Triangle Family Church Sunday Service on January 21, 2024
Musical Offering - “As the Deer”
“As the Deer” captures in figurative language the desperation the author of Psalm 42 felt in their soul when longing for the refuge found in the presence of the Lord in a time of trouble.
- The sermon explores the difference between belief and faith, highlighting that while belief may involve intellectual ascent, faith requires trust and confidence in times of trouble and uncertainty. This insight challenges listeners to reflect on their own level of faith.
- Personal experiences during the Danbury situation are shared, revealing a lack of understanding and urgency at the time. This insight serves as a reminder that individuals may not always grasp the full significance of challenging circumstances until later reflection.
- The sermon emphasizes the importance of having faith in the new era, highlighting the need to believe in and embrace the spiritual reality of living in the era of Cheon Il Guk. This insight encourages listeners to examine their own level of faith in this new era.
- The Banyan tree analogy is introduced, symbolizing the strength and expansion of believers' roots of love. This insight invites listeners to reflect on the potential for their own growth and resilience as they deepen their faith and commitment.
- True Mother's quote about Banyan trees highlights the lessons that can be learned from nature and the potential for believers to become like these strong and expansive trees. This insight serves as a source of inspiration and motivation for listeners to strive for greater faith and commitment.
- The sermon concludes by emphasizing the need to support and love one another, embodying the era of Cheon Il Guk. This insight reminds listeners of the importance of unity and collective effort in realizing the vision of the new era.
- The prayer offered in the sermon expresses the desire for stronger faith and a community of love that embodies the era of Cheon Il Guk. This insight highlights the importance of collective support and unity in deepening one's faith and fulfilling the mission of building the Kingdom of Heaven.
- Solomon asked for God's wisdom to know what is right and wrong, and his focus was God-centered.
- God’s wisdom is available to all who ask for it, and we will experience great blessing if we live a life using Godly wisdom.
- We have to stay close to Jesus and True Parents because they are our life source.