Monday Prayer Points (29th April, 2019)

Monday Prayer (29th April, 2019) Prayer for Church & Leadership Pray for the Spiritual upliftment of our Church. Let it be a Prayerful and a Witnessing Church. Pray for our Pastors, Evangelists, Deacons, Care-taker, Gardener and Prayer Coordinators to stay in unity and work for the extension of His Kingdom. Pray for the Mahila Samiti, Sunday School (students and teachers), C.E. Union, Odia and English Choirs, Morning Prayer group. Pray that every family be Christ-centered and prayer-filled homes. Pray for those who have heard the Gospel, but due to the pleasures and pressures of this world have not accepted Christ. Pray for …

Continue Reading

‘Power of His Resurrection’ by Rev. Sangram Singh, (28th April, 2019)

Rev. Sangram Singh preached on the theme ‘The Power of His Resurrection’ from John 20:19-31 in the Odia Service. The Resurrection of Christ is an essential part of the Gospel message (1 Corinthians 15:1-8) and a key doctrine in the Christian faith. It proves Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that His atoning work on the cross has been completed and is effective. There are 3 things we will see here what this Resurrection meant to His disciples then and what it means to us today??? I. From fear to courage (John 20:19-25): He came to them in …

Continue Reading

‘The Power of His Resurrection’ by Rev. Sangram Singh, (28th April, 2019)

Rev. Sangram Singh preached on the theme ‘The Power of His Resurrection’ from John 20:24-31 in the English Service. The Resurrection of Christ is an essential part of the Gospel message (1 Corinthians 15:1-8) and a key doctrine in the Christian faith. It proves Jesus Christ is the Son of God and that His atoning work on the cross has been completed and is effective. There are 3 things we will see here what this Resurrection meant to His disciples then and what it means to us today??? I. From fear to courage (John 20:19-25): He came to them in …

Continue Reading

Sunday Church Notice (28th April, 2019)

Sunday Notice (28th April, 2019) 1).The Worship this Sunday morning was conducted by our Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani, while newly appointed Pastor Rev. Songram Keshari Singh shared God’s Word. In the afternoon Odia Worship, Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani conducted the Service, while Rev. Songram Keshari Singh shared God’s Word. Deacon Prof. Anup Samantaray preached God’s Word in the C.S. Pur Worship center. Deacon Mr. Bibhuti Ranjan Sen preached God’s Word in the Kalinga Vihar Worship center; while Rev. Rajendra Prasad Pani shared God’s Word in the Sundarpada Worship center, where he conducted the Holy Communion subsequently. In Jagatsinghpur area, our …

Continue Reading

Church Events in April 2019

Mission Sunday announced on 28th April, 2019 Mission is the heartbeat of the church. But, how serious are we when it comes to mission? Our church will be organizing Mission Sunday on 12 May, 2019. Let us pray and plan to have an effective program on that day which will invigorate our congregation into missionary work. Adjourned General Body Meeting held on 24th April, 2019 The Adjourned Meeting of the Church General Body which was held in the church on April 24, 2019 discussed the modalities for selection of Church Board members. We had received suggestions from 65 persons and the …

Continue Reading

‘The Power of Resurrection’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, Resurrection Sunday – Odia, 21st April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘The Power of Resurrection’ from 1 Corinthians 15. On this special day, we are not remembering a Death God; but we are remembering a Living and a Risen Savior. How is that power relevant in our lives today? Let us see briefly 4 important teachings from the Resurrection of christ: a) The Ressurection of Jesus Christ has crushed death. The power of death could not hold Him. There was no death for mankind before Adam and Eve; it started after man sinned. There are 3 things about death we should know: Physical death …

Continue Reading

‘Experiencing the Resurrection’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, Resurrection Sunday – English, 21st April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘Experiencing Resurrection’ from John 11:17-27. The Bible says He is not here; He is Risen. 3 thoughts can be drawn from Matthew 28 and John’s Gospel. 1) By confronting death: a) Certainty of death as given in John 11:17,21,23; Romans 5:12-14 and Hebrews 9:27. b) Cause of death is given in John 11:1,4; Romans 3:23 and 6:23. c) Anguish of Death as recorded in John 11:31-35. 2) By Believing what He said: What? Why? How did He say what He said? Jesus said in John 11:25 ‘I am the Resurrection and the Life.’ …

Continue Reading

‘Experiencing Forgiveness’, by Rev. Susanta Patra, Special Worship – Saturday, 20th April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘Experiencing the Power of Forgiveness’ taken from Colossians 2:9-15. Why are you hiding yourself? We all come to a situation in life, where we try to hide from God. The Bible says; Come, receive your forgiveness. (Psalm 139:7-12). Bible also says, your sin shall find you out given in Numbers 32:32. Sin is not just a mistake, not maya (illusion); it is actually in the attitude. Sin is an act. It is in the nature/attitude. The Bible says, one who sins is a slave to sin. It is committed physically, but it is …

Continue Reading

‘Experiencing life’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, Special Women’s Meeting, Passion Week, 20th April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘Experiencing Life’ taken from various portions from the book of Philippians. The core text was from Philippians 1:21 where Paul is saying ‘For me to live is Christ, to die is gain.’ The ladies are an integral part of any church because of their dedicated prayer life. They are the ones who hold things together. Christ has asked us to live in abundance and to live to the fullest. The role of mothers and sisters in the body of Christ can never be ignored. They are regarded very highly by the Lord. Ladies …

Continue Reading

‘The Blood of Jesus’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, (Good Friday, Odia Service), 19th April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘The Blood of Jesus Christ’ from Ephesians 1:7-10. Let us remember one thing on this very day; when God sees us today; when He answers our prayers; when He blesses us, When He gives peace in our life, He sees us through His Blood. When we talk about Blood; we need to understand these 3 things about the Blood: 1) The Identity of the Blood; 2) The Reaction of the Blood; 3) The Talent of the Blood. 1) Identity of the Blood: When we talk on this; we need to consider 3 things: …

Continue Reading

‘The Beauty of the Cross’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, (Good Friday, English Service), 19-04-19

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘Beauty of the Cross’ from Galatians 6:12-16. Paul is saying clearly here that I will boast only in the Cross of Jesus Christ. The Cross reveals to us: the character of God. His love for lost sinners; reveals to us the purpose of God. His salvation for lost sinners; reveals to us the Sacrifice of God; His payment for lost sinners; reveals to us the Glory of God. His majesty for lost sinners. Cross has a message too: It is…Forgiveness (Lk 23:34); Assurance (Luke 23:43); Relationship (John 19:26-27). In God of the Cross, …

Continue Reading