Family Worship Guide May 3

Happy May!  We are continuing the sermon series titled Living Your Best Life.  I recognize our current circumstances don’t feel much like our best life.  But it all depends on your relationship with God.  In this series we will study portions of Deuteronomy for the next few weeks.  We will learn keys to living the life God intended for us to live.  Moses is nearing the end of his life and preparing the next generation to enter God’s promised land.  Before they do, he has final words to share that they will live the best life in the promises of God.


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Live on Purpose

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For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.  Ephesians 2:10

 

Have you caught yourself at some point in the last few weeks asking, “Why is this happening?”  Anytime we face hardship or confusing circumstances, we naturally want to know why.  We assume there is a purpose to all this, and we would like to figure it out quick.  Maybe if we learn our lesson quickly, the circumstances will change quickly.  God certainly uses our circumstances to shape our character and strengthen our faith.  There really is a purpose.


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Preparing for Online Worship April 26

Welcome to a new sermon series title Living Your Best Life.  We will study portions of Deuteronomy for the next few weeks.  As we study, we will learn keys to living the life God intended for us to live.  Moses is nearing the end of his life and preparing the next generation to enter into God’s promised land.  Before they do, he has final words to share that they will live the best life in the promises of God.


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Bible Reading Plan for May and June

Thanks for checking us out online!  If you’re looking for a Bible Reading Plan to help you dig into God’s Word our church is reading through Numbers, Deuteronomy and Psalms for the next 2 months.  You can click May June for the actual plan.  
 
Also, be sure to check us out on Facebook @lovingbethel.  You’ll find our podcast videos, sermons, youth and kids studies too.  We hope you and your family are connecting to God’s Word, and if we can serve you somehow please let us know. 

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Psalm 33

Let the godly sing for joy to the Lord; it is fitting for the pure to praise Him.  Psalm 33:1

 

Many of you have joined me since January in a Bible reading plan.  We have read through Genesis, Exodus, and the Gospels, and now we are in Leviticus and Psalms.  Psalm 33 was part of today’s reading, and I was warmed and encouraged by these words. 

As you read the Psalm, you recognize the power, majesty, and goodness of our God. God is worthy to be praised because He “loves whatever is just and good.”  His power is seen in creation.  By His spoken word, the heavens and all creation came into existence.  His word is powerful, carrying all authority. 

The Lord is against those who do evil.  He fights against the enemy and stands with His people.  God has plans for those who love and seek Him.  His plans are to build relationships with those who turn to Him.  God is for us, and as He looks down from heaven, he sees us.  He understands our hearts, our concerns and loves.  He sees those who turn away from him looking for hope and salvation in lesser things. 

He is not far from us.  For those who fear the Lord, He watches over them and protects them.  In this world of devastation and brokenness, God is our hope, our shield, and our joy.  God loves you and wants you to be with Him.  As a father, God wants to provide for you and protect you.  His word is wise, powerful, and trustworthy, and we should listen to it. 

Psalm 33 shows us our God is full of goodness and love.  I pray today that the unfailing love of the Lord would surround us. 

P.S.  If you would like to pick up the Bible Reading Plan just follow this link. Month 4 You can start today.


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