We continued our time in the Sermon on the Mount this week by exploring Jesus’ words in Mt. 5:17. Jesus says that he didn’t come to abolish the law but to fulfill it. What could such a thing mean? Our lectionary reading clued us into part of the meaning of the passage. Mark 2:27-28 says:…Details
What a weekend! Our end of the school year cookout was a great success. I want to say thanks to Eric for taking over the grilling duties and to all of you who brought delicious food to enjoy. It was a great time and a good way to celebrate the graduations of Chanda, Monica, Todd…Details
We have plunged headlong into Ordinary Time (week 4). Here are the readings for this weekend:
Old Testament Deuteronomy 5:6-21
Gospel Mark 2:23-28; also we are still reading through the Sermon on the Mount (Mt. 5,6,7)
New Testament II Corinthians 4:5-12
This past weekend we returned to the Sermon on the Mount. For a message that is only three chapters long the Sermon on the Mount really requires a lot of unpacking and rethinking. We started last October, worked through it for almost two months, and only completed the equivalent of one chapter. Something like this…Details
Chanda, Monica, Todd and Ty that is.
Throw your mortarboard up in the air over this foursome who are graduating from Tabor College tomorrow! God bless you all … you are all a blessing to us.
We love you,
Your friends at Wheatland!
This week we begin ordinary time. We will also return to our series on the Sermon on the Mount which we have postponed since last fall. Here are the readings for this week:
Old Testament Hosea 2:14-23
Gospel Readings Mark 2:18-22 and Matthew 6
New Testament II Corinthians 3:4 – 4:2
Trinity Sunday is this weekend. This is a special time where attention is paid to the doctrine of the Trinity. In contemporary Christianity the Trinity is considered a central tenet of the faith. However, we don’t often pay attention to the impact our understanding God as Trinity has on our every day life. Psalm 93…Details
Pentecost, named for a minor Jewish festival 50 days after Passover, has for Christians become a special day commemorating the gift of the Holy Spirit. In a culture where the wants and needs of the individual is prized beyond all else it is easy to take an important teaching, such as the gift of the…Details
“My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you…” – Galatians 4:19 A few weeks ago I included a post here entitled: A Community of Formation, Friendship and Mission. Let me share a little bit more with you the ideas introduced in that post. Today…Details
This week we celebrate Pentecost. Pentecost reminds us of the gift of God’s Spirit and the formation of the Christian community. Psalm 104 Old Testament Joel 2:28-32; Ezekiel 11:17-20 Gospel Acts 2:1-11*; John 14:8-21 New Testament Romans 8:14-27 “I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you…Details