Posts from February 2017

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Preparing for Worship 2.26.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, February 26 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 2 Reflection Consider reading Psalm 8 along with Nehemiah 2 before coming to worship this week. O Lord, our Lord    how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.   Out of the mouth of babies […]

Preparing for Worship 2.19.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, February 19 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 1: 1-11 Reflection One of the most striking details at the beginning of Nehemiah’s memoir is his ability to fast and pray for days on end. Not a few days or weeks, but months of prayer. Nehemiah reacts to the plight of Jews […]

Preparing for Worship 2.12.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, February 12 Scripture Passage 1 Corinthians 16:13-24 Reflection In preparation for worship, consider reading the closing words of Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. How did he choose to wrap things up? What messages did he want to leave them with as he closed? We’ve heard, over these […]

Preparing for Worship 2.5.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, February 5 Scripture Passage 1 Corinthians 16: 1-11 Reflection Matthew 7: 13-14 says: Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way […]