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Understanding The Mission of Jesus Christ on Earth

Understanding The Mission of Jesus Christ on Earth By Ngozi NwokeGod is a God of purpose and does nothing without a reason. Jesus was sent to earth by God for a purpose, which He started and finished. An understanding of this purpose will help you to appreciate the coming of Christ and His mission on earth.

“And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21 (NKJV)

Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation -2 Corinthians 5:18-19 (NKJV)

And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless, and above reproach in His sight--- Colossians 1:21-22 (NKJV) Full Story

 

MSBCOC Spotlight

Why is church attendance/going to church important?Why is church attendance/going to church important? - The Bible tells us we need to attend church so we can worship God with other believers and be taught His Word for our spiritual growth. The early church “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer” (Acts 2:42). We should follow that example of devotion-and to the same things. Back then, they had no designated church building, but “every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts” (Acts 2:46). Wherever the meeting takes place, believers thrive on fellowship with other believers and the teaching of God’s Word.

 

In Remembrance
In Rememberance Of: Lessie Fee Banks | Sunrise: July 12, 1917 - Sunset: June 12, 2010Lessie Fee Banks
July 12, 1917 - June 12, 2010

Lessie was a kind and gentle person and she warmed the souls of many. She had a “friendly” hello for everyone she met. She truly loved her church and serving God brought her the utmost happiness. Leslie was the proud mother of one daughter, Hattie Burnell Nance and grandmother of Andrew Nance, Jr. Hattie and Nance along with her husband Sceleste preceded her in death..

 

Bible Study
The Deceitful HeartThe Deceitful Heart - Today many folks try to look inward for their insights into life and even for their knowledge of God. Several of the religious traditions of our time tell us this is where genuine knowledge of God is to be found. The Bible is foursquare against this notion. Dependable knowledge about God or even of ourselves cannot be discovered by looking within. The Bible says the heart is deceitful above all things. It is not a dependable guide in such matters.

 

Health & Wellness
Are Boiled Eggs Healthy to Eat?Are Boiled Eggs Healthy to Eat? - A boiled egg might be small, but it is packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, zinc, vitamin E and folate. With 6.29 grams of protein and just 78 calories, a hard-boiled egg is a food that can refuel your body and help control hunger. Eat a boiled egg for a snack or as part of a nutritious breakfast to take advantage of the nutrients it offers.

 

Church Announcements & Upcoming Events

EVENT | Good Friday Service

Friday, April 3, 2015 @ 12:00 p.m.

"Seven Last Words"

Morning Star will be the host for the seven last words of Jesus Christ as spoken from the cross. Ministers from various churches will be preaching.

Immediately following service dinners will be sold. Cost: $10.00 which includes:

 2 Pieces of Fried Fish (Tilapia Only) or Fried Chicken
Collard Greens or String Beans
Homemade Macaroni & Cheese or Homemade Potato Salad
Roll, Cake, Drink - Extra Sides $2.00

Please contact church office for the number of dinners that you
would like to purchase. Contact No. 410-727-5515

Location
Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ
1063 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

For more information, contact:
Church Office
Telephone: 410-727-5515
Email: office@msbcoc.com

EVENT | Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 6:00 a.m.

The combined choirs of Morning Star will present songs of triumph and the "Star's" preachers will bring forth the spoken word.

Location:
Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ
1063 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

For more information, contact:
Church Office
410-727-5515
office@msbcoc.org

EVENT | Church School Easter Program

Sunday, April 5, 2015 @ 9:00 a.m.

Church school will present songs, recitations and short skits on the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Location:
Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ
1063 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

Contact: Church Office
410-727-5515
office@msbcoc.com

EVENT | Pastor's Aide Service

Sunday, April 27, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m.

Rev. Ray along with the Pastor's Aide, choirs and congregation will be traveling to First Baptist Church of Annapolis for their annual Pastor's Aid service of praise and worship.

Speaker:
Rev. Dr. Samuel Ray, Senior Pastor
Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ
1063 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, Md. 21223

Location:
First Baptist Church of Annapolis
31 West Washington Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-268-5532
Rev. Louis J Boston, Senior Pastor

Contact: Sister Lilly Swift
410-727-5515
office@msbcoc.com

EVENT | She is Strong Mother’s Day Tea

Saturday May 9, 2015 from 12 Noon - 3pm

Location:
Enon Baptist Church
601 N. Schroeder st. 21217

Theme: She’s Strong (Proverbs 31:30)

Honoring Deaconess Hattie Williams

Speaker:
Rev. Beverly D. Cromartie
Associate Minister, Morning Star Baptist Church
1063 W. Fayette St., Baltimore, MD 21223

Lady Ray, Chair
Sis Tuck, Co-Chair
Tickets: $35.00
Vendors, food and bring your favorite tea bags!

Live music from “The Korner” of MSBCofC

For more information, contact:
Lady Casey Ray ~ 443.367.1215
Emmanuel United Baptist Church ~ 410.523.2500

Sponsored by:
Emmanuel United Baptist Church
“We are Emmanuel United... But this is the City of Agape”

EVENT | Tea Time At The Star

Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Theme: 125 years of the Women's Movement: An African American Perspective

The 125th Anniversary committee presents a delightful pampered afternoon of tea and information. Come and experience an exhibit of photographs and memorabilia showcasing the life and times of African American Women in fashion, at work and at play.

Speaker: Claudia A Withers, Chief Operating Officer, NAACP

Ms. Withers as COO is responsible for the day-to-day management of the NAACP. She is formerly Chief Operating Officer of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under the Obama Administration and also served in the Clinton Administration as a Deputy General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the Department of Education.

Location:
Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ - Pinkney Room
1063 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

Cost: $35.00

For more information, contact:
Sister Devorah Thomas-James
Sister Clementine Toppins
410-727-5515
office@msbcoc.com

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