The Scriptures were the lamp to the Magi’s feet, it’s what made them wise men. The star brought them to Jerusalem, but the Word first showed them Jesus. The Word is what points us to Jesus, too.
Text: Luke 5:1-11 St. Paul wrote to the Colossians, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” (Colossians 3:16, English Standard Version) With these words, St. Paul encouraged the Colossians in theirContinue reading “Working with the Word”
Text: Luke 8:4-15 Last week we began our walk with our Lord to His cross and resurrection. Last Sunday, along with this and next Sunday, forms its own little season in the Church Year called, “Pre-Lent.” I shared last week that one seminary professor said that Pre-Lent is like packing your bags to go onContinue reading “The Word Works”
Text: Romans 15:4-13 St. Paul wrote in his second letter to Timothy: “But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faithContinue reading “What was Written in Former Days”