Session Summary January 2020

Ted opened our time together with a devotion from Ephesians 1:3-14 on the blessed sovereignty of God in the ‘big’ things of life. And, He is present and working even in the ‘little’ things, too. We prayed for 8 families of the church, and even for one family outside the church. Classical Conversations has a summer Parent Practicum on May 27-29 and we approved their request to hold the event at Westminster. We discussed the many recent visitors to our church and were encouraged by their presence and those who invited them. We have several men willing to stand for the office of deacon and we will hold a training class beginning in February. All are welcome to attend. See Pastor Mark for

Communion Meditation - Noah

Genesis 8:20-21 Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 21 And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done. The burnt offering turned away the wrath of God from his people. It was a sacrifice of atonement. Like the other sacrifices of the Older Testament, this prefigured the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. In fact, just like the Lord’s Supper, Noah’s sacrifice was united to, linked wit

The Easy Battle for Christian Maturity

The church has stopped growing. Why is that? For every church in that situation, and there are far too many, the specific answer requires a painfully honest self-examination to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. But here is one factor that is not often considered. The flock stops growing because the sheep stop growing. What are some of the tell-tale indicators of Christian growth and maturity? Growing means increasing in our knowledge of, love for, service to, and sweet delight in, the Lord Jesus Christ. Knowledge We are exhorted to “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” 2 Peter 3:18 Knowing God as He has revealed Himself in the Word is the foundation fo

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