Helena Nazarene Church
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Connecting with God and Others

Commentary Notes

 The most reliable source for scripture is the Bible; God's word: Absolute Truth that is living, Sharper than a two edged sword, able to separate bone from marrow. as you go to the word, let these also help give context to the scriptures you are studying! 

commentaries are from aplainaccount.

 

THIS WEEKS LECTIONARY READINGS

How are we being as Christ was...the Vinedresser; tending to the Vineyard?
 
This Commentary is NOT from aplainaccount.com. This is Matthew Henry's Commentary. It provides insight into a more deeper connection between this weeks lectionary than the other. If you would like to read the commentary from aplainaccount, click on the link above!
 
Through Christ you can endure if you chose to do so
 
This Commentary is also NOT from aplainaccount.com. This is Matthew Henry's Commentary. The commentary from aplainaccount doesn't seem to grasp what David was saying. Maybe you disagree..Let us know what you think?

 

March 17, 2019

 
 
 
 

 

March 10, 2019

The need to acknowledge the reliance of God
 
My Refuge My Fortress
 
The Message of Salvation
 
The Temptation of Jesus

 

March 3, 2019

I am not so sure I completely agree on his commentary on why Moses was veiled. We do know that in our scripture of 2 Corinthians, the veil was because of the Israelites hardened hearts and so that they might not know the outcome of what was to be.
 
A reverence we all should have towards the God we serve
 
A great commentary on what it means to be human in reference to the transfiguration that takes place in all Christians
 
The Transfiguration of Jesus

 

February 24, 2019

 
 
This commentary is from Matthew Henry. If you scroll down; you will get his full notes on verses 35-50
 

February 17, 2019

 
We are all poor & hungry. May we not forget who gave us the gift we could never attain by ourselves.
 
Where we put our trust is Life or Death!
 
We are to be rooted in Christ, like the tree planted by the streams of water.
 
Let us not forget to speak to the Resurrection of Christ - The importance of who we are and why we are here.

 

February 10, 2019

 
Confess, Lament, Repent & be Sent
 
We must not forget the Resurrection!
 
It's not about what I give up, it's about what God gives in return!
 

 

February 3, 2019

 
Love is above all!
 
The Lord is our refuge for the righteous!
 
Its not about you, but about them!
 
There is always a pulling with a planting!

 

January 27, 2019

 
Being aware of our sin, shouldn't bring us to weep, but to repent & have joy in the Lord, for He has made us clean!
 
A testimony to God's creation, His Law & His fatherly relationship with us. 
 
Unifying as one is a must. Every person included and celebrated. Every sorrow or every joy felt as one.
 
Jesus' ministry milestone - acknowledging His fulfillment of scripture!

 

January 20, 2019

 
Wedding at Cana
 
Hope in desolation
 
We all have different Spiritual Gifts, but we should be one as a church body as the Spirit is One!
 
A wonderful Psalm about how God is Big in Love, Righteousness and Judgement
               

 

January 13, 2019

 
The Baptism of our Lord
 
Fear Not for the Lord goes before you and is with you
 
Laying on of hands garnishes the Holy Spirit
 
A Testimony that YHWH is God

 

January 6, 2019

 
An Epiphany to not only Paul but for all the world
 
The birth of Christ and the Magi who followed the star to find Him
 
The redemption of Israel
 
A Declaration of a harmonious world through Christ Jesus

 

December 31

 
Samuel as Priest & Prophet
 
Let us all Praise Him!
 
A fundamental change in identity 
 
The balancing of Jesus as Human and Jesus as God
 

Christmas scripture

 
Christmas Gospel
 
Christmas Epistle
 

 

December 23 

 
Not dealing with our sickness leaves us vulnerable for destruction.
 
Rebel against the Empire & Proclaim the Hope in the Kingdom of Christ!
 
Looking to Baby Jesus

 

December 16

 
There is always mercy and grace regardless of the judgments to come.
 
The great promise
 
All will be well because God says it will!
 
What then shall we do? A great commentary on how we are to live while waiting.

 

December 9

 
 
 
 

 

 

December 2

 

Jeremiah 33:14-16

Trusting Gods Promises in the Midst of Fear and Chaos

Psalm 25:1-10

Our Prayer & Identity

1 Thessalonians 3:9-13

Paul's Encouraging Words to the Church

Luke 21:25-36

The Importance of Eschatology