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God Shines His Face on the Meek

God Shines His Face on the Meek. Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth (Matt. 5.5). Who will rule the world, who will get ahead, who succeeds? Who are the winners and the losers in life? Who inherits the earth? A woman says that when she goes to the movies she always…

Breaking Taboo for the Gospel

“How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” John 4:9  Jews usually traveled around the land of Samaria rather than go through it, unless they had necessary reason. Even then there were rules. If while in Samaria a Jew were walking and saw a Samaritan coming…

Bear Your Own Load

  As followers of the humble Christ, we should put away our innate vainglory—meaning, what we intentionally do to get the attention and acknowledgment of others. Vainglory is distinguished from true glory. If we are good and do good, then there will be a measure of attention and acknowledgement accorded to us. This kind of positive attention…

Walk by Spirit

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh (Galatians 5:16). Every believer has received the promised Spirit of God, who has remade us after the image of the last Adam, Jesus Christ. The believer has been spiritually resurrected by the Spirit through the regeneration and renewal…

Upcoming Events

Mother’s Day Breakfast

We will be having our annual Mother’s Day Breakfast, Saturday, May 7. Festivities will start at 9:00am. Men of the church will prepare a breakfast to honor our mothers, past and present. Rev. Gruggett will give a devotion on “Appreciating Our Mother’s Unknown Sacrifices.” This is sure to be good and enjoyable time.

Denomination to Hold National Synod Meeting in Bakersfield

Denomination to Hold National Synod Meeting in Bakersfield   The Reformed Church in the United States will convene its national Synod Meeting on Monday, May 16 at Grace Reformed Church with a worship service at 7 p.m. at 420 Columbus Street. The meeting will celebrate the 270th Anniversary of the formal organization of the denomination…