Summerstown Mission's Church Motto

  

2017 :

"Nothing can hinder the LORD from saving, whether by many or by few."

- 1 Samuel 14 v 6 (NIV)
  
2016 : "Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom." - Luke 12 v 32 (NIV)
  
2015 : "Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God's" - 2 Chronicles 20 v 15 (NIV)
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2014 : "Live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us." - Ephesians ch 5 v 2 (NIV)
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2013 : "He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart." - Isaiah ch 40 v 11 (NIV)
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2012 : "He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus." - Philippians 1 v 6 (NIV)
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2011 : "Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do amazing things among you." - Joshua 3 v 5 (NIV)
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2010 : "You have been given fulness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority." - Colossians 2 v 10 (NIV)
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2009 : "My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me." - Psalm 63 v 8 (NIV)
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2008 : "The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you
from the evil one."
- 2 Thessalonians 3 v 3 (NIV)
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2007 : "I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness
of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord"
- Philippians 3 v 8 (NIV)
Knowing Jesus is the best!
(we made our own card again this year, see it here)
  
2006 : "Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever."
- Psalm 107 v 1 (NIV)
We so easily forget how gracious and loving God is to us.
(the motto card this year is entirely our own work, see it here)
  
2005 : "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness"
- 2 Corinthians 12 v 9 (NIV)
As C H Spurgeon said: "When a man is weak, then is he strong, because he is sure to pray, and prayer is power."
  
2004 : "Find out what pleases the Lord" - Ephesians 5 v 10 (NIV)
We began 2004 with this motto. Our pastor gave a two-part message on the motto in the morning and evening of 4th January, explaining that living the Christian life is active, not passive. We should actively find out what pleases God and do it.
  
2003 : "The joy of the LORD is your strength" - Nehemiah 8 v 10 (NIV)
  
2002 : "Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him" - Psalm 37 v 7 (NIV)
  
2001 : "be strong ... Put on the full armour of God ... stand ... "
- Ephesians 6 v 10 - 11 (NIV)
  
2000 "My times are in your hands" - Psalm 31 v 15 (NIV)
  
1999 "Be still, and know that I am God" - Psalm 46 v 10 (NIV)
  
1998 "Consider Him ... so that you will not grow weary and lose heart" - Hebrews 12 v 3 (NIV)