This week’s devotional prepares for the October 28 sermon, “Living Sacrifices.” The text for the sermon is Romans 12:1-2 and is the third in a four-lesson series on Spiritual Gifts. Daily Bible Reading: Monday, October 22. Read Romans 11:33-12:1. 1) Where does everything have its source, and what is its purpose? 2) What does this
Themes Texts Suffering Isaiah 53 2 Corinthians 4:7-15 Service John 13:1-20 Philippians 2:1-11 Obedience Isaiah 53 Philippians 2:1-11 Weakness/Foolishness 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Cross Galatians 6;11-16 Forgiveness Hebrews 10:1-18 Discipleship Mark 8:34-35 Sin Romans 6:1-11 Crucifixion Matthew 27:26-56 Mark 15:1-47; Luke 23:1-46; John 19:16-42 Bread, Nurture Luke 24:35-49 John 6:35-51 Insight Luke 24:35-39 Baptism Romans 6:1-11 Transformation Romans
Themes of the Cross: Stumped about what you want to say at your Table Talk? Never fear; everyone one hits one of these creative dry spots once in a while. Check out these themes as a way to break out some of your own ideas. The Cross of Christ contains themes in it that pertain
Occasionally I have some thoughts about Table Talk that will either 1) make it easier to understand or 2) give greater depth when talking about something so central and important to our faith. I like what William Willimon says about the Cross which is also instructive for Table Talk. “Jesus was upfront in saying that
December 3 Isaiah 2:1-5 An Announcement of Salvation December 10 Isaiah 40:1-11 Speak Tenderly to Jerusalem December 17 Isaiah 64:1-4 God News to the Oppressed December 24 Luke 1:46b-55 Fill the hungry with good things. December 31 Luke 2:22-40 I have seen your salvation.
July 3 Genesis 3:1-24 The Fall A look at Free Will and the possibility of rejecting God. July 10 Genesis 6:1-8 Disappointment The Flood as a metaphor for God’s disappointment with Creation. July 17 Exodus 12:31-42 Alienation Egypt as a metaphor for alienation from God. July 24 Exodus 19:1-8 Return Sinai as a metaphor for