This morning Evangelist Rich Tozour gave a ordination message for Pastor Joe.
Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole.
Pastor Franseen spoke this morning out of Acts 20:22-25 about living a life of faithfulness and finishing strong to the end with the Apostle Paul as the example
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
This morning Pastor Franseen spoke out of 1 Corinthians 15:1-5. He spoke about the blessing of Christ's victory over death.
1 Corinthians 15:3-4:
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
Pastor Franseen asked the question this morning from John 12:11-27. Are we just waving at Jesus as the people did in Jerusalem all those years ago or are we truly worshiping Him?
"Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord."