A Powerful Picture of Pentecost!

Pentecost Sunday May 20, 2018 Ezekiel 37:1-14 A Powerful Picture of Pentecost!   The hand of the LORD was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones.  He led me back and forth among them, and I saw a great many […]

A Mother’s Day Perspective on Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

       Mother’s Day May 13, 2018 John 17:11b-19 A Mother’s Day Perspective on Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer   “Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name—the name you gave me—so that they may be one as we are one.  While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by that name you gave […]

Easter Empowers Us!

     The Sixth Sunday of Easter May 6, 2018 Acts 11:19-26 Easter Empowers Us!    Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews.  Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to […]

Easter Empowers the Means of Grace!

       The Fifth Sunday of Easter April 29, 2018 Acts 4:26-40 Easter Empowers the Means of Grace   Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.”  So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge […]

Easter Unites Us!

       The Fourth Sunday of Easter April 22, 2018 Acts 4:23-33 Easter Unites Us!   On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.  When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God.  “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you […]