Let’s Read the Bible!

November 15, 2020 "Let's Read the Bible!" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureGospel Lesson: Matthew 18:21-35 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?”  Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times “For this reason the kingdom of h...
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The Raising of Lazarus

November 8, 2020 -Rev. Virginia L. Heller Scripture John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” James 4:1-7a Those conflicts and disputes among you, where do they come from? Do they not ...
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I Weep

November 1, 2020 "I Weep" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureOld Testament Lesson: II Samuel 12:15-24 Then Nathan went to his house. The Lord struck the child that Uriah’s wife bore to David, and it became very ill.  David therefore pleaded with God for the child; David fasted, and went in and lay all night on the ground.  The elders of ...
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Dead End

October 18, 2020 "Dead End" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureOld Testament Lesson: Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:16  I, the Teacher, when king over Israel in Jerusalem,  applied my mind to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven; it is an unhappy business that God has given to human beings to be busy with.  I saw all the deeds ...
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Fools and Their Money

October 25, 2020 "Fools and Their Money" - Rev. Virgina L. Heller ScriptureGospel: Luke 12:13-21 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.”  But he said to him, “Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?”  And he said to them, “Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s l...
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Intersection Ahead

October 11, 2020 "Intersection Ahead" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureOld Testament Lesson: Joshua 24:14-18 “Now therefore revere the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness; put away the gods that your ancestors served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.  Now if you are unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day w...
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Merge

October 4, 2020 "Merge" - Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureGospel Lesson: Luke 14:1, 7-14 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely. When he noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable.  “When you are invited by someone to a wedding ...
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Keep Right Except to Pass

September 27, 2020 "Keep Right Except to Pass"-Rev. Virginia L. Heller ScriptureGospel Lesson: Luke 10:38-42  Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home.  She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she...
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U-Turns

September 20, 2020 "U-Turns"-Rev. Virginia L. Heller Scripture Gospel Lesson: John 21:15-19 Acts 3:11-16 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” A second time he said to hi...
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