Got Fruit? Pastor Phil Sessa

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“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing”,John 15:5

When looking in the Old Testament, God often portrayed and compared Israel to a vineyard. This can be seen in passages such as Isa. 5:7, and in Jer. 2 whereby God rebukes Israel, which Jesus uses indeed as a backdrop here in John 15. Read the rest of this entry »

The Cross Is The Defining Factor, Evans Olang

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John 19:38-42, “38 After this, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him permission. So he came and took the body of Jesus. …. 41 Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid. 42 So there they laid Jesus, …”

In the light of Easter, may I share something about the cross. We start with an account of the burial of our blessed Savior Lord Jesus. Jesus had just died, his disciples were scattered nowhere to be found, the women including Jesus’ mother were standing there helpless. Read the rest of this entry »

According To The Power That Works in Us, Part 3of4, Evans Olang

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Acts 3:1-10, “6 Then Peter said, “Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk”

Yesterday I concluded with “for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure”, Philippians 2:13. I shared that We need the power of the Holy Ghost to keep us humble and empower us to do His work. Read the rest of this entry »