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Archive for tag: Hebrews

Pastoral letter 163 Jesus Christ our Best Pastor

13 July, 2012 (14:09) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE     May the God of Peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing His will, and may He work in us what is pleasing to Him, through Jesus Christ, to […]

Pastoral letter 161: Jesus Christ our Best Promise

31 May, 2012 (13:19) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE Jesus Christ our Best Promise Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant (Hebrews 7:22) Printable version: pastoral letter 161 Dear Family in Christ, Please take a few minutes and read Hebrews Chapter 7.  Enjoy it! As we continue our journey through the letter of Hebrews, let’s remember that so far we have […]

Pastoral Letter 160

10 May, 2012 (11:47) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

HOW TO KEEP ON YOUR WAY TOWARD HEAVEN  Printable version: Pastoral letter 160   The following article was inspired by the saintly William Gurnall (1617-1679) in his book The Christian in Complete Armour.     How we need wisdom and encouragement in order to follow Jesus well!  How important it is that we learn of others […]

Pastoral Letter 159

4 May, 2012 (10:08) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE    Printable version: pastoral letter 159 Jesus Christ is the Best!  He is our Best   Brother Prophet Priest Promise Purifier Pastor     The Book of Hebrews was written to Jewish believers in the second half of the First Century.  As you read it, you get the drift that these believers were losing […]

Pastoral Letter 158

26 April, 2012 (11:36) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE  Printable version: pastoral letter 158 Beloved,   To treasure Christ supremely is to be truly rich in the soul.  To treasure Christ above all else is true health and wealth.   There is no need greater than that of a deeper and fuller experience of Jesus Christ.  A knowledge of Christ which is both […]

Pastoral letter 156

13 April, 2012 (11:08) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE  Printable version: pastoral letter 156 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   The theme of Bible Week for this summer was to have been:               Grace to Die For:  Treasuring Jesus Christ More Than Life   We all understand that we sadly had to cancel Bible Week this year (who knows what may […]

Pastoral letter 157

13 April, 2012 (10:48) | Dear Church Family... | By: I.Thompson

JOHN GILLESPIE “He had to be made like His brothers in every way” Hebrews 2:17  Printable version: pastoral letter 157   Over these next six weeks, we will be discovering just why Jesus is to be treasured above all else, even above life itself.   Our exploration will take us through the Letter to the Hebrews.  […]