Know the Generosity of God…and never thirst! (John 4)

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Conversation with God

Matthew 18:15-20 [Jesus said to the disciples:] 15“If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. 16But if you are not listened to, take one or two others along with you, so that…

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In the Silence…

Matthew 15:21-28  21Jesus left that place and went away to the district of Tyre and Sidon. 22Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came out and started shouting, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is tormented by a demon.” 23But he did not answer her at all. And his disciples came and…

Do Not Lose Heart!

I had the honor to preach at Zion Lutheran Church in Guyton, GA on Sunday, July 19, 2020 with my best friend, Colette Hammesfahr!. As the Covid-19 continues to thrive among us, churches have had to use creative thinking so they can still worship. This congregation is no exception! On Sunday mornings at 10:00AM, congregation members pull into their church parking lot,…

TRUST

Isaiah 26:2-4 The word, ‘Trust’ means, “A firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.  To help to understand the meaning, some synonyms are, confidence, belief, faith, freedom from suspicion or doubt, sureness, certainty, certitude, assurance, conviction, credence, and reliance.  I wonder, is there anyone in your life that you…

Easter-Evening Gifts

Click Here to View the Sermon on YouTube John 20:19-31 19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20After he said…

An Easter Blessing

1 Peter 1:3-9  Once upon a time, our family knew a little girl named, Shelby.  Shelby and her brother were very abused children, in every sense of the word.  To give you some indication about how severe their abuse was, Shelby’s brother had his teeth knocked out with a coffee mug by his own mother. …

Jesus is Crucified

John 19:16-30  16Then he handed him over to them to be crucified.So they took Jesus; 17and carrying the cross by himself, he went out to what is called The Place of the Skull, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha. 18There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, with Jesus between them. 19Pilate also…

This Game of Life

Psalm 104:1-13 Sometimes when the world seems so bleak, it’s hard to get out of bed and get on with our day.  At least, it is for me.  Life is hard enough when everything is normal, let alone when it feels like everything in our world is falling apart.  When I got up this morning, I opened the…

In Desperate Need of a Messiah

Matthew 21:1-11 1When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. 3If anyone says anything to you,…