Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

September 6 – The Needs of the Many….

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 In the movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” the Enterprise comes under attack from an old adversary. While Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise ultimately prevail, the climactic scene … Continue reading

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October 30 – Improbable

Isaiah 1:10-18; Psalm 32:1-7; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 Sherlock Holmes once said that “when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” This is how the great Sherlock Holmes solved so … Continue reading

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June 3 – Impossible Things – Empty Grave Things

Psalm 30; 2 Samuel 14:12-24; Acts 26:1-11 In the Rodgers and Hammerstein version of Cinderella, Cinderella’s fairy godmother is explaining what’s about to happen. Cinderella is incredulous and the fairy godmother makes a point of telling Cinderella that impossible things … Continue reading

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August 23 – Search For Truth

The Pharisees sought to do what God wanted. They were zealous in all that they did to be sure that they didn’t sin or transgress God’s commands. They studied the Scriptures diligently. But like men who discard diamonds as pieces of glass while they are digging for gold, the Pharisees missed the point of the Scriptures. Continue reading

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November 6 – The Motions

2 Timothy 2; Jeremiah 7-8; Psalm 122 The Musgrave Ritual is an interesting Sherlock Holmes story. Not only is it told by Holmes, but it involves an ancient riddle – the ritual – that Holmes solved as a prelude to … Continue reading

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