Posts from 2021

Four Faithful Friends

Mark 2:1-12 A man went to the doctor… He said, “Doc, you gotta check my leg.Something’s wrong. Just put your ear up to mythigh, you’ll hear it!” The doctor cautiously placed his ear to theman’s thigh only to hear, “Gimme 20 bucks, Ireally need 20 bucks.” “I’ve never seen or heard anything like thisbefore, how…

Seeing Through Eyes of Faith

Seeing Through Eyes of Faith Mark 10:46-52 I took the shell off my racing snail thinking it would makehim go faster, if anything it made him more sluggish. This morning we are going to look at one more exampleof Jesus healing someone because of their faith.We have already seen the far-reaching faith of theCenturion who…

More than a Fringe of Faith

Mark 5:25:34 Timmy didn’t want to put his money in the offeringplate Sunday morning, so his mother decided touse some hurried creative reasoning with him. “You don’t want that money, honey,” shewhispered in his ear. “Quick! Drop it in the plate.It’s tainted!” Horrified, the little boy obeyed. After a few seconds he whispered, “But, mommy,why…

The Far Reaching Faith of a Centurion

Matthew 8:5-13 A man with no arms went to a guitar shop. Hegrabs a guitar and asks the owner of theestablishment, “How much for this one?” The owner replies, “$300. If you don’t mind measking, how are you going to use it?” The man replies, “I’ll just play it by ear…” If you were here…

The Cross and the Empty Tomb

Luke 23:33-49 Luke 24:1-12 A woman looked out the window of her home and washorrified to see her German Shepherd shaking the lifeout of the neighbor’s pet rabbit. Her family had beenquarreling with these neighbors; this was certainlygoing to make matters worse. She grabbed a broom and ran outside, pummeling thepooch until he dropped the…

Palm Sunday 2021: Christ Came…

Matthew 21:1-9 A kindergarten teacher gave her class a “show and tell”assignment of bringing something to represent theirreligion. The first child got in front of the class and said, “Myname is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is the Star ofDavid.” The second child got in front of her class and said, “Myname is…

Jesus: Author and Perfecter of Faith

Hebrews 12:1-3 A Man and his Wife are Expecting a Baby.He finally gets the call while at work and startsdriving to the hospital. As he gets closer, he getsmore and more anxious, thinking about the baby,his wife, whether it’s a boy or a girl, etc. But ashe’s driving he hits a curb. The car’s springs…

Faith of our Fathers: Rahab’s Faith in Action

Joshua 2 The airline had a policy that required the firstofficer to stand at the door while the passengersexited, smile, and give them a – ‘Thanks for flyingXYZ airline’. An airline pilot on this particular flight hammeredhis plane into the runway really hard. In light of hisbad landing, he had difficulty looking the passengersin the…