John 12:20-33 The Time For Grace
Most misunderstand the words as thunder, some only comprehend the voice of an angel, but the voice of God that spoke at Jesus’s baptism, the voice that spoke at the Mountain of Transfiguration, is the Voice speaking in Jerusalem.
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.
John 3:11-17 He Gave His Life
“Very truly, I tell you, we speak of what we know and testify to what we have seen; yet you do not receive our testimony. If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how can you believe if I tell you about heavenly things? No one has ascended into heaven…
John 10:1-10 “Entrance Gate”
Jesus is the gate. are we in our out, or both?
Luke 24:13-33 Walking, Talking, Sharing
Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, but their eyes were kept from recognizing him. And…
Palm and Passion Sunday According to Matthew
The congregation remaining seated, the Passion Gospel is read in parts, led by a narrator who begins by saying: The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew. PALMS and PREPARATIONS NARRATOR: As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, JESUS: “Go…
Hebrews 2:14-18 “For Folks Like Us.”
Because he himself was tested by what he suffered, he is able to help those who are being tested.
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.”
John 12.1-8. “The Price of Worship” 20160313
Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus’ feet,…
Luke 13.31-35 Casting Evil and Curing Relationships 20160221 RSUMC
At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” He said to them, “Go and tell that fox for me, “Listen, I am casting out demons and performing cures today and tomorrow, and on the third day I finish my work. Yet today,…