Entries by Paul Flores

Junta Anual de la Iglesia

Estimada Familia y amigos del Redentor, Un año nueve seguido es un tiempo de renovación y nuevos compromisos. Este año que pasó celebramos muchos eventos de proclamación de la Palabra de Dios y la bendición de Dios para el futuro, mientras que principiamos el Aniversario de 55 Años de ministerio. Además, al fin de Diciembre […]

Church Annual Meeting 2016

Dear Church of the Redeemer Family and Friends: A new year is often a time of renewal and re-commitment. This past year we celebrated many things proclaiming the Word and the blessing of God for the future while beginning the 55th year of ministry. In addition, at the end of December we celebrated the Advent […]

We Can Overcome

Text:           I John 4.1-4 Theme:        We are from God and will overcome the world. At the time of this writing it is thought John was now elderly living in Asia Minor and pastoring churches in and around Ephesus (FCA). John looks back and explains from experience that Jesus was the living, breathing Son of God, […]

Perfected Love

Text:         I John 4 Theme:       Perfected Love has its benefits Purpose:     Examine and emulate God’s love 4.10 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. It reminds me of an old song, “Oh how I love Jesus, because […]

We Do as Children Do

Text:           I John 3.4-8 Theme:        To realize and appreciate that Christians are children of God Purpose:     Develop how we should live as children of God 1 John 3.4Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. 5You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there […]

Living as Children of God

Text:           I John 3 Theme:        To realize and appreciate that Christians are children of God Purpose:     Develop how we should live as children of God John is someone who had walked and talked, had eaten with Jesus. He was a young man when he met Jesus on the banks of Jordan.  When the Baptist said […]

What Time Is It?

Life and time. What is time? Time is the way we measure events and the passing moments of our lives. Time is completely irretrievable. Once a unit of time has passed, it can’t be recaptured or reversed. So we must make the most of the time we have (Swindoll, 2013). Ecclesiastes, comes from Hebrew word […]

Wisdom for Daily Living (Part 3)

The Preacher in Ecclesiastes chapter 11 comes full circle to his original question: How can we find meaning and joy under the sun? Vanity of vanities, all is vanity! Vanity, breath, or vapor, all our concerns are temporary as the morning mist (FCA). But it seems at the end of his journey, the end of […]

Wisdom for Daily Living (Part 2)

Ecclesiasstes 12.13 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. The preacher argued that if life has no purpose or meaning, then what are we doing here? Why go on living at all? We can only find joy in life […]

Wisdom for Daily Living

What is time? Rev. Billy Graham writes: “Scriptures says we have 70 years and beyond (Psalm 90). The first 15 are spent in childhood and early adolescence. 20 years are spent in bed, and in the last 5 physical limitations start to impact activity. That leaves us 30 years to live as adults including eating, […]