Plantation SDA Church
Jesus Only Episode 1
Welcome to Plantation SDA Church Today's sermon is by Pastor Joseph Salajan
Locations & Times
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  • Plantation SDA Church
    400 NW 118th Ave, Plantation, FL 33325, USA
    Saturday 9:00 AM, Saturday 11:30 AM
Welcome to our Online Bulletin.

The online bulletin has been enhanced with additional information to make it more relevant to you. It includes:

• Links to the live stream and service rebroadcasts
• Sermon Outline.
• Bulletin
• Church Newsletter

Feel free to take notes. Save the bulletin so you can review the sermon information
Online Services

If you'd like to watch today's service again or if you can't make it to church, here are some links so you can view the live service and/or sermon/service rebroadcast.

Watch the Service Live

We stream our services live every Sabbath. If you can't be at the church, this is the next best thing. Watch at:

https://live.plantationsda.tv

Watch the service Live on YouTube!

Our live stream is also available on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/c/PlantationSDAChurchTV/live

Watch the service Live on Facebook!

Our live stream is also available on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/PlantationSDAchurch/videos
Missed a Service?
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Unable to make a service? Don't worry, we've got all sermons and many complete services archived back to 2004!

http://www.plantationsda.tv

You can also watch previous services on our video channels

Vimeo (Commercial free): http://vimeo.com/plantationsda

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PlantationSDAChurchTV
Biography for Pastor Joe
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Pastor Joe was born in the little town of Crasna (Romania). Ever since he was a child, he has been fascinated by the unique connection between pastors and their special book, the Bible. When at the age of 7 he received his first little Bible from a brave pastor who was able to procure it for him in spite of the interdictions of the communist regime, he felt special and decided one day he would become a pastor.

After serving as a Pastor for 8 years in Romania, in 2013 he immigrated to the USA. He currently serves as Lead Pastor of Plantation Seventh-day Adventist Church. Along with his wonderful wife Anda and their gorgeous daughter Alessandra, he enjoys proclaiming God’s grace and ministering to his fellows.

Pastor Joe is currently enrolled in a doctoral Program (DMin in Preaching) with Andrews University. His hobbies are languages, music, and poetry.

Previous Programs by the Pastor Joe

All previous sermons/programs by Pastor Joe are available in the Plantation SDA Media Centre.

https://www.plantationsda.tv/about/joseph-salajan

The Deeper Dive Podcast Every Wednesday Morning!

Deeper Dive!

The Deeper Dive Podcast answers your questions about the previous week's sermon and is now available on SoundCloud, iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Google Play Music.

If you have any questions or comments about today’s sermon, text them to 954.388.8780 and Pastor Joseph Salajan, Pastor Jennifer Hernandez, or Pastor Andrew Nugent will answer them in next week’s episode of Deeper Dive. You may also post your questions in the comment section of today’s service livestream on FaceBook or YouTube.

http://deeperdive.plantationsda.tv

The Discple Blog

A monthly blog designed to enhance your spiritual journey with God.

https://blog.plantationsda.org
Sermon Theme: What did it mean when Jesus said: I AM…?
Social Media Tags to share with your friends:

#psdatv #Jesus #IAM
Who do you think you are?In John 8:25 the Jews asked Jesus: Who are you?The lengthy discussion goes on and in verse 53 the Jews ask Him:
Are you greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? And the prophets are dead. Whom do You make Yourself out to be? (NIV: Who do you think you are?)

Starting with verse 56, Jesus explains:
Sovereign

According to the Bible, there is only one God! He is the Sovereign! He has everything under His authority! Even if sometimes it looks like things are out of control, there is someone behind the scenes… who is in full control! Yes, there is God and He is in control!

To some people God’s existence is self-evident! They don’t have an issue with it. The atheist, however, with a wry smile on his face says: Poor people... they need these crutches to crawl through the desert of life toward a Utopian place, call it heaven or paradise, or whatever.

The skeptic does not deny God, but has serious questions. He has doubts…! And I know some honest churchgoers feel lost in the labyrinth of their own questions and doubts…

So does God exist? We have only two possible answers! Yes, he does! or No, he doesn’t! It’s either one or the other! If you say, I do not know!, you are not helping!

There is no God! is a negative statement that could be true only and only if all contraries have been eliminated.If God exists, He must be somewhere. In order to be able to state There is no God!, I should know every nook and corner of the universe(125 billion galaxies). Not only that! I should be able to search the whole universe at the same time. (Is that possible?) What if while I am searching here, he moves where I have already searched?

To state that God does not exist, you should have the ability to know any point in the universe (omniscient) and to be everywhere at the same time (omnipresent)! But omniscience and omnipresence are attributes of God. In other words, so that you can say There is no God!, you should be God!!!But who do you think you are???
Scriptures

The Bible takes the existence of God for granted! It does not argue whether there is God or there is not! "In the beginning God created...!" Before us, God had already existed!

John 1:1-3 says something similar: 1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2He was in the beginning with God. 3All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made…


Whenever Jesus said I am… (bread of life, light of the world, good shepherd, the door, way, truth, life) the Jews were angry because Jesus identified Himself with YHWH of the Old Testament, the God who introduced Himself to Moses in the burning bush: "I am who I am."
Jesus says in John 5:39: You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they (the Scriptures) which testify of Me.What Scriptures is Jesus talking about? Obviously, the Old Testament. Who is the central figure of the Old Testament? YHWH! So Jesus says: The Old Testament testifies about me!!!
Savior

In John 8:56 Jesus says: Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad.What does this mean?

When Abraham raised the knife, a voice came: Abraham! Abraham! Stop it!!! Now that’s human! I would have done the same! But there is something divine here. Yes, there on Mount Moria, he saw Christ’s day! When he saw the sacrifice, the ram caught by his horns in the bush, that takes the place of Isaac, his child that is lying on the altar…he saw Christ’s day!

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life (John 3:16). This is the essence of the religion of the Bible: God comes to save us!!!
Bulletin

This section contains the traditional bulletin, including:

• The Ministry of Giving
• Service Order and Participants
• Songs in today's service
• Sunrise/Sunset times

Give Online to Plantation SDA Church

Did you know you can donate tithes and offerings to Plantation SDA church online? Just click on the link below and fill out the form. Your contribution can help us help those in need and also spread the gospel.Thank you!

https://give.plantationsda.org
Ministry of Giving
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Offering Last Week: $3,584.85
Offering Month to Date: $11,499.03

2020 Offering Surplus (Deficit): ($841.17)
Service Order and Participants
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Praise And Adoration:
Praise Team & Congregation

Welcome & Announcements:
Addy Lubin

Children’s Story:
Allison Peart

Pastor's Corner:
Pastor Joseph Salajan

Ministry in Action:
Hope Ministry - Jesse Guillaume & Vanessa Anderson

Offering Call:
Courtney Rivas

Praise And Adoration:
Praise Team & Congregation

Intercessory Prayer:
Don Curtis

Sermon:
Pastor Joseph Salajan

Praise And Adoration:
Praise Team & Congregation

Dedication in Song:
Congregation

Benediction:
Pastor Joseph Salajan

Afterglow: Praise Team & Congregation

Praise Leaders
Olivia Smith

Alto
Heather Raymond
Nisha Laroche

Soprano
Carina Edwards
Emmanuelle J. Dolcé

Tenor
Wydnyr Richardson

Visual Arts/ProPresenter


Sanctuary Sound Engineer
Etzer Dolce

Live Stream Sound Engineer
Ahren Anderson

Acoustic Guitar
Cottard Remy

Electric Guitar


Bass Guitar
Jairus Jones

Drums
Hans Alce

Keys
Claude Dolce

Saxophone


Piano
Vladimir LaRoche

Coordinator


Praise and Worship Songs
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Songs In Today's Service

• Bless the Lord With Me
• He's Able
• See A Victory
• You Are My Strength
• My Help
• 'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus
• God Restores
• In Times Like These
Sunset Information
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Today: 7:31 PM
Next Friday: 7:33 PM
Newsletter

The last section of the online bulletin is the newsletter. Its similar to the print version but enhanced with live web links and other interactive features. It includes:

• Prayer Ministry Update
• Calendar of Events
• Social Media Links for Plantation SDA Church

Text 411 to 954-388-870 to get the latest Church News

Church Hotline
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We have a new church information line!

Text 411 to 954-388-8780 to get Hurricane Updates, Emergency Alerts and Important Church event announcements via text messages on your phone.
Need someone to pray for/with you?
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Sick or hurting and need prayer?

Send your request to

wecare@plantationsda.com

Online Calendar

You can view all of our upcoming events with this link

https://calendar.plantationsda.org

Add Plantation to Your Calendar!

Click on the link below to add Plantation SDA Church's calendar to your Google, Yahoo or Microsoft calendars and also have access to the calendar or your phone or tablet.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/plantationsda.com_6v0fn86p2nmc59iasmu35hrnk8%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
Upcoming Events
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Men’s Prayer session
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The Planation Men's ministry host a prayer session immediately following second service. Come and join us as we pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit!
Women’s Prayer session
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The Women's Ministry hosts a prayer session the 2nd Sabbath each month, immediately after 2nd service in the Prayer Room
Sabbath Afternoon Bible Study
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We resume at 5 PM in the the Youth room as we continue our study of Daniel. Starting at Daniel 11:36. Everyone is welcome.
Monthly Prayer Summit
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Come join us on the 3rd Sunday of each Month from 5:00AM to 10:00AM as we pray for healing, revival and reformation for our community and our nation. Let’s unite with one voice to cry out for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. For more information, contact Dion Walden or Angela Smith.
Women's Prayer Session
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The women hold a prayer session the Second Sabbath of each month, immediately after second service in the Prayer Room
Bold Justice Ministry
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Bold Justice Action

Time:

Location: St. David Catholic Church, 3900 South University Dr, Davie 33328
Social Media
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You can follow us on the various social media sites below for the latest videos, photos and news updates.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlantationSDAchurch

Twitter: https://twitter.com/plantationsda

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PlantationSDAChurchTV

Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/plantationsda

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plantationsda/

We look forward to interacting with you.
Own a Business? Let Everyone Know About It
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If you own or run your own business, please let other church members know what goods and/or services you provide. Email directory@plantationsda.com with these details:

Business Name:

Phone #(s):

Service(s) provided:

Hours of Operation:

Address (if available):

Email (if available):

Web site (if available):

Social Media links (if available):

Fax # (if available)

Logo (if available)

Church Business Directory

Our members run a wide variety of businesses. Take a look at our church businesses directory and see if there's a good or service that would be of interest to you.

https://www.plantationsda.org/business-directory/
Help Needed! Parking Ministry
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The Parking Ministry is looking for a few men and women who can dedicate one Sabbath a month to serve the church. If interested, please
contact Mozart Porcena or Michael Adden
MERGE: Young Adult Ministry
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Young Adults are experiencing faith, friendship, and service.

Plantation’s Young Adult Ministry meets Saturdays at 10:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall.

For questions or more information email us at

merge@plantationsda.com

or

call Nikita Marseille

You can also download Celly app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.p2.android.celly

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/celly/id589698991?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

and look us up

@mergeplantation
MERGE Calendar
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Merge Young Adult Vespers – every 2nd and 4th Friday evening at 7:30pm.

Merge Young Adult Potluck TBA

Come learn some practical ways to overcome stress, anxiety and depression in a way that is in line with the Bible. Make sure to attend the Mental Health Workshop 6:00pm on September 14, 2019.
Mental Health Workshop
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Have you ever experienced stress, anxiety or depression?

Would you like to learn some practical ways to overcome these issues in a way that is in line with the Bible? Make sure to attend the Mental Health Workshop 6:00pm on September 14, 2019.
Important Tax Announcement
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Please make sure you legibly print your first and last names and address (including apartment number) on the tithe envelope every time you turn one in to keep our records current.

We have several families with the same last name, so if you want to have an accurate tithe report at the end of the year, please be specific regarding your name and address.

If we can't read your name or you don't give us an address, unfortunately, we can't provide you with a tax receipt.
Interested in Bible Study?
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If you or someone you know would like to know God better and study for baptism, please contact Alex Graham.

Also, please come to the Baptismal Study Group at 10:40 on Sabbath morning and say hello!
Hope Ministry Needs You!
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The Hope (Helping Oppressed People Everyday) Ministry makes life changing impacts in the lives of those without housing or shelter, the battered and abused and those in need of food.

But to continue to make this impact, we need

Monetary donations
Goods such toothbrushes, tooth-paste, and soap.

Please contact Jesse Guillaime at hopehousemiami@gmail.com

and visit

http://www.hopehousemiami.com

to learn more about this ministry
Sick and Shut-ins
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Enid Cawley

Paul Van Putten Sr

Jeremy Gayle is home after bicycle accident. His dad is Franz Gayle

Elaine Stephenson – please pray for a speedy recovery after knee surgery.

Lilett Cunningham (Vida’s Mother)

Bob Velez – Bob is now home from the hospital. Please keep him in your prayers.

John Campbell (JC) – had a stroke. Please pray for his continued
recovery.

Hilma – Peta-Ann Anderson’s Mom – has been dianosed with cancer. Please keep the entire family in your prayers.
Plantation Pathfinder and Adventurer Clubs
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Upcoming Calendar


Contacts:

Pathfinders: Peta Ann Anderson

Adventurers: Dawn Williams

Email address: pathfinders@plantationsda.com
Religious Liberty: Legal Problems on the job or at school?
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Is your employer threatening to fire you if you don't work on Sabbath?
Is your employer refusing to give you Sabbath off?
Is your school requiring you to take a test on Sabbath?

If so, we can help! please email

liberty@plantationsda.com

to understand your legal options and/or get some help.

Please don’t quit your job before talking with us.
Looking for a job?
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Are you looking for a job or considering switching jobs?

Does your business need employees?

If so, contact Jonathan Williams at

brotherskeepersjobs@plantationsda.com

Brother's Keeper's Jobs is a jobs registry that helps match those in need of employement with those looking to employ workers.
Baby Dedication
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Upcoming Calendar:


Contact:

For information regarding our next baby dedication, please contact Joie at the church office:

954-473-4991

or
newsletter@plantationsda.com
Florida Conference jobs
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There are several positions available at the Florida Conference Office. Check out

https://careers.floridaconference.com/

to see if you meet the job requirements for the open positions.
We're Building a Social Media Team
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Are you knowledgeable in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube?

Do you enjoy interacting with people?

If so, please contact

media.ministry@plantationsda.com

We want to ensure that our live stream viewers feel welcomed and part of the family. We need team members who are able to:

Answer questions from our viewers
Pray with viewers
Report audio/video issues that viewers are experiencing to the media team
Love to Volunteer!
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Heart to Heart World Mission Medical Mission Trips in 2020 –

Portland, Jamaica, July 7-14,
Haiti – TBA.

We need Doctors, Pharmacists, Nurses, Dentists, other Medical and
Nonmedical Support Staffs. Donations welcome.

Contact: heart2heartworldmission @gmail.com
Love to Volunteer!
Join Heart to Heart World Mission on one of our 2019 Medical Mission trips:


Contact: heart2heartworldmission @gmail.com
Praise and Worship Coordinator Ministry
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The Worship Coordinator Ministry is looking for Service Participants for Welcome, Children’s Story and Offering Call, and Coordinators for Divine Worship and Ministry Events. For more information or to sign up, please contact worship.coordinators@plantationsda.com
Youth Sports Ministry
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We just launched a new ministry. The Youth Sports Ministry

Contact Darren Smith for more information 702-917- 8004
Adventist Book Center Express Delivery Van
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Where:
Sunrise SDA Church, 6800 W. Oakland
Park Blvd, Lauderhill, FL 33313

When:
Sunday, April 14 from 5:00-5:30pm.

Placing Orders
Orders need to be called in before noon Thursday, November 8 at 407-644-4255.
Camp Kulaqua General Store 20th Year Anniversary
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The Camp Kulaqua General Store 20th Year Anniversary will be July 21, 2019 from 10am-5pm at Camp Kulaqua ABC.
Joining the Plantation Family
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Interested in joining our Church family?

Please fill out a membership application/transfer form, located in the literature rack in the church foyer. Then place it in the Church Clerk’s mailbox located in the Ministries Office.

Contact our Church Clerk, Melissa Mangual at

clerk@plantationsda.com

or the church office at

954-473-4991

for more information and the status of your transfer request. The average time for transfers to take place is:

Domestic – 3 months;

International – 4 to 5 months.
Children’s Baptismal Classes
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The class meets from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM in the prayer room . All children ages 8-12 who are interested in being baptized are welcome to attend.

Contact Alex Graham to get more information.
Volunteers Needed
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• Hope Ministry
• Usher Ministry
• Deacon and Deaconess Ministries
• Worship Coordinators
• Children’s Sabbath School
• Pathfinders
• Parking Ministry
• People willing to do the welcome
• Children’s Story
• Offering Call
• Maintenance workers
• Family Life Ministry leader
• Visual Arts Media
• Media Ministry
• Social Media Ministry

Please contact the church office

954-473-4991

if you are interested in helping with any of these positions.
Children's Ministry
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Children’s Baptismal Classes have resumed - 10:30-11:30 AM in the Prayer Room. All children ages 8-12 who are interested in being baptized are welcome to attend.

Children’s Choir rehearsals have been resumed.
Church Office Hours
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The office is open from

9:30 AM to 2:00PM Monday - Friday.

Please leave a voicemail or email message during all other hours.

Phone: 954-473-4991
Email: newsletter@plantationsda.org
Children's Choir
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Children’s Choir rehearsals have been temporarily suspended.
Deacon of the Day
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Rupert Brown
Nurse on Call
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If you have a medical problem during Sabbath church service please contact Elsa Gordon and Daphne Denhart
Health Nugget:
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The best way to prevent getting the flu is by proper hand-washing. Clean hands save lives, so please wash…wash…wash your hands.
Planned Giving
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From the Development and Planned Giving Department:

Have you created an estate and legacy plan for you and your family’s future? Creating it is easy and free for members of the Florida Conference through the Florida Conference Association Development and Planned Giving Department.

Phone: 407-644- 5000, ext. 2241
Email: planned.giving@floridaconference.com
Requesting an announcement for the bulletin/Youversion
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If you would like to have an announcement put into the Church Newsletter, it should be 50 words or less and must be emailed to newsletter@plantationsda.org by 5:00 PM on Tuesday.