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Some Kind of King

posted Apr 14, 2019, 4:29 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, April 14
Palm Sunday
Psalm 118:1-14,15-29
Luke 19:28-40
“‘Blessed is the king
who comes in the name
of the Lord!’”
– Luke 19:38a

Religion, Magic, and Prayer

posted Apr 10, 2019, 12:00 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, April 7
Fifth Sunday in Lent
Psalm 126
Exodus 8:1-15
Galatians 5:16-25
Matthew 2:1-12
“‘Where is the child
who has been born
king of the Jews?
For we observed his star
at its rising
and have come
to pay him homage.’”
– Matthew 2:2

The Lord's Prayer

posted Mar 16, 2019, 4:26 PM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 17
Second Sunday in Lent
Psalm 27
Genesis 15:1-6
Philippians 3:17-4:1
Luke 11:1-13
“‘When you pray, say....’”
– Luke 11:2a

When You Pray

posted Mar 9, 2019, 9:15 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 10
First Sunday in Lent
Psalm 91:1-6
Deuteronomy 26:1-11
Romans 10:8b-13
Matthew 6:1-15
“‘And whenever you pray,
do not be like the hypocrites....’”
– Matthew 6:5a

Ash Wednesday 2019

posted Mar 6, 2019, 1:25 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Mar 6, 2019, 1:26 PM ]

Wednesday, March 6
Isaiah 58:1-14
2 Corinthians 5:16-20
Matthew 6:1-21
“Create in me a clean heart,
O God,
and put a new and right spirit within me.”
– Psalm 51:10

Life-Changing Spirit

posted Mar 3, 2019, 5:57 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, March 3
Psalm 99
Exodus 34:29-35
2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
“And all of us, with unveiled faces,
seeing the glory of the Lord
as though reflected in a mirror,
are being transformed
into the same image
from one degree of glory to another;
for this comes from the Lord,
the Spirit.”
– 2 Corinthians 3:18

The “Bias” of God

posted Feb 17, 2019, 2:00 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Feb 17, 2019, 2:01 PM ]

The "Bias" of God

Sunday, February 17
Psalm 1
Jeremiah 17:5-10
1 Corinthians 15:12-20
Luke 6:17-26

The Catchers and the Caught

posted Feb 9, 2019, 11:31 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Feb 21, 2019, 9:54 AM ]

Sunday, February 10
Psalm 138
Isaiah 6:1-13
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Luke 5:1-11
“‘From now on
you will be catching people.’”
– Luke 5:10b

Tougher Than You Think

posted Feb 2, 2019, 8:18 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, February 3
Psalm 84
Jeremiah 1:4-10
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Luke 4:21-30
“And now faith, hope, and love abide,
these three;
and the greatest of these
is love.”
– 1 Corinthians 13:13

Team Faith

posted Jan 30, 2019, 10:20 AM by James Christensen

Sunday, January 27
Psalm 19
Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10
1 Corinthians 12:12-31a
Luke 4:14-21
“And God has appointed in the church…
forms of leadership….”
- 1 Corinthians 12:28

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