Category Archives: Pastor’s Desk

Articles written by Pastor Roland

The Mystery of Christ

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles—if indeed you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you, how that by revelation He made known to … Continue reading

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Oaths – No Substitute For Integrity

“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it … Continue reading

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Test The Spirits

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Coming – Soon!

While they [the disciples] watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, who also … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? – Psalm 27:1. “No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lampstand, that those who … Continue reading

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Behind Every Bush

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. . . . For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this … Continue reading

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Christ In The Midst of The Church – 5

Christ Jesus in our midst is the key to powerfulness. When Jesus greeted them with His peace, the Word says, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they … Continue reading

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Christ In The Midst of The Church – 4

Christ Jesus in our midst is the key to usefulness. Jesus greeted His disciples and said, “Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” – John 20:21. When He said that, He meant that He … Continue reading

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Christ In The Midst of The Church – 3

Pastor’s Note: We’re continuing on from where we left off the week before Christmas. If you want to review, here is the link: Christ In The Midst of The Church – 2 Christ Jesus in our midst is the key … Continue reading

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Peace With God

Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. – Romans 5:1. The Apostle Paul writes that as unbelievers, unsaved, we were enemies with God. “Having now been justified by His blood, we … Continue reading

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Seeking and Pursuing Peace

“Let him seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, And His ears are open to their prayers.” – 1 Peter 3:11-12. “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of … Continue reading

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A New Year 2023

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, And a time to die; A time to plant, And a time to pluck what is planted; A time to kill, And … Continue reading

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Pray For All Mankind

Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and … Continue reading

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High and Lifted Up

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above it stood seraphim; each one had six wings: with two he … Continue reading

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Christ In The Midst of The Church – 2

Christ Jesus in our midst is the key to peacefulness. Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came … Continue reading

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Christ In The Midst of The Church – 1

Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, “Peace … Continue reading

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Show No Favoritism

My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. (James 2:1 NKJV) My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if … Continue reading

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Living Sacrifices To God – In Service

For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure … Continue reading

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Constructing God’s New Temple

Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, … Continue reading

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It’s All About Jesus

Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our confession, Christ Jesus, who was faithful to Him who appointed Him, as Moses also was faithful in all His house. – Hebrews 3:1-2. The … Continue reading

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