How to Spend Your Summer in the Son
INTRO: Alright, take your Bibles now on this Memorial Day Weekend Sunday morning and be finding your place at Galatians 2:20 if you would. And while you're finding your place there let me just say something to you as the pastor of this church. I want to commend you and I want to thank you for your faithfulness in attending and giving during our Spring Revival. In my 6 years as your pastor, I don't remember a better attended revival or one that we showed our love and support more for the Man of God who came to minister to us than the way that you did this past week.
So, I want to thank you and I want to brag on you and I hope and I pray that you were encouraged and edified through the services and the sermons and that you came away from the week challenged and changed for your good and God's glory. Just to kind of give you a report, I know that we had at least three public professions of faith, three more came to join the church, and the altars were full every night as the Holy Spirit was accomplishing His work in the lives of people.
So, again, I want to thank you and commend you for all that you did in making this past week a great week in the life of this church.
Alright, Galatians chapter 2, verse 20 and this morning I want to share with you ''How To Spend Your Summer In The Son.'' Now, I know that officially summer doesn't begin for about another four weeks - June the 20th to be exact - that's the first official day of summer. It's what is called the ''Summer Solstice.'' And the reason it has that name is because it's the longest day of the year. It's the day that the sun seems to stand still. As a matter of fact, that's what the word solstice means. Sol means ''sun'' and sistere means ''to stand still.'' And so, it's the longest day of the year as the sun seems to stand still in the sky.
Now, that may be the official beginning of summer, but for most people summer doesn't begin o ...
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