Jubilee Weekly November 27, 2018

“ADVENT … Coming”

Christmas is a wonderful time of year and we have so much to celebrate. We are now in what is commonly referred to as the Advent Season. Many of us are probably enjoying the many Hallmark Christmas movies that always seem to have a happy ending. But what is advent? The word ‘advent’ means “coming” And it centers on the coming of Jesus Christ as a baby in a manger in Bethlehem, but it also has to do with His promised return to earth commonly called, “the second coming”.

A. Christ’s First Advent
The promise of His first advent (coming) is found in Genesis 3:15, “And I will cause hostility between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will strike your head, and you will strike His heel.”

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God bless you,
Pastor Leonard

Jubilee Weekly November 20, 2018

“Loving Jesus”

There are two commandments given by Christ that should define each of us as Christians.

1. We have first of all the great commandment found in Deuteronomy 6:4-5
“Hear O Israel: The Lord our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.”

This commandment is repeated by our LORD in Mark 12:29-30.
“The first of all the commandments is; “Hear, O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one. And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.”

Then Jesus adds this — “This is the first commandment. And the second, like it, is this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” There is no other commandment greater than these.”

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God bless you,
Pastor Leonard

Jubilee Weekly October 30, 2018

“God’s Cure for Your ‘Blues’”

Are you having a hard time, maybe battling discouragement? Maybe you are stressed out or even fearful. Perhaps your pressures are leaving you feel stressed and weary.

I want to share with you passages of Scripture that, if you will embrace them, with your heart and mind, I believe the dark clouds you are facing will begin to lift. Remember, the words you will be reading are inspired by God, the Holy Spirit. They are powerful and true.

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God bless you,
Pastor Leonard

Jubilee Weekly October 16, 2018

Jubilee Weekly October 16, 2018

Dear Jubilee Family,
When one of our members shared this story with me, I asked him to write it up so we could share it with all of you.

I was particularly impressed with his reliance on the LORD and how the Holy Spirit guided him step by step. I think you will enjoy.

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God bless you,
Pastor Leonard

Jubilee Weekly October 9, 2018

“God Has an Exciting Future for You”

Many of you reading this are either retired or getting close to retirement. You might look at the heading for this meditation and say, “O sure, He has an exciting future for me.

Most of my life is over. How could that ever be?”
Well, I want us to take a look at the life of Moses and how God used him. He was miraculously saved at birth. All baby boys were supposed to be put to death, but his mother believed God had a future for her boy so she put him in a basket that had been waterproofed and placed the basket in the reeds near the shore.

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Pastor Leonard

24 Hour Prayer Vigil October 12 – 13

Ventura Jubilee Fellowship will be hosting a 24- hour Prayer Vigil on October 12 and 13, from noon to noon.

The prayer vigil will focus on the needs of our country, particularly, the upcoming election.  You can sign up for any 30-minute period from noon on the 12th to noon on the 13th.

Prayer guides and attendants will be available to assist, as needed.  It will be held at the church, 2226 Goodyear Ave, Ventura.

Sign up at the Jubilee church service (Sundays at 11:30 AM) or call the church office at 805-535-4325 to reserve your time slot.

Jubilee Weekly October 2, 2018

“Jesus is the Answer”

Frequently we are asked, “Aren’t all the world’s religions the same? Don’t they all lead to the same place?” While each religion may have something to say that is meaningful, they are not all the same and they certainly don’t all lead to the same place.

Recently, following a funeral, a lady followed me out to my car and asked if I thought that Jesus was the only way to heaven I said, let me tell you what Jesus said in John 14:6 —“I am the Way, the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except by/through Me.” Then I also added —‘Let me tell you what Peter said in Acts 4:12,’ “Neither is there salvation, in any other, for there is no other name under heaven, given among men, whereby we must be saved.”

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Pastor Leonard

Jubilee Weekly September 25, 2018

“KNOWING GOD”

Dr. David Jeremiah recently came out with a book titled, “The God You May Not Know”. It is an excellent book and, in many ways, is a study on the attributes of God.

This meditation is not based on that book, but is a passion I have to help the people I shepherd to really know their God as intimately as possible. I am going to take us on a trip involving Psalm 139.

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Pastor Leonard