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PORT JERVIS

SUNDAYS AT 10AM

170 WEST MAIN STREET
PORT JERVIS, NY

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GOODWILL CHURCH


Hello from Goodwill Church Port Jervis!  We are dedicated to being a hub of faith, fellowship, and service in the Port Jervis community, where we can come together to worship and grow in faith. We'd love for you to join us to see what makes our Port Jervis branch an integral part of the larger Goodwill Church family. 

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Our Vacation Bible School in Port Jervis, SCUBA, will be held on July 24th-26th, 2024.  Registration for children opens in June!  For more information, click HERE

PASTOR'S CORNER

from Pastor José Rodriguez

Freedom in Christ

 

Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 10:4-5, John 8:31-32, 36

 

In 2 Corinthians 10:4-5, Paul reminds us of the power we have in Christ: "For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ.”

 

This verse underscores the spiritual battle we face daily—the battle for our minds. Our thoughts can either empower us or hold us captive. But as believers, we have been given divine weapons to overcome every stronghold and obstacle that stands in the way of our relationship with God.

 

In John 8:31-32, Jesus speaks to those who believed in him, saying, "If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." These words hold a profound promise: the truth of Christ brings freedom. It liberates us from the bondage of sin, fear, and falsehood.

 

Verse 36 reinforces this truth: "So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed." Jesus, the Son of God, has the power to set us free from all that enslaves us. His sacrifice on the cross broke the chains of sin and death, offering us true and eternal freedom.

 

As we navigate through life, we must continually surrender our thoughts and desires to Christ. We must actively engage in spiritual warfare, taking every thought captive and aligning it with the truth of God's Word. In doing so, we experience the fullness of the freedom that Christ offers.

 

Today, let us meditate on these verses and ask God to reveal any areas in our lives where we are not walking in the freedom He has provided. May we abide in His Word, allowing the truth to permeate every aspect of our being. And may we declare with confidence that in Christ, we are truly free indeed.

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