In His Praise – November 26, 2017

There is evil in our world that affects each of us everyday. As Christians there is a constant battle between our spirit and the flesh. Knowing what is right and good and doing it is sometimes difficult. The devil is hard at work trying to cause us to stumble. It is not easy to always let our light shine for God. But, there is good news!

God does not send us out into the world unequipped. He tells us in Ephesians 6:10 – 18 to “be strong in the Lord” and “put on the full armor of God” so that we can withstand the attacks of the devil. When we put on this armor of God (fully trust Him) and stand on His word, He will strengthen us and we can shine for Jesus and we will be triumphant for Him.

Now that is good news!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

In His Praise — November 19, 2017

As we approach Thanksgiving Day we can think of many things for which we are grateful. God blesses us bountifully everyday, and everyday we should show our gratitude to Him for these blessings.

God’s love and Jesus’ salvation are the most important gifts that we can receive. But do we really understand how much God loves us? It is difficult to fathom such great love. Here are a few Bible verses that tell us just how special God thinks we are:
Psalm 139:16 — “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.”
I John 3:1 — “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!
Jeremiah 29:11 — “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.”
Zephaniah 3:17 — “The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save, He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.”

Being God’s child is a true blessing, and it is good news to share with others that they too might become a part of the family!

Thanks be to God!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

In His Praise — November 12, 2017

Celebrating Veteran’s Day this weekend reminds us that as Americans we enjoy many rights and privileges. One of the most important of these is the right to worship God openly and freely. Although we rightly honor our service men and women for all that they have done and continue to do to make our country great, it is ultimately the love of God that has blessed America the most.

Because of His unending love for each individual, God sent Jesus to give us the greatest freedom of all — the right to choose salvation and eternal life. We could never earn this privilege, nor do we deserve it. But our loving Father offers it freely — we are only required to accept it!

Now that is the good news that we can celebrate every day!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

 

In His Praise — November 5, 2017

With so many bad things going on in the world, it is a comfort to know that there is a higher power that has overcome evil. There is a song by Claire Cloninger and Morris Chapman called “Jesus, Your Name”. The words of this wonderful song remind us that Jesus has power to heal, to give sight (both physically and spiritually), and to free from sin. It reminds us that Jesus is almighty and holy, He is to be honored above all others. One part of the lyrics that is especially meaningful says, ‘Jesus your name can break every stronghold!’

It is not only good news to know that our Savior has this power, but it is also comforting to know that He loves us enough to use His power for our good. All we need to do is trust Him.

He is worthy of our praise for ever!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

 

In His Praise — October 29, 2017

Many times this life is disappointing. We may have experienced loss, rejection, desertion, and hurt. But we have one that sympathizes with us in all that we go through. As true believers in Christ we know that His death and resurrection give us hope and courage to face every obstacle.

Jesus knew the hurt of rejection from friends and family, the loss of loved ones, and the pain of false accusations. But Jesus fellowshipped often with His Father and gained strength from this relationship. We too can fellowship with the Father and the Son, through prayer, studying His word and listening for His guidance. Jesus is always with us; He loves us and will strengthen us, help us and walk with us through our trials.

Just as the Lord was with Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego when King Nebuchadnezzar ordered them into the fiery furnace (Daniel 3), so He will be with you and me when we face the trials in this world. Now that is great news!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

 

In His Praise — October 22, 2017

Have you ever thought about the fact that every day that we live brings us one day closer to the end of our physical life? It is true. That might sound a little morbid, but as Christians it is just the opposite.

As Christ’s followers we should be striving everyday to let His will be done in our lives, to serve Him more and to become more like our Savior. As we grow in our faith and serve the Lord we can be blessed with the knowledge that we are getting closer to a time when we will be with Jesus all the time, for eternity!

This good news should encourage and strengthen us in our daily walk and cause us to want to share His love with others.

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

In His Praise — October 15, 2017

Today Rev. Nickles talked about wall building. Sometimes we intentionally or unintentionally build walls around ourselves. Maybe we have been hurt by someone or some situation, maybe we’re unsure how to move forward, maybe we just do not want to deal with someone or maybe we really do not feel love for others in our hearts. Whatever the reason, we begin to alienate others by our actions, and our words. We feel we don’t need anyone else and just want to be left alone. We may think we are doing this to protect ourselves and those we care about from hurtful situations, or that avoiding conflict will cause the problem to go away. But before long we have built a wall, a barrier between ourselves and others. All we are is alone and full of anger, resentment and even hate. When problems are not dealt with they tend to manifest and grow bigger. So we end up surrounded by an even greater wall than which we started.

But, as always, the good news is that God has an answer for us. In Ephesians 2:14 it says, “For He himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility”. All we need to do is let God take over in our lives. Let Him fill us with His love and joy. Let Him give us direction in how to react to others and in return we will have peace, contentment, love and happiness in our lives.

Now that is some very good news!!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

 

In His Praise — October 8, 2017

The good news today begins with some bad news. That is that Satan is working against every Christian in the world. Satan is alive and real and does not want our Christian lights to shine so he does everything in his power to dim those lights, to hinder our Godly walk and even deceive us into thinking that his way is better. It is true, it is easier to live a sinful life. But the consequences of eternal damnation are not worth the little bit of joy that the devil might allow. The Bible says that Satan is a liar and a thief, and robbing us of our eternal life is his goal. So don’t let Satan trap you in his lies and snares.

The GOOD NEWS is that Jesus gives us a way out of these traps. Jesus gives us strength to overcome trials and problems. Only Jesus can give peace, joy, and eternal life. In John 10:27 -28, Jesus said , “My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand.” So if you are a child of God, don’t be deceived by the sinfulness of this world. Cling to your Lord and Savior and reap the rewards that are stored up for you. Eternity with Christ will be worth it all.

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

 

In His Praise –October 1, 2017

Today Rev. Phil Nickles shared a wonderful message from God with the congregation! This good news is that as a children of God we are entitled to all the blessings that God has for us. It is inconceivable to think of all the ways that we are blessed. It is truly an humbling thought, and should spur us to want to let God’s love shine through us more and more.

In fact in Luke 12:48(b) it says to whom much is given, much will be required. So what does this mean? As Rev. Nickles explained, even though we are entitled to God’s goodness and blessings, we are not entitled to keep them to ourselves. We are expected, and commanded, to bless others. When we do kind deeds, help someone, share the gospel or even encourage another we are showing God’s light in a dark world. God’s light (love) is the only way to break the darkness that has such a hold on so many.

Luke 6:38 reminds us that if we give, we will receive — “a good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap”. Isn’t it great news to know that as we share the love of God we will be blessing others, and God in return will bless us even more!

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19

 

In His Praise — September 24, 2017

The good news for today is that God gives us redemption and calls us his sons and daughters! If we have accepted Christ’s salvation and have Him in our hearts, then we can truly call God our Father and Jesus our brother. As a child of God we are highly favored and blessed by Him; in Ephesians 1:7 it says that God’s grace is “lavished on us all wisdom and understanding”.

When we accept these gifts from God and our hearts are changed we will want to love, care and help others more; and we will want to share the message of salvation with the unsaved. It is great to know that God equips us with what we need in order to do His will, all because He loves us and calls us His own.

You can check out all the happenings at East Point C.P. Church online at http://eastpointcpchurch.com. If we can be of service to you contact us via the website, call the church @ 256-734-0900 or Bro. Nickles @ 256-347-1199.

You are loved and are important to the East Point C.P. Church family.

Praise be to His glorious name forever. Psalm 72:19