Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

I Find No Fault in Him

“Pilate then went out again, and said to them, ‘Behold I am bringing Him out to you, that you may know that I find no fault in him.” (John 19:4) History has not been kind to Pontius Pilate. He was prefect of Judea from AD 26-36, but ultimately was recalled to Rome in disgrace by […]

The Power of a Promise Kept – Holy Week Devotion #8

Each day of this past week we emailed an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. Here is the last of them as we culminate with the wonderful message of this Resurrection Sunday. The Power of a Promise Kept “And the third day He will rise again.” (Luke 18:33) March 11, […]

Father, Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit – Holy Week Devotion #7

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 7th Saying of Jesus on the Cross And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands […]

It Is Finished – Holy Week Devotion #6

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 6th Saying of Jesus on the Cross “So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His […]

I Thirst – Holy Week Devotion #5

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 5th Saying of Jesus on the Cross After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, […]

Eli, Eli, Lama Sabachtani? – Holy Week Devotion #4

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 4th Saying of Jesus on the Cross  And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? […]

Behold Thy Mother – Holy Week Devotion #3

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 3rd Saying of Jesus on the Cross “When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said […]

Today You Will Be With Me In Paradise – Holy Week Devotion #2

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 2nd Saying of Jesus on the Cross Then one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed Him, saying, “If You are the Christ, […]

Father Forgive Them – Holy Week Devotion #1

Each day of this week, leading up to Resurrection Sunday, we are emailing an early morning devotional out to First Assembly from our Pastoral Team. You can read them all right here. The 1st Saying of Jesus on the Cross Then said Jesus, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.”  (Luke 23:34)    […]

Easter’s Joy

Yesterday’s Message Outline: Easter Sunday 4/12/09 – First Assembly of God “Easter’s Joy”   John 20:19-20 The resurrection of Jesus Christ is MORE than just a historical fact ; MORE than simply a theological truth; MORE than a doctrinal statement (though it IS all of these things). The resurrection is the most wonderful, practical, liberating […]

Do You Think He Will Not Come?

This morning’s Message Outline: Palm Sunday 4/5/09 – First Assembly of God “Do You Think He Will Not Come?”John 11:56 So, will He come to Jerusalem? Does He dare? The question is about to be resoundly answered. Absolutely He will come! 1. He’ll come because it was for this purpose that He took on flesh […]