Evangelectionary for Sunday, November 6, 2016

Texts: Haggai 1:15-2:9 and Psalm 145:1-5,17-21, (Psalm 98) or Job 19:23-27 and Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17;  Luke 20:27-38. Message:   This conversation of Jesus with a group of Sadducees who did not believe in the resurrection is enlightening to say the least. First, Jesus skillfully avoids a useless argument over transcendental issues of life […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, October 30, 2016

Texts: Habakkuk 1:1-4 and Psalm 119:137-144 or Isaiah 1:10-18 and Psalm 32:1-7; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11’-12; Luke 19:1-10 Music: “Our Great Savior,” “In This Very Room,” “Jesus Calls Us,” “O For a Closer Walk With God,” “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” Message “Mr. Z: the Man Who Wanted Everything” What happened in this […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, October 16, 2016

Texts: Jeremiah 31:27-34 and Psalm 119:-97-104 or Genesis 32:22-31 and Psalm 121; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8. Message: “A Song for the Mission” Psalm 121 was a song the Jewish people loved to sing. It cheered their hearts. It brought encouragement to their souls, and affirmation to their faith. It equipped them for their mission. […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday August 28, 2016

Texts: Jeremiah 2:3-13 and Psalm 81:1, 10-16 or Proverbs 25:6-7 and Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16, Luke 14:1, 7-14. Message: “What to Die For and What to Live For” The scriptures do not only leave us with a warning, but they also provide for us a better way. “There is great gain in godliness with contentment,” Paul […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, July 3, 2016

Texts: 2 Kings 5:1-14 and Psalm 30 or Isaiah 66:10-14 and Psalm 66:1-9; Galatians 6:1-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Message: “The Tie That Binds” In his closing thoughts to the Galatian congregation he formed early in his ministry, and following his description of the fruits of the Spirit, the Apostle Paul describes the essence of the fellowship […]

Evangelectionary for Sunday, June 19

Texts: 1 Kings 19:1-15 and Psalm 42-43 or Isaiah 65:1-9 and Psalm 22:19-28; Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39 Message: “A Saint Battles Depression” Introduction:  In our OT reading for this Sunday we have the extraordinary aftermath of Elijah and his success in the contest with the priests, in which he had defeated the 450 priests of Baal […]