Tag Archives: Following Jesus

Hunger hurts

1 Kings 19:1-8, John 6:1-14 Simply put, hunger hurts. Hunger brings the pain of a starving body, a stomach craving to be fed. Upon visiting places where hunger is widespread, it isn’t long before you begin to feel hunger’s pain. … Continue reading

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God has a plan

John 3:1-17 There are a couple over-used phrases employed by Christians that seem to always get under my skin. The first one is “Everything happens for a reason.” The other is the phrase “God has a plan.” The usual context … Continue reading

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Grow faith in the home

Mark 9:13-16 Around the globe, people are living through difficult times as they strive to comply with ever-changing guidelines for staying healthy. The COVID-19 outbreak has closed businesses, schools and even churches, not to mention altered so many other things … Continue reading

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Come to the well

John 4:1-14 The text this morning tells of an encounter of a Samaritan woman and Jesus. She came in the middle of the day when most would have likely come much earlier. Jesus knew who she was. He knew all … Continue reading

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Receiving our Lord

Luke 22:14-23 In the hours before Jesus was lifted up upon the cross, he gathered his closest friends around the table and poured out the Spirit of God’s love. In the meal they shared, Christ made himself truly available to … Continue reading

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The Master’s voice

John 10:22-30 There is an old familiar image that many of us have grown up with. For those of a certain age, it is an image that we have seen in our homes, in stores, and in advertisements. As you … Continue reading

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Follow him

Matthew 8:18-27 It is never easy following Jesus, especially when he calls us to leave our comforts zone and go wherever he leads. A scribe who heard Jesus teaching answered the Lord’s call saying he would follow him anywhere. It’s … Continue reading

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