Tag Archives: Jesus

Step-Through

John 10:7b (ESV) [Jesus said]”Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep.” Have you come to the door? I moved to a new church at the end of March 2020, just as the United States was … Continue reading

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The Perfect Unity

Acts 2:38 (ESV) And Peter said to [the crowd], “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Have you been … Continue reading

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Have Faith

1 Peter 1:6 (ESV) In this [salvation] you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials. How can we rejoice even in suffering? “Today (April 15th) there are more known cases of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Higher and Higher

Philippians 2:7-8 (NRSV) “Being found in human form, [Jesus] humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death upon the cross.” “Health Care Workers Around The World Are Dying To Save Us From COVID-19,” was the title of … Continue reading

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An Unrealized Thirst

John 4:14 (ESV) “Whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty forever.” Are you thirsty? Water is essential for human life. We can survive for weeks without food but typically only a few days without … Continue reading

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We Can’t Do It Alone

Matthew 18:20 (ESV) “For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” What do we do? “I Can’t Do It Alone,” is the title of a memorable song from the 1975 musical, Chicago.[1]The song is … Continue reading

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Both Good and True

Romans 4:13 (ESV) “For the promise to Abraham and his offspring that he would be heir of the world did not come through the law but through the righteousness of faith.” What is God’s promise for you? God made a promise … Continue reading

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With Open Hands

Romans 5:15a (ESV) But the free gift is not like the trespass. Where’s my free gift? The text read: “From: Jane Doe – Happy Birthday to you! Followed by a link with the offer, “Free Amazon Gift Card.” Got my attention! … Continue reading

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It Depends

John 1:38 (NRSV) from the Revised Common Lectionary – January 19, 2020 “When Jesus turned and saw [the two disciples] following, he said to them, “What are you looking for?” The car’s GPS is not much help if the driver has … Continue reading

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Potential S.P.A.M.

Romans 1:6 (ESV) from the Revised Common Lectionary – December 22, 2019 “Including you who are called to belong to Jesus Christ.” This time of year I get a lot of calls, cell phone calls. For years I’d have no clue … Continue reading

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