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The First Sunday in Lent February 18, 2024

The First Sunday in Lent February 18, 2024 Romans 8:31-39 Rethinking Religion— Rethinking Trials, Tests and Temptations!   31What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? 33Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. 34Who is he…

Transfiguration Sunday February 11, 2024

Transfiguration Sunday February 11, 2024 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 From the Jordan to the Mountain— A Glimpse of His True Glory!   3And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. 4The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. 5For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as…

Epiphany 5 February 4, 2024

The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany February 4, 2024 1 Peter 5:6-11 From the Jordan to the Mountain— The Devil’s Work Undone!   6Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 7Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 8Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 9Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout…

Epiphany 4 January 28, 2024

The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany January 28, 2024 Mark 1:21-28 From the Jordan to the Mountain— Absolute Authority! 21They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. 23Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an evil spirit cried out, 24“What do you want with us, Jesus of…

Epiphany 3 Jan 21, 2024

The Third Sunday after Epiphany January 21, 2024 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 From the Jordan to the Mountain— Committed to a Lofty Charge!   14For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. 15And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. 16So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view.…

The Baptism of Our Lord January 7, 2024

The Baptism of Our Lord January 7, 2024 Mark 1:4-11 From the Jordan to the Mountain— It Begins with Baptism! 4 And so John came baptizing in the desert region and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. 6John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and…

Christmas 1 December 31, 2023

The First Sunday after Christmas December 31, 2023 Luke 2:21-40 Good News of Great Joy—Peace on Earth!   22When the time of their purification according to the Law of Moses had been completed, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23(as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to the Lord”), 24and to offer a sacrifice in keeping with what is said in the Law of the…

The Third Sunday in Advent December 17, 2023

The Third Sunday in Advent December 17, 2023 Isaiah 61:1-3, 10-11 The King Shall Come— He is Bringing Perfect Peace!   1The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who…

The Second Sunday in Advent December 10, 2023

The Second Sunday in Advent December 10, 2023 Mark 1:1-8 The King Shall Come— Prepare to Meet Him!   1The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.   2It is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”— 3“a voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’ ” 4And so John came, baptizing in the desert region…

The First Sunday in Advent December 3, 2023

The First Sunday in Advent December 3, 2023 Mark 11:1-10 The King Shall Come— He is Coming to Save Us!   1As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 3If anyone asks you, ‘Why…