Words for the Week … May 10

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…


Words for the Week … May 3

This weekend we observe and celebrate Jesus’ ascension.

Psalm 110

Old Testament Ezekiel 1:3-28

Gospel Luke 24:45-53; Acts 1:1-11

New Testament Ephesians 1:15-23

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be pleasing in your sight,
O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.
– Ps. 19:14

Words for the Week … Apr 19

May God bless you as you read and pray, pray and read. This day and everyday. Amen. Psalm 66 Old Testament Deuteronomy 4:32-40 Gospel John 14:15-21, Acts 8:26-40 New Testament I John 3:14-24 “May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to You, LORD, my rock and my Redeemer.”…


Words for the Week – April 5

Here is our installment from the Lectionary for this week (even thought it is about over!). Let me encourage you to read through these passages in preparation for our worship gathering tomorrow night. Remember, we are discussing resurrection in our teaching time. We have moved from a season of somber reflection in Lent to a…


Words for the Week – March 29th

Here are the passages for this weekend. We are entering into the post-Lenten season where we celebrate and observe the Resurrection. Resurrection bleeds through all of the pages of the New Testament (even the old) and we will be discussing it in detail in the weeks to come. Psalm 111 & 118:14-24 Old Testament Isaiah…


Holy Week – Good Friday Reflections

John 18:1-40  1When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was an olive grove, and he and his disciples went into it. 2Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples. 3So Judas came to…


Holy Week – Wednesday Reflections

John 13:21-35 After he had said this, Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified, “I tell you the truth, one of you is going to betray me.” His disciples stared at one another, at a loss to know which of them he meant. One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to…