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  First CRC Lynden

Through these pages you will get to know us a little better and our vision to spread a passion for the glory of God in Christ Jesus from generation to generation.  Whether you are new to Lynden, new to Christianity or just want to find out more about our church, we invite you to have a look around, feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail and visit us any time.  Our Sunday worship times are 10:30 AM and 6:00 PM.  Childcare is provided at the 10:30 AM service.

 

Due to COVID-19 and gathering restrictions the council has cancelled both of our worship services, education classes, and all group gatherings until further notice.

 

* Please contact your group leader or see emails from the church office about specific meeting cancellations.

 

Sunday Worship Service Live Stream (Sundays at 10:30 AM PST): https://c.streamhoster.com/embed/media/WxsdDd/mc8FcKJsixL/F9Dehoscddy_5?preview=1

 * You are invited to follow along using the Order of Worship

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Latest Sermon

Let me remind us where we are in our Lenten series since we took a break from it last week and the week before seems like a two months ago with all we have been going through. We have been looking at Satan’s attack on Jesus through three temptations in the wilderness. After 40 days of fasting, Satan goes straight for Jesus’ stomach and urges him to turn some stones into bread. After all the Son of God has the power and certainly should not have to suffer and go starving. But Jesus answers, “Man shall not live by toilet paper alone, but by the Word of God.” That’s my loose translation of the Greek. But actually it isn’t so far off. We don’t live by what we think we need most, we live by what God says we need most, the substance of His Word. Then Satan decided to tempt Jesus with Scripture and quoted from Psalm 91 to get Jesus to jump off the church steeple and show His glory when a legion of God’s angels rush down to save Him and keep Him from suffering. But Jesus has some better verses about not being tempted to tempt God. So third time is charm, right? Satan pulls out all the stops, loads both barrels, pushes all the chips in. This is the big one.

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