“God is our refuge and strength…”

One of my favorite pieces of scripture is Psalm 46. Its words are: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble …READ MORE

Luke 13:10-17

Luke 13:10-17: 10 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11 And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. 12 When Jesus saw her, he called her over and …READ MORE

The Woman at the Well: American Island Days 2016

John 4:6-15: Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon. 7A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” 8(His disciples had gone to the city to buy food.) 9The Samaritan woman said to him, “How …READ MORE

Fruits of the Spirit

22 By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. 24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 If we live by the Spirit, let us also be …READ MORE

Christ is Risen!

God our Father, By raising to life Jesus Christ your Son,you conquered the powers of sin and death, and opened for us the way to eternal life. Let our Easter celebrations raise us up and renew our lives by the power of your Holy Spirit. Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who …READ MORE