There are many reasons why I enjoy reading, and praying, the Psalms. I appreciated Jen’s comment when asked why Psalm 88 was her favorite. “Because it’s in there.” The fact that a Psalm of lament was included in Scripture as an example of prayer was a comfort and encouragement to her. It is to me…Details
Ps 25 • Ez 18:1-4, 25-32 • Ph 2:1-13 • Mt 21:28-32 What a week we have coming up. In addition to the APRENTIS Conference at Friends University our church is also heavily involved in the Race for the Cure. Kris’s Krew is gearing up for a great weekend raising money for breast cancer research.…Details
Ps. 145:1-8 • Jo 3:10-4:11 • Phil 1:21-27 • Matt 20:1-16 This Saturday we will continue our new series on the Psalms. Many love the Psalms while others avoid them. What exactly are we to do with these song-prayers that were penned and sung thousands of years ago? My encouragement is that we not merely…Details
Psalm 103 • Romans 14:5-12 • Matthew 18:21-35 This weekend we will embark on a new series on the Psalms. There are 150 numbered Psalms in your bible. Luckily we won’t be covering each one. However, we will explore a variety of Psalms as we learn from them and learn to pray them. Let me…Details
Psalm 119:33-48 • Ezekiel 33:1-11 • Romans 12:9-21 • Matthew 18:15-20 This past week we discussed the reality of worship. Worship is both centered in regular times of corporate participation and decentralized into our everyday. It is not contained in songs, prayers, readings and communion. These items are at the heart of worship but worship…Details
Psalm 138 • Isaiah 51:1-6 • Romans 11:33-36 • Matthew 16:13-20 “Grant, O merciful God, that your Church, being gathered together in unity by your Holy Spirit, may show forth your power among all peoples, to the glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy…Details
Psalm 67 • Isaiah 56:1-7 • Romans 11:13-32 • Matthew 15:21-28 “Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life: Give us grace to receive thankfully the fruits of this redeeming work, and to follow daily in the blessed steps of…Details
Join us for Tacos this Saturday, immediately after worship, August 6th. Wheatland will provide the meat, tortillas, taco shells and drinks. You bring the fixins or dessert.
Also, we will take time to say farewell (for now) the Drs. Caleb and Angela as they prepare for their move. See you Saturday!
Psalm 29 • Jonah 2:1-9 • Romans 9:1-5 • Matthew 14:22-33 The psalter contains 150 Psalms or 151 if you follow the Septuagint’s count. In the Old Testament there are the songs, or psalms, of Deborah and Miriam and Moses. The New Testament has psalms, often called odes, the songs of Mary (the Magnificat), Zechariah,…Details