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

Human’s Greatest Desire

John 6:51-58 [Jesus said,] 51“I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”  52The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?” 53So Jesus said…

Gut-Wrenching Compassion

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 30The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32And they went away in the boat to…

Be Careful What You Ask For!

July 9, 2021 Mark 6:14-29 14King Herod heard of [the disciples’ preaching,] for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, “John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him.” 15But others said, “It is Elijah.” And others said, “It is a prophet, like one of the…

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. …