Author Archive: Thomas Purvis

What a Great Year!!!

One of my favorite passages in the New Testament is found in Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi. He encouraged them with this famous line: “God, who began a good work in you, will be faithful to complete it (Philippians 1:6).” It appears from his letters in the New Testament that this particular church […]

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Cast me not away from your presence

We have been focusing in worship on what Christian history would call “saints of the Old Testament.” This would include Adam and Eve, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, David, Elijah, and Elisha. What is interesting to me in each of these stories is that these “saints” started out “sinners.” They, in their own way, had to become […]

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