July 23, 2017

Meditation: The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat. (Matt 13:24-25)  

Hebrew Testament: Genesis 28:10-19a

New Testament: Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43

Sermon: “Good, Bad and the Divine”

Theme: Ways of dealing with evil in the world.

July 30, 2017

Meditation:And those whom he predestined he also called (Rom 8:30)

Psalm 105:1-10

Romans 8:28-31; 5:18

Sermon: “Destiny versus Fate”

Theme: A Practical understanding of Paul’s concept of pre-destination.

August 6, 2017 Communion Sunday

Meditation: When I awake, I shall be satisfied, beholding your likeness, (O Lord). Psalm 17:15

New Testament: Romans 9:1-5

Hebrew Testament: Genesis 32:22-32

Sermon: “Wrestling with God, Man”

Theme: Wrestling with God and what it means to be human

 

 

.August 13, 2017

Meditation: Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved (Romans 10:13).

Hebrew Testament: Psalms 105:1-5

New Testament: Romans 10:5-15  

Sermon: “A Hefty Dose of Guilt”

Theme: Our world gives us a deep and disturbing sense that there is something terribly wrong with us. How can we break free?

August 20, 2017

Meditation: How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! (Psalm 133:1)

Hebrew Testament: Psalm 133

New Testament: Matthew 15:21-28

Sermon: “The Gift of Inclusion”

Theme: There are parts of God’s message and God’s plan that can only be learned through relationships with the marginalized.

August 27, 2017

Meditation: Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds. Romans 12:2

New Testament: Romans 12:1-8

Hebrew Testament: 1 Kings 3:5-12

Sermon: The Wisdom of God

Theme: What would you do if God told you, you could have whatever you wanted?