One With Us, One with Him

Text: Matthew 3:13-17 Today we celebrate the Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by John in the Jordan River. Sometime toward the end of John the Baptist’s ministry, Jesus came out to him to be baptized; and, when He had come up from the water, God the Father and the Holy Spirit proclaimed the GospelContinue reading “One With Us, One with Him”

The Messiah We Need

Text: Matthew 11:2-11 “You can’t always get what you want. No, you can’t always get what you want. But…sometimes, you get what you need.” These were the words the great poet Mick Jagger sang on a 1969 single from The Rolling Stones. The jury’s still out on what the specific meaning of the song isContinue reading “The Messiah We Need”

The One Coming in the Name of the Lord

Text: Matthew 21:1-9 “Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of Glory may come in. Who is this King of Glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle! Lift up your heads, O gates! And lift them up, O ancient doors, that theContinue reading “The One Coming in the Name of the Lord”

Blessed Are You

Text: Matthew 5:1-12 All Saints’ Day Bulletin Listen to “2018-11-04 All Saints' Day” on Spreaker. Today, we are observing the Feast of All Saints, otherwise known as All Saints’ Day. All Saints’ Day is the day set aside by the Church to recognize and give thanks to God for all the those who have precededContinue reading “Blessed Are You”

I Will Give You Rest

Text: Matthew 11:25-30 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. May the peace of Christ’s resurrection and life be especially with you [family names]; and with all of Zelma’s family and dear friends. Jesus said, “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I willContinue reading “I Will Give You Rest”

Unexpected Missionaries

Text: Matthew 21:23-32 Don’t you hate it when people say one thing and do another? We all know people, who for any other reason are probably great people, but for whatever reason sometimes say they’ll do something but then never wind up doing it. I myself am a shining example of this, but I canContinue reading “Unexpected Missionaries”