Let’s Sing: Angels We Have Heard on High

Today we continue our Advent/Christmas series titled “Let’s Sing.” This is our 16th song of the series. For easy reference to the remainder of the series, please see the index, “Let’s Sing” at http://revbroyles.me/2020/12/06/lets-sing/. There is a legend that goes with “Angels We Have Heard on High.” It would seem that, as the legend goes,Continue reading “Let’s Sing: Angels We Have Heard on High”

Let’s Sing: Away in a Manger

Today we continue our Advent/Christmas series titled “Let’s Sing.” This is our 14th song of the series. For easy reference to the remainder of the series, please see the index, “Let’s Sing” at http://revbroyles.me/2020/12/06/lets-sing/. There is controversy surrounding the authorship of this beloved carol. In the end, the words are from an anonymous source. SomeContinue reading “Let’s Sing: Away in a Manger”

Let’s Sing: Good Christian Friends Rejoice

A.K.A. Good Christian Men Rejoice Today we continue our Advent/Christmas series titled “Let’s Sing.” This is our 11th song of the series. For easy reference to the remainder of the series, please see the index, “Let’s Sing” at http://revbroyles.me/2020/12/06/lets-sing/. I knew it would come, I just didn’t know which Carol was first. This old carolContinue reading “Let’s Sing: Good Christian Friends Rejoice”

Let’s Sing: In the Bleak Midwinter

Today we continue our Advent/Christmas series titled “Let’s Sing.” This is our 10th song of the series. For easy reference to the remainder of the series, please see the index, “Let’s Sing” at http://revbroyles.me/2020/12/06/lets-sing/. 1. In the bleak mid-winter frosty wind made moan,Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;Snow had fallen, snow onContinue reading “Let’s Sing: In the Bleak Midwinter”

Doing Good

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Colossians 3:17, New International Version) Video Below This is the first Wednesday with the Wesley’s I have presented in a while. Today it wasn’t really planned that way,Continue reading “Doing Good”

Love We Find in Wheat and Vine

23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” 25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cupContinue reading “Love We Find in Wheat and Vine”

“Nine Reasons People Aren’t Singing in Worship,” an Editorial Review

I love being a part of worship. I also love to sing. When you put the two together, for me, you really have something. I don’t understand why people don’t sing in worship. “Well preacher you have never heard me sing.” While that may be true, God gives us permission to sing bad and asContinue reading ““Nine Reasons People Aren’t Singing in Worship,” an Editorial Review”

On Camping Out with God (Psalm 15)

Psalm 15 A psalm of David. 1 Who can live in your tent, Lord?    Who can dwell on your holy mountain?2 The person who    lives free of blame,    does what is right,        and speaks the truth sincerely;3     who does no damage with their talk,    does no harm to a friend,    doesn’t insult a neighbor;4     someone who despises        those who act wickedly,        but who honors those        who honorContinue reading “On Camping Out with God (Psalm 15)”

The Words of a Fool (Psalm 14)

Psalm 14 Denunciation of Godlessness To the leader. Of David. 1 Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.”    They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;    there is no one who does good. 2 The Lord looks down from heaven on humankind    to see if there are any who are wise,    who seek after God. 3 They have all gone astray,Continue reading “The Words of a Fool (Psalm 14)”

Seven Essential Questions: Who is God?

11 Finally, brothers and sisters, good-bye. Put things in order, respond to my encouragement, be in harmony with each other, and live in peace—and the God of love and peace will be with you. 12 Say hello to each other with a holy kiss.[a] All of God’s people say hello to you. 13 The grace of the Lord JesusContinue reading “Seven Essential Questions: Who is God?”