Friday, April 21, 2006

Da Vinci Deception

It's 12:30 a.m. Friday morning. I finally have a peace about how to approach these messages debunking the Da Vinci Code. This is harder than it seems. It's not a hard task to debunk the book and upcoming movie, but it is hard to do so and keep the focus on the gospel truth that we are here to communicate.

Just in case you would like to read and study ahead of the messages, here is the approach we will take...

This Sunday, we will reveal the danger, the source, and the remedy of deception. People today are too easily deceived by all kinds of things! The Da Vinci Code deception is not the problem, it is merely a symptom of the problem. So first, we will study God's Word on deception. There are many Scripture verses we could go to, but I've decided to focus our attention on Ephesians 6:10-17.

Next Sunday, Lord willing, we will focus on the reliability of Scripture, and then on May 7, we will focus on the nature of Christ. We still plan to do the Q & A on May 10 as has been previously announced.

I am looking forward to Sunday. We will be baptizing again; we have had two people make appointments to talk with someone before the service about their salvation; we have two more parent/child dedications (It seems like people are having babies every week!); and the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

Hope to see you here.

Pastor Noel Dear