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Leadership by Example

14 Jan Leadership by Example

Greetings and Happy New Year from Pastor Heckmann, Deaconess Sharon and DCE Carl. We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s Celebration. During our recent staff meeting, we decided one of our goals for the year would be to read through the Bible together, sharing thoughts about our readings and holding each other accountable in our daily journey. We also thought it would be awesome to share with you our thoughts. So each day, the daily reading will be posted and each of us will post a word or phrase from each reading that spoke to us. This link will also be posted on the Facebook page. If you would like to join us by posting your own thoughts or comments, please do so by posting them on Hope’s Facebook page.
January 20th, Ezekiel 47:1-14, 21-23, Romans 9:19-33
Pastor – Ezekiel–their leaves will not wither
Romans–prepared in advance for glory
Carl – Ezekiel- but they will bear fresh fruit every month, because the water for them flows from the sanctuary.
Romans – a righteousness obtained by faith
January 19th, Ezekiel 44:1-16, 23-29 Romans 9:1-18
Pastor – Ezekiel–I am their inheritance
Romans–It depends entirely on God, who shows mercy
Carl – Ezekiel – I am their inheritance
Romans – For this is the purpose I have raised you up
Sharon – Ezekiel – God is just and merciful
Romans – God is just and merciful
January 18th, Ezekiel 40:1-4 & 43:1-2
Romans 8:18-39
Pastor – Ezekiel–the Lord’s power was on me
Romans–we wait for it with patience
Carl – Ezekiel – set your heart on all that I show you
Romans – More than Conqueror’s
Sharon – Ezekiel – Write these down before them so that they may be faithful
Romans – The Spirit helps us in our weakness
January 17th, Ezekiel 39:1-10, 17.29
Romans 7:21 – 8:17
Pastor – Ezekiel – I will have compassion
Romans – The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free
Carl – Ezekiel – I will not let my name be profaned anymore.
Romans – Adoption
Sharon – Ezekiel – “The nations will know that I the Lord am the Holy One.” God is able.
Romans – The Holy Spirit guides and directs us as children of God.

January 16, Ezekiel 38:1-23 and Romans 7:1-20.
Pastor – Ezekiel – so that the nations may know Me
Romans – You are united with the one who was raised from the dead
Carl – Ezekiel – They will know that I am the Lord.
Romans – so that we may serve in the new way of the Spirit.
Sharon – Ezekiel – I am the Lord
Romans – God Rescues (through Jesus)

January 15, Ezekiel 37:15-28 and Romans 6:1-23.
Pastor – Ezekiel – one Shepherd for all of them
Romans – we too can walk in newness of life
Carl – Ezekiel – Everlasting Convenant
Romans – walk in newness of life
Sharon – Ezekiel – God saves
Romans – We have new life in Christ.

Jan 14th Ezekiel 36:33–37:14 and Romans 5:1-21
Pastor – Ezekiel – rebuilt
Romans – endurance
Carl – Ezekiel – RE-new
Romans – obtained
Sharon – Ezekiel – God restores
Romans – Justified by Christ’s blood