Christmas: God rent the heavens

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 63:7-9 Isaiah 63:15-19 Isaiah 64:5-9 Isaiah 64:1-4, Luke 2:8-14 My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, God is good and merciful We come together tonight and we can only say, “How good is God!” With Isaiah we say: I will recount the steadfast love of the Lord, the praises of the … Continue reading Christmas: God rent the heavens

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Living by Faith (8)

Faith: victorious, embattled and seemingly defeated Scripture Readings: 1 Kings 18:30-46 Hebrews 11:32-12:3 Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, Faith is to be sure of what we hope for and to be certain of what we do not see.  But, this faith is not something mystical, a feeling, a sort of thrill … Continue reading Living by Faith (8)