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August 29, 2021

Today in church our songs reminded us what Jesus did for us and our scripture was all about Truth.
Check out the scripture that we posted below.  

Join us as we continue the fascinating account of Jesus as told by John.

Here is a reminder of our church building Sunday schedule..

9 am - Highland Park Christian Church adult and children's Sunday School
10 am - Highland Park Christian Church main worship service
12 noon - Iglesia Evangélica Génesis main worship service
2:30 pm -  Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. main worship service

Let us pray for you.  Just send an email to us and we will add you to our online prayer list.

We will continue to prepare these online worship pages for you. 

We will continue to keep uploading the sermon and providing the YouTube versions of the songs that we sang during worship. Even if you cannot join us, we'd still like to pray for you.

We'd Love to Pray with and for You!

Give us a call or email Pastor Harvey at harvey.hpcc@gmail.com to request prayer or just chat/connect.  

Please comment down below and we will respond.  Let us know how we can help and if we have blessed you with this on-line worship.  Thanks!

This weekend we have prepared a worship page for you that includes...

We have great YouTube versions of Christian Hymns and contemporary songs that we sang today...

Pastor Harvey took us back to the Gospel of John and we returned to John 18:18-40-Jesus, Pilate & Truth.

We hope this continues to bless YOU and draws you closer to God.

Remember, Denise and I are a phone call away if you want to pray together or just chat.  
(Also remember that God is NOT far away, He has promised that He would never leave us - can I get an "Amen"!)

And don't forget you can comment below about anything that we can help you with or send us a Facebook message on the Facebook message app.

You can also use the "comments below to start any conversation with us.

Thanks for all of your support!
For Him and His Kingdom,
Pastors Harvey & Denise

Pastor Denise is now meeting LIVE with the children - come join her in Sunday school every Sunday at 9:00 am.  Sing, Pray and learn about God.

Also we are meeting LIVE for Adult Sunday School every Sunday at 9:00 am
right now we are studying the writings of John.  Please join us!

          And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Operation Christmas Child Update 
1.  Pastors in DTLA Toy District  2.  Jasmine's Favorite Items

Prayer Requests from Sunday, August 29, 2021

Al - Pastor Ray from Hillside Bible Baptist Church is in the hospital with COVID-19.  Upcoming eye surgery.  Pray that this COVID nightmare will end soon also.

Ray - Mother, Family and praise for healing in his foot.  It's about 90% healed now.  Uncle Manny, getting his affairs in order to live a more productive life than a life on the street.

Bryan - Unspoken and his dad.

Harvey/Denise - Denise's college friend Winna has is out of the hospital!  Praise God.  Now more prayer for continued recovery.  Harvey- Parent's and family including Victoria and Casey in San Diego!  Guidance for our leaders, especially with the whole Afghanistan debacle.

Noelle - Unspoken

Larry - Unspoken

Erika - For her friend, Gina, who is ill, but so is Gina's family and Gina is taking care of everyone in the family.

Bryan - Dad.  Unspoken.  Continue to pray for Sahara.

Kelly - Unspoken

Dino - Test results for his heart.  He may have to have a stent or a bypass.  Remember him, please.

Dorothy  - Mr. Craggs, all the students returning to school. 

Marlene - Pam, Debbie & Tammy for upcoming surgeries and continued healing.  The situation in Afghanistan. 

Margarito - Stepmother, Linda, had quadruple bypass surgery.  Pray for her recovery.

Albert - Unspoken.

Cindy - Pray for Al's eye surgery.  For Marlene to bring glory to God thru her ministry.  Pray for the Pastor and his family.  Pray for Ray and his foot to be healed.  Pray for Mr. Craggs.

          And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Standing on the Promises
artist: Alan Jackson

Blessed Assurance
Artist: Elevation Worship

Yesterday, Today, Forever
Artist: Kaoma

After singing a few songs, then as a congregation we read together aloud the following scripture...

Truth Promises

Various Scripture References in Old and New Testament

1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

1 John 3:18
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.

1 John 4:6
We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

1 Kings 17:24
Then the woman said to Elijah, "Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the LORD in your mouth is truth."

2 Timothy 2:15
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.

James 1:18
In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.

John 1:14
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Proverbs 12:22
Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Psalm 25:5
Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day.

The Solid Rock
artist: David Wesley Virtual Choir

John 18:28-40 - Jesus, Pilate & Truth
Pastor Harvey Simpson

Here is the text of John 18:28-40 NASB
Jesus, Pilate & Truth

28 Then they *brought Jesus from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter the Praetorium, so that they would not be defiled, but might eat the Passover. 

29 Therefore Pilate came out to them and said, “What accusation are you bringing against this Man?” 

30 They answered and said to him, “If this Man were not a criminal, we would not have handed Him over to you.” 

31 So Pilate said to them, “Take Him yourselves, and judge Him according to your law.” The Jews said to him, “We are not permitted to put anyone to death.” 

32 This happened so that the word of Jesus which He said, indicating what kind of death He was going to die, would be fulfilled.

33 Therefore Pilate entered the Praetorium again, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, “You are the King of the Jews?” 

34 Jesus answered, “Are you saying this on your own, or did others tell you about Me?” 

35 Pilate answered, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests handed You over to me; what have You done?” 

36 Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, My servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not of this realm.” 

37 Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king. For this purpose I have been born, and for this I have come into the world: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.” 

38 Pilate *said to Him, “What is truth?”

And after saying this, he came out again to the Jews and *said to them, “I find no grounds at all for charges in His case. 

39 However, you have a custom that I release one prisoner for you at the Passover; therefore do you wish that I release for you the King of the Jews?” 

40 So they shouted again, saying, “Not this Man, but Barabbas.” Now Barabbas was a rebel.

The Voice of Truth
artist: Casting Crowns

Again, Denise and I are available for prayer.

Call Harvey at 323-316-7131
Call Denise at 323-316-7132

In Christ,

Pastor Harvey


August 2021

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