Taxes

22 When the disciples came together in Galilee, Jesus said to them, “The Human One is about to be delivered over into human hands. 23 They will kill him. But he will be raised on the third day.” And they were heartbroken. 24 When they came to Capernaum, the people who collected the half-shekel temple tax came to Peter and said, “Doesn’tContinue reading “Taxes”

create problems

15 The prophets’ words agree with this; as it is written, 16 After this I will return, and I will rebuild David’s fallen tent; I will rebuild what has been torn down. I will restore it 17so that the rest of humanity will seek the Lord, even all the Gentiles who belong to me. The Lord says this, the one who does these things 18knownContinue reading “create problems”

“some” doubted…

16Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing themContinue reading ““some” doubted…”

Called to be Saints

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, 2which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures, 3the gospel concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh 4and was declared to be Son of God with power according to the spirit of holiness byContinue reading “Called to be Saints”

Peter’s Statement of Faith

13Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” 16Simon PeterContinue reading “Peter’s Statement of Faith”

Who do you say I am?

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”Simon PeterContinue reading “Who do you say I am?”

wolf or sheep?

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, or figs from thistles? In the same way, every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear badContinue reading “wolf or sheep?”

Don’t forget Worship!

Summer is upon us! Finally, maybe the weather will get warmer and stay warmer so we can turn the heat off, and get outside and enjoy the sun and the wonderful scents of campfires and cookouts! And now is the time when the kids are out of school and we will be going every whichContinue reading “Don’t forget Worship!”

What is the church?

Is the church the building we gather in at 1253 County Road J? Is the church what we come to every Sunday for worship? Is the church the leadership? Is the church the people? Church is one of those words we use to mean many different things depending on the context in which we useContinue reading “What is the church?”

unstoppable

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, because many wonders and signs were being done by the apostles. All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute the proceeds to all,Continue reading “unstoppable”