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A TIME TO PLANT AND A TIME TO HARVEST

The two parables in today periscope are pictures of the Kingdom of God. There’s various ways to interpret the first parable. Some would say it is a picture of God scattering the seed, and then …

06 / 13 / 21

ENJOYING THE JOURNEY BUT LOOKING FORWARD TO THE DESTINATION?

Our second reading today from 2nd Corinthians is talking about a growing relationship, a paradox between our growing relationship with Christ and our body which will someday soon, in context with eternity, pass away. Maybe …

06 / 06 / 21

Pentecost is the birthday of the Church

Do you enjoy celebrating birthdays? Do you enjoy birthday parties? I usually do, unless it’s my own. Birthday parties are intended to be joyful occasions. We celebrate birthdays for everything that is important to us, …

05 / 23 / 21

We Journey Toward The Light

Has anybody here ever fell or ran into the sharp edge of a coffee table or a kitchen table? It’s a painful experience and sometimes requires stitches. I’ve done that. That’s why when we have …

05 / 16 / 21

FRUIT BLOSSOMS GIVE HOPE FOR A GOOD HARVEST

I am not a good resource for the proper way to grow and care for grapevines. And, what I know about grapes, other than I like them, will be of little help in this sermon. …

05 / 02 / 21

Good Shepherd

Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming …

04 / 25 / 21

Easter and Spring Flowers

I remember picking flowers one Easter Sunday after a morning worship service. I couldn’t have been more than five or six years old, because we moved from Waxahachie, Texas to Hotchkiss, Colorado when I was …

04 / 04 / 21

Participating In The Journey Called The Way Of The Cross

John 18:1-19:42 I have had a problem with calling this day Good Friday. From my first impression I have to say: So, what’s good about the day that Jesus is crucified. To me it’s always …

04 / 02 / 21

The Last Supper

It was the last supper that Jesus had with his disciple’s before his death, before the Passover. And He knew his time was coming. He knew he would be leaving. He knew that the dawn …

04 / 01 / 21

Journey to Follow Jesus Always Changing

Greek men came to see Jesus. Philip and Andrew met with them and then they went to see Jesus to make sure it was appropriate. They were like the profiling crew determining who was eligible …

03 / 21 / 21