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Elder Philip turns to Psalm 22 where David provides an insightful prophecy of what Jesus was thinking and the afflictions He endured on the cross.  And at the end he says “A seed shall serve him.”  Elder Philip explains that this seed is the church of God, and there will always be a people to…(Read More)

Elder Philip turns to 2 Corinthians where the Apostle Paul talks about our light afflictions in order to see God’s glory.  These comments are due to Paul’s perspective.  Our perspective at the time (how we’re living, what trials we have been through, etc) brings things into better view like a magnifying glass…(Read More)

Elder Philip begins with the story of David where he committed adultery with Bath-sheba, had her husband (Uriah the Hittite) killed in battle to cover it up, and took her to wife.  Even though no-one knew of what happened, the Lord did, and it displeased Him.  But sometimes the Lord blesses us in…(Read More)

Elder Philip preaches on Mark 4:35:  “And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side.  And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships…(Read More)

Elder Philip preaches on Psalm 92:12:  “The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.”  He examines the tree from the bottom to the top.  He starts with the roots and explains that the reason the palm tree stands through intense storms is because while the roots…(Read More)