The Contrasts of Christianity

       The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany February 17, 2019 Luke 6:17-26 The Contrasts of Christianity   He went down with them and stood on a level place.  A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coast of Tyre and Sidon, who had come […]

Because You Say So, Lord!

       The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany February 10, 2019 Luke 5:1-11 Because You Say So, Lord!   One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, with the people crowding around him and listening to the word of God, he saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their […]

Don’t Be Afraid– Stay on Message!

       The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany February 3, 2019 Luke 4:120-32 Don’t Be Afraid— Stay on Message!   Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down.  The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him, and he began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your […]

Make Worship Your "Custom"!

       The Third Sunday after Epiphany January 27, 2019 Luke 4:14-21 Make Worship Your “Custom”!   Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside.  He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.  He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath […]

Commit It and Forget It!

       The Second Sunday after Epiphany January 20, 2019 John 2:1-11 Commit It and Forget It!   On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee.  Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.  When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no […]