Friday 16 December 2016

Friday 16 December 2016
7 Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. – Isaiah 9:7

There is no end to the authority or the peace that Jesus Christ brings into the world. Christ’s peace fills the shepherds who first bow to worship Him after being invited by that great gathering of angels to go to Bethlehem and see their Savior. As we prepare of Christmas we would do well to ask ourselves what place or places within our lives need the peace of Jesus. Into which thoughts, routines, relationships, ways of living life do you need Christ’s peace to be born? Today please invite Jesus to fill that place within you with His presence and to give you His never-ending peace.

Affectionately,
Pastor Ric



Tuesday 20, December 2016

 

Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end.  He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. – Isaiah 9:7

 

There is no end to the authority or the peace that Jesus Christ brings into the world.  Christ’s peace fills the shepherds who first bow to worship Him after being invited by that great gathering of angels to go to Bethlehem and see their Savior.  As we prepare of Christmas we would do well to ask ourselves what place or places within our lives need the peace of Jesus.  Into which thoughts, routines, relationships, ways of living life do you need Christ’s peace to be born?  Today please invite Jesus to fill that place within you with His presence and to give you His never-ending peace.

 

Affectionately,

Pastor Ric



Monday 19 December 2016

6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace
. – Isaiah 9:6

 

Jesus is our Wonderful Counselor – His wisdom is unparalleled and His insight gives us a perspective on life that guides us safely through trials, challenges and times when difficult decisions are called for. Jesus is our Mighty God. Jesus shows us His expansive commitment to our salvation by limiting Himself to the confines of a human body so that He could die in our place. Jesus is our Everlasting Father who holds us in His strong and loving arms of protecting care. Jesus is our Prince of Peace who, when He lives in our heart gives us a peace that is not shaped by external situations but rather by the internal assurance that no matter what happens, Jesus is with us and working to make all things well.

Affectionately,
Pastor Ric



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Sunday’s At First Church:
10:00am Worship Celebration
10:10am Children’s Sunday School
Winter Message Series “Ask A Woman Who Knows” 
Experiencing God through the life of Esther.
(Based on the biblical book, Esther) 
Daily Faith Builder
Saturday 22 February 2020
The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? – Psalm 27:1
 
What do you fear? There are many things in our lives and in the world that chill our spirits with fear. These fears keep us awake at night, fill us with anxiety, and make us wonder how things can possibly be well again. When dark and foreboding fear grips your heart please remember that Jesus is our light in the darkness and our strength in the storm. You have nothing to fear.
 
Affectionately,
Ric
 
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