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Mixed Blessings

posted by James Christensen

Palm Sunday, April 5
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Matthew 21:1-11
“The stone that the builders rejected
has become the chief cornerstone.
This is the Lord's doing;
it is marvelous in our eyes.”
– Psalm 118:22-23

Redemption

posted Apr 1, 2020, 8:31 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 29
Psalm 130
Ezekiel 37:1-14
Romans 8:6-11
John 11:1-45
“O Israel, hope in the LORD!
For with the LORD
there is steadfast love,
and with him is great power
to redeem.”
– Psalm 130:7

From God’s Perspective

posted Mar 21, 2020, 10:56 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 22
Psalm 23
1 Samuel 16:1-13
Ephesians 5:8-14
John 9:1-41
“...for the LORD does not see
as mortals see.”
– 1 Samuel 16:7

Our Asks, God’s Promise

posted Mar 14, 2020, 10:58 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 15
Psalm 95
Exodus 17:1-7
Romans 5:1-11
John 4:1-42
“‘If you knew
the gift of God....’”
– John 4:10a

The Power of the Second Chance

posted Mar 6, 2020, 9:58 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 8
Psalm 121
Genesis 12:1-4a
Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
John 3:1-17
“‘Very truly I tell you,
no one can see the kingdom of God
unless they are born again.’”
– John 3:3

Sin: Take It Personally

posted Feb 29, 2020, 7:08 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 1
Psalm 32
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7
Romans 5:12-19
Matthew 4:1-11
“Then Jesus was led up
by the Spirit
into the wilderness
to be tempted
by the devil.”
– Matthew 4:1

Ash Wednesday 2020

posted Feb 26, 2020, 12:20 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Feb 26, 2020, 12:34 PM ]

Mountains, Prophets, Message, and Cross

posted Feb 22, 2020, 5:41 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, February 23
Transfiguration Sunday
Psalm 99
Exodus 24:12-18
2 Peter 1:16-21
Matthew 17:1-9
“Suddenly
there appeared to them
Moses and Elijah,
talking with him.”
– Matthew 17:3

The Wisdom of the Cross

posted Feb 8, 2020, 1:59 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, February 9
Psalm 112:1-9
1 Corinthians 2:1-16
“For I decided
to know nothing among you
except Jesus Christ,
and him crucified.”
– 1 Corinthians 2:2

The Problem of the Cross

posted Feb 1, 2020, 6:04 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, February 2
Psalm 15
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
“But we proclaim
Christ crucified,
a stumbling block to Jews
and foolishness to Gentiles.”
– 1 Corinthians 1:23

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