"The word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.’" Jeremiah 1:4-6
Today I have comforting news, “Before you were born, He knew you.“ God called Jeremiah as a young man to be a prophet. The Bible states, “The word of the Lord came to me saying ‘before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. Before you were born, I set you apart. I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.’ ” Isn’t it reassuring that God feels this about you as well?...
Scrape the Barnacles Off the Boat This Week's Episode
This week, Pastor Bobby encourages you to decide today who you want to be, then take a little time every day and wrap into your life those moments that will get you there. Nothing is stopping you from becoming who you want to be except you, with today’s message, “Scrape the Barnacles Off the Boat.” Our interview guest is Daniel Fusco. Daniel is a talented speaker and author who currently serves as the lead pastor of Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver, Washington. Though he was raised Catholic in New Jersey, he gave his life to Jesus in his last year at Rutgers University and felt called to pastoral ministry. His newest book, You’re Gonna Make It: Unlocking Resilience When Life is a Mess, looks at how we can navigate through the messiness of life, how to find resilience, and understand God’s plan through it all. Special music is provided by Voices of Hope Children’s Choir middle school students. Today, they perform “You Say” and “Never Alone," directed by Sarah Grandpre and accompanied by the Hour of Power Orchestra, directed by guest conductor, Jim McMillen. Finally, directed by Dr. Irene Messoloras, the Hour of Power Choir performs “No Time." They are accompanied by Dr. Philip Hoch on the piano.
See That Every Day is a Gift From God! This Week's Offer
As we think about the year ahead, let us be reminded that with it comes all the hopes, dreams, goals, resolutions, and plans that a new year brings. Every new beginning holds unlimited potential and a host of God-sized possibilities. Recognizing that every day is a gift from God, we have some very special offers that will encourage you to give thanks all year long. For your gift of $20 or more, we will send you the Hour of Power 2023 “New Beginnings” Calendar. This 13-month pictorial 2023 calendar for your home or office will celebrate every day and month as a gift from God, with its comforting and enriching scripture. Then, for your gift of $65 or more, we will send you the 2023 Calendar,along with the exceptionally-designed 2023 “Give Thanks”Executive Planner. Created for those who love to plan, this floral and teal faux-leather planner has all the bells and whistles you’d expect from an executive planner. The planner allows three convenient ways to schedule your life — daily, monthly, or yearly. A zippered closure keeps all loose items secure. Included are several pages for note-taking, a handy Scripture Guide, and suggestions for a one-year Bible Reading Plan. We hope you enjoy these offers made just for YOU!