“Making Plans”

July 23, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Romans 15closeRomans 15 The Example of Christ 15:1 We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 2 Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. 3 For Christ did not please himself, but

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“The Branding Burden Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dance”

July 9, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Matthew 11closeMatthew 11 Messengers from John the Baptist 11:1 When Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in their cities. 2 Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples 3 and said

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“Test Day”

July 2, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Genesis 22closeGenesis 22 The Sacrifice of Isaac 22:1 After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here am I.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as

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“Old Self/New Self”

June 25, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Romans 6closeRomans 6 Dead to Sin, Alive to God 6:1 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have

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“Time for Boasting”

June 18, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Romans 5closeRomans 5 Peace with God Through Faith 5:1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of

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“The Pain Stops Here”

June 11, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: Matthew 6closeMatthew 6 Giving to the Needy 6:1 “Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. 2 “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you,

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“That They May be One”

May 28, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: John 17closeJohn 17 The High Priestly Prayer 17:1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, 2 since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal

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“Advocate, Helper, Comforter”

May 21, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: John 14closeJohn 14 I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life 14:1 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare

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“The Way of Dust”

May 14, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: John 14closeJohn 14 I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life 14:1 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare

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“Of Shepherds and Sheep and Open Gates and Following and Hearing”

May 7, 2017 (Sunday AM) Bible Text: John 10closeJohn 10 I Am the Good Shepherd 10:1 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd

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