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Sunday Reflections (Page 2)

Sunday Reflection

1 Corinthians 10:1-13 “… our ancestors were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual rock that followed them, and…

Sunday Reflection

Genesis 15:1-18. God doesn’t call us by putting an announcement in the bulletin: “We need more ushers! If you’re willing to serve, please let us know!” No… God calls us by name, just as he called Abram. All Abram wanted was a child. But God had bigger plans. His plans are always bigger than ours.…

Sunday Reflection; March 27, 2016

Different News Feed Just women were the first evangelists For what had happened on that day; After their fear, they ran to tell the news, And weren’t believed; So now we say, “Well, color me surprised! What’s new? Like, duh!” When Luke says Peter checked it out And found it so, and yet he just…

Sunday Reflection; March 20, 2016

Coming to the City Nearest You Jesus comes to Jerusalem, the city nearest you. Jesus comes to the gate, to the synagogue, to houses prepared for wedding parties, to the pools where people wait to be healed, to the temple where lambs are sold, to gardens, beautiful in the moonlight. He comes to the governor’s…

Sunday Reflection; March 13, 2016

“Because” by Thom M. Shuman because we have preserved our joy in manna jars for the long winter of despair, storing them in the dark corners of our souls, we have forgotten its gritty taste; because we have put a tight lid on our joy, and put it in the back of the pantry, we…

Sunday Reflection; March 3, 2016

Skeletons Written by John van de Laar In each of our hearts is a locked place, God; Like a forgotten room or a dark cupboard, We would prefer to forget it even exists, But inside it are things that won’t stay hidden. Others would never suspect that we carry such a place; We guard our…