Category: 5 Practices
Hebrews 13:12-16 Three Rules: Refresher
Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the city gate in order to sanctify the people by his own blood. Let us then go to him outside the camp and bear the abuse he endured. For here we have no lasting city, but we are looking for the city that is to come. Through him, then, let us continually…
Luke 11:1-13 Prayer Practice
He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. And forgive us…
Easter Sunrise 2019 Isaiah 65 Our New Day in Christ
Isaiah 65:17-25 For I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered or come to mind. But be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating; for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, and its people as a delight. I will rejoice…
Psalm 146: 1- 10 “Put No Trust in Princes”
Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul! I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life long. Do not put your trust in princes, in mortals, in whom there is no help. When their breath departs, they return to the earth; on…
but whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all. For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Homecoming, by another way Oak Grove 2018 Matthew 2:7-12
As important it is to look back and remember from where we have come, it is the witness of the magi that call us to look to the present and prepare for the future
Sermon “Wisdom and Finance” ENOuGH
(Drawn on Adam hamMilton’s Resources for Enough) The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to want. (Prvb 21:5) Precious treasure remains in the house of the wise, but the fool devours it. (Proverbs 21:20) Where Did All Our Money Go? FROM LAST WEEK: We must allow Christ to…
1 John 4:7-21 Love because we’re loved.
We all know fear at different parts of our lives: new environments, as we grieve lost relations, when we cannot control a given situation, etc. When we meet people in moments of their fear, we have the very best opportunities to connect people with God.
2-Corinthians 4:1-9 (3-6) Shine the Light of Christ
Therefore, since it is by God’s mercy that we are engaged in this ministry, we do not lose heart. We have renounced the shameful things that one hides; we refuse to practice cunning or to falsify God’s word; but by the open statement of the truth we commend ourselves to the conscience of everyone in…
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 By all means for the Gospel, really?
Paul offers his example of reaching out to all people in ways that relate and are meaningful to them, and in that place of connection, he finds ways to share the life and power of Jesus Christ. But in this hermeneutical junctions, it is easy to lose our way.