Wednesday Word 1.25.2017

Matthew 5:13 New International Version 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. If you are a follower of Jesus Christ, then you are

Time To Act Glad

I am not going to lie.  2016 was not a good year for me from a Pastor's point of view.  I mean, it WAS a good year, but not relative to my other years.  You get used to a certain quality and you expect it to remain consistent.  When it isn't, you

Wednesday Word 1.18.2017

Matthew 5: 1-12 - The Beatitudes 5 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them. He said: 3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit; for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn,

Wednesday Word 1.11.2017

Matthew 3:13-17 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. 14 But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” 15 Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all

Wednesday Word 1.04.2017

1 Corinthians 15:50-58 New International Version (NIV) 50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. 51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed ---52 in a flash, in

Wednesday Word 12.28.2016

Psalm 98 1 Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things; his right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him. 2 The Lord has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to the nations. 3 He has remembered his love and his faithfulness

Wednesday Word 12.21.2016

  Matthew 1:18-25 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want

Wednesday Word 12.14.2016

Matthew 11:2-6 New International Version 2 When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples 3 to ask him, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” 4 Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what you

Wednesday Word 12.7.2016

Isaiah 11:1-10 New International Version (NIV) 1 A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.2 The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him, the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge

12 months, 365

Hello Emmanuel, As we work and play through another holiday season, we are invited to 'up the ante' and be happy, joyful, giving, hopeful, prayerful, etc...  Nothing is wrong to fall into the Christmas mood.  Indeed, everything is right with it.  Jesus brings us every reason to experience the joy of life