Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Undignified by David Crowder Band

I've posted this video so you can go into your room, watch it in the privacy of your home, and D-A-N-C-E for your Lord. Get your undignified on girl!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQeNVXY6ZIc

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Passover Seder Scripture Reading

This Friday, some women from our church will gather to learn more about the Passover Seder. In preparation for this event, attendees have been asked to read Exodus 12:1-30 to become more familiar with this traditional meal. I ask that you also turn your heart to the New Testament reading of our Lord's Last Supper. How beautiful to think that the meal we'll learn about on Friday is the very meal Jesus sat down to with His beloved disciples. He is our Passover Lamb.

The Last Supper

17 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Where do you want us to prepare the Passover meal for you?” 18 “As you go into the city,” he told them, “you will see a certain man. Tell him, ‘The Teacher says: My time has come, and I will eat the Passover meal with my disciples at your house.’” 19 So the disciples did as Jesus told them and prepared the Passover meal there. 20 When it was evening, Jesus sat down at the table[a] with the twelve disciples. 21 While they were eating, he said, “I tell you the truth, one of you will betray me.” 22 Greatly distressed, each one asked in turn, “Am I the one, Lord?” 23 He replied, “One of you who has just eaten from this bowl with me will betray me. 24 For the Son of Man must die, as the Scriptures declared long ago. But how terrible it will be for the one who betrays him. It would be far better for that man if he had never been born!” 25 Judas, the one who would betray him, also asked, “Rabbi, am I the one?” And Jesus told him, “You have said it.” 26 As they were eating, Jesus took some bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and gave it to the disciples, saying, “Take this and eat it, for this is my body.” 27 And he took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them and said, “Each of you drink from it, 28 for this is my blood, which confirms the covenant[c] between God and his people. It is poured out as a sacrifice to forgive the sins of many. 29 Mark my words—I will not drink wine again until the day I drink it new with you in my Father’s Kingdom.”

Matthew 26:17-29 (New Living Translation)