“Recognizing Him”

John 21:1-14 (NIV) Chapel @ Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church January 13, 2019 – Service of Ordination & Installation John 21:1-14 (NIV) Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee. It happened this way: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together.3 “I’m going out to fish,” Simon Peter told them, and they said, “We’ll go with you.” So they went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing. 4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it … Continue reading “Recognizing Him”

“Water Power is Soul-er Power”

Isaiah 43:1-3 (GNT); Luke 3:15-22 (GNT) Fellowship of Faith @ St. John’s Meadows January 13, 2019 – The Baptism of Jesus Luke 3:15-22 (GNT) 15 People’s hopes began to rise, and they began to wonder whether John (the Baptizer) perhaps might be the Messiah. 16 So John said to all of them, “I baptize you with water, but someone is coming who is much greater than I am. I am not good enough even to untie his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. 17 He has his winnowing shovel with him, to thresh out all the grain and gather the wheat into his … Continue reading “Water Power is Soul-er Power”

“The Journey of a Lifetime”

Matthew 2:1-12 (NIV) Fellowship of Faith @ St. John’s Meadows January 6, 2019 – EPIPHANY SUNDAY Matthew 2:1-12(NIV) After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” 3 When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. 4 When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born. 5 “In … Continue reading “The Journey of a Lifetime”

“Where is the Star Leading Us Now?”

Multiple Verses of the Christmas Story from Luke and Matthew All Acts of Faith Christmas Eve Worship – Twelve Corners PC CHAPEL December 24, 2018 – CHRISTMAS EVE   Just a few comments to tie all of this together … Everything that we have ever done in our lives has brought us here tonight. Whether this is the first time we’re here … or the first time in a long TIME since we’ve been here … or we come to one of our Acts of Faith for worship every week … everything about who we ARE has led us here … Continue reading “Where is the Star Leading Us Now?”

“The Dear Christ Enters In”

Luke 2:1-7 (NIV) Fellowship of Faith @ St. John’s Meadows December 23, 2018 – ADVENT IV   Luke 2:1-7 (NIV) 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register. 4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. 5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married … Continue reading “The Dear Christ Enters In”

“The Rising Buoy”

Isa. 35:1-10; Lk. 1:39-56 (NRSV) Fellowship of Faith @ St. John’s Meadows December 16, 2018 – ADVENT III   Isa. 35:1-10 (NRSV) The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; Like the crocus, it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God. Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. Say to those who are of a fearful heart, “Be strong, do not fear! … Continue reading “The Rising Buoy”

“Wanting to be Healed”

Isa. 11:1-10 (NIV) Fellowship of Faith @ St. John’s Meadows December 2, 2018 – ADVENT II |Healing & New Members Isa. 11:1-10 (NIV) A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord— and he will delight in the fear of the Lord. He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes, or decide by what he hears with his ears; but with righteousness he will judge the … Continue reading “Wanting to be Healed”