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Come and Sit at Jesus’ feet

Luke 10: 38-42 | July 25, 2010 The hymn we just sang says something that cannot be said enough in this world where we are tempted to put God’s Word after all kinds of other things instead of before.  Think again about the words of this hymn that recall the lesson Jesus taught dear Martha. One thing’s needful; Lord, this […]

Lord, Make us Your Kind of Neighbors

Deuteronomy 24: 17-22 | July 18, 2010 17 Do not deprive the alien or the fatherless of justice, or take the cloak of the widow as a pledge.  18 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. That is why I command you to do this. 19 When you are harvesting in […]

You who are Spiritual…

Galatians 6:1-10; 14-16 | July 11,2010 Have you heard people say; I have.  I’m not religious, but I am spiritual . The reason I bring it up is because Paul writes here:  You who are spiritual. Understand something.  There’s a world of difference between those two statements. The person who says I’m not religious but spiritual has chosen to go […]

Grieving with Hope

On Monday, July 5th, Charlie Wisdom’s mother fell asleep in Jesus at the age of 78.  May Jesus’ words to the dying thief console those who grieve her loss and point them ahead to a blessed reunion in a far better place.  I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise.

Freedom! Use it. Don’t abuse it.

Galatians 5:1,13-25 | July 4, 2010 I get my haircut by a lady who has a shop in Petaluma. Now before I go on I want to make something clear.  Your pastor does not have  a hair stylist cut his hair. I think of her as a barber. Now let me tell you about her.  She grew up in Vietnam.  […]