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Dealing with Dragons

by | May 17, 2020 | Sermons

Thank you for joining us for worship as we continue our trek through the 50 days of the Easter season.  Our Scripture is found at 1 Peter 3:13-20, and today’s hymn is “How Firm a Foundation,” (#361- Presbyterian Hymnal).
v.1 How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord,
Is laid for your faith in His excellent word!
What more can He say than to you He hath said,
To you who for refuge to Jesus have fled?

v. 2 “Fear not, I am with thee, O be not dismayed,
For I am thy God, and will still give thee aid;
I’ll strengthen thee, help thee, and cause thee to stand,
Upheld by My righteous, omnipotent hand.”

v, 3 “When through the deep waters I call thee to go,
The rivers of sorrow shall not overflow;
For I will be with thee, thy troubles to bless,
And sanctify to thee thy deepest distress.”

v. 4 “When through fiery trials thy pathway shall lie,
My grace, all sufficient, shall be thy supply;
The flame shall not hurt thee; I only design
Thy dross to consume, and thy gold to refine.”

v. 5 “The soul that on Jesus hath leaned for repose,
I will not, I will not desert to his foes;
That soul, though all hell should endeavor to shake,
I’ll never, no, never, no, never forsake!”

Throughout these days, please stay safe, healthy, and well as we shelter-in-place.  May God embrace you with grace, love, and peace.

Gratefully,
tom

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