Weekly word/ sorted by season

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

Non-anxious Jesus

Jesus commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man.
June 23, 2019
Luke 8:26-39
Pentecost 2

Therefor Grace

God’s love has been poured into our hearts.
June 16, 2019
Romans 5:1-5
Pentecost 2

Freedom 2.0

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.
June 9, 2019
Romans 8:14-17
Acts 2:1-21

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Paul and Silas are advocating customs that are not lawful for us as Romans to adopt or observe.
May 28, 2019
Acts 16:16-23
Easter 7

How are churches made?

“Come over to Macedonia and help us...”
May 26, 2019
Acts 16:9-15
Easter 6

LOVE first; Abide in Jesus Always

"I give you a new commandment, that you love one another."
May 19, 2019
John 13:31-35
Easter 5

A Funeral Dinner for Dorcas

She was devoted to good works and acts of charity.
May 12, 2019
Acts 9:36-43
Luke 10:38-42
Easter 4
Mother's Day

A Psalm for Going the Next Round

"...for you have drawn me up, and did not let my foes rejoice over me."
May 5, 2019
Psalm 30
Easter 3
Holy Saturday vigil

Don't Bury the Lead

The disciples said to Thomas, “We have seen the Lord.” John 20:25
April 28, 2019
John 20:18-29
Easter 2

How did you come to Easter?

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb...
April 21, 2019
John 20:1-18
Easter Morning

Palm Sunday or Passion Sunday?

As he was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice
April 14, 2019
Luke 19:28-40
Lent 6
Palm Sunday

Would You Betray Jesus?

But Judas Iscariot said,"Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?"
April 7, 2019
John 12:1-8
Lent 5

Where the Real Sin Lies

March 31, 2019
Luke 15:11-32
Psalm 32
Lent 4

Lent as Process

March 10, 2019
Luke 4:1-13
Lent 1

Doorways and Empty Space

Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray.
March 3, 2019
Luke 9:28-36
Transfiguration Sunday
Epiphany 8

Enemies are not problems to be solved

February 24, 2019
Luke 6:27-38
Psalm 37
Epiphany 7

Putting Yourself in the Right Position

February 17, 2019
Luke 6:17-26
Epiphany 6

Why Fishermen?

"Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching people."
February 10, 2019
Luke 5:1-11
Epiphany 5

Jesus Goes Over the Wall

No prophet is accepted in the prophet's hometown.
February 3, 2019
Luke 4:21-30
Epiphany 4

Jesus and the Wall

...he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor.
January 27, 2019
Luke 4:14-21
Epiphany 3

Bias to Belief

January 20, 2019
John 2:1-11
Epiphany 2

Hand in High Water

But now thus says the LORD, he who created you... Do not fear, for I have redeemed you...
January 13, 2019
Isaiah 43:1-7
Epiphany 2