The Necessity of the Resurrection Text: 1 Cor. 15:12-19 …If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men the most pitiable.   Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today… Those words were…

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines…

Text: Jonah 4 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he became angry. So he prayed to the Lord, and said, “Ah, Lord, was not this what I said when I was still in my country? Therefore I fled previously to Tarshish; for I know that You are a gracious and merciful God, slow to anger…

Yesterday we sang “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” in Church. It’s one of my favorite hymns, but in the second stanza there’s a curious line: Here I raise my Ebenezer; Hither by Thy help I’ve come; And I hope, by Thy good pleasure, Safely to arrive at home… After the service, one of our…

Text: Luke 15: 1-3, 11b-32 The parable of the Prodigal Son is one of the most famous parables in the entire Bible. It depicts the destructive nature of sin, the love of God the Father, and the joy of reconciliation. There’s even a connection to Easter, as on two occasions the Father in the parable…

Text: John 20:1-18 My wife and I have some dear friends who are ex-Episcopalians. I don’t mean any of those “continuing” or “traditional” Anglican churches. No, I mean the mainline, warts and all. From time to time they will compare the various strengths and weaknesses between The Episcopal Church and Reformed churches like ours, and…

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