Chasing Rainbows

Dear Mosaic Family, What do you feel when you see a rainbow?

As we continue our journey through the book of Genesis, and the story of Noah in particular, we see the very first rainbow in all of human history. After over a year in the ark, with his kids, lots of animals, and certainly not enough ventilation, Noah leaves the ark for dry ground and fresh air. Can you even begin to imagine the feeling of getting out of that boat? Over a year in a boat, in some less than ideal accommodations. I get stir-crazy on any flight over 3 hours! Noah comes out and his first reaction is utter bliss! His heart is overjoyed, humbled, and full of thanksgiving, so he responds by worshipping God through sacrifice. God, in turn, makes a covenant with Noah, as symbolized by a rainbow. The first rainbow was a sign of hope. The first rainbow was a symbol of God's love for us and his provision of grace. Rainbows exist where the darkness and light come together and the light overcomes the darkness. Rainbows always appear after storms and their radiating beauty embodies divine hope against the background of human gloom. God is for us and he will make a way.

Join us tomorrow as we look at the incredible text of Holy Scripture found in Genesis 8:1-9:17.

Praying for you! Pastor Jan

Announcements:
Membership Class Sunday, November 20th1-3pm, with lunch provided. If you would like to learn about membership at Mosaic, please plan on attending this class. To register, email: admin@mosaicboston.com

 

The Gospel Coalition Conference November 11-12 TGC is coming to Boston. This will be a great opportunity to learn from world-class teachers and worship with brothers and sisters from all over the region. For more info, go here. 

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Pre-service Prayer 

Join us in the upper hallway of the Temple Ohabei Shalom for a time of pre-service prayer on Sundays at 8:45AM and 4:30PM. It's an opportunity for us to pray for the church, the city, and the world.

Mosaic Youth Group 

Every Sunday, Mosaic holds a youth group gathering during the 9:30service. If you know anyone looking for a youth group, let them know!

Parenting Seminar Saturday, Nov. 19th, 3p.m. How do we raise our children to love and follow Jesus? Chap Bettis, author of “The Disciple-Making Parent” will discuss during a special seminar for parents and parents-to-be. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Email admin@mosaicboston.com to register.

 

Baptism Service November 13th, 11:15 service. If you would like to get baptized, let us know! Please email admin@mosaicboston.com

Apologetics Seminars Do you struggle with making intellectual sense of Christianity? Would you like to help your non-Christian friends see the veracity of the Christian claims? Join us for an 8-week seminar tackling the biggest objections to the Christain worldview and faith. The class will take place during the 11:15am worship service in the balcony upstairs, October 2nd to November 20th. Please sign up by emailing admin@mosaicboston.com

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