Posts from October 2014

Jesus is greater than Abraham, part 1

Some beautiful thoughts to go with our current sermon series, written by Warren Gage and originally posted here: Now the LORD said to Abram, “Go forth from your country, and from your kindred, and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you.  And I will make of you a great nation, and…

50 Scarves & James 2:16

“If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace, be warmed and filled,’ without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?” — James 2:15-16 These are the 50 colorful, comfortable ​fleece scarves the ladies of All Saints recently made for the…

A prayer for those who need rest

Our Father in heaven, On this Lord’s Day, we pray for those who need rest. You know our need for rest even better than we do. You yourself even rested after creating the world, thus building into the pattern of all life a weekly rest. The fallenness of our world has only expanded our need…

Questions: Ishmael, Isaac, and the Chosen Son

Click here to listen to last Sunday’s sermon: Ishmael, Isaac, and the Chosen Son 1. Aside from Moses and ultimately Jesus, can you think of any other echoes to Hagar’s story? Who else spends time in the wilderness, and are they following a similar pattern? 2. Should Abraham have done more to protect Hagar & Ishmael?…