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When Messiah Comes There Will be Singing

Isaiah 35 Joy of the Redeemed 35 The desert and the parched land will be glad;     the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, 2 it will burst into bloom;     it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it,     the splendor of Carmel and Sharon; they will see the glory of the Lord,     the…

When Messiah Comes: There Will Be Light

Isaiah 2:1-5 The Mountain of the Lord 2 This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: 2 In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established     as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills,     and all nations will stream to it. 3 Many peoples will come and say, “Come, let…

Sunday of Confusion???

Isaiah 65:17-25 New Heavens and a New Earth 17 “See, I will create     new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered,     nor will they come to mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever     in what I will create, for I will create Jerusalem to be a delight     and its people a joy. 19 I…

Oh Boy, My Favorite!

Luke 17:11-19 Jesus Heals Ten Men With Leprosy 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!” 14 When he saw them, he…

Values vs. Virtues

Judges 21:25 25 In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as they saw fit. Dear Friends in Christ, I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news for you today.  The good news is that according to the most recent Harris Poll that was conducted in April of 2014, America’s favorite book is… guess…

What is Truly Amazing

Mark 12:38-44 Warning Against the Teachers of the Law 38 As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39 and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. 40 They devour widows’ houses…

Politically Correct or Theologically Correct?

2 Timothy 4:2-4 2 Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. 3 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine.Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want…

Thirsty? Come!

Isaiah 55:1-5 Invitation to the Thirsty 55 “Come, all you who are thirsty,     come to the waters; and you who have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread,     and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me,…

Gummy Bears or Green Beans?

Hebrews 5:11-14 Warning Against Falling Away 11 We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. 12 In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You…