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The Goal is Souls

Psalm 126:6 He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.  For 2019 our goal must be reaching the lost souls of Napa Valley with the Gospel! Remember in Alice in Wonderland, when Alice came to the crossroads that led in two different directions?…

The Work of Christmas

When the song of the angels is stilled,When the star in the sky is gone,When the kings and princes are home,When the shepherds are back with their flock,The work of Christmas begins:To find the lost,To heal the broken,To feed the hungry,To release the prisoner,To rebuild the nations,To bring peace among brothers What was the Work…

Watch Therefore

For the last several months there has been an urgency in my spirit concerning the soon return on Jesus for his bride.  The Bible gives us warning repeatedly to watch, be aware, look, and love his returning.  Both the Old and New Testaments are filled with promises of the return of Christ. There are 1,845…

Joy Unspeakable

Years ago, a Scotsman decided to migrate to America to start a new life. He wasn’t rich, so he carefully got together his possessions and sold them. Clutching the money that represented his entire wealth he decided that he would save as much as he could on food during the ocean voyage in order to…

Contrasting Faith & Trust

Faith is an essential element we must have in coming to God and in pleasing God (Hebrews 11:6). Faith is also a necessary ingredient and foundation upon which to build trust in God. It is possible to have faith in God while not trusting Him completely; however, it is impossible to trust God without first…

Thankful

This month is a month of Thanksgiving!  No, it’s not November, or the Holiday called Thanksgiving. This is the month of our 70th anniversary!   I am thankful for the church, this Church!  As Jesus said of his Disciples, so can it be said of NLT; this church is the light of Napa Valley, a…