July 1-Firsts

July 1-Firsts

July 1: Firsts

Scripture Lesson: Revelation 1:17-18

The first college baseball game was played on this date in 1859. There wasn’t much defense, but it was a beginning: Amherst defeated archrival Williams College 73-32 (some accounts have the score as 66-32). The game was played near the corner of North Street and Maplewood Avenue in Pittsfield, Mass.

Our Scripture lesson for today comes near the beginning of John’s revelation from God. These verses refer to Christ who calls Himself, “the First and the Last, and the Living One who was dead but now lives forever.” What a wonderful reassurance this is for us as we begin the month of July, the midpoint of the year. Jesus is the beginning and the end. He has overcome the grave and now lives forever. We too can join with Him in spending eternity in heaven. Death for us in this world as believers is only the beginning of living in heaven eternally.

  1. What does it mean to you that Jesus is the First and the last?

  2. How did Jesus overcome death once and for all?

  3. Take a few moments to reflect on spending eternity with Jesus in heaven.

Praise God today that Jesus is alive now and forever, paving the way for us to spend eternity with Him in heaven!

18 comments (Add your own)

1. Ellzeks wrote:
Cialis Generico Italia Online Plavix Discount Program Amoxicillin 3000mg Daily Dose cialis cheapest online prices buy accutane online canada Cialis Without Prescriptions Lasix 20 Mg

Wed, June 13, 2018 @ 4:47 AM

2. Aaronded wrote:
wh0cd79639 generic for metformin

Sun, June 24, 2018 @ 8:36 AM

3. Aaronded wrote:
wh0cd79639 zestril lisinopril

Sun, June 24, 2018 @ 8:38 AM

4. MichaelSteby wrote:
wh0cd79637 Ventolin

Sun, June 24, 2018 @ 8:39 AM

5. MichaelSteby wrote:
wh0cd79637 cheap tadalafil 20mg

Sun, June 24, 2018 @ 8:43 AM

6. Alfredhonge wrote:
wh0cd79645 where to buy sildenafil citrate

Sun, June 24, 2018 @ 8:46 AM

7. wrote:
hi!,I really like your writing very much! proportion we be in contact more about your article on AOL?
I need a specialist in this house to unravel my problem.

Maybe that's you! Taking a look ahead to look you.
: https://fullhds.com/fantastic-beasts-the-crimes-of-grindelwald/, https://tvhds.com/fantasticbeastscrimesgrindelwald-fullmovie/, https://fullmoviehds.com/fantastic-beasts-the-crimes-of-grindelwald/

Mon, November 5, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

8. wrote:
Good day! I know this is somewhat off topic but I
was wondering if you knew where I could find a captcha plugin for my
comment form? I'm using the same blog platform as yours and I'm having problems finding one?
Thanks a lot!

Fri, April 12, 2019 @ 9:39 PM

9. wrote:
Fine way of describing, and pleasant paragraph to get data concerning my presentation topic,
which i am going to deliver in academy.

Mon, April 15, 2019 @ 3:04 PM

10. wrote:
Unquestionably believe that that you said.
Your favourite justification seemed to be at the web the simplest thing to
bear in mind of. I say to you, I definitely get irked even as other people consider issues that they plainly don't understand about.
You controlled to hit the nail upon the highest and defined out the entire thing
with no need side effect , folks can take a signal. Will likely be back to get more.
Thank you

Sun, April 21, 2019 @ 6:17 PM

11. wrote:
Piece of writing writing is also a excitement, if you be familiar with after that you can write if not it is complicated to write.

Wed, May 1, 2019 @ 4:14 AM

12. wrote:
My spouse and I stumbled over here by a different page
and thought I might as well check things out. I like
what I see so now i'm following you. Look forward to looking into your web page yet
again.

Thu, May 2, 2019 @ 5:26 PM

13. wrote:
What a information of un-ambiguity and preserveness of precious knowledge concerning unexpected feelings.

Mon, May 6, 2019 @ 3:30 PM

14. wrote:
Heya! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any issues with hackers?
My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing months of hard work due to no data
backup. Do you have any methods to stop hackers?

Sun, June 9, 2019 @ 4:21 PM

15. wrote:
I do not know if it's just me or if everyone else experiencing problems with your site.
It appears like some of the text in your posts are running off the screen. Can someone else please comment and let
me know if this is happening to them too? This may
be a problem with my web browser because I've had this happen before.

Thanks

Sun, June 23, 2019 @ 2:47 AM

16. wrote:
A person essentially lend a hand to make significantly articles I'd state.
That is the first time I frequented your web page and thus
far? I surprised with the analysis you made to create this actual submit amazing.
Great job! plenty of fish natalielise

Thu, July 25, 2019 @ 8:39 PM

17. wrote:
Quality posts is the key to be a focus for the viewers
to go to see the web page, that's what this web page is
providing. natalielise plenty of fish

Fri, July 26, 2019 @ 7:41 AM

18. wrote:
Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well
written article. I'll make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful info.
Thanks for the post. I'll definitely comeback.

Mon, August 19, 2019 @ 6:38 PM

Add a New Comment


code
 

Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.