Hempfield UMC

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Daily Readings

The Name of Jesus – 1 John 3:23

Now this is his command: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another as he commanded us. (1 John 3:23) Pastor John’s Notes: What does it mean to believe in the name of Jesus? The answer is simple. The name “Jesus” is the Hebrew language means “Yahweh Saves.” “Yahweh” is the name of God. In Jesus’ day, people believed that a person’s name carried their purpose or character. Therefore, to believe in the…

Confidence Before God – 1 John 3:21-22

Dear friends, if our hearts don’t condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive whatever we ask from him because we keep his commands and do what is pleasing in his sight. (1 John 3:21-22) Pastor John’s Notes: God has given us a conscience to both convict us when we go astray, but also to confirm us when we obey. When we are obedient, when we align ourselves with God’s will, our conscience will confirm that we are on…

1 John 3:19-20 – Assurance in Action


Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in action and in truth. This is how we will know that we belong to the truth and will reassure our hearts before him whenever our hearts condemn us; for God is greater than our hearts, and he knows all things. (1 John 3:18-20) Pastor John’s Notes: When we love others sacrificially, we know that we belong to God. We know this because our love has been manifest in…

Loving Others with Our Goods – 1 John 3:17-18

If anyone has this world’s goods and sees a fellow believer in need but withholds compassion from him—how does God’s love reside in him? Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in action and in truth. (1 John 3:17-18) Pastor John’s Notes: God intends for all of his children to grow spiritually. Yet troubles often come on us that distract us from spiritual things. Christ’s body of believers is to care for itself. When one of…

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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

  • 717-285-5156