2014 – “The Year of the Sovereignty of God!” Sunday 10:00 am Ps Israel Teaching Ps 139: ‘Big God’ Sunday 6:30 pm Ps Marlon Teaching Wednesday 7:00 pm – Prayer/ Study at the chapel – ‘What’s In A Name’: a study looking at the names of God in the Bible.
Notices The feedback from our “Letters of Love” outreach continues and please let the Pastors know how your letter/bible was responded to so we can share it with the congregation. Pastor Keith and Helen will be keeping us updated, Lord willing, from the Holy Land via our web page so be sure to keep a lookout for their blogs whilst they are away. This coming Wednesday it is prayer back at the chapel and Pastor Israel will be teaching straight after the prayer time which commences at 7:00 PM. Be encouraged to be out tonight and Wednesday evening and build on your walk with God in 2014. If you have not signed up to serve here at CCSH please fill in our Connection Card that are available in the foyer or from the ushers and you will find the blessing of giving as you serve Christ and His church here in Secret Harbour. Beach Baptism – Secret Harbour Beach the last Sunday of January (26th). Please see any of the Pastors if you desire to be part of this blessed witness. Pastors are available to pray with you after each service. We ask that once the service has commenced if you must leave your seat please return to one of the seats at the rear of the sanctuary so as not to be a distraction to others. Keep up with everything by logging onto our webpage www.ccsh.com.au
From the Pastor’s Desk The unfolding of Your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple – Psalm 119:130. How often do we tell ourselves we ought to know more about the Bible – but perhaps you are like many other Christians: It’s so overwhelming you’ve never really gotten into it. The first step is to realize what it is: God’s “love letter” to you. From one end to the other it tells of God’s love for us – a love so great that He sent His Son into the world to redeem us, rescue us! You would not ignore a letter from someone who loved you: don’t ignore God’s love letter either. Helen and I will be walking in the footsteps of Jesus in the Holy Land with the CCSH tour group and being enveloped with the beauty of God’s people and His precious land. But our hearts will remain here in Secret Harbour with you all as this is our home and the place God has placed us to serve Him. We will continue to hold you all each day in our prayers and look forward to studying the Book of Ephesians on our return. Remember Jesus is coming soon. Pastor Israel and Pastor Marlon will be teaching in our absence and God will bless you richly through their ministry.
Helen’s Heart Behold I am coming quickly – Rev 22:7 – In this world where there is so much darkness and evil reigning, it can be easy to develop an attitude of pessimism. However, we have the Word of God, the Bible, and I have read the end of the book. It speaks hope to me and optimism. It speaks of a heavenly city made by God where the redeemed will be superior to angels. Rev 22:5 states there’ll be no night there and no need of sunlight for the Lord God gives them light. And they shall reign forever and ever. We are to continue shining our light in this dark world and be patient standing firm for the Lord’s coming is near – James 5:8 May you continue with courage in Christ this week.
Grace Giving CCSH has a tithe and offering container at the left side of the sanctuary as you enter for your grace giving for the work of the Lord here. – CCSH Account number: 2490144 & BSB: 306089 for those who wish to give electronically. Exd 35:5 ‘Take from among you an offering to the LORD. Whoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it as an offering to the LORD: gold, silver, and bronze;