Weekly word/ sorted by season

Following Jesus

Immediately they left their nets and followed Jesus - Matthew 4:20
January 26, 2020
Matthew 4:12-23
Epiphany 3

Can I be a disciple?

"Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world" - John the Baptist to his disciples about Jesus
January 19, 2020
John 1:29-42
Epiphany 3

Entering the Journey Through Baptism

"Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him." - Matthew 3:13
January 12, 2020
Matthew 3:13-17
Epiphany 1
Baptism of our Lord

Perfect like Jesus

Jesus says, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me..."
January 5, 2020
Matthew 25:31-46
New Year

Why do the innocents suffer?

December 29, 2019
Matthew 2:13-23
Christmastide 1

Don't wait for an Angel to visit

"Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly." - Matthew 1:9
December 22, 2019
Matthew 1:18-25
Matthew 18:9
Advent 4

The Chosen One

"My soul magnifies the Lord..." - Mary the mother of Jesus
December 15, 2019
Luke 1:26-38
Luke 2:1-14
Advent 3
Mary's Sunday

God's Kingdom: Latent and Invisible

He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide by what his ears hear... - Isaiah 11:3
December 8, 2019
Isaiah 11:1-10
Matthew 3:1-12
Advent 2

The Mountain of the Lord

They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation...
December 1, 2019
Isaiah 2:1-5
Advent 1

A Different kind of King

"If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!"
November 24, 2019
Luke 23:33-43
Pentecost 29

Living with Chaos

Jesus says, “By your endurance, you will gain your soul."
November 17, 2019
Luke 21:5-19
James 4:13-14
Pentecost 23

Take Courage

"Take courage, all you people of the land. For I am with you," says the LORD of hosts.
November 10, 2019
Haggai 1:15 to 2:9
Luke 20:27-38
Pentecost 22

RU Short?

"Today salvation has come to this house" --for Jesus came to save the lost
October 6, 2019
Luke 19:1-10
Pentecost 21

Yes, You are like other People

"All who exalt themselves will be humbled, but all who humble themselves will be exalted." -Jesus
October 27, 2019
Luke 18:9-14
Pentecost 20

The Inner Voice

God says, "I will put my law within my people, and I will write it on their hearts."
October 20, 2019
Jeremiah 31:27-34
Pentecost 19

Simplicity Overlooked

All he said to you was, 'Wash, and be clean.' - II Kings 5:13
October 13, 2019
2 Kings 5:1-14
Luke 10:1-11
Pentecost 18

Increase Our Faith

If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you. - Jesus
October 6, 2019
Luke 17:5-10
Pentecost 17
World Communion Sunday

An Invisible Man

And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores... - Luke 16
September 29, 2019
Luke 16:19-31
Pentecost 16

Your Money or Your Life

September 22, 2019
Luke 16:1-13
Amos 8:4-7
Pentecost 15

Deciding who counts

"[Jesus] welcomes sinners and eats with them." - Luke 15:2
September 15, 2019
Luke 15:1-10
Pentecost 14

Why think about slavery in 2019?

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself” -Matthew 19:19
September 8, 2019
Philemon 1
Matthew 19:19
Pentecost 13
Week after Labor Day

Hospitality and Your Church

"Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it." -Hebrews 13:2
September 1, 2019
Hebrews 13:1-8
Luke 14:1-14
Pentecost 12

Obstacles to Mission

"Shouldn't this woman be freed on the Sabbath?" Jesus asked.
August 25, 2019
Pentecost 11

And then there is Rahab

By faith Rahab the prostitute did not perish with those who were disobedient, because she had received the spies in peace. -Hebrews 11:31
August 18, 2019
Hebrews 11:29-12:2
Genesis 19:1-17
Pentecost 10

No Sanctuary Needed

"Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see." (Hebrews 11:1)
August 11, 2019
Hebrews 11:1-3
John 4:1-26
Pentecost 9

What we need from religion

Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other. Ps 85:10
July 28, 2019
Psalm 85
Pentecost 7

A Nation on the Edge

The end has come upon my people Israel
July 21, 2019
Amos 8:1-12
Pentecost 6

A Simple Command

You shall love... your neighbor as yourself
July 14, 2019
Luke 10:25-37
Pentecost 5

Harvesting the Spirit

July 7, 2019
Galatians 6:7-9
Pentecost 4

The Right Fruit for Freedom

For freedom, Christ has set us free.
June 30, 2019
Galatians 5:1, 13-25
Pentecost 3