Romans 8:39 – February 22, 2019

nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39 NABRE      Paul writing to the community in Rome speaks about God who has adopted all of us as children. God is a Father who loves His children and will do anything for them. Paul also tells us there is nothing we could do or anyone else could do, that…

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Joshua 1:9 – February 21, 2019

I command you: be strong and steadfast! Do not fear nor be dismayed, for the LORD, your God, is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 NABRE      Joshua took over from Moses as the people prepare to take possession of the land promised by God to their forefathers. The opening verses of the Book of Joshua portray Joshua as Moses rightful successor, he will rule over the people’s destiny. Moses was the leading figure in…

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I come to do your will – Promise

This week we begin a new message series we are calling, “I come to do your will.” We read these words on the lips of Jesus many times in the gospel passages, it is in the psalms and we see them in the letter to the Hebrews in the fourth week of our series. Jesus says he did not come on his own but he came to do the will of his Father. What an…

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2 Corinthians 7:1 – November 8, 2018

Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of flesh and spirit, making holiness perfect in the fear of God. 2 Corinthians 7:1 NABRE      In the Second Letter to the Corinthians Paul is addressing some concerns in the community as he prepares a trip to visit them. In the section of the letter that includes the quoted verse Paul is encouraging the people in the community of Corinth to avoid…

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