Pastor Mike McClenahan continues the message series, For the Life of the World with Part 18: The Letter (Welcoming the Stranger).
Key Idea: We transform our communities by serving and
Key Verse: "I was a stranger and you invited me in." Matthew 25:35 (NIV)
Key Scripture: Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord their God. 6 He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-he remains faithful forever. 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed [who executes justice for the oppressed (NRSV)] and gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets prisoners free, 8 the Lord gives sight to the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the righteous. 9 The Lord watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked. 10 The Lord reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the Lord. Psalm 146:5-10 (NIV)