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October 10, 2021

Dear Neighbor,

This is the day that the Lord God has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Ps.118:24) Psalm 118 is a Psalm of Thanksgiving for the Lord’s saving grace. 

Every single day is a blessing from the Lord our God. Everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet God, in his grace, makes us right in his sight. He did this through his Son, the Lord Jesus Christ; presenting him as the sacrifice for sin. Therefore, all are made right with God when they repent and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ. God is just to forgive the sins of all who trust in the Lord Jesus Christ. (Rom.3:23-26)

Therefore, everyday is a day to rejoice and be glad because the Father God has given his only begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish (as the Law demands) but have eternal life in the new heaven and new earth. We should rejoice because there is no judgment against anyone who believes in Jesus. (Jn.3:16-18)

It was early on the first day of the week that Jesus rose bodily from the dead; therefore, Sunday is the Lord’s Day. The secular world calls this day Sunday, but to those who believe, it is the Lord’s day because on the first day of the week, we gather with the local believers to baptize the new converts, share the Lord’s Supper, and listen to the word preached. So, let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Your Servant for Jesus’ Sake

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