Monthly Archives: July 2012

Today is Our Salvation

June 24, 2012             4th Sunday After Pentecost 1 Samuel 17: 32-49              2 Corinthians 6:1-13             Mark 4:35-41             “See, now is the acceptable time; now is the day of salvation”             Paul had a very powerful voice.  He is in fact … Continue reading

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Our Relationship to Our Father

June 17, 2012        3rd Sunday After Pentecost       Father’s Day 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13     2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17       Mark 4:26-34            Have any of you read the writings of Robert Fulgham?  He’s the guy who wrote, Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in … Continue reading

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Our Independence with God

June 10, 2012             2nd Sunday after Pentecost 1 Samuel 8:4-20           2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1  Mark 3:20-35             Today I am wearing my Veto the Mosquito shirt from Annual Conference.  I know that this is not the best color for … Continue reading

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Speaking With the Power of the Trinity

June 23, 2012    Trinity Sunday/ 1st Sunday After Pentecost Isaiah 6:1-8                  Romans 8:12-17           John 3:1-17            Reading today’s Bible passages I noticed that they all had the common thread of speech in them.              Isaiah sees the throne of God and … Continue reading

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The Spirit’s Wind in Our Lives

May 27, 2012             Day of Pentecost        Memorial Day Acts 2:1-21                  Romans 8:22-27           John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15             It is always a little strange to mix holidays.  This week we have Pentecost and Memorial day on the same Sunday.  I wondered how … Continue reading

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Taking Up Our Ministry

May 20, 2012        7th Sunday of Easter/Ascension Sunday                                  Teddy Bears in the Pews                                                                                                      Acts 1:15-17, 21-26                1 John 5:9-13               John 17:6-19            The section of the Gospel of John that we read today is actually the middle of a long prayer … Continue reading

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