Seasonal Theme The Pentecost Season is one of Christian growth and learning about the way of discipleship.
Theme For The Day Jesus is our ultimate king and wants to rule in our hearts.
Old Testament Lesson 2 Samuel 23:1-7 The Sweet Psalmist Of Israel
Just before the list of David's mighty men, we have these seven verses, which are written in poetic form and are called "the last words of David." He is anointed and thus God speaks through him (v. 2). Verses 5-7 are centered on the covenant of David.
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.