Upcoming Events

Christmas on Main Street: Living Nativity and Bazzar

Living Nativity outside in front of the church and Christmas Bazzar inside.
When: Sat December 6 6:05 PM - 9:05 PM

Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

When: Wed December 24 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Marriage Retreat

Annual Marriage Retreat at Bird-In-Hand, PA. Open to everyone! For more information go to http://family.christiantrainingonline.org/
When: Fri March 20 2015 7:00 PM - Sun March 22 12:00 PM

World View + Summer Camp

For more information go to http://wv.christiantrainingonline.org/
When: Mon June 15 2015 8:00 AM - Sun June 21 2:00 PM

Forgive to be Forgiven (Lord’s Prayer 29)

            The Lord’s Prayer is a concise series of short statements which cover everything and anything we could ever want to pray about.  The Lord’s Prayer says it all.  It contains one short bullet point prayer after another, no frills or details, nothing extra added.  Just a list of requests.  That is true until we get to the part about asking for our sins to be forgiven, though.  Then that nice pattern changes.  See if you can pick up the change:             “Forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors” (Matthew 6:12).  Did you see it?  There is a condition here.  We would expect a period after the word “debts” but instead Jesus continues.  In effect, He changes this from another in a list of requests to focusing on something the one praying has to do (or not do).  It seems as if He is saying that … Continue reading

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