People-pleasers come in all shapes and sizes, even when the the one person you're trying to please is you. Christ enters in to call us to yield to his judgment, even concerning ourselves. We are freed from chasing the likes, shares, favor and approval of anyone but Jesus--by Jesus who justifies the ungodly. Click to … Continue reading Big Deal, or Small Thing?
We pray:"Lord Jesus Christ, we implore you to hear our prayers and to lighten the darkness of our hearts by Your gracious visitation, for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever." Amen. Isaiah 40:1-11 (ESV) 1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to … Continue reading Readings for the Third Sunday in Advent (12.16.18)
Sixth grade kids now know as much or sometimes even more about other world religions than they do about their own faith. Public Schools who once saw the wisdom of Moses’ words and warnings no longer allow his voice to be heard there. It's not their job, but our sacred task to teach them the … Continue reading Faith Alone Works What the Word Commands