‘Unchanging God’ by Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani (30th September, 2018)

Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani preached from Malachi 3:1-8. His theme was ‘Unchanging God’. His message was based on the Lord’s unchanging nature. We as human beings change and disobey and are unfaithful to Him. He is the same. He is the Unchanging God because: 1) He doesn’t change in His desire for Holiness. 2) He doesn’t change His Grace for the giver. 3) He remembers the Righteous. Stay blessed as you listen to this message.

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‘Waiting’ by Rev. Bijoy Kumar Das (30th September, 2018)

Rev. Bijoy Kumar Das preached from Psalm 130. His theme was based on ‘Waiting’. Many Bible characters had to wait in some point of their life. There are 2 things we need to understand here: 1) Why do we have to wait!!! The 1st great reality in life is suffering. The 2nd great reality is GOD. Remember, God works through our waiting. 2. How we should wait!!! Waiting time should be an active time. It should be a time to trust in God. Let us not forget that waiting is ‘Redemption’ not ‘Suffering’.

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Church Events in September

Prayer for Odisha on 30th September We had a special Prayer for our State Odisha in both the Worship Service. This prayer was led by Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani. We need to pray for our State and for the people in this area that they may hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This week, we prayed for Khordha district. Please remember our State in your prayers. This prayer series will continue in our church. Women’s Retreat held on 21st September A Women’s Retreat was held in the church on September 21, 2018. The speaker was Rev. Rajiv Daniel, who shared God’s Word in …

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God Rewards those who seek Him diligently

Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. Most people quote only the first part of Hebrews 11:6—“without faith it is impossible to please Him.” Yet, it goes on to say, “for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” In other words, the faith that pleases God is the kind of faith that believes that God exists and that …

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‘Life after Death!’ by Rev. Sangram Singh, (23rd September, 2018)

Rev. Sangram Singh preached from Luke 16:19-31. His theme was ‘Life after Death.’ He was preaching from the well known passage of the Rich man and Lazarus. Here Jesus is telling the people there is a life after death. How you should be prepared to meet thy God! a) You will survive death in a conscious spirit and mind. b) Some will enjoy life after death; but others may not. c) What you have done in your life till death, will decide how you spend your Eternity.

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‘Overcoming Spiritual insensitivity and apathy’ by Rev. B.N. Satpathy, (23rd September, 2018)

Rev. B.N. Satpathy preached from Ezekiel 37:1-14. His theme was ‘Overcoming Spiritual insensitivity and apathy.’ There are 3 things we need to understand here in order to overcome spiritual insensitivity: a) Proper preaching and permeation of the Word of God b) Believing in the work of the Holy Spirit c) Believing in the promise of God that He does what He says. Stay blessed in God’s Word.

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Be Conscious of Christ only

1 John 4:4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. If you have been to a circus performance or watched one on television, you would be familiar with the act involving a lion and its trainer. But have you ever wondered why, besides holding a whip, the trainer would arm himself with a stool and point its legs toward the beast? The whole idea is to distract the lion. You see, as powerful as the beast is, it can be immobilized by …

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THRIVE – Youth Retreat (13th September, 2018)

‘Thrive’ – A Youth Retreat to be held on 13th September A Youth Retreat was organized in the church on September 13, 2018. The theme of this year’s Retreat was ‘Thrive‘ taken from Colossians 2:7. We had nearly 230 young people who attended this Retreat. Both our Associate Pastors Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani and Rev. B.N. Satpathy along with our Deacon Mr. Sandeep Kumar shared God’s Word for the young people. We had a wonderful time of Group Discussion where we had a young person teamed up with a senior Counselor to lead the Discussion. We request you to uphold our youths in prayers. We specially want to thank …

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‘Rooted & Grounded in Christ’ by Rev. B.N. Satpathy, (2nd Session), 13th September, 2018

Rev. B.N. Satpathy preached in the 2nd Session of Thrive Retreat on the theme ‘Rooted and Grounded in Christ’. Once we know Christ, we need to walk in His ways. We have to live the Christian life by being rooted in His Living & Holy Word. As we do that, He gives us the strength to live by faith and be a shining example to others.

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