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How God Uses Failure in Our Lives

Sermons Of Love Podcast

  How God Uses Failure in Our Lives Sermon by Jefferis Kent Peterson, July 21, 2019 Note:  God does not cause us to fail; He uses our failures to expose what is already in us. A Man Called Peter:   a brash, impulsive, bold a fisherman with gnarled hands who worked hard for a living; muscular from hauling in large wet nets with fish; a tough hide from baking in the sun. Peter’s mindset:  he was looking for an earthly kingdom with a David-like leader who would kick out the Romans. Everyone believed the Messiah would establish an earthly reign and restore the fortunes of Israel to its former glory. No one had a concept of a spiritual kingdom after death and resurrection. God’s blessings were material on this earth. So, the idea that Jesus might die before he established this kingdom on earth was unacceptable! Peter was so sure of this that he was not afraid of correcting Jesus’ mistaken understanding of his mission: “From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be … Read more

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A Musical Plea to Become Like Christ, from the examples set before us in the Scriptures

Come to the Table – A Communion Hymn

Updated for MP3 play. Variation on a traditional Irish melody:  Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms Click for the Score COME TO THE TABLE Chorus : COME TO THE TABLE HE’S WAITING FOR YOU THE BREAD IS PREPARED AND THE WINE IS THERE TOO COME TO THE TABLE IT’S WAITING FOR YOU LET YOUR SINS BE FORGIVEN, YOUR LIFE BE RENEWED Verses: FOR THE SAVIOR SPREADS OUT HIS ARMS OPEN WIDE AND IN LOVE HE BIDS YOU TO COME TASTE OF FORGIVENESS, HE’S best place to online POURED OUT HIS BLOOD: HIS LIFE IN THE FRUIT OF THE VINE Chorus SEE HIS BODY: IT’S COVERED WITH SCARS IT’S THE PRICE HE’S PAID FOR YOUR SINS! TASTE OF HIS HEALING HE’S GIVEN US BREAD: HIS BODY IS WOUNDED FOR OURS Chorus SEE HIS BODY: IT’S BATTERED AND MARRED IT’S THE PRICE HE WAS WILLING TO PAY SEE HOW HE LOVES YOU – HE STETCHED OUT HIS ARMS SAYING “COME UNTO ME TODAY “ ©1996 Jefferis Kent Peterson, UBP

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