Yom Kippur– Promised & Fulfilled!

       The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost September 16, 2018 Isaiah 50:4-10 Yom Kippur— Promised & Fulfilled!   The Sovereign LORD has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary.  He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught.  The Sovereign LORD has opened my ears, and I […]

The Most Important Evaluation of All!

       The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 9, 2018 Mark 7:31-37 The Most Important Evaluation of All!   Then Jesus left the vicinity of Tyre and went through Sidon, down to the Sea of Galilee and into the region of the Decapolis.  There some people brought to him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, and […]

Up Close and Personal!

       The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 2, 2018 Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8 Up Close and Personal!   Hear now, O Israel, the decrees and laws I am about to teach you.  Follow them so that you may live and may go in and take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving […]


       The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost August 26, 2018 Joshua 24:1, 2a, 14-18 Commitment!   Then Joshua assembled all the tribes of Israel at Shechem.  He summoned the elders, leaders, judges and officials of Israel, and they presented themselves before God.  Joshua said to all the people, “This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says:  “Now […]

It’s So Simple It Seems Difficult!

       The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost August 19, 2018 John 6:51-58 It’s So Simple It Seems Difficult!   “I am the living bread that came down from heaven.  If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever.  This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”  Then the Jews began to […]