Welcome to the recording from today’s service. The message, brought by Matt, challenges us regarding the temporary nature of our lives on earth compared to the eternal citizenship in heaven we have as our hope in Jesus. Before that, there is a video of one of our songs from this morning’s service, Endless Hallulujah by Matt Redmond.
Here is the message: Where is your Focus? By Matt Petley
Philippians 3: 20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
Matthew 6:19 “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; 20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Good afternoon and welcome to the recording from today’s service. We stated today by looking at Isaiah 6:1-8, Isaiah’s vision of the Lord in glory. One of our two featured songs today is the video of Graham Kendrick’s ‘I Saw the Lord’, a beautiful worship song that describes Isaiah’s vision.
The other video today is another Graham Kendrick song, a praise song called ‘Praise Him Moon and Stars’, taken from Psalm 148. The recording of today’s message follows the videos.
Bless you, Andy.
Here is today’s message, The Heavenly View:
Matthew 17:1-8 After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. 2 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. 3 Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. 4 Peter said to Jesus, ‘Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters – one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.’
5 While he was still speaking, a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said, ‘This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!’ 6 When the disciples heard this, they fell face down to the ground, terrified. 7 But Jesus came and touched them. ‘Get up,’ he said. ‘Don’t be afraid.’ 8 When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.
2 Peter 1:16-19 For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eye-witnesses of his majesty. 17 He received honour and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, ‘This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.’[a] 18 We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain. 19 We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.