Title: Listening for the Shepherd’s Voice
John 10:1-10 “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice.…
John 9 “I Have Seen the Messiah!”
John 9:1-41 “I see said the blind man” 9:1 As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s…
Matthew 4:1-11 “Send the Devil Away”
1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished. 3 The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” 4…
Use the Treasure in the Pot
If we stay silent, if we keep it too ourselves, it is as if we only an empty, useless pots and that is not at all what God has blessed, saved, calls, nor expects us to be.
Luke 24:36b-48 Jesus is Hungry
While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet;…
Luke 10:38-42 The Better Part
Primary acts of Christian living: moving toward God through worship, service, and devotion
John 1:43-51 Come See Heaven Open Up
The challenge is to strive to share Jesus and not ourselves. Or at least not sharing our selves without Jesus opened up and visible.
1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Divided? Power in the Cross
When we have come clinging to the power of the death and resurrection as our only hope and salvation, then we have a place to reflect on our differences.
Luke 12.49-56 “Interpret the Present” RSUMC 20160814
If we only had worship we would never grow our faith; If we only studied and shared our minds we would never see faith in action; If we AND those we serve only served others we might forget why we act the way we do.
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.