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An Update from Pastor Marc

Dear Quail Family,

Today is Good Friday. As we think back to the cross of Christ, we remember what John has recorded in John 19:30,

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, ‘It is finished.’ With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.

The phrase “It is finished” is actually a single word in John’s Greek original. The word is “tetelestai”.  It was a common word in that day, and it had many meanings:

  • It was used by servants and employees who would report to their bosses that the job was done.
  • It was used in a legal setting to announce that justice has been served and prison time completed.
  • It was used in business to denote that the debt for, or the cost of something, was paid in full.
  • It was used by the artist as they applied the final stroke and the work of art was done.

You can see that each of these uses applied to Jesus on the cross. The work was completed, justice was served, the debt was paid and the masterpiece of his earthly life was over.

That word makes all the difference. We now can rely on the completed work of Christ!

Keeping all of that in mind, I hope that you will tune into our Facebook stream tonight at 7:00pm and join me in a brief devotional regarding the cross. Let’s reflect on Christ's finished work together. You will be able to tune in on the Quail Lakes Baptist Church Facebook page and on YouTube by typing in Quail Lakes Baptist Church in the search field.  

In other news…

This week’s Resurrection Sunday’s Worship Service will be on-line once again. At 10:00am you can tune into Facebook or YouTube (write out Quail Lakes Baptist Church in the search field) and at 10:30am the service will be up on our QLBC.org website.

Regarding the Children's Ministry, the Quail Kids Facebook page has “kids church” stream immediately following the worship service – families and kids can tune in for more fun.

If a need develops in your life at this time, or you are aware of one in your circle of relationships, text the word “care” to 209-257-8768 and we will seek to respond to that need.

Here is information about food drive-by give-a-ways in our area:  One occurs at the Lord’s Gym, 848 E. Hammer Lane, on Thursdays from 4:00-6:00pm and Saturdays 9:00-11:00am.  Another takes place at Calvary First Assembly of God Church, 8407 Kelly Drive, on Sundays from 11:00am-Noon. The food is free while supplies last and there is no financial qualification needed.  

Thank you for your ongoing financial support. You can give through our secure website by accessing the clickable blue icon at QLBC.org, or you can mail your tithes and offerings to QLBC, P.O. Box 7955, Stockton, CA 95267.

Thank you,
Quail Lakes Baptist Church

Family Connection Week 33
An Update from Pastor Marc

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