Monthly Archives: May 2013

Our Response to the Gospel – Acts 2.22-41; John 8.48-59

When the Gospel message of God’s love revealed in Jesus Christ touches our hearts, it creates a response in us. The two arrows on the picture on the right represent this choice: one arrow going up toward God, the other … Continue reading

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Live Mission! – Acts 2.1-21

A pastor acquaintance from my online Bible study started a new church in the Denver area and, as so often happens, her church quickly became every other church’s little sister, getting all of their hand-me-downs. One year they received a … Continue reading

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Live Witness! – Acts 1.1-14; John 17.20-26

Would you expect that someone’s last words to you might be pretty important? Yeah, I would think so, too. I think of a family gathered at a loved one’s bedside, keeping vigil while their love one passes from this life … Continue reading

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Live Relationship! – Romans 12.4-18; John 14.23-39

In the Gospel lesson this week, Jesus is getting ready to say farewell to his followers. The disciples had been chosen and called, they had left everything behind to follow Jesus, and now Jesus is preparing them for his arrest, the trials, the beatings, the … Continue reading

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Ducks or Eagles?

Author Harvey Mackay was waiting in line for a taxi at the airport. When a cab pulled up, the first thing Harvey noticed was that the taxi was polished to a bright shine. Smartly dressed in a white shirt, black … Continue reading

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