Devotion for Aug 19, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 19, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 51:1-12 Luke 16:1-13 In God We Trust The saying, “Thank God its Friday,” can be a light-hearted way of expressing joy for the weekend. But it can also be a

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Devotion for Aug 18, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 18, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 51:1-12 1 Corinthians 10:6-13 X As Paul writes that the lives of the ancients and the things that happened to them because of their disobedience has been written down for

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Devotion for Aug 17, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 17, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 51:1-12 1 Corinthians 10:6-13 Learn from Others Paul writes to the Corinthians like a father warning his children not to be like others, to learn from others’ mistakes. We realize

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Devotion for Aug 16, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 16, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 51:1-12 Trinity VIII These thoughts on Psalm 51 come from Martin Luther. “Here is a description or definition of God that is full of comfort: that in His true form

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Devotion for Aug 15, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 15, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 51:1-12 2 Samuel 22:26-34 Standing Secure In Jesus If you remember the opening lines from the 1950s Superman TV series, “Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive,

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Sermon for Trinity IX

August 13, 2017 Luke 16:1-13 Shrewd for Mercy When was it that you began to be concerned about your retirement plan? Were you socking away a good ten percent of your earnings when you were twenty? Were you diligently contributing to your 401k or your IRA when your hit forty? Or were you like most

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Devotion for Aug 14, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for Aug 14, 2017, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 51:1-12 2 Samuel 22:26-34 A Humble Song Today’s reading is a portion of a song that David sang to the Lord on the day that he was delivered from

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Devotion for Aug 12, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 12, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 26 Matthew 7:15-23 Deeds Reveal the Justified The Athanasian Creed ends with some very difficult language: “At His coming all people will rise again with their bodies and give account

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Devotion for Aug 11, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 11, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 26 Acts 20:27-38 The Word Is A Sure Defense The fierce wolves of which Paul writes have certainly made their rounds through the flock. But none of those false teachers

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Devotion for Aug 10, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for August 10, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 26 Acts 20:27-38 The Whole Council of God Can you think of a portion of the Bible that is unimportant? Is there a book that is not necessary to be

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