We are a 250 member church with a youth group of about 40 youth.We are currently seeking a fulltime youth minister to provide overall leadership and development of Christ-centered and family focused youth ministry at Highlands.
A remnant is a small piece of something left over from the original.
It is identical to the original, but in a smaller proportion.
Revelation 2:7 “” This verse tells us clearly that if we are around at the end of time, then if we want to be saved, we must be part of this remnant.
The questions then are, what is a remnant, how do you become part of it, how do we identify who the remnant Church is or which Churches are part of the remnant if it is not just one particular denomination?
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" Creatures Preaching Crumbs from the Lord's Table Effective Speaking Enoch Was Not Figuratively Speaking Getting Even is the Lost Thing to Do Giving Thanks to God Always in All Things "God Told Me It's OK" How to Cope When Bad Things Happen to Good People Like Us I Am in Training I Was Just Thinking Imparting Grace to the Hearer In His Time Is Any Part of Our Lives Predestined? When Forgiveness Isn't Enough "Why Am I So Unhappy? " (Conclusion) How Should Christians Interact with Withdrawn From Persons?MICCC is a congregation dedicated to the Lord’s work by bringing the Gospel to the inner city of Mobile, AL.Our small but growing congregation consists of a mix of very mature disciples as well as many brand new ones. 219) that there is no month in the year to which respectable authorities have not assigned Christ's birth. 1000)] runs: He gar prote parousia tou kyriou hemon he ensarkos [en he gegennetai] en Bethleem, egeneto [pro okto kalandon ianouarion hemera tetradi] Basileuontos Augoustou [tessarakoston kai deuteron etos, apo de Adam] pentakischiliosto kai pentakosiosto etei epathen de triakosto trito [pro okto kalandon aprilion, hemera paraskeun, oktokaidekato etei Tiberiou Kaisaros, hypateuontos Hrouphou kai Hroubellionos. In Dan., iv, 23; Brotke; 19) "For the first coming of Our Lord in the flesh [in which He has been begotten], in Bethlehem, took place [25 December, the fourth day] in the reign of Augustus [the forty-second year, and] in the year 5500 [from Adam]. L., XVI, 219) preserves the sermon preached by Pope Liberius I at St. "A solis ortu" is certainly, however, by Sedulius (fifth century).L., XLIX, 820), written 418-427, that the Egyptian monasteries still observe the "ancient custom"; but on 29 Choiak (25 December) and 1 January, 433, Paul of Emesa preached before Cyril of Alexandria, and his sermons (see Mansi, IV, 293; appendix to Act. Eph.) show that the December celebration was then firmly established there, and calendars prove its permanence. Basil (who died before 1 January, 379) and the two following, preached on St. G., XLVI, 788; cf, 701, 721), prove that in 380 the 25th December was already celebrated there, unless, following Usener's too ingenious arguments (Religionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen, Bonn, 1889, 247-250), one were to place those sermons in 383. In 385, therefore, 25 December was not observed at Jerusalem. Cyril declares that his clergy cannot, on the single feast of Birth and Baptism, make a double procession to Bethlehem and Jordan. 1724) makes Julius write thus to Juvenal of Jerusalem (c. But between February, 386, when Flavian ordained Chrysostom priest, and December is ample time for the preaching of all the sermons under discussion. This time he was successful; in a crowded church he defended the new custom. From the fourth century every Western calendar assigns it to 25 December. 748, whence Christ's conception falls in March, and birth presumably in December. It seems impossible, on analogy of the relation of Passover and Pentecost to Easter and Whitsuntide, to connect the Nativity with the feast of Tabernacles, as did, e.g., Lightfoot (Horæ Hebr, et Talm., II, 32), arguing from Old Testament prophecy, e.g. The well-known solar feast, however, of Natalis Invicti, celebrated on 25 December, has a strong claim on the responsibility for our December date. 338) has collected the evidence for the feast, which reached its climax of popularity under Aurelian in 274. Christ should be born." In the fourth century, Chrysostom, "del Solst. Tiele (Yule and Christmas, London, 1899) has collected many interesting examples. L., LVII, 492, etc.) survive as Christmas presents, cards, boxes.Church A Study of Scriptural Fellowship "As I Have Given Orders to the Churches" Church Shopping Desiring a Good Work Eating with Disciplined Members "I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord" Limited Benevolence as a Work of the Local Church Local Church Discipline Mechanical Instruments in Worship Must I be a Member of a Local Church?