November 2017

“A Very Important Task”

John 11:32-37    New International Version (NIV) 32 When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” 33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, […]

October 2017

“Limits That Liberate”

Matthew 4:1-11     New International Version (NIV) Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness 4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted[a] by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of […]

“Once Upon a Time”

Genesis 3:1-13     New International Version (NIV) The Fall 3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” 2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may […]

“Who Are You?”

John 4:1-14 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Talks With a Samaritan Woman 4 Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John— 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. 3 So he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. […]

“How Are You?”

Psalm 51:1-2, 10-13

September 2017

“How Does Prayer Work?”

James 5:13-20

“Tongue Tied”

James 3:1-12

“Playing Favorites”

James 2:1-13

August 2017

“Hearing and Doing”

James 1:19-27

“When You Are Tested”

James 1:1-8