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08/1/17

The Armor of God

August 1, 2017 Daily Reading (Click to read each Scripture) Ephesians 6:10-18Psalm 65:8-13This week’s sermon text: Romans 1:1-17 Field NotesToday’s scripture from Ephesians is one of the most indelible images…

07/31/17

Finding Water

July 31, 2017 Daily Reading (Click to read each Scripture) Genesis 30:25-26Psalm 65:8-13This week’s sermon text: Romans 1:1-17 Field NotesAsk anyone who’s done any training in wilderness survival, and they’ll…

07/22/17

Don’t Be a Banana

July 22, 2017 Daily ReadingMatthew 7:15-20Psalm 139:1-12This week’s sermon text: Matthew 11:28-30 Field NotesDo you remember that old VBS song: The fruit of the Spirit’s not a banana!Oh the fruit…

07/21/17

Our Authority

July 21, 2017 Daily ReadingHebrews 2:1-9Psalm 139:1-12This week’s sermon text: Matthew 11:28-30 Field NotesIt all comes down to Jesus. But what does that mean? Adam Hamilton speaks in his modern…

07/20/17

Remember What You Know

July 20, 2017 Daily ReadingHebrews 2:1-9Psalm 139:1-12This week’s sermon text: Matthew 11:28-30 Field NotesAgain this week, we are reminded to remember what we already know in Christ. So many times,…

07/19/17

Recognition

July 19, 2017 Daily ReadingMatthew 13:10-17Psalm 142This week’s sermon text: Matthew 11:28-30 Field NotesScholar N.T. Wright says about Jesus in his book, “John for Everyone”: “He and His father are…

07/18/17

What Is Different About You?

July 18, 2017 Daily Reading Ephesians 4:17-5:2Psalm 142This week’s sermon text: Matthew 11:28-30 Field NotesA few years back, just before I attended seminary, I found myself in the mountains of…

07/17/17

You Already Know

July 17, 2017 Daily Reading 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8Psalm 142This week’s sermon text: Matthew 11:28-30 Field NotesOne thing my mother always reminded me as I left the house for school was,…

07/15/17

An Instrument of God’s Peace

July 15, 2017 Daily Reading Isaiah 2:1-4 Psalm 119:105-112 John 12:44-50 This week’s sermon text: Mark 6:30-32 Field NotesThis passage from Isaiah is one of my favorite Scriptures. It is…

07/14/17

Sharing My Faith with Others

July 14, 2017 Daily Reading Romans 15:14-21 Psalm 65:9-13 Isaiah 48:6-11 This week’s sermon text: Mark 6:30-32 Field NotesI may be a pastor, but I often find it challenging to…