The Declaration: Who Do They Say You Are? (Manuscript)

Today’s Scripture – Matthew 16:13-20 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” 14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” 16 SimonContinue reading “The Declaration: Who Do They Say You Are? (Manuscript)”

Rahab

2 Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho.” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there. 2 The king of Jericho was told, “Look, some of the Israelites have come here tonight to spy out the land.” 3 So the king of JerichoContinue reading “Rahab”

Let the Love Flow

[Intro] G C F# D7 F# D7 CG [Verse 1]GFather, all your beauty to see.G D7Father created blessings for me.D7 CFather, thanks for music and sound.C D7 GFather, I know my gifts abound. [Chorus]G This world was created for us.C D7 F#Teach us, in you we should trustF# CYour love can show us the wayCContinue reading “Let the Love Flow”

Five for Friday: Life Lessons

This Week on Five for Friday When Your Favorite Team CheatsI Wish I Had KnownWhat Do You Stand For?KINDNESS IS MANY THINGS… RANDOM ISN’T ONEAfter 103 Birthdays When Your Favorite Team Cheats 13 Don’t have two different types of money weights in your bag, a heavy one and a light one. 14 Don’t have two different types ofContinue reading “Five for Friday: Life Lessons”

God is Love

I will exalt you, Lord,    for you lifted me out of the depths    and did not let my enemies gloat over me.2 Lord my God, I called to you for help,    and you healed me.3 You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead;    you spared me from going down to the pit. 4 Sing the praises of the Lord, you his faithful people;    praise his holyContinue reading “God is Love”

Worshiping Stella

21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform manyContinue reading “Worshiping Stella”

My Heart Grieves

31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? 33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is GodContinue reading “My Heart Grieves”

Peaceful Breath of Life

by Kay Brightwell Reading: John 20:19-22 “On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors closed for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you” After this he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they sawContinue reading “Peaceful Breath of Life”

On Corporate Prayer

3 Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the Lord, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah. 4 The people of Judah came together to seek help from the Lord; indeed, they came from every town in Judah to seek him. 5 Then Jehoshaphat stood up in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem at the temple of the Lord in the front of the newContinue reading “On Corporate Prayer”

Prayer 101: Why Pray?

“…as you help us by means of your prayers for us. So it will be that the many prayers for us will be answered, and God will bless us; and many will raise their voices to him in thanksgiving for us.” (2 Corinthians 1:11, Good News Translation). Several weeks ago, I was asked the question,Continue reading “Prayer 101: Why Pray?”