Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old—and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. – Romans 4:16-5:5 (NIV)
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. – Romans 15:13 (NIV)
To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. – Colossians 1:27 (NIV)
We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in our prayers. We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. – 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 (NIV)
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure… – Hebrews 6:19 (NIV)
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. – Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
There I will give her back her vineyards, and will make the Valley of Trouble a door of hope. – Hosea 2:15 (NIV)
“Hope in the Distance” is now available online.
Are you planning on coming to the Supernatural Evangelism class? Check out this video to find out why we need to take Jesus OUT INTO the world instead of waiting for the lost to come to us and then find out all the class details in the section below.
On the Radar
The City Harmonic live in concert at Emmanuel Fellowship Sunday, April 10, 2011. Make plans to join us for this amazing day as The City Harmonic leads worship in both of morning services and performs a full concert at 7:00 that evening. Tickets for the evening show are $5.00 and seating is limited. Click here to purchase tickets online.
Supernatural Evangelism class this Sunday, April 3, at 6 pm, and again on Sunday, April 17, at 6 pm. Yes, you’ll be asked to get out of your comfort zone, but YES, it will be worth it!
Spiritual Freedom Retreat coming April 15-16. If you have not attended one of these before, please pray and ask God if now is the time for you to go! For more information, check out the church website at www.efcsweetwater.com.
Emmanuel Fellowship is now in TWO SERVICES. Our Sunday morning worship times are 9:00 and 11:00. A pre-school nursery only is available during the 9:00 service, and full children’s ministry is offered in the 11:00 service.
Check out these resources to connect with our ministry to children and youth.
You Heard it at EFC
Been trying to remember one of those awesome songs we sang? Here is our worship list from yesterday for those of you who just absolutely need a copy for yourself. You can usually find them for purchase on itunes.com.
- “Rain Down” Jesus Culture version
- “Your Love Never Fails” Jesus Culture version
- “Healer” Kari Jobe version
- “How He Loves” by John Mark McMillon
Next Sunday, April 3, we will begin our new sermon series leading up to Easter entitled “Amazing Love.” To prepare for this new study, you can begin reading in the book of Hebrews this week!
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