“When he had said this, he cried with a loud voice, ‘Lazarus, come out!’ The dead man came out, his hands and feet bound with strips of cloth, and his face wrapped in a cloth. Jesus said to them, ‘Unbind him, and let him go.’” (John 11:43-44)  Our Lenten journey with Jesus is beginning to draw [...]

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“But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for the Lord does not see as mortals see; they look on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.’” (I Samuel 16:7)  Continuing on our Lenten journey we [...]

By |2020-03-19T17:56:24+00:00March 19th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

True Freedom

“For if while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much more surely, having been reconciled, will we be saved by his life. But more than that, we even boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.” (Romans 5:10-11)  In my [...]

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New Land

“So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him.” (Gen. 12:4a) As we continue to follow Jesus through this season of Lent, we meet one of the first followers of God: Abram.  Abram is often referred to as the “father of the faithful” because of his willingness to leave a [...]

By |2020-03-06T17:12:06+00:00March 6th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments


“Therefore just as one man’s trespass led to condemnation for all, so one man’s act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all. For just as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous.” (Romans 5:18-19)  In one of the more [...]

By |2020-02-26T13:57:17+00:00February 26th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments


“But Jesus came and touched them, saying, ‘Get up and do not be afraid.’ And when they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus himself alone.” (Matthew 17:7-8) This is the last Sunday in the season of Epiphany and on it; we mark the great manifestation of Jesus’ glory – the Transfiguration.  It must [...]

By |2020-02-18T15:47:23+00:00February 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments


“But I say to you that if you are angry with a brother or sister, you will be liable to judgement; and if you insult a brother or sister, you will be liable to the council; and if you say, “You fool”, you will be liable to the hell of fire. So when you are offering your gift at the [...]

By |2020-02-14T16:02:20+00:00February 14th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments


“But, as it is written, ‘What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the human heart conceived, what God has prepared for those who love him’— these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.”  (I Cor. 2:9-10)  Echoing Isaiah, Paul speaks some [...]

By |2020-02-05T18:22:29+00:00February 5th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments