Category Archives: Monthly Message

Monthly Message – August 2019

CANAL OR RESERVOIR?  by Rev. Tim Purcell “I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”    –John 15:5 (NIV) Recently … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – June 2019

The Necessity of Discipleship Discipleship has been the theme here at Emily Wesleyan Church for the better part of the last month as we have introduced a discipleship pathway.  The necessity of discipleship can’t be overstated; Dietrich Bonhoeffer describes it this … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – April 2019

It’s About the Cross “It’s not just about the manger where the baby lay. It’s not all about the angels who sang for him that day. It’s not just about the shepherds or the bright and shining star. It’s not … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – January 2019

“Great is Thy faithfulness,” O God my Father, There is no shadow of turning with Thee; Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail not As Thou hast been Thou forever wilt be. Summer and winter, and springtime and harvest, Sun, … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – December 2018

The Greatest Gift As we move from the Thanksgiving season and into Christmas we often think of gifts. Gifts that we will be giving and those we will receive. We ask others what they would like for Christmas and they … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – November 2018

“An Attitude of Gratitude” 2 Timothy 3:1-4, 1 “But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – October 2018

Be Courageous This week I was reading about courage and I couldn’t help but thinking of David. Perhaps the youngest person in the Old Testament to distinguish himself through an act of courage was David. One courageous act thrust him … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – September 2018

Back To School The first full week of September for many means one thing; back to school. For most the beginning of school is not something that we look forward to but rather dread. It may be that we just … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – August 2018

Words Of Encouragement: The Duke of Wellington, the British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was not an easy man to serve under. He was brilliant, demanding, and not one to shower his subordinates with compliments. Yet even Wellington … Continue reading

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Monthly Message – July 2018

Freedom In Christ As we’ll celebrate our Nation’s Independence this month we think about and give thanks for the great freedoms that we enjoy. We also think so much about the sacrifices that gave those freedoms to us. We remember … Continue reading

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