Archive for March 2014

Taking Jesus at His Word

John 4: 43-54 Is 65: 17-21 / Ps 30: 2, 4-6, 11-13 “Unless you people see miraculous signs and wonders,” Jesus told him, “you will never believe.” (John 4: 48) Dear God we come to You to heal And protect all of our children; That they too will follow Your will, And join our Lord […]

Self-Righteousness

Luke 18:9-14 Hos 6:1-6 / Psa 51 “Whoever makes himself out to be great will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be raised.” (Luke 18: 14) Be merciful to me, a sinner, Heal me, Jesus, of pride’s affliction; From my self-righteousness deliver This wounded soul to Your salvation. To some who were confident of […]

The Greatest Commandments

Mark 12: 28-34 Hos 14: 2-10 / Ps 8:6-11,14,17 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength… You shall love your neighbor as yourself. (Mark 12:30,31) Greater love there can be no other, Nor is there greater mystery: That […]

One Kingdom Under One God

Luke 11: 14-23 Jer 7: 23-28/ Ps 95:1-2,6-7,8-9 He who is not with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me scatters. (Luke 11:23) Our God Almighty does not reign Over a divided kingdom; All divisions in His domain His Word will surely overcome. Jesus was driving out a demon that […]

Teaching about the Law

Matthew 5: 17-19 Deut 4:1,5-9 / Psa 147 …whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) It is not love to spare the rod, Too much freedom, we’ll pay the price; Obedience to the laws of God Will assure us of Paradise. Jesus said, “Do not […]

The Annunciation

Luke 1: 26-38 Isa 7: 10-14; 8:10 / Psa 40 / Heb 10: 4-10 “I am the Lord’s servant. May it be to me as you have said.” (Luke 1:38) Her virtues that we emulate Will shield us from all tribulation; Today let’s pause to celebrate Her ‘Yes’ that led to our redemption In the […]