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Your Triune God Personally Loves You

Holy Trinity Sunday – May 27, 2018    In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphs, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered […]

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From Death to Life

Pentecost Sunday – May 20, 2018 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to […]

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I Leave All Things to God’s Direction

7th Sunday of Easter – May 13, 2018 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty) 16and said, “Brothers, the Scripture had to be fulfilled which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through the mouth of David concerning Judas, who served as guide for those who […]

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Jesus Ascended to Make You His Instrument

Ascension – May 10, 2018 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. 8This is why it says: “When he ascended on high, he led captives in his train and gave gifts to men.”  9(What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions? […]

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Test the Spirits

6th Sunday of Easter – May 6, 2018 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come […]

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Stay Connected to the True Vine

5th Sunday of Easter – April 29, 2018 ”I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. 3You are already clean because of the word […]

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Keep Close to Your Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Sunday – April 22, 2018 “Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood. 29I know that after I leave, savage wolves will come in among you and will not spare […]

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The Great Escape of Faith

3rd Sunday of Easter – April 15, 2018 It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. 2He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword. 3When he saw that this pleased the Jews, he proceeded to seize Peter also. This […]

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The “Insanity” of Faith

2nd Sunday of Easter – April 8, 2018 ”So then, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the vision from heaven. 20First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and to the Gentiles also, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and prove their repentance by […]

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The Anointed One Does Not Abandon to Death

Easter Sunday – April 1, 2018 But that night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying: 8 “Now then, tell my servant David, ‘This is what the Lord Almighty says: I took you from the pasture, from tending the flock, and appointed you ruler over my people Israel. 9 I have been with you wherever […]