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Thank you for the beautiful flowers honoring the memory of Marilyn.
Friday Midday Prayer, Belt of Truth.
Video on the belt of truth.
God 🙏 bless CHS and all their ministries!
April 29
Mid Day prayer is great. Started watching it lately. I would recommend it to anyone that wants to learn more about the Gospel of Luke. God bless and be safe.
Are You Satisfied Being a Clay Pot – An Earthen Vessel?
It is not fitting that a man should put a beautiful photograph or painting in some ta**ry frame – or a priceless jewel in a cardboard box. That would not be appropriate – would it? Yet, Paul sees that this is precisely what Almighty God has done in Jesus Christ.
II Corinthians 4 verse 7 – We have this treasure in earthen vessels, or jars of clay.
What a contrast – the magnificence of Jesus Christ and his mercy and grace and love and power – and the apparent worthlessness of these sinful human hearts – infallible truth imparted and committed to fallible men – amazing good news given to fishermen, tax collectors, political zealots - and the like of us.
Is this not all so very wrong – and yet it must be right, because it is God’s doing!
Paul is writing this and his reason is that no matter what the Church of Jesus Christ might do – the work cannot be explained by any human skill or ability or virtue or prowess – the only valid explanation is that it is God at work. It is to show that what lies behind all this is Almighty God.
I have found that so comforting over these weeks and months.
We have this treasure – that is Paul’s evaluation of the Gospel – is it our evaluation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Treasure.
In this world of computers and electronics and so-called progress – and walking on the moon – and global travel – God places His treasure in earthen vessels – which can be easily cracked and sometimes even broken.
Paul borrowed this picture from Jesus. Jesus spoke about that treasure found in a field. Jesus spoke about that pearl of great price. Matthew 13 verse 44.
That merchant went and sold his whole collection of pearls to buy this pearl of great price. Jesus explained that that is what it means to find the Kingdom of God.
Faith in Christ – what is it – it comes to someone who may be a total nobody – it may come to someone who is struggling with life – it may come to someone who feels so insignificant and worthless – and Jesus says, I want you!
Faith comes to someone who is weary and frustrated and tense and afraid and shy and sinful and aware of it – and offers treasure and riches and forgiveness and peace and blessing – and courage and power – and so much more.
Paul writes about “unsearchable riches” – and “unspeakable gifts” – II Corinthians 9 verse 15 - we have this treasure! Ephesians 3 verse 8. It was this treasure that transformed Paul into a missionary and preacher and pastor and writer – and prisoner.
Why did he write this to Corinth – it was the worst of cities – it was the byword for going to the devil. The church was in one mess after another – and he says, we earthen vessels have this treasure!
Our cities and church situations today are no worse than they were then!
“I must declare this thing or die – necessity is laid upon me – woe is me if I preach not the Gospel!” I Corinthians 9 verse 16. All this man did was to share the riches he possessed. All the springs of missionary evangelistic power can be summed up in three words – Jesus, priceless treasure!
But we must look at the container! Dare we? To attempt to launch a Church in Corinth was, humanly speaking, just daft – wrong place – they are not interested – too much sin and pleasure - and yet our God chose this unlikely man and this unlikely city.
The world would not have given this city a second look – what for, faith and morality and cleansing and forgiveness and witness and light – that crowd? Never! Do we see ourselves in this?
They were worse than the dust beneath Caesar’s chariot wheels!
Paul had no illusions – not many wise – not many mighty – not many noble – are called and chosen. God, why do you want to work with such an odd selection of rather useless vessels? “Ah, because my ways are not your ways, dear world!”
Take heart from this – especially when we see the crippling stupid divisions in the church – and all its flaws and blunders and complacency.
Is this really the instrument of Christ? “How much more of an earthen vessel would you like to be?”
Paul was an earthen vessel himself – same letter – his bodily presence was not very much and his speech contemptible. He never forgot that he had been a murderer!
Who am I to be an ambassador of this royal Redeemer? Who am I to be a specimen of the mercy and grace and love of the crucified and risen Son of God?
This has been the unlikely story of the Church down through these past 2,000 years! – treasure in earthen vessels.
Do you know what can happen at times – one man can want the treasure without the earthen vessel! That is not on! Give me Jesus Christ, but not the Church – NO!
I just want this drink of water without the cup – impossible! Such a man scorns the very thing for which Jesus Christ thought it worthwhile to die.
Of course, there is another man who says – if you are all God can choose and call and use – some God – what would I want to be part of you lot for? Do not speak to me about your great treasure unless you have something better than a clay pot to show.
Another may say – come on then – if you want to house this great treasure, then let us have the most magnificent building possible – commensurate with your great commission and commander.
Men once though that the church should be so grand and imposing that its top would reach to heaven – but God flung down that tower of Babel! Listen to Jeremiah (Chapter 5 verse 10) – Take away her battlements – for they are not the Lord’s.
The treasure has been put into this clay pot – not by mistake – and not because nothing better was available. It has been put there deliberately – because it is upon human weakness and not human strength and ability and prowess that God chooses to build His Kingdom.
Is it not a great thing to know that God can use us, not merely despite our disqualifying infirmities, but because of them?
God will use the Church when it stops aiming at prosperity and prestige, and stops being infected by the world’s ideas and standards – and stops wanting to be strong as the world counts strength.
“Lord, take this earthen vessel – this clay pot – and let the world see the excellency of the power is from You.”
Moses – Isaiah – Jeremiah – knew all about being unusable – but God used them.
Why would any man arise to speak and preach and teach seeking to win and influence the world – if it were not that Almighty God was behind him, and that in his clay pot there was spiritual treasure? This applies to the whole range of our Christian life and witness and testimony.
If you see the truth in this – then you will also see that the Church of Jesus Christ can be irresistible, anywhere, and the empowered and anointed believer undefeatable.
This Church in Corinth ought to have been, humanly speaking, in a chronic state of doom and despair – “the offscourings of the earth” they were called. I Corinthians 4 verse 13.
When we are at the end of our tether and surrounded by so many who oppose and criticise and ridicule and laugh and persecute – remember they are only laughing at a clay pot, because they are unaware of the treasure within – or are they – and that is why some react the way they do?
Peter and John were recognised as unschooled ordinary men – but who had been with Jesus. Acts 4 verse 13.
Our faith is not a vague abstraction called “the Christian life” – but living treasure. Why O God, did You put it in these earthen vessels? You will understand more fully one day – just be glad and grateful that you have this treasure.
“Lord God – take this earthen vessel – this clay pot – let the world see that the excellency of the power is from You. Take these weaknesses – these areas where I feel vulnerable and about to break at time – may the treasure of the gospel of Jesus Christ continue to be contained – but not only contained – but rather shining through the many cracks. Thank you Lord Jesus for this precious treasure.” Amen.
(This week's "Word from Scotland" - previous articles may be found at Studylight.org and liveasif.org in the 'Archives' - warmest greetings in Christ Jesus.)
Thank u God for a wonderful life!! Amen
We heard this hymn at church yesterday, and later at the concert. This you tube video gives new understanding. Get a tissue!
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Church of the Holy Spirit is a fellowship of friends who love Jesus. Come experience God's love and power. We love Jesus. We love our neighbors.

We make disciples that make disciples. We plant churches that plant churches. Founded 2000 We welcome you, your family, and absolutely everyone! We enjoy worshiping the Lord together on Sundays at 10:00AM. We also have a Healing Service on the first Saturday of every month beginning at 5 PM. We believe strongly in the ministry of small groups for mutual care, fellowship, prayer and discipleship in

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10/12/2021

Daily Devotionals - Compline

Join us for our Church of the Holy Spirit daily #devotional series at 12:15PM Monday through Friday on Facebook Live! Join us tonight for Compline with Pastor Robbie Pruitt; Compline Prayer liturgy from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer which can be found here: https://www.dailyoffice2019.com

CHS Sunday Service "Be a Barnabas - a Balcony Person" By Clancy Nixon 10AM Live Stream 10/10/2021 10/10/2021

CHS Sunday Service "Be a Barnabas - a Balcony Person" By Clancy Nixon 10AM Live Stream 10/10/2021

Join us now for our 10:00am Church of the Holy Spirit Leesburg Sunday Service "Be a #Barnabas - a Balcony Person" By Clancy Nixon 10... https://youtu.be/s_iKB44SO5Q #giving #tithe #serve #stewardship

CHS Sunday Service "Be a Barnabas - a Balcony Person" By Clancy Nixon 10AM Live Stream 10/10/2021 Join Church of the Holy Spirit's live stream of the 10AM Service.

10/10/2021
10/10/2021

A Collect For The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, (Proper 23): “O God, our refuge and strength, true source of all godliness: Graciously hear the devout prayers of your Church, and grant that those things which we ask faithfully, we may obtain effectually; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.” (Book of Common Prayer, 2019).

Photo by Carlos Magno, from Unsplash. More photography can be found here: https://unsplash.com/photos/doOCoW955NQ

A Collect For The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, (Proper 23): “O God, our refuge and strength, true source of all godliness: Graciously hear the devout prayers of your Church, and grant that those things which we ask faithfully, we may obtain effectually; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.” (Book of Common Prayer, 2019).

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10/08/2021

Join Midday Prayer with Church of the Holy Spirits own Monica Whitmer Speaking on "Being Shod With The Gospel of Peace"

10/07/2021

Compline

Join us for our Church of the Holy Spirit daily #devotional series at 12:15PM Monday through Friday on Facebook Live! Join us tonight for Compline with Pastor Robbie Pruitt; Compline Prayer liturgy from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer which can be found here: https://www.dailyoffice2019.com

Invitation for Pilgrimage to the Holy Land  — Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic 10/07/2021

Invitation for Pilgrimage to the Holy Land  — Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic

Invitation for Pilgrimage to the Holy Land  — Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic One of the adventures that every Christian should experience is going on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to walk in Jesus' footsteps (not to mention the Old and New Testament saints).To help maximize your experience, I would like to invite you to join Glorianne, and me, along with other friends from D

Robbie Pruitt — Loudoun 100 10/06/2021

Robbie Pruitt — Loudoun 100

We are excited that Pastor Robbie Pruitt Is featured as one of the Loudoun100! See his story here: https://www.loudoun100.com/2021-loudoun100-honorees/8ztnxgtxzrpeyel-r5ml5-495b2-yjx4c-d8tcl-lwd6z-r48wb

Robbie Pruitt — Loudoun 100 "God makes us new and we are participators in this restoration project no matter what we're doing in the world."

10/06/2021
10/06/2021

Walking in the Image of Jesus as Viewed from Psalm 15

CHS Sunday service "Be Rich Toward God" By Clancy Nixon 10AM Live Stream 10/3/2021 10/06/2021

CHS Sunday service "Be Rich Toward God" By Clancy Nixon 10AM Live Stream 10/3/2021

Join us now for our 10:00AM Church of the Church of the Holy Spirit Sunday service "Be #Rich Toward God" By Clancy Nixon Live Stream...
https://youtu.be/ml4OenSL6Pk via @YouTube #stewardship #baptism

CHS Sunday service "Be Rich Toward God" By Clancy Nixon 10AM Live Stream 10/3/2021 Join Church of the Holy Spirit's live stream of the 10AM Service.

10/05/2021

Clancy's Tuesday Zoom devotional

10/05/2021

Join us for our Church of the Holy Spirit daily #devotional series at 12:15PM Monday through Friday on Facebook Live! Join us tonight for Compline with Pastor Robbie Pruitt; Compline Prayer liturgy from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer which can be found here: https://www.dailyoffice2019.com

10/03/2021
10/03/2021

A Collect For The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22): “Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in continual godliness, that through your protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly serve you in good works, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.” (Book of Common Prayer, 2019).

Photo by Katherine Conrad, from Unsplash. More photography can be found here: https://unsplash.com/photos/_oPKN0C7s9U

A Collect For The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 22): “Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in continual godliness, that through your protection it may be free from all adversities, and devoutly serve you in good works, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.” (Book of Common Prayer, 2019).

Photo by Katherine Conrad, from Unsplash. More photography can be found here: https://unsplash.com/photos/_oPKN0C7s9U

CHS Healing service "Worship: God's Plan for the Nations" By Jeff Ling Live Stream 10/2/2021 10/02/2021

CHS Healing service "Worship: God's Plan for the Nations" By Jeff Ling Live Stream 10/2/2021

Join us now for our Church of the Holy Spirit #Healing service "#Worship: God's Plan for the Nations" By Pastor Jeff Ling L... https://youtu.be/FyxUIqXAI-4

CHS Healing service "Worship: God's Plan for the Nations" By Jeff Ling Live Stream 10/2/2021 Join Church of the Holy Spirit's live stream of the Healing Service.

10/02/2021
10/01/2021

Join Church of the Holy Spirits own Monica Whitmer for Midday Prayer talking about "The Breastplate of Righteousness"

The Godsend-October 2021 Edition 09/30/2021

The Godsend-October 2021 Edition

Read our latest Church of the Holy Spirit Email #Newsletter The Godsend here!

The Godsend-October 2021 Edition The Godsend-October 2021 Edition Church of the Holy Spirit's monthly e-newsletter, the Godsend. October 2021 Godsend Fall Edition Holy Eucharist: Sundays 10:00AM And Wednesdays at 12:15PM Healing Serv

09/30/2021

The Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic invites you to the annual pre-synod workshop. This year’s program is Healthy Clergy and Church Leadership: Cultivating congregational health as clergy & lay leaders, featuring Dr. Diane Langberg & The Rev. Tuck Bartholomew. Held at The Falls Church Anglican.

Register here:
https://www.anglicandoma.org/pre-synod

09/30/2021

Join us for our Church of the Holy Spirit daily #devotional series at 12:15PM Monday through Friday on Facebook Live! We will use the Family Prayer liturgy from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer which can be found here: https://www.dailyoffice2019.com

09/29/2021
09/29/2021

CHS Wednesday Devotional Pray More to Develop "Your Life" by Pastor John Nuzum

09/28/2021

Clancy's Tuesday Zoom devotional

09/27/2021

Join us for our Church of the Holy Spirit daily #devotional series at 12:15PM Monday through Friday on Facebook Live! We will use the Family Prayer liturgy from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer which can be found here: https://www.dailyoffice2019.com

CHS Sunday service "Are You Ready To Give All?" By Dean Schultz 10AM Live Stream 9/26/2021 09/26/2021

CHS Sunday service "Are You Ready To Give All?" By Dean Schultz 10AM Live Stream 9/26/2021

Join us for our Church of the Holy Spirit Sunday service "Are You Ready To #Give All?" By Dean Schultz 10AM Liv... https://youtu.be/RfhG0BRa6x0

CHS Sunday service "Are You Ready To Give All?" By Dean Schultz 10AM Live Stream 9/26/2021 Join Church of the Holy Spirit's live stream of the 10AM Service.

09/26/2021
09/25/2021

Where God Dwells

How close is God to you? Where does God dwell in relationship to you? Do you experience God’s daily presence with you?

God has made his dwelling place with his people. God is near to each of us and has made his home with his children. We are never alone and we are never without God.

God spoke to his people through the Prophet Zechariah, saying, “Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for behold, I come and I will dwell in your midst, declares the Lord. And many nations shall join themselves to the Lord in that day, and shall be my people. And I will dwell in your midst, and you shall know that the Lord of hosts has sent me to you.” (Zechariah 2:10-11, ESV).

We can rejoice in the presence of God. We can sing joyful songs, because God has made his home with us. We are not alone. God is with us and God is for us. God dwells with his beloved.

May we rejoice in the presence of God and join ourselves to the Lord as his people, knowing God dwells in our midst.

In Christ alone, Pastor @robbie.pruitt

A Prayer For Knowing And Loving God: “O God, the light of the minds that know you, the life of the souls that love you, and the strength of the wills that serve you: Help us so to know you that we may truly love you, and so to love you that we may fully serve you, whom to serve is perfect freedom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” (#72, Book of Common Prayer, 2019).

Photo by Aaron Burden, from Unsplash. More photography can be found here: https://unsplash.com/photos/AvqpdLRjABs

Where God Dwells

How close is God to you? Where does God dwell in relationship to you? Do you experience God’s daily presence with you?

God has made his dwelling place with his people. God is near to each of us and has made his home with his children. We are never alone and we are never without God.

God spoke to his people through the Prophet Zechariah, saying, “Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for behold, I come and I will dwell in your midst, declares the Lord. And many nations shall join themselves to the Lord in that day, and shall be my people. And I will dwell in your midst, and you shall know that the Lord of hosts has sent me to you.” (Zechariah 2:10-11, ESV).

We can rejoice in the presence of God. We can sing joyful songs, because God has made his home with us. We are not alone. God is with us and God is for us. God dwells with his beloved.

May we rejoice in the presence of God and join ourselves to the Lord as his people, knowing God dwells in our midst.

In Christ alone, Pastor @robbie.pruitt

A Prayer For Knowing And Loving God: “O God, the light of the minds that know you, the life of the souls that love you, and the strength of the wills that serve you: Help us so to know you that we may truly love you, and so to love you that we may fully serve you, whom to serve is perfect freedom; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” (#72, Book of Common Prayer, 2019).

Photo by Aaron Burden, from Unsplash. More photography can be found here: https://unsplash.com/photos/AvqpdLRjABs

09/24/2021

Dear Friends,

Earlier this week we marked the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist, the tax collector who was called from his work to follow Jesus. His life and witness is a godly example of faithful turning from an ungodly attachment to money and putting our trust in the Lord. Financial stewardship is a dimension of discipleship that is very important to me—the Lord used the biblical call to tithe to break me out of a spiritual logjam early in my ordained ministry—and one that I love to teach.

Read more from the Bishop here:
https://www.anglicandoma.org/messenger-articles/a-message-from-the-bishop-sept21

09/24/2021

Join Church of the Holy Spirits own Monica Whitmer for Midday Prayer talking about "The Belt Of Truth"

The Mid-Atlantic Messenger: September 2021B 09/23/2021

The Mid-Atlantic Messenger: September 2021B

The Mid-Atlantic Messenger: September 2021B: https://mailchi.mp/anglicandoma/the-mid-atlantic-messenger-september-2021b

The Mid-Atlantic Messenger: September 2021B Dear Friends, Earlier this week we marked the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist, the tax collector who was called from his work to follow Jesus. His life and witness is a godly example of faithful turning from an ungodly attachment to money and putting our trust in the Lord. Financial ste...

09/23/2021
09/23/2021

CHS Noonday Devotion - "Your Presence Lord sets Us Apart"

09/22/2021
09/22/2021

CHS Women’s Fellowship Lunch
Expanding our roots in Christ and growing together.
We’ll eat and chat Laugh and learn
Ginger will share on being rooted in Christ and we will make succulent terraria.
Ladies and girls aged 12 and up are invited.
Sunday, September 26, 12:30-3:00
CHS Nave
908 Trailview Blvd, Suite 200 Leesburg, VA 20175
Lunch is provided; masks are optional.
Please RSVP to [email protected]

CHS Women’s Fellowship Lunch
Expanding our roots in Christ and growing together.
We’ll eat and chat Laugh and learn
Ginger will share on being rooted in Christ and we will make succulent terraria.
Ladies and girls aged 12 and up are invited.
Sunday, September 26, 12:30-3:00
CHS Nave
908 Trailview Blvd, Suite 200 Leesburg, VA 20175
Lunch is provided; masks are optional.
Please RSVP to [email protected]

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