After reading the next five or so chapters of Luke, I am having lots of memories. There have been some very familiar passages in Luke 9-14: the parable of the Good Samaritan, the sending of the 70, the Lord’s Prayer, the “do not worry” passage, the Pharisees testing Jesus, the light on the lampstand, Mary & Martha welcoming Jesus, etc. It is good to engage scriptures and to think about the stories that you are the most familiar with. Today, spend a little time reflecting on the scriptures in Luke that are......
“Count your blessings” “A blessing in disguise” “Bless you” (after you have sneezed) “Bless your heart” These are just a few of the ways we use the word bless or blessing in our everyday conversations. I have a minister friend that served as a mentor to me in high school. Jokingly, he shared a piece of advice with me one day that I will never forget. He reminded me that in the south we have overused the phrase “Bless your heart” . We have sometimes gotten in a habit of saying it or sometimes we......
If you missed Sunday’s Sermon… Read or listen to Acceptance – Finding Beauty in The Broken (Freeway, Week 6) Devotion 4 Make a list of the people who love you… Make a list of the people you love… Revelation 2:17 (NIV) says, “I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.” What is your new name before God?......