Is Christian Persecution Real – Weekly Sermon – July 21, 2019

Sunday, July 21, 2019 “Is Christian Persecution Real” 2 Corinthians 4:8-2 The Term persecution means to harass or annoy others in regard to their race, political and religious beliefs.  It also means to show hostility or ill treatment of others for the same reasons.   More than likely none of us have ever experienced real persecution for who we are. We may be teased, we may be challenged on our choice of politics, and faith.  We may have barbs or innuendos made toward our race, but doubt we have ever faced or experienced real persecution.   So, his real persecution ever happened […]

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Stewardship, Easy or Tough? – Weekly Sermon – July 7th, 2019

Sunday, July 7, 2019 “Stewardship, Easy or tough?” Luke 12:41-48 The term stewardship means to manage or watch over something on behalf of someone else. To be a steward biblically speaking one was a trusted bond slave or a hired manager put in charge of a business, property or estate.   A steward was expected to make profits and capital gains for his master. Jesus gave three parables on this topic: Matthew 25:14-30 “The Talents” Matthew 21:33-46  “The Wicked Tenant Farmers” Luke 16:1-136 The Unrighteous Steward” They each dealt with and about Stewardship. When you hear the word “Stewardship” what is […]

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Jesus is the Only Way – Weekly Sermon – June 30, 2019

Sunday, June 30, 2019 “Jesus is the only way” John 14:1-6 The lead in to this epic text or scripture is the closing verses in Chapter 13. The Lord and his closet disciples were partaking of the final Passover together in the Upper Room, Judas had been sent to embark upon his treacherous journey of betrayal. Jesus for the umpteenth yet final times revealed that his life was now short term and would be leaving them, they would seek to follow him, but he said they could not. Peter asked where the Lord was going, Jesus responded where I go […]

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Your D-Day – Weekly Sermon – June 9, 2019

Sunday 6/9/19 “Your D-Day” Numbers  33:50-53 We remember it as D-Day but it was called Operation Overlord.  Its code name was Operation Neptune. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. 150,000 allied soldiers were involved. It laid the foundation for V-Day, Victory on the western front of the war. Plans for that day really began in 1943. The allies conducted a substantial military deception to mislead the Germans as to the date and location of the main allied landing.  This was called Operation Bodyguard. The sea was turbulent on June 5, 1944, the invasion was postponed one day. The […]

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Winning at Life – Weekly Sermon – June 2, 2019

Title: “Winning at Life” Text: 2 Timothy 4:6-8 Date: June 2, 2019, Roseville Independent Chapel Speaker:  John A. Thomas Quote:   Someone once said,  “The three stages of life are youth,  middle age, and  “My, you’re looking well today!” Life is so short.  That’s why it is important to live your life well.    The years have a way of whizzing right by.  Moses felt that way, and he prayed,  “Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom”    (Ps. 90:12). The Living Bible translates it like this: “Teach us to number our […]

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Did You Know? Expired Coupons Work!

Did you know? Expired coupons work. Coupons can be used on overseas military bases for up to six months past their expiration date. Thus benefiting Military families. Many military families rely on donated coupons to help offset the expense of living overseas. You can help. Whether you’re an avid clipper or someone who throws away Sunday inserts, any eligible coupons will help. Here’s where you come in.  Clip those coupons! Coupons we can use:   Save ’em whether they’re active or expired! We’ll send both. Only manufacturer’s coupons can be used. They can be from the newspaper, dispensers in grocery […]

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The Warrior’s Prayer

The Warrior’s Prayer Heavenly Father, Your warrior prepares for battle. Today I claim victory over Satan by putting on the whole armor of God! I put on the Girdle of Truth! May I stand firm in the truth of Your Word so I will not be a victim of Satan’s lies. I put on the Breastplate of Righteousness! May it guard my heart from evil so I will remain pure and holy, protected under the blood of Jesus Christ. I put on the Shoes of Peace! May I stand firm in the Good News of the Gospel so Your peace […]

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Things to Know – June 2019

Things Happening in June Congregational Meeting today Quilting Day  – June 5th, 19th,& 26th   Come on out and have a great fellowship.   Bible Studies for this Week Tuesday Bible Study at 10am With Pastor Jim.  We “just” started our new series “Overcomer” with David Jeremiah. If you are sitting at home on Tuesday mornings why not come out and join the group for a good lesson and good fellowship? Wednesday Bible Study at 10am with Bill Schiafone   Thursday Bible Study 10am With Pastor John We Care Pregnancy Center Fundraiser Please return Baby bottles, no later than June […]

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Prayers and Praises – June 2019

Prayers and Praises Please check prayers, let me know if I need to add, or take off requests or if you would like a card shower for someone, please let me know. Thank you Prayers: RIC, Pastor Jim & Sue, Pastor John & Carolyn,  Linda Lamb, Awana, Marriages, Nation, President & Leaders, Persecuted Believers, Christian Unity, Unsaved, Unspoken, Missionaries, Police Officers & First Responders, Israel, Syria, Armed Forces, PA Bill,  Jerusalem, Suicide Victims…. Homes & Shut-Ins: June Baughman, Sandy Hawk, Joy Martz, Nancy Neiswonger, Don Reed, Ed & Lois Summerville, … Cancer:  Melora Brown, Ray Ewing,  Xan Gilligan, Jason Mineweaser, […]

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A Word From The Pastor – June 2019

Hi Everyone, Rain, rain, rain go away, come again some other day, which will most likely be tomorrow! I hate to whine, but I read that Western PA has had at least one day of rain per week since mid November. I think that is accurate. Our springs, wells and reservoirs are overflowing, which is a good thing, however the saturated ground is having a tough effect on our farmers trying to get crops in the ground shipping which is a bad thing. All I can say is that Good is in control and maybe later in the summer we […]

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