Monthly updates

Our desire is to keep in touch with all our friends (family) at New Hope Calvary Church with a monthly newsletter and devotion from Pastor Al.

Greetings...

...to friends and family,

Beach Reach is over, the temperatures are rising and the snow sheep are heading to higher pastures.

It is an annual migration northward that is never easy for the year round family left behind.

Though we pray God’s blessing and safety on the trek northward, we also pray your speedy and safe return during the fall migration southward.

Call, write, reach out on Facebook or the website.  Stay in touch till family is united back in Havasu or heaven.

In His Service,

Pastor Al

Shepherd's   corner

Many students of scripture anticipate that history as we know it and man’s government is soon coming to an end.  Creation’s long awaited redemption by the return of our Lord Jesus Christ seems to be soon at hand to those who see the events of this generation as fulfillment of biblical prophecy.  Whatever your eschatology or understanding of the prophetic word all who name Jesus as Lord agree; He will return.  Of that time, yet future, the renowned author and theologian states:

 

C.S. Lewis

God is going to invade, all right; but what is the good of saying you are on His side then, when you see the whole natural universe melting away like a dream and something else --- something it never entered your head to conceive --- comes crashing in; something so beautiful to some of us and so terrible to others that none of us will have any choice left?  For this time it will be God without disguise; something so overwhelming that it will strike either irresistible love or irresistible horror into every creature.  It will be too late then to choose your side.  There is no use saying you choose to lie down when it has become impossible to stand up.  That will not be the time for choosing: it will be the time when we discover which side we really have chosen, whether we realized it before or not.  Now, today, this moment, is our chance to choose the right side.  God is holding back to give us that chance.  It will not last for ever.  We must take it or leave it. (Mere Christianity, [1943; reprint, New York: Macmillan, 1960], 66).

 

Scripture states some will scoff and many will want their ears tickled with soft words, but only one question need be answered.  “Who have you chosen?