Devotion for Sep 26, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 26, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 146 1 Kings 17:8-16 Faith Like the Widow The widow in our reading presents us an illustration of the Church in our own age. We live in a time of

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Sermon for Trinity XV

September 24, 2017 Galatians 5:25-6:10 He Provides for All Things Eternal and Temporal According to a 2015 report by the Anxiety and Depression Association of American 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety. That is about 18% of our population. If we were to expand that to those who worry about tomorrow and who get

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Devotion for Sep 25, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 25, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 146 1 Kings 17:8-16 Works of Faith Ephesians 2:8,9 are two well known verses in the Bible: “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not

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Devotion for Sep 22, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 22, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 119:9-16 Galatians 5:16-24 Abundant Fruit Against such things as Paul lists as the fruit of the Spirit there is no law. But neither are they produced because of the law.

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Devotion for Sep 21, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 21, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 119:9-16 Galatians 5:16-24 The Desires of the Flesh and the Spirit Are Opposed Early in Christian history there was a teaching called Gnosticism that pitted the spirit and the flesh

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Devotion for Sep 20, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 20, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 119:9-16 Trinity XIV The Psalmist is a young man, or at least young at heart. He wants to ‘keep his way pure’ in the midst of so many temptations and

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Devotion for Sep 19, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 19, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 119:9-16 Proverbs 4:10-23 The Bright Word of Righteousness We all want our children to be successful. We would like to see them achieve their goals and their dreams. We want

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Sermon for Trinity XIV

September 17, 2017 Luke 17:11-19 Giving Thanks There are a number of things that qualify as skin diseases which the priest needs to evaluate but here these men are specifically called lepers. They have a disease that is not only contagious but also fatal. They are the proverbial dead men walking but in more than

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Devotion for September 18, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 18, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 119:9-16 Proverbs 4:10-23 Who Are People Reminded of When They See You? Dialects and accents reveal where people are from. We talk about the Texas twang and the southern drawl.

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Devotion for Sep 16, 2017

A Simple Family Devotion for September 16, 2017 In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Psalm 32 Luke 10:23-37 Ooo and Ahh Could you hear all the “Ooos,” as you read the gospel text? As the lawyer asked his first question, he was putting God to

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