Devotion for Oct 6, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for October 6, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 30 Ephesians 3:13-21 More Than I Can Imagine Can you imagine what a twenty year old driver might think if she were to happen into a full service filling station

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Devotion for Oct 5, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for October 5, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 30 Ephesians 3:13-21 A Prayer for Strength It is not unusual to hear, “I’ll pray for you,” or nowadays to hear, “Our thoughts and prays go out to you.” Such

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Devotion for Oct 4, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for October 4, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 30 Trinity XVI The greater the trouble, the more relief and joy and gratitude at the deliverance. That’s the overwhelming sentiment that is expressed in this prayer. In his trouble,

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Devotion for Oct 3, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for October 3, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 30 1 Kings 17:17-24 Resurrections Speak Loudly There are some obvious parallels from the account of Elijah raising the widow’s son to the ministry of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The

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Sermon for Trinity XVI

October 1, 2017 Luke 7:11-17 Compassion that Destroys Death Today we have a depiction of a great cosmic battle. Almost as if the battle lines are drawn on the field and the armies face off while their champions meet in the middle. Jesus and a great crowd on the one side and death with a

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Devotion for Oct 2, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for October 2, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 30 1 Kings 17:17-24 Reasons Why When bad things happen, it is not unusual to blame God. In one aspect, it comes from an understanding that nothing happens apart from

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Devotion for Sep 30, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 30, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 146 Matthew 6:24-34 Temporal Comfort Is Not Eternal Life In the First Commandment, God tells us that as His people, we will have no other gods. Martin Luther astutely explains

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Devotion for Sep 29, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 29, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 146 Galatians 5:25-6:10 To Live and Walk by the Spirit There is an urban wisdom that says that one should not bite the hand that feeds them. In a fashion,

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Devotion for Sep 28, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 28, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 146 Galatians 5:25-6:10 Good Seeds Produce Good Fruit The Athanasian Creed is a fantastic creed as it expounds upon the Trinity that we worship in Unity and the Unity in

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Devotion for Sep 27, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 27, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 146 Trinity XV The book of Psalms concludes with a grand finale of five Psalms that open with “Praise the Lord,” or “hallelujah” in the Hebrew. Psalm 146 is the

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