Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 4-9; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23
May the words of our mouths, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in Your sight, O God, our Strength and our Redeemer.
It was a small town on the East Coast. Their realtor, knowing they were new to the area, was filling them in [...]
Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-11; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42
Today is the Second Sunday after Epiphany. We have entered into Ordinary Time, but do not confuse this with “Un-important Time” or “Boring Time”. This season is focused on learning about Jesus, and the calling to follow him [...]
Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17
Richard Ward writes that “the preacher’s task during the season of Epiphany is to create a fresh portrayal of the one the church knows as its Christ.” So no pressure. My task today is simple: to take all your years of thinking about, praying to, worshiping, and talking about Jesus, toss them away, and give you fresh eyes [...]