Preparing for Sunday: Included

Preparing for Sunday: Included

The theme of isolation is one which is being discussed in our modern era. With advancements in technology and communication it is easier than ever to make a connection with people. Whether through a traditional mediums like the telephone or letter writing or through...
Preparing for Sunday: God’s Answers

Preparing for Sunday: God’s Answers

One of the most fascinating parts of the Book of Job is God’s response to Job. God answer’s Job out of the whirlwind. To be sure, God’s answers were not what Job wanted to hear. Job did not receive a direct response to his questions. God’s...
Preparing for Sunday: God’s Promise

Preparing for Sunday: God’s Promise

Throughout scripture we find numerous promises made by God. From Noah and Abraham to the writing of Paul in the New Testament, scripture abounds with God’s promise. This Sunday we will look at another promise made by God which is found in the Book of Ezekiel....
In the Garden

In the Garden

The Bible is full of rich stories. Many of these stories have weaved their way in and out of our modern culture. Aside from the nativity and Easter story perhaps the most well known story is that of Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden. It is a primeval story,...
Here Am I, What Does it Mean to be Called?

Here Am I, What Does it Mean to be Called?

On Sunday we will look at Isaiah 6: 1-8. This passage is seen as the call Isaiah received to begin his prophetic work. The passage is interesting as a call passage as it does not focus on why Isaiah should be sent. We can break the passage down into three sections:...
Primer for Sunday: Come Holy Spirit, Come

Primer for Sunday: Come Holy Spirit, Come

This Sunday is Pentecost, when the church celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit. With the ascension of Christ, room is made for the Holy Spirit to come and do its work. In our reading from John’s gospel Jesus refers to the Holy Spirit as a Spirit of truth...

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