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This Little Light of Mine

John 1:1-13 The Word Became Flesh 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the…

Two Families

Luke 1:5-25 The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold 5 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. 6 Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. 7 But…

You Better Watch Out!

Mark 13:32-37 The Day and Hour Unknown 32 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 33 Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come. 34 It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge,…

What Your King Did for You

2 Corinthians 5:21 21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. Dear Friends in Christ, It went by a variety of names.  It was called the Black Plague, the Black Death, the Bubonic Plague.  You’ve probably heard of it before.  It got…

Thankful for the True Bread of Life

  Deuteronomy 8:1-10 Do Not Forget the Lord 8 Be careful to follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase and may enter and possess the land the Lordpromised on oath to your ancestors. 2 Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in…

Standing Before God

Zephaniah 1:4-7 4 “I will stretch out my hand against Judah     and against all who live in Jerusalem. I will destroy every remnant of Baal worship in this place,     the very names of the idolatrous priests— 5 those who bow down on the roofs     to worship the starry host, those who bow down and swear by the Lord     and…

The Difference between Looking Good and Doing Good

  Matthew 23:1-12 A Warning Against Hypocrisy 23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. 4 They tie up heavy,…

Who Are These?

Revelation 7:9-17 The Great Multitude in White Robes 9 After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. 10 And they cried out in…

Martin Luther: Man for Today

Romans 1:16-17 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by…

Unlikely Leader is Leader of All

Isaiah 45:1-7 45 “This is what the Lord says to his anointed,     to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him     and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him     so that gates will not be shut: 2 I will go before you     and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze     and…