Wednesday Morning Bible Study – September & October 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – September & October 2022

1 Corinthians Paul founded the church in Corinth but discovers after he leaves that they have fallen into sin, error, and internal disputes. Paul writes this letter hoping to correct these problems. Come join the Bible Study Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. 14 September           Session One         Paul opens with friendly greetings and then…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Summer 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Summer 2022

Examining the Ten Commandments You may feel you are familiar with the Ten Commandments, but are you aware there are two different versions in the Bible? Did you know the prophet Ezekiel in one of his prophecies seems to contradict part of one of the commandments? Did you know when listing the Ten Commandments both…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – June 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – June 2022

Exploring Our Lord’s Parables “All this Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable.” Matthew 13 May 25                Session One         Luke 8: 4 -15        The Parable of the Sower June 1                  Session Two                  Luke 10: 29-37     The Parable of the Good Samaritan June 8                  Session…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Spring 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – Spring 2022

     The Book of Judges contains a diverse collection of stories set in the 13th and 12th centuries BCE.  In this period, the twelve tribes of Israel formed a very loose confederation.  These tribes, along with various Canaanite tribes occupied the inland hill-country of what is Modern Israel.  People known as “Philistines” dominated the coastal…

Fifth Sunday in Lent
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Fifth Sunday in Lent

Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8 Our grandson, Noah, will be entering the 9th grade this fall and has just selected his courses.  For electives, he has chosen Consumer Finance and Business Networking.  Interesting choices.  I said to him that I hope they were courses he would enjoy.  He thought that they…

Homily by Bruce Johnson – 20 February 2022
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Homily by Bruce Johnson – 20 February 2022

“Be Merciful Just as Your Father is Merciful” Readings: Genesis 45: 3-11, 15, Psalm 37: 1-12, 41-42, 1 Corinthians 15: 35-38, 42-50, Luke 6: 27-38      Jesus didn’t begin his public ministry until he was almost thirty years old.  But it didn’t take long for his reputation to spread.  He was an amazing preacher.  As…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – February 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – February 2022

Paul’s Letter to Timothy      The Second Letter of Paul to Timothy is the most intimate and personal of the epistles attributed to Paul.  It is addressed to a young man who had been a companion to Paul on many of his missionary journeys.  Like Paul, Timothy was a Jew who had a Greek or…

Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 January 2022
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Presentation by Ryan Rickrode – 16 January 2022

Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11 My wife Anna has inherited a quirk from her mother and her grandmother. All three of these women are people who pray for parking spaces: “Lord, please give us a parking space.” Just like that as they’re driving through the parking lot. Anna’s grandmother, who’s…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – October-November 2021
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – October-November 2021

The Sermon on the Mount      In chapters five, six, and seven of Matthew’s gospel, we find a collection of the teachings of Jesus.  In these teachings, Jesus is challenging the people of that day to rethink their understanding of the Hebrew Scriptures.  He is speaking to a first-century Jewish audience.  Join us this fall…