For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
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Charity No. 1081578 www.godpod.org.uk
Spring 2015 NEWSLETTER
Charity No. 1081578 www.godpod.org.uk
“He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.” – Colossians 1: 13, 14.
” How fast the time is going” we hear people say.
Job7:6 “My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle.”
It seems not so long ago we were busy preparing to celebrate the birth of our dear Lord and here we are now with the preparations to celebrate His death and glorious resurrection.
God has an appointed time for a person to come to Him.
This was the case the other day we were asked by a brother to speak to a person, because they were concerned about sin in their life. They were so keen to repent before a Holy God and invite the Lord Jesus Christ into their life (John15:16).
What a transformation going from death to life, suddenly having a love for God’s word, being changed on the inside, experiencing floods of joy. ‘O my soul like the sea billows roll since Jesus came into my life’.
Even though this person suffers greatly they could still experience the joy and peace that came upon them (priceless).
We were able to give them a Bible which was one of the many donated by a brother and it’s great to see they have a hunger for God’s word – (names are not important).
“I will sing the wondrous story of the Christ who died for me” (us).
Ecclesiastes 3:1 – “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven:”
We are so grateful to the many people who support us with their time, talent and treasure.
May the Lord richly bless you this Easter.
Love from the Team.
Week of Witness
Easter is drawing very near once again and as an outreach we are continuing with the walk of the cross around the island. If you would like to know more about this or you are interested in joining us for a leg of the journey then call any of the numbers shown on this newsletter. The days and times also can be found on our website www.godpod.org.uk. This starts on Sunday 29/3/15 until Thursday 2/4/15 and then on Good Friday meeting for open-air witness in St James Square 11.00am – 2.00pm, Newport. We then finish with the final leg of the walk on Sunday 8.30am from the lay-by just next to the Crematorium at the bottom of Lushington Hill, finishing in Albert Street, Ryde.
Weekly Bus Schedule (Evenings)
Mondays – Ryde – Western gardens (Ryde Esplanade)
Tuesdays – Freshwater Moa Place Car Park
Wednesdays – Wroxall Station Road Car Park
Thursdays – Shanklin Main Co-op Side Car Park
Fridays – Newport Church Litten Car Park
If anyone would like to join the prayer clock to pray a 15 minute prayer slot or more per day, then please contact Dave Sibley on:- 854903 / 07967912226 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thoughts from the team
Hebrews 4 verse 12 – “The word of God is alive and active sharper than any two edged sword…”
The Word of God is not only wonderful, but also very powerful. The main task of the Godpod is to share the bible each evening to callers who come on board. We find sometimes people are very happy in their sins and resent the true word of love, joy and eternal life. People will seek and enjoy our company but would rather Jesus wasn’t brought into things!
We are never discouraged and we know that Satan has a lot of sway but we keep on sowing the seed of truth in all parts of this lovely island that God created. We pray that one day this seed will bring forth fruit so the unsaved will be redeemed and have eternal life.
– Bernard Penney (Trustee)
Teaching Weekends – Paul Carter
This year we look forward to receiving Paul once more for 3 weekends. Below is detailed the first of these. Further dates can be seen on our website www.godpod.org.uk. Anyone is welcome to come and join in with us. For more info please phone one of the team.
– Friday 26/06/2015 7.30pm Lake Green Mission, Percy Road, Lake.
– Saturday 27/06/2015 9.30am Lake Green Mission, Percy Road, Lake.
– Sunday 28/06/2015 9.45am Bethany Church, Union Street, Newport.
– Sunday 28/6/2015 6.30pm Lake Green Mission, Percy Road, Lake.
Hebrews 12 vrs 2. ” Looking to Jesus the Author and Finisher of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross , despising the shame, and sat down at the right of the throne of God. “ – NKJV.
This statement is absolutely incredible that our Lord Jesus Christ was prepared to die for us and had counted it for joy that was set before Him. We can never fully appreciate what it cost Him or imagine the suffering and separation from God as he was bearing our sin. It is with a thankful heart that He deserves our worship and devoted service. May this Easter be a time of reflection and great joy.
Mr A W Pink said “Taking up my cross means a life voluntarily surrendered to God”.
Happy Easter – Roy.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The AGM will be held at Wayfarers Fellowship Chapel Castle Street Carisbrooke at 2.30pm on Tuesday 21st April 2015. All are welcome.
“ For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures” – 1 Corinthians 15: 3, 4.
“…..He has appointed a day on which He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising Him from the dead.” – Acts 17: 31.
May the Lord’s grace abide with you and your loved ones – The Team and Trustees.