Trinity Sunday 2021

What does God look like to you? In our Old Testament reading this morning, Isaiah is in the temple of Jerusalem where he has a vision of the veil between heaven and earth opening up and immediately above the temple sits the throne of God.  This was a common belief at this time that heavenContinue reading “Trinity Sunday 2021”

Pentecost 2021

“When the day of Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place.”  That statement, so simple, holds a world of meaning.  Behind that statement is a 50-day roller-coaster ride that has changed their lives forever.  In front of it is another long ride that will change the world forever. Pentecost is anContinue reading “Pentecost 2021”

7 Easter 2020

“Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.” 1 Peter 4:12 A couple of weeks ago, my sermon dealt with perspective.  We all like to think that whatever difficulties we are facing are unique and worse thanContinue reading “7 Easter 2020”

6 Easter 2020

Have you ever noticed that scripture frequently draws our attention to the absolute necessities of life and connects us to the necessities of the spiritual life?  Perhaps one of the reasons we fail to appreciate the importance of these spiritual necessities is that we have grown so accustomed to having the physical necessities that weContinue reading “6 Easter 2020”