In worship on Sun, May 3 we finished the final chapter of "The Story."
For the children's time, we read parts of Revelation --about the crowds of people in white robes and the Lamb and the throne and the millions and millions of angels--all praising God together.
And so the kids were given the task of drawing pictures of what it sounded like heaven looked like.
Here are a couple of our budding artists!
She talked about how Saul became Paul--how the church's greatest enemy became its greatest advocate ... how the church's most zealous persecutor became one of the most persecuted.
And in 2 Corinthians he wrote, “We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body”
(2 Cor 4:8-10).
We ended the service by praying this prayer for the persecuted church: