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Prayer in Suffering – (James 5:13)

Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. (James 5:13) Pastor John’s Notes: Often we are slow to go to God in prayer. When we suffer, we often falsely consider it to be the will of God and passively endure it. There are many different reasons for suffering. Some of them have to do with the actions of others and some have to do with our own actions. Some are merely part of the fallen human condition that is part…

Let Your “Yes” mean “Yes.” – James 5:12

Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “yes” mean “yes,” and your “no” mean “no,” so that you won’t fall under judgment. (James 5:12) Pastor John’s Notes: The people of God should be honest and upright in all their dealings. We should fulfill all our promises without the need to swear by anything or anyone. People should learn that we will keep our word.…

The Example of the Prophets – James 5:10-11

Brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord’s name as an example of suffering and patience. See, we count as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job’s endurance and have seen the outcome that the Lord brought about—the Lord is compassionate and merciful. (James 5:10-11) Pastor John’s Notes While the trials we face may be new to us, they are not new to God’s people. The Bible is filled with stories of the faith…

Be Patient Until the Lord’s Coming – James 5:7-9

Therefore, brothers and sisters, be patient until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and is patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the Lord’s coming is near. Brothers and sisters, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door! (James 5:7-9) Pastor John’s Notes We would…

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3050 Marietta Ave. Lancaster, PA 17601

  • Sunday 8:30 a.m. Traditional
    Sunday 10 a.m. Contemporary
    Family Worship Sundays(kids grade 1-12 attend worship) Nov. 25, Dec. 30, Jan. 6, Feb. 3

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