Grace: The Unmerited Favor of God Each Sunday during August I spoke on the amazing free gift of God’s Grace. For this article, I wanted to review what I hope we have all learned about that gift of Grace. We know that God’s unmerited, free, and spontaneous love for all of humankind was revealed and … [Read more…]
It’s All About Relationship: Love of God; Love of Self; Love for Others (Matt. 22:34-40). For several weeks now my study and preaching focus has been on fulfilling the “Great Commandment” of Jesus which is recorded in the first three Gospels. Here Christ followers are commanded to love God with their whole being and to … [Read more…]
It’s All About Relationship: Love of God; Love of Self; Love for Others (Matt. 22:34-40). The “Great Commandment” of Jesus is recorded in each of the first three Gospels. Here Christ followers are commanded to love God with their whole being and to love others as they love themselves. The first requirement is to love … [Read more…]
Spring Cleaning Well, I guess it really is Spring in spite of the unseasonably cool weather we had at the beginning. Spring can put us in the mood to clean up the yard, the house, and begin getting rid of some of the stuff we have collected that we never use (The Kid’s Closet Rummage … [Read more…]
EMPOWERED We celebrate Pentecost Sunday on May 20th. Pentecost is on the church’s calendar each year to remind us that God has poured out His promised gift of the Holy Spirit. It is available to all Christians who are open to receive it, just as Jesus promised His disciples before His ascension into heaven. What … [Read more…]
SOAP is a method for reading scripture, prayer and reflection. SOAP stands for: Scripture, Observation, Application and Prayer. It is a method that can be used by anybody no matter if he or she is new to the faith or someone who has been a Christian all his or her life. It doesn’t matter if … [Read more…]
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