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God’s Call

posted Jan 13, 2018, 12:41 PM by James Christensen

January 14, 2018:
Second Sunday after Epiphany
Psalm 139:1-6
1 Samuel 3:1-20
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
John 1:43-51
“The word of the Lord
was rare in those days.... ”
– 1 Samuel 3:1


All In

posted Jan 6, 2018, 7:52 AM by James Christensen

January 7, 2018:
Epiphany
Psalm 72:1-7
Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12
“...the Gentiles have become fellow heirs,
members of the same body,
and sharers in the promise
in Christ Jesus
through the gospel.”
– Ephesians 3:6


Blessed Assurance

posted Dec 28, 2017, 8:01 AM by James Christensen

December 24, 2017:
Fourth Sunday of Advent
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38
“‘He will reign
over the house of Jacob forever,
and of his kingdom
There will be no end.’”
– Luke 1:33


Rejoice – Always!

posted Dec 16, 2017, 2:41 PM by James Christensen

December 17, 2017:
Third Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Psalm 30
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28
“Rejoice always.”
– 1 Thessalonians 5:16


Home for the Holidays

posted Dec 9, 2017, 1:53 PM by James Christensen

http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54837 December 10, 2017:
Second Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm 42:1-4, 7-8
2 Peter 3:8-15a
Mark 1:1-8
“The grass withers,
the flower fades,
but the word of our God
will stand forever.”
– Isaiah 40:8


Faithful Waiting

posted Dec 4, 2017, 10:41 AM by James Christensen

http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54837 December 3, 2017:
First Sunday of Advent
“God is faithful;
by him you were called
into the fellowship of his Son,
Jesus Christ our Lord.”
– 1 Corinthians 1:9


In the Meantime, Hope

posted Nov 30, 2017, 9:12 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Dec 5, 2017, 7:26 PM ]

http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=47457 November 26, 2017:
Reign of Christ Sunday
“I pray that the God
of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of glory,
may give you a spirit
of wisdom and revelation
as you come to know him, so that,
with the eyes of your heart enlightened,
you may know what is the hope
to which he has called you....”
– Ephesians 1:17-18

Church and Community

posted Nov 24, 2017, 9:08 AM by James Christensen   [ updated Dec 5, 2017, 7:26 PM ]

November 19, 2017:
Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Richmond Heights Centennial
“But seek the welfare of the city
where I have sent you into exile,
and pray to the Lord on its behalf,
for in its welfare
you will find your welfare.”
– Jeremiah 29:7

The Cure for Worry

posted Nov 18, 2017, 8:06 AM by James Christensen

November 12, 2017:
Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
“To fix one's thought on [Wisdom]
is perfect understanding,
and one who is vigilant on her account
will soon be free from care....”
– Wisdom of Solomon 6:15

Faith and the Future

posted Nov 4, 2017, 12:26 PM by James Christensen   [ updated Nov 4, 2017, 12:35 PM ]

November 5, 2017:
All Saints Sunday
“Beloved,
we are God's children now;
what we will be
has not yet been revealed.”
– 1 John 3:2

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