. That is to say, the crucifixion gets more of the ink in one gospel, and the resurrection gets more of the ink in another gospel (think Luke and Luke’s Acts of the Apostles).
is my observation that Christians, our churches, our preachers, tend to weight
our faith, our preaching, toward Resurrection, or toward Crucifixion. Some traditions display a cross in the
sanctuary with the body of Jesus on the cross.
Other traditions, like Presbyterians, tend to display (as we do at YPPC)
an empty cross, an Easter Cross.
would you say is your emphasis, as a Christian, to these two of the major
themes of Holy Week? How would you say
our worship, our congregational life, our mission outreach, at YPPC, is
weighted? Do you tend, do we tend, to
emphasize the good news of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross, or do we tend to
emphasize the good news of resurrection life in Christ?
about me, your pastor? How would you
characterize my worship leadership and preaching year-round? Do you hear me leaning more one way, or the
I invite you to spend some of your quiet time, your bible study time, comparing the relative emphases of each of the four gospels. I’d love to hear what you find. The early councils of the church chose to include four different accounts of the Life of Jesus, and what it means.
me know, during fellowship, what you’ve discovered. Together, we celebrate the life, the
ministry, the mission of the One who continues to say to us “Come, follow me.”
Easter 2015 Maundy Thursday
Adult Ministry Study
Tuesday, April 28th Al
Eads will lead us in a study on The Unification Church, The Eastern
Religions - Hinduism included but not Islam, and The Worldwide Church of
God - Pre ...
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Meetings are scheduled Sunday evenings at 6:30pm on the second floor of the Ministry Center.
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Youth Ministry Meetings
Restoration Church has a weekly Youth Ministry meeting Thursdays at 6:00pm on the second floor of the YPPC Ministry Center. YPPC youth are also invited to attend.
Posted Mar 31, 2015, 6:55 PM by YPPC Admin