Posts from September 2020

From the Pastor’s Study – September 24th, 2020

“To the teaching and to the testimony!” Thus Isaiah cried when people in his day asked him to consult with mediums and necromancers for guidance and wisdom (Isaiah 8:19, 20). The prophet lived in a time of general apostasy from the truth and worship of the true God. The Lord had revealed himself to his people not only through prophets like Isaiah…

From the Pastor’s Study – September 18th, 2020

This past Sunday I preached on chapter 7 of Isaiah, which includes the promise of the birth of Christ: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel” (v.1). Isaiah delivers this prophecy in the context of his interaction with Ahaz, the king of Judah. The question…

From the Pastor’s Study – September 11, 2020

As I typed the date in the title for this post, I recalled the horrific events of September 11, 2001. I was in seminary at the time, in Philadelphia just a few hours from New York City. The hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center towers while I was sitting in Dr. Vern Poythress’ class on Revelation. Since those were the…

We’re Back to One Sunday Service

Starting Sunday, September 6th, there will be one Sunday worship service at Mt. Rose. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. And beginning Sunday, September 13th, the adult Sunday School class will meet in the sanctuary at 11:45 a.m. We’ll continue to livestream the worship service via our Facebook page. Also, we’ll livestream or Zoom the Sunday School lessons as well for…

From the Pastor’s Study – September 3rd, 2020

This past Lord’s Day I preached on one of the most well-known passages from Isaiah – his vision of the Lord in the temple in 6:1-7. What a magnificent portion of Scripture! As the prophet beholds the majesty of God filling the temple and hears the heavenly choir of seraphim singing his praises (“Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the…