Author Archives: Matthew Hoskinson

This Weekend at First (5/22/15)

Here’s a look ahead to this weekend at First! Men’s and Women’s Bible Studies Men’s and Women’s Bible studies resumed today for the rest of May. They begin around 9.30am. Hope to see you there! Sunday worship These are the … Continue reading

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The King and His Gracious Deliverance

They were experienced sailors. They knew how to navigate the seas. And they had spent many hours on this body of water. So when a violent storm arose, they knew they were in trouble. They jettisoned cargo and began rowing … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (5/16/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 33 1 Woe to you, destroyer,     you who have not been destroyed! Woe to you, betrayer,     you who have not been betrayed! When you stop destroying,     you will be destroyed; when you stop betraying,     you will be … Continue reading

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This Weekend at First (5/15/15)

God has grace prepared for us this weekend, and it will be a joy to share it together! George Russ of the MNYBA This Sunday morning we look forward to hosting George Russ, the Executive Director of the Metropolitan New … Continue reading

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A Mother Bird Protecting Her Young

Like birds hovering overhead, the Lord Almighty will shield Jerusalem; he will shield it and deliver it, he will ‘pass over’ it and will rescue it. —Isaiah 31.5 This verse captivated our imagination last Sunday—fittingly on Mother’s Day. God presents himself as a mother bird, fluttering over … Continue reading

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