Category Archives: Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Welcome

Hey there friend!  Thank you for taking the time to check out our website!  If you are new to our beautiful area, curious about our church, searching for a place to follow Jesus, or interested in beginning a new life in Christ – Welcome to Emanuel! Our fellowship of humble believers is always striving to […]

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Paid in Full

This week we will continue with our Lenten series, “The Seven Last Words of Christ” by looking at Jesus’ words, “It is finished!” Jesus’ last words meant that His suffering was over and the whole work His Father had given Him to do was completely fulfilled, completed, accomplished, done. The debt of our sin was […]

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Passover Special

This week we have the privilege of welcoming a representative from “Jews for Jesus” who will be presenting the Passover. We’ll learn about the rich history of this Jewish celebration and how Jesus fulfilled every part of it. What a joy to have the chance to grow in our understanding of Jesus’ last supper with […]

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Desperate Cry

This week we will continue in our series “The Seven Last Words of Christ” and focus on the fourth statement, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Jesus was experiencing indescribable pain and suffering on the cross. He had never known the agony of abandonment and it was horrific. God had departed from […]

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Thinking of Mom

This week we will continue in our Lenten series “The Seven Last Words of Christ” by focusing on John 19:26-27, “Woman, behold your son. Son, behold your mother.” For a period of time while Jesus was on the cross, He was cut off from the life-giving fellowship with His Father. Yet, in the midst of […]

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The Face of Grace

This week we will be continuing in our series “The Seven Last Words of Christ” by looking at the second statement, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise.” Luke 23:43 Jesus said “today”, not someday after your soul has slept for awhile. Today! Those who are granted eternal life […]

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Say What?!

This week we will begin our Lenten series, “The Seven Last Words of Jesus”. On Sunday, we will focus on the words, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” These words were not spoken just for the crowds that were watching Jesus die on Mount Calvary that day. They were […]

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The Body of Christ

This week we will be hearing a message on what the Body of Christ looks like, based on 1 Corinthians 12:12 — “Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ.” What is the Body of Christ? It is you and me, it […]

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Harmonize

This week we will continue in our series in Romans 12 by looking at verses 14-16, “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low […]

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