Tag: Promise

Being Opened

September 9, 2018 Mark 7:24-37 Sometimes you just need a good smack upside the head! I don’t think there is an age limit when this option ends. For me, one such time was while I was on internship as I was preparing to become…

God’s Promise of Community

Exodus 20:1-17 I don’t know about you, but the weather that we have had this past couple of weeks has lifted my spirits and fostered the notion that it is about time to start some spring cleaning. A chance to get rid of those…

God’s Promise of New Life

Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 What’s in a name? Companies will spend millions of dollars in research and product testing to determine what names will get the best reaction and eventually make them the most money. Now, we don’t do that when we are choosing the…

God’s Promise of Commitment

Genesis 9:8-17 I had the opportunity while being a counselor for the Summer Sampler program at Trinity Lutheran Seminary, to explore and hear stories about The Ark and how it had changed the lives of many young people where it was located. The Ark…

Remember, I am with you

June 11, 2017 Matthew 28:16-20 Do you remember? Do you remember your first kiss? Do you remember the first time you saw your spouse? Do you remember the day your children were born? Do you remember the day they took their first steps? There…

He Has Risen!

Easter Sunday, Luke 24:1-12 Grace and Peace to you, from God, our creator, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Alleluia! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Our journey to Easter Sunday began more than 40 days back as we came together as a community…

Christmas Eve Devotion

Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifestation of…