Monthly Archives: January 2016

Grace Upon Grace

  Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 1 All the people came together as one in the square before the Water Gate. They told Ezra the teacher of the Law to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which the … Continue reading

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Swords, daggers, and guns

  Luke 22:35-38; 47-51 35 Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. 36 He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and … Continue reading

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Purifying Love

Luke 3:15-18; 21-22 15 The people were waiting expectantly and were all wondering in their hearts if John might possibly be the Messiah. 16 John answered them all, “I baptize you with water. But one who is more powerful than … Continue reading

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Drawn in and Sent out

  Matthew 2:1-12New International Version (NIV) 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king … Continue reading

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