Posts from May 2017

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Preparing for Worship 5.28.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, May 28 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 13 Reflection As we come to the final chapter of Nehemiah and see that God’s people struggle to remain faithful, contemplate the words of Psalm 111, a song of God’s enduring faithfulness and greatness. Praise the LORD!    I will give thanks to the […]

Preparing for Worship 5.21.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, May 21 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 12:27-47 Reflection And the joy of Jerusalem was heard far away.  -Nehemiah 12:43 The verse above is from our passage this week. We know that if we were listening in to Jerusalem for all the days represented in Nehemiah, joyful noise is not […]

Preparing for Worship 5.14.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, May 14 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 9:38, 10:28-39 Reflection Our recent weeks in Nehemiah showed a people who, after exile and the long, arduous work of rebuilding, craved the Word of God, came to know and adore the Lord God who made heaven and earth and displayed His might […]

Preparing for Worship 5.7.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday May 7 Scripture Passage Nehemiah 9:1-17, 32-38 Reflection As we prepare for worship this week, consider what John writes about the Father’s love for us in his first letter. See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; […]