Open the Windows and Doors to the Autumn Air

Originally posted on Digging Daily with Pastor Michael:
Photo credit here S (Scripture): John 4:19 The [Samaritan] woman said [to Jesus], “Sir, I see that you are a prophet. 20 Our ancestors worshipped on this mountain, but you and your people say that it is necessary to worship in Jerusalem.” 21 Jesus said to her, “Believe me, woman,…

Grace Through Ritual

Originally posted on Digging Daily with Pastor Michael:
Photo credit here S (Scripture): Today, two of the lessons I read come together nicely to make one point: following God’s call supersedes even the most sacred of rituals. 1 Samuel 15:19 (Samuel said to Saul…) “Why didn’t you obey the Lord? You did evil in the Lord’s…

What Fills Your Cup?

Originally posted on Overflowing Hope:
My covenant was with him, a covenant of life and peace, and I gave them to him; this called for reverence and he revered me and stood in awe of my name. True instruction was in his mouth and nothing false was found on his lips. He walked with me…

I AM NOT NORMAL !

Theme: I am not normal. Text: Romans 12: 1-2 Romans 12:1-2 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Dedicated Service 12 Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, [a]acceptable to God, which is your [b]spiritual service of worship. 2 And do not be conformed to this [c]world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you…

No Where – NoW here

Originally posted on Overflowing Hope:
When Jacob awoke from his sleep, he thought, “Surely the LORD is in this place, and I was not aware of it.” He was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven.” Genesis 28:16-17 Amazing…

Mark 5

Originally posted on Bible Teaching Notes:
Mark 5:1-24 5:1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes [area located southeast of the Sea of Galilee; more Gentiles than Jews lived there]. 5:2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an evil spirit came from the tombs to meet him.…

Courage Or Control

Originally posted on Overflowing Hope:
But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” Matthew 14:27 The LORD thunders at the head of his army; his forces are beyond number, and mighty are those who obey his command. Joel 2:11 How often do we hold back on what God may…

Mark 13

Originally posted on Bible Teaching Notes:
Mark 13:3-14 13:1 One of the disciples called attention to the magnificence of the temple area. 13:2 Jesus foretold destruction of the temple (which occurred in A.D. 70). 13:3 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives [this high place allowed a good view of the temple mount…