3 Months On...
A timely reminder
P2 Chicken & Chips Quiz Night Buy your tickets this Sunday
P4 Life Lounge Vacancy for a new Manager
P5 Business Breakfast Learn from those who have walked the walk
How God Sees You - David Shutt It‟s so important to know who we are. We live in days where our identity is challenged on a daily basis. We‟re asked to conform to a look, a size, a certain behaviour, a particular set of views. But we don‟t need to change to be like the world, for the world is going to change to become like us - because we are like Jesus. (Genesis 1:27) Psalm 139:14 tells us that we have been “fearfully and wonderfully made” by God, the Creator of all things. We cannot improve on perfection. Now, of course, we‟re all called to look after ourselves from a health and fitness point of view, but our
greatest concern must be conforming to King Jesus and not the latest fad or five-minutes-of-fame celebrity. If you know who you are, you know what you can do. The Devil would have us believe that we are weak, when in fact we are strong. (2 Cor 12:10) He wants us to believe we are weary, but the Bible tells us that as we wait on the Lord our strength is renewed. (Isaiah 40:31) The Devil tries to bombard us with feelings of inadequacy; Jesus came to lift up our heads and tell us who we really are. (Psalm 3:3) Through whose eyes do you see yourself? The world‟s or the Lord‟s? It‟s only when we see ourselves as God
sees us, how His Word describes us that we learn who we really are. You‟re not small and timid like a kitten - “the righteous are as bold as a lion.” (Proverbs 28:1)
This week, let the Word of God be a mirror to you, to encourage you to see who you really are; His work of art, His obsession, His masterpiece. (Eph 2:10)
What the Bible Says about... 4 MORE VERSES TO ENCOURAGE YOU
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“YOU ARE FORGIVING AND GOOD, O LORD, ABOUNDING IN LOVE TO ALL WHO CALL TO YOU.” PSALM 86:5
“I WAIT FOR THE LORD, MY SOUL WAITS, AND IN HIS WORD I PUT MY HOPE. MY SOUL WAITS FOR THE LORD MORE THAN WATCHMEN WAIT FOR THE MORNING, MORE THAN WATCHMEN WAIT FOR THE MORNING. O ISRAEL, PUT YOUR HOPE IN THE LORD, FOR WITH THE LORD IS UNFAILING LOVE AND WITH HI M IS FULL REDEMPTION.” PSALM 130:5-7
“ENTER HIS GATES WITH THANKSGIVING AND HIS COURTS WITH PRAISE; GIVE THANKS TO HIM AND PRAISE HIS NAME. FOR THE LORD IS GOOD AND HIS LOVE ENDURES FOREVER; HIS FAITHFULNESS CONTINUES THROUGH ALL GENERATIONS.” PSALM 100:4-5 “LET THEM GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD FOR HIS UNFAILING LOVE AND HIS WONDERFUL DEEDS FOR MEN, FOR HE SATISFIES THE THIRSTY AND FILLS THE HUNGRY WITH GOOD THINGS.” PSALM 107:8-9
Don’t doubt in your heart and do not fear says the Lord, for I am coming soon. For as sure as I know the numbers of the hairs on your head, do I know the day of my coming and that day of power and day of victory, when I will return as Bridegroom for you my spotless Bride. But know, says the Lord, as the prophets have spoken, and now I say to you again, that before that great and glorious day, I will come to you in power, in manifestation and bring about a time of outpouring the likes this world has never seen. And I have chosen you All Nations Church to be pivotal in this, in this time. I have called you to be a loud and clear voice, beckoning all to come and hear. For your voice, All Nations Church, is not only to this city and to this nation but to the very ends of the world. So, says the Lord, I urge you and I encourage you to prepare yourselves with haste. Put away squabbles and arguments, set aside difference and contention. Remove from within you anything that is fractious and divisive. For I will pour out my Spirit on one body, unified and ready to receive. Where there are differences, pursue oneness. Where there is repentance, be swift in your apologies. Where there has been wrongdoing, seek righteousness and make amends. Do it quickly, says the Lord, for it as one that I will bless you, in unity that I will command my blessing so great that many will come to see and know and believe. I am preparing, says the Lord to send the rain. The pitcher of my anointing is full to overflowing and my arm is poised to pour. I am coming soon, says your God. Be expectant, be watching, be waiting and move swift to be whole, says the Lord. PROPHETIC WORD TO ALL NATIONS CHURCH 12TH DECEMBER 2010
Hope is the word which God has written on the brow of every man. ~ (Victor Hugo)
MARCH - 2011 at All Nations Church Monday 7 7.30pm - Make Do & Mend @ Life Lounge 10:30am - Little Beans 6:00pm - Weight Watchers Tuesday 8 7:15pm - Bowls Club 7.30pm - Book Club @ Life Lounge 12pm - Baby Beans Wednesday 9 12pm - Prayer Time - open to all
Booking forms are now available on Sundays from the reception desk.
Once filled in, please return the form to Rachel at the All Nations Church offices.
Meeting this week
Thursday 10 12pm - ‘Invigorate’ Friday 11
6:15am - Prayer Time - open to all 7.30pm - Youth [NCY]
Saturday 12 Trailblazers, see advert for details Sunday 13
10am - Church Gathering 10am - Kids Club
Monday 14 10:30am - Little Beans Tuesday 15 6:00pm - Weight Watchers 7:15pm - Bowls Club Wednesday 16
12pm - Baby Beans 12pm - Prayer Time - open to all
Thursday 17 12pm - ‘Invigorate’ Do you have any CIRCUS SKILLS and are able to show others how to do it? If so you might be able to help us. Contact Danielle on 02920 522838 or email Danielle@allnationschurch.org.uk
6:15am - Prayer Time - open to all 7:30pm - Youth [NCY]
Saturday 19 10am - Church Gathering Sunday 20 10am - Kids Club 5pm - Games Night @ Life Lounge
“REMEMBER THIS: WHOEVER SOWS SPARINGLY WILL ALSO REAP SPARINGLY, AND WHOEVER SOWS GENEROUSLY WILL ALSO REAP GENEROUSLY. EACH MAN SHOULD GIVE WHAT HE HAS DECIDED IN HIS HEART TO GIVE, NOT RELUCTANTLY OR UNDER COMPULSION, FOR GOD LOVES A CHEERFUL GIVER” 2 Corinthians 9:7-8
Life Groups Meeting around South Wales
Do you have a Smartphone? They‟re everywhere: HTC Desire, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy - to name but three. Smartphones are great for downloading applications known as ‟Apps‟ and a fantastic App that we have discovered is for the Bible on your phone. It‟s free from Life Church and you can find out more and download it from www.youversion.com/mobile. Enjoy.
TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS SUNDAY
Hope never abandons you, you abandon it. (George Weinberg)
Capital for Jesus
Job Title: Life Lounge Manager Hours of work: Full time 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Job Share Possible)
FROM SUNDAY 6th MARCH Last Sunday at our church gathering the Lord spoke to us through several people concerning some aspects of His dream for All Nations Church. He wants us to be: A people; not those who merely attend and observe. A people who declare His praise. A people who live under the authority of the Lord Jesus and exercise that authority in healing the sick. A generous people who freely give. A people who are not takers but givers. A people who live by every Word from God and who speak His Word. A people who are strong in the power of the Holy Spirit. A people of faith, who live in the now. A people who live in expectation. A people who will not give in.
Life Lounge Vision ‘I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full’ (John 10:10 – NIV) The Life Lounge is a café where people of the community can experience a dynamic atmosphere of life, fun, friends, hospitality, food and drink. It is a place where people can feel at home, build friendships, find information about All Nations Church and see Jesus through the Life of His people. It‟s another tool to reach the community with the good news of Jesus. Main Duties
Financial Management and Control Volunteer Management Sales and Customer Service Management Operational Management Product management Community Outreach Events
Invigorate is exclusive to those aged over 60 in the community and church family. Have you reached retirement and are you looking for a social network to be a part of? If so why not join us at Invigorate?
thought for the day, games and a whole lot more.
Each week we enjoy a meal together (cost £3) and then enjoy a wide variety of activities from painting master classes, movie afternoons,
Invigorate meets every Thursday from 12pm to 2pm, in the community room at the All Nations Centre.
A people who will experience the reaper overtaking the sower. A people for whom Jesus is enough. A people who love the Lord unconditionally, who are united and put Him first in everything.
SUNDAY MESSAGES Did you know you can download the messages from our Sunday gatherings online? As well as current messages you can also access messages from the last three years - AND IT‟S ALL FREE! Just go to the website and use the „Media‟ tab from the menu: WWW.ALLNATIONSCHURCH.ORG.UK
INSPIRE: Crumbling Kingdoms By Roger Aubrey Ozymandias of Egypt
Each passing week brings news I met a traveller from an antique land of another autocratic government Who said: `Two vast and trunkless legs of stone in the Middle East falling apart. A Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, few months ago men like Hosni Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, Mubarak of Egypt, Muammar And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Gaddafi of Libya, and Zine Tell that its sculptor well those passions read al-Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, thought they were impregnable The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed. And on the pedestal these words appear -and their dynasties would "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: continue. As I write, Gaddafi is Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" holding out by the skin of his Nothing beside remains. Round the decay teeth, his days or hours are Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare numbered. The lone and level sands stretch far away.
This poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley is quite appropriate:
Article taken from www.rogeraubrey.com with permission
Join us for our next walk Saturday March 12th We will be exploring the land around Draethen and Machen, taking in the sights of Ruperra Castle, a mote and hill fort and time for refreshments at the local village pub at the end. We will start at 10.30am and give more details next week. We would love to see new faces so do come along! Contact Gabrielle McGregor, by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or via the church office.
Welcome to this week‟s „Puzzled‟ section of enews. Last week‟s „Rivers‟ proved tricky for many - sorry for the absence of the Taff! This week we have spot the Singer. These Singers span the 20th Century so there are no excuses this time - if you‟re of an older generation, grab a young person, and vice versa; you‟ll solve them in no time Have some fun and get those you know involved to share the head scratching. Enjoy.
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Published on Mar 21, 2011