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Grace Weekly | February 19, 2016

Grace Weekly | February 19, 2016

Scripture for the day: “Once you were alienated from God and were enemies in your minds because of your evil behavior.  But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation…” Colossians 1:21-22  Grace Received: The 3rd Sunday in Lent is this week and we continue our “Who Said it Would Be Easy?” series.  We’ll...

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Grace Weekly | February 10, 2016

Grace Weekly | February 10, 2016

Scripture for the day: “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 Grace Received: Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent. (If this is new for you, come tonight at 6:00 and you’ll get a good explanation of what that means.) In many ways, what we do (or don’t do) today will set the tone for the season. For the next 6 weeks our Lenten theme will be “Who...

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Grace Weely | January 26, 2016

Grace Weely | January 26, 2016

Scripture for the day: “One thing God has spoken, two things have I heard: that you, O God, are strong, and that you, O Lord, are loving.” Psalm 62:11-12  Grace Received: “Blessed” Last Sunday that was the word written by a couple people beside their name when they filled out the friendship pad as it was passed down their row. Another dozen people wrote “Manifesto” by their name,  indicating they welcomed...

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Grace Weekly | January 14, 2016

Grace Weekly | January 14, 2016

Scripture for the day: “If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared.” Psalm 130:3-4   Grace Received: It was a joy to celebrate Allison Gero’s baptism last Sunday. Like so many, her story is one of growing up in the church, getting away from God, and returning to Christ as a young adult. I am reminded today of the persistent and pursuing love of...

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Grace Weekly | January 8, 2016

Grace Weekly | January 8, 2016

Scripture for the day:  Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. Romans 12:9-13   Grace Received: This coming Sunday is Baptism of the Lord Sunday....

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Grace Weekly | December 14, 2015

Grace Weekly | December 14, 2015

Scripture for the day: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14   Grace Received: Monday afternoon (12/14) I had the privilege of praying with Suzanne as she responded to Jesus’ invitation to follow Him! It was clear He had been speaking to her for several weeks, bringing her to a point of decision. Her response to...

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