Monthly Archives: November 2012

More Questions about the Lessons for December 2

There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars….(Luke 21:25) Signs.  We keep talking about the signs. We are told to be on guard and to be alert at all times, but what signs are we supposed … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for December 2

Advent is the beginning of a new liturgical year in the church. For the next year, most of the gospel readings will come from the book of Luke.  And, even though we are starting a new liturgical cycle, we are … Continue reading

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Sermon Discussion – November 25 – Outta this World

I did not get a chance to do a sermon wrap-up for Sunday and now that a day has gone by, I hope that I can still capture the essence of the message as it is very important when you … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, December 2

Jeremiah 33:14-16 14The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 15In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for November 25th

From ELCA’s Faith Lens When Pilate stands before Jesus to question him, we can tell that he desperately wants to put some sort of label on him.  Jesus has been accused of no specific crime again the Roman Empire at … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, November 25

Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 9As I watched, thrones were set in place, and an Ancient One took his throne, his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames, and its … Continue reading

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Sermon Discussion – November 18 – What Do We Do in the Meantime?

What’s next is a question that has probably been asked since humans first walked the earth.  Adam and Eve, who had everything they could ever possibly want, made a choice and you can almost hear them saying, “we’re being thrown … Continue reading

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More Questions about the Lessons for November 18

Do a quick google search and you will find list, long list as to the number of times the end of the world has been predicted.  Even the disciples after Jesus’ death and resurrection just knew that end was near … Continue reading

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Questions about the Lessons for November 18

The book of Daniel in the Old Testament and the book of Revelation in the New Testament are good examples of apocalyptic writing.  These books of the Bible were written during times of persecution and using this style of writing … Continue reading

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Lessons for Sunday, November 18, 2012

Daniel 12:1-3 At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time of anguish, such as has never occurred since nations first came into existence. But at that time your people … Continue reading

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