January 2016 / 5 posts found

31 Jan 2016 10:00am – Suffering: Who’s Responsible For This Mess?, Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Job 1:1, 2:1-10 Job and His Family 1 There was once a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. Attack on Job’s Health 2 One day the heavenly beings came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the Lord. 2 The Lord said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered the Lord, “From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it.” 3 [...]

24 Jan 2016 10:00am – Filled, Minister Simon LeSieur

Scripture Reading: Luke 4:14-21 The Beginning of the Galilean Ministry 14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. 15 He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth 16 When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and [...]

17 Jan 2016 10:00am – Overflowing Love, Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: John 2:1–11 The Wedding at Cana 2 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what concern is that to you and to me? My hour has not yet come.” 5 His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” 6 Now standing there were six stone water jars [...]

10 Jan 2016 10:00am – Identify As Gift, Rev. Philip Newman

Scripture Reading: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Luke 3:15-17 15 As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16 John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. 17 His winnowing fork is in his hand, to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his granary; but the chaff he will [...]

3 Jan 2016 10:00am – Hope In The Shadows, Jillian Jackson

Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 31:1-14 The Joyful Return of the Exiles 31 At that time, says the Lord, I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people. 2 Thus says the Lord: The people who survived the sword found grace in the wilderness; when Israel sought for rest, 3 the Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you. 4 Again I will build you, and you shall be built, O virgin Israel! Again you shall take your tambourines, [...]