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All it Takes is a Spark

Numbers 11:24-30 (ESV)24 So Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord. And he gathered seventy men of the elders of the people and placed them around the tent. 25 Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took some of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders.…

You Lie!

Exodus 20:16 ESV16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. Dear Friends in Christ,    Most of you here today have probably heard the phrase, “the shot heard round the world,” and you might even remember from your days in history class that this was the first shot fired in Boston back in April of…

Nothing Gonna Stop Us

Acts 16:31 (ESV)31 And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”             I came across an illustration I want to share with you this morning and no, it has nothing to do with 1987 song by Starship or the movie Mannequin.  I know some of you when you saw…

Adding on to the House

John 14:1-14 (ESV)I Am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life14 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I…

The Society of the Second Mile

Luke 9:23 (ESV)Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. Dear Friends in Christ,    You’ve probably never heard of this fellow before, but his name is Dan Mazur. He’s one of the many people who have tried…

Walking with Jesus

Luke 24:13-35 (ESV)On the Road to Emmaus13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14 and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 16 But their eyes were kept from recognizing…

Angel Eyes

Mark 16:1-8 (ESV)The Resurrection16 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. 3 And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone for us from…

The One Who Shows Up

John 20:1-18 (ESV)The Resurrection20 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken…

Through the Eyes of Jesus

A GOOD FRIDAY TENEBRAE SERVICE INTRODUCTION:  Good evening and welcome to what I hope and pray will be a very special and meaningful time of worship for all of us as we gather in God’s house on this Good Friday to recall and dare I say to celebrate the tragic events that took place nearly…

More Than Meets the Eye

Mark 14:22-25 (ESV)Institution of the Lord’s Supper22 And as they were eating, he took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to them, and said, “Take; this is my body.” 23 And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, and they all drank of it. 24 And he said to them, “This is my blood of…