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April 24 - Important announcements and Devotion

Devotion for Friday, April 24

“Be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.” Ephesians 6:10-13 (Ephesians 6 will continue on Monday.)

In the next three devotions, we’ll read about the “Armor of God”, the power of God that outfits us for standing with Him Who defeats the devil. We are in a war, you and I. It is a spiritual war. One army is God’s, the army of His truth, righteousness, and faithfulness, His salvation, and His Holy Word. In battle against God is the devil’s army, which is nothing that God is but everything that He is not. The devil is deceit, evil, hatred, death, and eternal hopelessness.

The devil is strong. We, on our own, are no match for him. But thanks to be God; He has called us to be His, and we are in the battle with Him! Equipped with His power, and with Him leading, we will be able to stand against the devil!

*How is standing against the devil like being in a battle?

*How have you experienced God’s awesome, mighty power?

Dear God,

We praise You, and we are in awe of Your mighty power! Thank You, Thank You, for calling us to be Yours and equipping us to stand in battle with You. Amen.

Announcements for Friday, April 24

Hello, Peace Lutheran School Students, Families, and Staff!

Today is Friday, April 24, 2020, and this is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it!

The weekend is coming! I hope you will worship with your family. You are invited to join church online at Peace.

Facebook Live: This is a real time broadcast of our service on our Facebook Page. Even if you do not have a Facebook account, you can access our Facebook page here. When we are live streaming, the broadcast will be the first item shown in the middle of the screen, under the Welcome to Peace banner. You may need to scroll down. Once the live recording is done, you can access it as part of the Posts, which are listed in date order so you may need to scroll down further.

Website: An edited recording of our service will also be available on our website by Monday afternoon following the Sunday service. Go to peaceshelby.org/worship-service to access the worship recordings and past audio recordings.

App: The same edited recording of our service that is available on our website is also available on the Peace Shelby App. Click on the "Worship Service Audio and Video" tab on the Home Screen, and select Worship Service Videos. You can also select past video and audio recordings.

Unashamed! Romans 1:16 reminds us of this - “I am not ashamed of the Good News about Jesus, because it is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes.” The Good News about Jesus is for you every day!

Peace family and friends, please remember who you are and whose you are. You are God’s special, beloved children. Have a wonderful day in the Lord.

Love from Jesus and us,

Mrs. Stathakis and Mrs. Quail

Peace Lutheran Church and School | 6580 24 Mile Road | Shelby Township, MI 48316 |   586.731.4120
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