Galatians 3:27-29 Mortar is to Bricks as Christ is to Us
The is one race. We are humans. We have different cultures, pigments of skin color, and varieties of traditions and assessments of our identities as individuals and groups. We are all creations of God’s handiwork, created, loved, and saved by God.
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…
Matthew 16:21-28 “Worth the Journey”
Lord forgive me for being a stumbling block and lead me in your way and that of my own heart.
Matthew 5:21-37 “People of a New Heart”
We are people of the New Life in Christ, Protect the heart of God within you and do not trade it for the world.
Hebrews 2:10-18 Childish vs Childlike
Oikos: It’s a household word. We are brothers and sister in Christ Jesus who lived, died and reigns for us all.
Christmas Sunday Luke 2:1-21 20161225
Who should hear the news first? Shepherds: those working third shift, those least likely by the society, those who had been promised hope, joy, peace and love and were the most likely to need to hear news that was Good.
1 Timothy 2.1-17 I’m Not Lying 20160918 RSUMC
First, Paul’s instruction to pray for everyone, including kings and high officials. Secondly, Paul’s ministry of being a messenger and apostle as a teacher of the Gentiles.
Luke 14:25-33 The Cost of Discipleship 20160904 RSUMC
When Jesus welcomed the marginalized, forgotten and excluded folks, he talked, ate, fellow shipped, touched, and healed them, AND he sent them to go and “Sin No More.”
Luke 12.13-22 Eat, Drink & See Mary 20160731 RSUMC
Even now, instead of seeing, hearing and experience Christ among us, we might settle for a crowd with generous pockets instead in place of visit with Jesus.