Monthly Archives: October 2021

October 2021

Loving My Neighbor Gets Harder Every Day~ Mark 12: 28-34

By | October 31st, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley October 31, 2021 Jesus tells us that we should love God with all our heart and love your neighbor as yourself. These are the greatest commandments. Jesus brought these two commandments together and made them one.  Simplified, we are commanded to love. In order to love God, you must love ...

Innocent Planet, Guilty People~ Isaiah 53: 4-9

By | October 24th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley October 24, 2021 The reading today is called the Passage of the Suffering Servant. The question is who is this suffering servant? They absorb on behalf of us, our pain and suffering. Traditional Christianity applies this to Jesus. This passage was from the Hebrew Bible. This was written 700 years ...

Stronger, More Generous~ The Gospel of Luke 10: 29-37

By | October 17th, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. David Q Hall October 10, 2021 Luke viewed himself as a historian, recounting the events surrounding Jesus. Today's reading is taken from the Gospel of Luke. It tells the story of the Good Samaritan.  We were treated to a live reenactment of this story. Jesus instructed us to love our neighbor. Our ...

What’s in Your Cup~ I Corinthians 11: 23-26

By | October 3rd, 2021|sermons|

Given by Rev. Madison Shockley October 3, 2021 The sacrament of communion is described by Paul in this week's reading. Through sacraments, we are able to experience the Divine. While some sacraments are done only once, communion is repeated. Since we make mistakes, this sacrament allows us to become right with God again. Communion is ...