As I was reading today – In Numbers 21

Numbers 21:5 “And the people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this worthless food.” What … Continue reading

2 Peter Part 7 / Sermon Notes: Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

2 Peter Part 7 Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing A Warning against False Teachers 2 Peter Ch. 2 / Deut. 13:1-15     AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE As we have noted several times since beginning this study, … Continue reading

The Announcement – A Christmas Poem

From Luke 2:8–20 And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around … Continue reading

Jesus, Light of the World: A Christmas Eve Meditation

Jesus Light of the World A Christmas Eve Meditation John 1:1-14   It is not at all surprising that John begins his Gospel with these multiple references to light.   7 Times in these opening 14 vss.   As the … Continue reading

Peace on Earth – A Christmas Sermon

Peace on Earth Luke 1:1-2:21 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Luke 2:13–14 “And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest, and … Continue reading

Savior, Sovereign, Shepherd – A Christmas Sermon

Jesus Christ Savior, Sovereign and Shepherd Matthew 1:1-2:6 THE AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Passages like the one we just had read for us – at least the 1st 17 vss., are often skimmed over quite quickly, … Continue reading

To be, or not to be – A Buzz-kill. Thoughts on Christian Cuevas and The Voice

Christian Cuevas on The Voice Like many, I’ve been alerted to the recent semifinal performance of [The] Voice contestant Christian Cuevas. He sang the popular worship song, ‘To Worship You I live.” And let me start off by affirming both … Continue reading