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Palm Sunday: Blessed, the Coming Kingdom

Mark 11:1-11 Throughout the earlier days of His ministry, Jesus kept a relatively low profile. To be sure, news about His authoritative teaching, His miraculous works, and His compassion for the needy had spread throughout the region of Galilee, but…

Jacob: Struggle with God

Genesis 32:22-32 Esau was coming, and 400 men with him. Jacob had prayed. Jacob had sent droves of gifts ahead to Esau. Jacob had divided his family up in the hopes of protecting as many as he could. Then night…

Jacob: The Fear of Restoration

Genesis 32:1-21 Sermon and Notes By: Shane Miller After lying, scheming, and manipulating his way through life, Jacob finally had to face the consequences of the decisions he had made. As he traveled into Edom, he sent a message to…

Jacob: The LORD Watch Between Me and You

Genesis 31:22-55 Laban caught word that Jacob, along with his wives and children and servants and livestock, had left Haran and was headed for Canaan. Laban went in pursuit (a la Pharaoh after the Israelites leaving Egypt) and caught up…

Missions Reflections

Do you have any sense of being on Jesus’ mission?  This is the question Tim Rice asked us at the beginning of this year’s mission festival.  Makes me think.  Makes me think that I definitely should have a sense of…