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January 23, 2022

Job Part II - We were originally going to devote on message to Job, one of our Bible Characters that we are studying and learning about.  However, there is a great deal of insight to discover as we go through the entire book of Job.  

This week was our second week examining Job during his plight and attack by Satan.  

We learned that Eliphaz, one of Job's three friends, was really no help to Job and offered him no comfort at all when Job finally spoke up about his anguish and called aloud to God for relief.

We continue to pray that you will invite Jesus into your life and make Him Lord of your life, if you haven't already.  
And if you need to take care of this please call Pastor Harvey at 323-316-7131 and he will be glad to pray with you.

Here is a reminder of our church building Sunday schedule..

9 am - Highland Park Christian Church adult and children's Sunday School
10 am - Highland Park Christian Church main worship service
12 noon - Iglesia Evangélica Génesis main worship service
2:30 pm -  Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. main worship service

Remember, Let us pray for you.  Just send an email to us and we will add you to our online prayer list.

We will continue to prepare these online worship pages for you. 

We will continue to keep uploading the sermon and providing the YouTube versions of the songs that we sang during worship. Even if you cannot join us, we'd still like to pray for you.

Again, We'd Love to Pray with and for You!

Give us a call or email Pastor Harvey at to request prayer or just chat/connect.  

Please comment down below and we will respond.  Let us know how we can help and if we have blessed you with this on-line worship.  Thanks!

This weekend we have prepared a worship page for you that includes...

Great YouTube versions of the Christian Hymns and contemporary songs that we sang today...

Pastor Harvey continued our sermon series Portraits of Bible Characters with a message about Job - A Patient Sufferer - Part 2.

We hope this continues to bless YOU and draws you closer to God.

Remember, Denise and Harvey are a phone call away if you want to pray together or just chat.  
(Also remember that God is NOT far away, He has promised that He would never leave us - can I get an "Amen"!)

And don't forget you can comment below about anything that we can help you with or send us a Facebook message on the Facebook message app.

You can also use the "comments below to start any conversation with us.

Thanks for all of your support!
For Him and His Kingdom,
Pastors Harvey & Denise

Pastor Denise is still meeting LIVE with the children - come join her in Sunday school every Sunday at 9:00 am.  Sing, Pray and learn about God.

Also we are meeting LIVE for Adult Sunday School every Sunday at 9:00 am
right now we are studying the writings of John.  Please join us!

          And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Prayer Requests from Sunday, January 23, 2021

Harvey/Denise - 
Pray for Joan, who has health issues.
Pray for an unspoken request.
Pray for Harvey's parents, Harvey Sr. and Barbara and their caretaker, Ron. 
Pray for his friends Jason and Jim who have cancer.
Pray for his friend Eric, who has been in the hospital with COVID for the last 2 weeks.
Pray for Nikki for family issues.
Pray for an unspoken request.

Ray - Pray for his mother.  
Pray for his family.
Praise the Laura's procedure went well.
Pray for his aunt Molly who has COVID.
Pray for his uncle Manny.

Dorothy - Pray for a special unspoken request
Pray for Francisca's family.

Marlene - Pray for Tammy for health issue.
Pray for Debbie for health issues.
Pray  of praise for Pam who is recovery and doing better after her stroke. Continue to pray for more healing.

Albert - Pray for an unspoken request.

Bryan - Pray for and unspoken request.
Pray for his father.

Al - Pray for Sandra and Dave as they deal with her cancer.

          And Now It's Time to Worship Christ

Bless His Holy Name
artist: Don Marsh

Blessed Be the Name

After singing a few songs, then as a congregation we read together aloud the following scripture...

Psalm 145:1-13
New American Standard Bible
The Lord Exalted for His Goodness

Psalm 145:1-13
1 I will exalt You, my God, the King,
And I will bless Your name forever and ever.

2 Every day I will bless You,
And I will praise Your name forever and ever.

3 Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised;
And His greatness is unsearchable.

4 One generation will praise Your works to another,
And will declare Your mighty acts.

5 On the glorious splendor of Your majesty
And on Your wonderful works, I will meditate.

6 People will speak of the power of Your awesome acts,
And I will tell of Your greatness.

7 They will burst forth in speaking of Your abundant goodness,
And will shout joyfully of Your righteousness.

8 The Lord is gracious and compassionate;
Slow to anger and great in mercy.

9 The Lord is good to all,
And His mercies are over all His works.

10 All Your works will give thanks to You, Lord,
And Your godly ones will bless You.

11 They will speak of the glory of Your kingdom,
And talk of Your might,

12 To make known to the sons of mankind Your mighty acts,
And the glory of the majesty of Your kingdom.

13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,
And Your dominion endures throughout all generations.
The Lord is faithful in His words,
And holy in all His works.

Blessed Assurance
Artist: Fountainview Academy

Job - A Patient Sufferer - Part II
Harvey Simpson

Here is the text from the sermon.
We used a many verses from Job and a few from the New Testament today.

Job 3:11-17 NASB
[11] "Why did I not die at birth,
Come forth from the womb and expire?

[12] "Why did the knees receive me,
And why the breasts, that I should suck?

[13] "For now I would have lain down and been quiet;
I would have slept then, I would have been at rest,

[14] With kings and with counselors of the earth,
Who rebuilt ruins for themselves;

[15] Or with princes who had gold,
Who were filling their houses with silver.

[16] "Or like a miscarriage which is discarded,
I would not be,
As infants that never saw light.

[17] "There the wicked cease from raging,
And there the weary are at rest.
And all flesh will bless His holy name forever and ever.

Job 4:12,14-17 NASB
[12] "Now a word was brought to me stealthily, And my ear received a whisper of it.

[14] Dread came upon me, and trembling,
And made all my bones shake.

[15] "Then a spirit passed by my face;
The hair of my flesh bristled up.

[16] "It stood still, but I could not discern its appearance;
A form was before my eyes;
There was silence, then I heard a voice:

[17] 'Can mankind be just before God?
Can a man be pure before his Maker?

Job 5:17-18 NASB
[17] "Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves,
So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

[18] "For He inflicts pain, and gives relief;
He wounds, and His hands also heal.

John 15:1-2 NASB
[1] "I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

[2] Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit,
He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

Job 5:27 NASB
[27] "Behold this; we have investigated it, and so it is.
Hear it, and know for yourself."

John 9:3 NASB
[3] Jesus answered, "It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him.

Job 6:14-18 NASB
[14] "For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend;
So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty.

[15] "My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi,
Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,

[16] Which are turbid because of ice
And into which the snow melts.

[17] "When they become waterless, they are silent, When it is hot, they vanish from their place.

[18] "The paths of their course wind along, They go up into nothing and perish.

Job 7:4-7 NASB
[4] "When I lie down I say, 'When shall I arise?' But the night continues, And I am continually tossing until dawn.

[5] "My flesh is clothed with worms and a crust of dirt, My skin hardens and runs.

[6] "My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, And come to an end without hope.

[7] "Remember that my life is but breath; My eye will not again see good.

Job 7:14-16 NASB
[14] Then You frighten me with dreams
And terrify me by visions;

[15] So that my soul would choose suffocation, Death rather than my pains.

[16] "I waste away; I will not live forever. Leave me alone, for my days are but a breath.

John 10:10 NASB
[10] The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

Matthew 28:18-20 NASB
[18] And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

[19] Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,

[20] teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

Blessed Be Your Name
Artist: Matt Redman

Again, Denise and I are available for prayer.

Call Harvey at 323-316-7131
Call Denise at 323-316-7132

In Christ,

Pastor Harvey


Eliphaz, God, January 2022, Job, Love, Suffering

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