Spring 1987

Volume II, Number 2

In This Issue

II Corinthians 4:7-18 and Waldenström's Commentary by Paul Peter Waldenström and translated by Tommy Carlson

Introduction to the Mission Meeting by Phil Johnson

When I arrived at Salem Covenant Church, New Brighton, Minnesota, Friday evening, May 8, at five minutes to seven, I was delighted to see the parking lot well filled and I regretted that I had not been able to arrive earlier to promote subscriptions to Pietisten.

The Mission Meeting by Zenos Hawkinson

The mission meeting grew out of the need among people to meet for devotion, proclamation, and instruction.

Sharing by Hazel Sloan

Peter Sandstrom told me about this meeting approximately two months ago and asked me if I would be willing to share. "Think about it," he said, "and I'll check with you early in May." He did! I feel honored that I was asked to participate in a meeting such as this.

Earthen Vessels and Cracked Pots by Arthur W. Anderson

Sermon by Art Anderson

The Seen and Unseen by Rev. Jim Sundholm

Sisters and brothers in Christ, clay bodies of our ever-present Creator, containers of the light that has come loving God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom we do live and in whom we do move and in whom we do have our being-present and our being-to-come. Amen.

Can There Be Joy? by Sandy Johnson

"We are only the earthenware jars that hold this treasure, to make it clear that such an overwhelming power comes from God and not from us."