Messages from June 2020

Messages from June 2020

The Established heart

The Established Heart Sunday, June 21, 2020 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, IA 1 Thessalonians 3:12-13 “And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love to one another and to all, just as we do to you, so that He may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints.” Introduction: First Congregational Church was established in 1868. Many other organizations, businesses…

The Appointed time

The Appointed Time Sunday, June 14, 2020 at The First Congregational Church of Marshalltown, Iowa Genesis 18:14 “Is anything too heard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.” Introduction:Esther, born for such a time as this. Ephesians, to do the good work that is set forth before you. The Old Testament Book of Esther is the story of a young Jewish woman who…

Some Thoughts on the great commission

Some Thoughts on the Great CommissionSunday,  June 7, 2020Matthew 28:18 (NKJV)18And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Introduction: mission statements I recently read part of an article about mission statements, popular with churches and businesses alike. It turns out that some companies haven’t done a great job with their mission statements. For example, there’s McDonald’s. “McDonald’s brand mission is to be our customers’ favorite place and way…