Posts from July 2017

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Preparing for Worship 7.16.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, July 16 Scripture Passage Revelation 3:14-22 Reflection William Holman-Hunt’s painting, The Light of the World  (about 1900-1904), is the world’s most traveled piece of artwork and is often referred to as a “sermon in a painting.” At the bottom of the piece is a verse from our passage […]

Preparing for Worship 7.9.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, July 9 Scripture Passage Revelation 3:7-13 Reflection As Jesus speaks to the church in Philadelphia in this week’s passage, one of many things he tells them is to “hold fast to what you have, that no one may seize your crown” (v11). Yet this command is imbedded in […]

Preparing for Worship 7.2.17

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Preparing For Worship Leading up to Sunday, July 2 Scripture Passage Revelation 3:1-6 Reflection This Sunday we continue our study through Jesus’ letters to the seven churches in Revelation. As we come to worship to hear these exhorting words – which are full of love – let’s take stock of our hearts and minds, noticing […]