July 5, 2020 Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t… Continue reading rest in jesus
In February of 2005 I went off to a deserted place. It was a locale that many people would have dreamed about going to and wished that someday they may be able to make the trip. However, for me it was a deserted place because those that I loved and cared for were not with… Continue reading Welcome to Your Deserted Place!
June 3, 2018 Mark 2:23 – 3:6 Many of us may know the 3rd Commandment, but are we following it? Remember the sabbath day and keep it holy. Rolf Jacobson, professor at Luther Seminary, thought this seemed a little too polite and rewrote the commandment for us living in the present: What is wrong… Continue reading The Sabbath is for Us!
July 9, 2017 Romans 7:15-25a and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 What is the two-letter word that no one ever likes to hear? NO! We learn as children that no is usually associated with something we can’t do. When our parents want us to stop doing something, we hear the word no. Yet, we can see the… Continue reading Finding Rest in the No