OT19 | NT Connection (April 27)

NT Connect: John 6:22-70 Weekly Reading: Exodus 16-205 Bread from Heaven Our reading this week walks us through some of the most memorable moments of the wanderings of the Israelites in the desert: miraculous manna from heaven, water from the rock, Joshua’s defeat of the Amalekites powered by God through the raised arms of Moses, … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (April 20)

NT Connect: 1 Corinthians 5:7 Weekly Reading: Exodus 11-15 Christ Our Passover Lamb Imagine, just for a moment, that you are a Jewish child living in the time of Jesus. Now, borrowing on your own personal experiences as a child, imagine putting together Christmas, Easter, Independence Day – and celebrating them all at once in … Continued

Expansion Project Sunday

Praise God from whom ALL blessings flow. What a day Sunday April 14 was in the life and ministry of Lakewood. We came together and together we walked up to the altar and placed our gifts of sacrifice as a symbol of our love of God and HIS Church. While the amount of the day’s … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (April 13)

NT Connect: Jude 5 Weekly Reading: Exodus 6-10 Jesus Saved a People out of Egypt The exit (or Exodus) of God’s people from slavery in Egypt is one of the best rescue stories in history! For 400 years, the Hebrew people groaned under their oppression and longed for relief. An exit. A rescue. A Rescuer. … Continued

OT19 | NT Connection (April 6)

NT Connect: Hebrews 11:23-28 Weekly Reading: Exodus 1-5 The Reproach of Christ Jumping into Exodus this week, we see that a lot has changed since the ending of Genesis. More than 400 years has passed, and the people of Israel have become enslaved to the Egyptians. Fear drove the Egyptians to give them agonizing burdens, … Continued