|Message from Pastor Herman Bing
If you don't know the truth, can you be free?
Fear enslaves us and is often the result
of believing a lie. There is a phenomenon
called "urban legends." This is
a story that circulates because it's fascinating,
but while it may sound true it is really
a myth. We used to call this kind of story
For example, in recent years
a story has
made the rounds about a motorist
severe burns when his cell phone
gasoline fumes at a gas station.
caused cell phone manufacturers
to urge us,
"Read your handbook!"
Ericsson, and Nokia all print
their user handbooks that warn
mobile phones near gas stations,
sites, chemical refineries, and
Eventually, Exxon began to place
stickers on its gasoline pumps.
Finally! A solution to the obnoxious
phone driver problem!
Of course, using your cell phone
at a gas
pump will not cause an explosion,
the gas stations believe it will.
gas pump ignited by a cell phone
is an urban
How much of what you really believe
true? How many urban legends
have you believed?
How much bad theology have you
Jesus told us to continue in
His Word, and
we would know the truth. Freedom
we know what is true and what
a myth is.
The truth is that Jesus died
for our sins.
He rose again. He ascended into
is in heaven making intercession
on our behalf.
He will come again in glory to
to a conclusion. In Christ, there
we need fear. Those statements
are true and
they are fear-proof. Go and be
urban myths, silly legends, and
that make you afraid.
In Christ you are free!
(5th Sun. 8:00 a.m.)
Exploring Theological Issues
Noon Prayer Service