Contributed on Apr 5, 2009
This is a look at what various people gave at the Triumphant Entry and how that mirrors people’s giving in the local church.
A Palm or a Cloak April 05/09 Electricity filled the air as the people of Jerusalem pushed against one another to see the man that everyone was talking about. Some said he was a god and others said he was a demon. Some claimed he performed miracles while others proclaimed him a fraud a ...read more
Contributed on Apr 19, 2009
This is a stewardship message looking at the gift given to Christ by Joseph of Arimathea.
When our daughter, Deborah, was preparing to depart for Odessa in Ukraine last year she had to sign a form telling how she wished to have her remains disposed of if anything happened to her while she was overseas. Pretty heavy stuff for a twenty-one year old. But practical. What do you do ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2009
This message looks at the gift of the Marys on the morning of the resurrection. This is the third part of a stewardship series.
They came in the dark. In the cold of early morning. They had come to give. The others had taken, but they only wanted to give. There would be no reward. No recognition. No return. They were giving out of love. After all what could Jesus give back? He was dead. What could a dead man ...read more