Matthew 14:22-33, New Revised Standard Version Storms happen frequently. Storms create uncertainty. Stormy winds are not to cause fear, but to draw us closer into a deeper of trust in Jesus Christ. Instead of running from the storm, there is a sense that Jesus is calling the disciples into storm. In order to move forward … Continue reading Storms Bring Revelation!
Category: Sermon Notes
From Me to We Leadership!
Exodus 18:10-27, CEB Sharing is not part of the human psyche. We are raised to possess and control. But in the story of Moses there is another moment where God offers a holy perspective through Jethro his father-in-law. The idea of lessening the burden of carrying the entire load of people is referred to as … Continue reading From Me to We Leadership!
Exodus 14:26-31, New Revised Standard Version Uncertainty can invite faith! And faith pleases God! Moses and the Israelites have experienced an on (faithful) and off (unfaithful) relationship with God. Their trust has been challenged while being shaped. Now God’s chosen people find themselves in the in-between of life. Choosing to go back into their past … Continue reading God Says!
Breaking Free from Fear!
Exodus 6:28-7:7 New Revised Standard Version God is ready to deliver Israel from bondage and bring them into the Promised Land. Despite several attempts to strengthen Moses, he is not ready because of fear. Everyone has something they fear. It’s amazing what fear can do to people. However, God knows our fears. Moses was afraid … Continue reading Breaking Free from Fear!
Five Practices for a Prayerful Life!
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, NRSV Jesus is an answer to prayer! For centuries the Israelites suffered and cried out to God for a Savior and God answered their prayer. Joseph and Mary would have prayed for a long-awaited Savior and God used them as vessels of a victorious king. How do we remain positioned to advance … Continue reading Five Practices for a Prayerful Life!