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Call Upon Me

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Posted by JJ Sherwood on

“Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.” —Psalm 50:15 And call upon me in the day of trouble. Oh blessed verse! Is this then true sacrifice? Is it an offering to ask an alms of heaven? It is even so. The King himself so regards it...

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Tags: prayer, spurgeon, trial, trouble, psalm 50

Sin: Can't Live With It, Won't Live Without It

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Posted by Brett Toney on

Here's a blog post from author and blogger Tim Challies that I was helped by. We'll be considering these very things more on Sunday, looking at Colossians 1:15-23. Sin. I can’t live with it, but time and time again I have proven that I’m just not able to live without it. I know...

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Tags: sanctification, sin

Why Pursue a Fourth Pastor?

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Posted by Brett Toney on

As mentioned in an earlier post, the elders will be bringing a recommendation at Sunday’s Members’ Meeting to approve an increase in our annual budget to allow for us to pursue a fourth pastor to serve at Five Points. Here are four reasons that have informed the elders&rsquo...

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Tags: discipleship, job descriptions, spreading

Wait for the Lord

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Posted by JJ Sherwood on

“Wait for the Lord;be strong, and let your heart take courage;wait for the Lord!”Psalm 27:14 Conscious of his own weakness, David addresses himself (the verb is singular), and seeks to encourage his confidence in God. The word wait suggests that there are further trials still to...

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Tags: psalm 27, wait, trials, weakness, confidence, strength, calvin

Death, Cancer, Sin & that Glorious Day

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Posted by Brett Toney on

This past Sunday I taught on Psalm 46. It was a fitting cap to the previous week—grieving with hope at the loss of Becca, spending time with my mother-in-law as she starts chemo, attending a conference for pastors on the necessity of mortifying sin. It was a week of strained emotions and...

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Building Update & New Pastor

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Posted by Brett Toney on

Please join us for our next Members’ Meeting on Sunday, February 22, at 5pm. During the meeting, learn the latest news about the Planting Joy building project and covenant members will have the opportunity to vote on a new pastoral position. New Pastoral Position Mentioned at...

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