Waiting for the Morning

“THE WAITING”  Waiting is the hardest part life- even when we know what’s coming, and especially when we don’t. We’ve been doing a lot of waiting this year, and may have to wait a bit more, so what do we do? One thing is to look to scripture and draw strengths from...

Blessed are the Peacemakers

Rev. Sharonda Medina Jesus calls His followers to be peacemakers in a world that sometimes doesn’t feel very peaceful. How do we reflect the peace of God when there seems to be so much to disagree about?  “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children...

How To Be Perfect

Jesus tells us to be perfect like his Father in heaven, but what does it really look like to attain Christian Perfection. Matthew 5:38-48 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Concerning Retaliation 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for...

How to be Loving

First Methodist Clinton  – Rev Dr Ricky James We’ll confront the reality that sometimes in life relationships can be damaged and broken. How then should we respond as Christians?  Matthew 5:21-27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Concerning Anger 21 “You have...

How to be Important

We’ll look at Jesus command for us to be “Salt and Light” teaching how we as Christians are called to live in and interact with the world around us. Matthew 5:13-20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Salt and Light 13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has...

How to be Blessed

Jesus tells us to be perfect like his Father in heaven, but what does it really look like to attain Christian Perfection. – Matthew 5:1-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Beatitudes 5 When Jesus[a] saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he...