Archive for September 2018

9-30-2018 Keep the Saltiness

Mark 9:38-50 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Another Exorcist 38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him; for no one who does a deed of power in my name will be able soon…

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9-23-2018 Two Important Lessons Of Jesus for Us Right Now!

Mark 9:30-37 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Again Foretells His Death and Resurrection 30 They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31 for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and…

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9-16-2018 Inflection Point Of Faith

One Time Blind Video Link Mark 8:27-38 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Peter’s Declaration about Jesus 27 Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28 And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one…

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9-9-2018 Let’s Get It

James 2:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Warning against Partiality 2 My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ? 2 For if a person with gold rings and in fine clothes comes into your assembly, and if a poor person in dirty clothes also comes in, 3 and if you take…

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9-2-2018 The More Excellent Way

Mark 7:1-8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Tradition of the Elders 7 Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, 2 they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them. 3 (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they…

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September 2018

I have written a series of easily understandable articles for many months, continuing in the September newsletter, to explain Methodism through my ministerial experiences and theologies. This month, I wrote a short article about Holy Communion based on Methodist theology. I hope these articles will help you better understand Methodism as it pertains to Holy…

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