Tag Archives: celebration

October 19 – Making the Dress

Revelation 19; Isaiah 5-6; Psalm 109:20-31 We’ve all heard the stories. There’s something about a wedding that can bring out the worst in people. I’m sure that none of you, nor none of your friends fit the description, but we … Continue reading

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September 10 – The Test Jesus Gave

John 13:21-38; 2 Chronicles 19; Psalm 78:38-55 Many years ago, a car company had a commercial to highlight discounts on their cars. In order to get the discount, though, you had to go down to the store and guess the … Continue reading

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July 25 – What Are You Saying?

1 Corinthians 11:17-34; 2 Kings 5; Obadiah 1 T-Shirts make interesting statements. My son was known for some of the most amusing T-shirts, and when people saw shirts they thought would fit in with his collection, they added to it. … Continue reading

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February 12 – Power in the Blood

Hebrews 9:1-22; Exodus 6:28-8:32; Proverbs 2 “The blood tells us a lot,” the nurse said as she was taking my wife’s blood for testing. I laughed as I heard her say that because she reminded me of a line from … Continue reading

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January 20 – The Searching God

Luke 15; Genesis 27:1-45; Psalm 20 Field Trips. I think that most people outside the world of education think field trips are nothing but fun and games. They don’t realize the planning that must go into a field trip so … Continue reading

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October 26 – They Should Know Better

Psalm 84:8-12; Daniel 5:13-31; Matthew 21:28-32 My pastor began his ministry at our church by talking about the past. One of his remarks was that if there were issues in the past, it was time to build a bridge and … Continue reading

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April 18 – Celebrate

Psalm 100; Ezekiel 37:15-28; Revelation 15:1-4 The Chicago Cubs have gained a new reputation in baseball. They now know how to win. They had the third highest number of wins last season and they have started winning a lot of … Continue reading

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January 21 – Serving With Joy!

Third Sunday after the Epiphany Psalm 19 (The law revives the soul); Isaiah 61:1-7 (The spirit of God is upon me); Romans 7:1-6 (The new life of the Spirit) The Law of God makes an interesting transition from the early … Continue reading

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April 19 – Bad Times

Acts 7:23-8:1a; Deuteronomy 31-32; Job 19 Ever had one of those days when nothing seemed to go right? You didn’t have enough sleep the night before, you’re running late to work, you take the shortcut only to find out that … Continue reading

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January 20 – Passion for God

Luke 15; Genesis 27:1-45; Psalm 20 I don’t do a lot of celebrating. If I were a football player, I wouldn’t have a special celebration for a touchdown; I’d hand the ball to the ref and say something like “See … Continue reading

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