"Roots: Who God Created Us to Be"
A sermon preached on Sun, July 16 on the
text Acts 4:21-31.
A sermon preached on Sun, July 2 on the text Matthew 10:40-42.
Special music from combined choirs of First and Second Pres ("Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "I Pledge Allegiance") and scenes from Independence Day lunch/first annual Apple Pie Baking Contest!
SAVE THE DATE for our ice cream social: lunch, ice cream, Chinese auction, cake walk, and HIGH STAKES dessert auction!
Waller Street entrance to Second Presbyterian Church at dusk
Join us for our summer sermon series from the book of Acts as we ponder seven stories, asking ourselves the question, "What do these stories tell us about who God created us, the church, to be?" (Sun, July 9-Sun, Aug 20)
Surely in their human frailty and sinfulness, Peter and John were at least a little bit scared to face the imposing group of religious authorities. David and Daniel’s friends and Esther and the widow probably were all a little scared too.
They all risked something in order to be bold—their reputation or their livelihood or their very lives. And in every case, it was worth it. Their courage and their boldness was fueled by the Spirit and the Word of God, a foundation which will never fail.
It makes me wonder: what does this kind of boldness look like today? Where are followers of Christ today being emboldened by the Spirit to stand up for something which pleases God even if it displeases the world around them?
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