ARE YOU IN THE FAMILY?
Praise the Lord. Thank you so much, choir and orchestra.
This morning if you have your Bibles, I'd like you to turn
with me to the Gospel of John in Chapter 1. If you do not
have a Bible with you or you would like to read along with
the pastor today in the New American Standard Translation in
front of you in the pew, we have pew Bibles, and if you will
get those Bibles and turn them to page 73, go half way
through the Bible and then turn toward 73, we will see in
the New Testament here the gospel of John.
In reverence to the word of God would you please stand with
me as we read together. We have to your left and your
right every Sunday a set of messenger boards. Those will
become larger. We will use those for those children who are
if the nu-rsery wep are needing some help with from parents
and for some reason or other those boards are not working at
this time, possibly because of an electrical problem earlier
this morning, but the parents of two small children, Jessica
and Jeremiah, one of those parents need to go to the nursery
and check on your children, and we do not want to embarrass
anyone, but your children need some attention from a mother
or a father. So you may want to take care of them at this
time in that situation.
In John chapter 1 I would like to read verse 11. The Bible
says, "He came to his own and those who were his own did not
receive him but as many as received him to them he gave the
right to become children- of Godd, even- to those who believe
in his name who are born not of blood nor of the will of the
flesh nor of the will of man, but of God."
As our heads are bowed at this time and our eyes are closed,
I want you to listen very closely to this message this
morning. This is the conclusion of our series on the
family, and even as important as the other parts of this
series have been, there is no message that is more important
than this today. I just want to emphasize to you, each of
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