Emmanuel! – 27-Dec-2020

The Spirit of Christmas

Encouragement from Pastor Roy


by Pastor Marie

Merry Christmas! I hope you all enjoyed celebrating the birth of the Christ Child.
We celebrate the coming of Jesus into the world to be Our Savior and Redeemer and Deliverer.
Savior- Isaiah 43:3
Redeemer-Isaiah 41:14
Deliverer- Romans 11:26
He is EMMANUEL: God  with us.
Please remember to have a time of solitude every day for refreshing, restoration, and rejuvenation. 
Rejuvenation- the process of making one look or feel better, more energetic, and vital. 
Worship God. Praising God opens the gate of  heaven and we can enter that gate.  
We have the good news of the gospel in our hearts which anchors us to a radiant hope and a plan of redemption.

God reveals Himself to us and His character is opened to us when He comes in response to a need or to clarify a set of circumstances, we may find ourselves engaged in.  He is always desiring to reveal to us His love, His forgiveness, and His desire to bless us. 
Matthew 1:23 
Isaiah 7:14
 Immanuel – God is with us
Isaiah 9:6-7  Wonderful , Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace
Psalm 46:1,2 
Zephaniah 3:17  
Step back and Take a breath and feel loved by Your Beautiful Savior!

The Sacrifice of Praise

RCF, NY – Sunday Service – 20-Dec-20

Overcoming the Onslaught

Encouragement by Pastor Marie

The Sacrifice of Praise

by Pastor Roy
  • Psalms 22:3(KJV)God inhabits the praises of His people, Israel”
  • Praise – “Todah” – The “sacrifice of praise” – raising of hands; surrender
  • Root – “Yadah” – to give THANKS
  • Covenant – an agreement, oath, or pledge of loyalty
  • Psalms 50:5 – “Gather My saints together to Me; those who have made a covenant with Me by SACRIFICE.”
  • We vow to do His will; 1 Thessalonians 5:16
  • Exodus 20:12 – Honor your parents – they are foundational to your IDENTITY
  • To reject them and remain angry at them is to reject and be angry at yourself.
  • Self-rejection – leads to sickness, dissolution, and death – physical, emotional, and spiritual
  • If we allow ourselves to be preoccupied with COMPLAINTS instead of thanksgiving we will never be healed.
  • A soul in breech and unhealed is vulnerable to be infected by EVIL
  • Psalms 50:15 God’s part of the agreement: “Call on Me in the day of trouble, and I will DELIVER you”.
  • Psalms 50:2
    • He will shine to and through you in – “The perfection of beauty” –  TruthTransparencyPurity and holiness
    • Deliverance from spiritual oppression – present and future.
    • He will demonstrate, tangibly, His SALVATIONPhysical, emotional, and spiritual healing of our souls.
  • Psalms 22:3(NKJV) – he is enthroned in our praises.
  • Enthroned – “Indicates that whenever God’s people exalt His name, He is ready to manifest His kingdom’s power in the way most appropriate to the situation.” –Jack Hayford
  • Praise, in the form of Thanksgiving, prepares a specific and present place for God to dwell.
  • Thanksgiving forms an entry point for His kingdom to “come” and His will to be done in your life.
  • Alignment to God’s kingdom TRUTH – not manipulation.
  • His, is the POWER – Ours is the privilege and responsibility to welcome Him into our private, present, and circumstantial world.

Potentiality – 13-Dec-2020

The Road Not Taken

Encouragement by Pastor Roy


by Pastor Marie Esposito

Philippians 3:14

Potential generally refers to a currently unrealized ability to become something.

Romans 12:1-2  “1 I  beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.” 2. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”

By following this process of renewing our minds we are able to reinstate God’s original INTENTION for us which is the RECOVERY of many POTENTIALITIES  of the human mind and soul according to HIS DESIGN BEFORE THE FALL.

Because of His mercies and only by His power…the power of the redemption of His blood…can we do this.

‘Transformed’- (Greek: metamorphousthe) having a change of heart. A metamorphosis…

‘Conformed’ easily swayed “like a leaf blown about by the wind.”


This POWER TRANSFORMS OUR THOUGHTS… which lead to a change in our purposes… which leads to a change in our actions… which leads to changes in our habits… which sets the course for the future.

Jeremiah 29:11

Psalms 91:9,10


“God of all comfort, Father of mercies, Who heals all my diseases.” has become a song that I sing in my spirit.

GOD’S INTENTION is to draw us into loving intimacy with Himself and to step into the realm of His glory where abundance and all good things are.


“The outline of His intention is the finishing line He intends us to reach.” G Cooke

God of all comfort, Father of mercies, who heals all our diseases, we love You.