Moravian Church in North America

In Essentials, Unity; In Nonessentials, Liberty; In All Things, Love.

Moravian Church in North America
North: Bethlehem, Pa.
South: Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Relationship with Christ

Bringing Individuals and the Congregation into a Greater Harmony with God with a New Sense of Faith, Love, and Hope

fotolia christ webWe trust and glorify God. We are aware of the nature and presence of God within the congregation. Because of God’s empowering presence, we seek to find out what God wants. We know that God is working in the lives of members and in the life of our congregation.

In words and spirit, we acknowledge Jesus Christ our Chief Elder as head of the church, are focused on Him as Savior and Lord, and submit to his will in doctrine and deed.

We have a high level of enthusiasm for Christ and a genuine sense of the need for Christ in our lives and in our congregation. We remember who Jesus is, understand conversion and the Good News, and are loyal to Him. We belong to an infinite and eternal Spirit, respect spiritual authority, and are energized by our active and growing faith. We recognize the importance of God’s Word in our lives and actively seek spiritual formation and growth. As a congregation, we ensure that spiritual growth opportunities exist. We remember and practice the tenets of our faith as given in the Bible, the Ground of the Unity, and the Covenant for Christian Living.

Browse and borrow resources about Relationship with Christ from the BCM’s Resource Center.

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Moravian Daily Texts

01/21/2018

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Watchword for the Week — Trust in him at all times, pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Psalm 62:8

Sunday, January 21 — Jonah 3:1–5,10; Psalm 62:5–12
1 Corinthians 7:29–31; Mark 1:14–20

I give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness; for you have exalted your name and your word above everything. Psalm 138:2

Jesus prays: “I made your name known to them, and I will make it known, so that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.” John 17:26

Blessed Redeemer, on this holy day may our worship of you spill out of the sanctuary and into every aspect of our lives. May all that we do give testimony to your unifying love. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.

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