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Blogging Towards Sunday, September 23, 2018

   Matthew 4:23-5:4 & Isaiah 61:1-4, 8, 10-11   The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) are identified as the essential teaching of Jesus. Recorded in Matthew, within the larger section of the … Continue reading

September 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 16, 2018

   Matthew 4:23-5:3, 15:21-28   We begin our Fall series on the Beatitudes with the first of the 8 sayings of Jesus recorded in Matthew 5:1-12. They are the foundation … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 26, 2018

John 9:1-41   Today’s passage from the gospel story of the life and teaching of Jesus has been written masterfully by the Apostle John. The care with which John draws … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 12, 2018

Matthew 31:31-32   The gospel of Matthew is believed to have been written for Jewish believers in and followers of Jesus who most likely lived in and around modern-day Syria. … Continue reading

August 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 22, 2018

  Psalm 137; Jeremiah 29:4-7   We live in a time of greater cultural shift and change.  Phyllis Tickle called it the “Great Emergence,” comparing it to a 500-year yard … Continue reading

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 15, 2018

      Romans 5:1-11, 18-21  (the Message)   The pastoral letter we call Romans is the chef-d’oeuvre of the work of the apostle Paul.  This note to the church … Continue reading

July 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 20, 2018

Revelation 17:1-14; 19:1-21 As Christians, we affirm that Jesus the Christ came as the revelation of God and never left.  At Pentecost, we celebrate the presence of God in our … Continue reading

May 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards May 13, 2018

Revelation 13   If God came in Jesus into the world to turn it right side up, defeated sin and death on the cross, and if the Spirit of God … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 6, 2018

  Revelation 6:1-8; 7:9-17   The glimpse of the heavenly adoration of God and the Lamb on the throne, transitions to a new sight: the breaking of the seals and … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 29, 2018

  Revelation 5:1-13    Revelation 5 continues the awesome image, first begun in chapter 4, of mysterious beings, elders, living creatures, thousands upon thousands of angels. The poetry of the … Continue reading

April 28, 2018 · 1 Comment