Sunday, July 30, 2017

Jesus Rests

  • Hebrews 4:1-11

From the beginning of creation God took a time of rest. God entered a time of Sabbath. Those who enter God's rest also cease from their labours. Sabbath is about making time to discern the path that God is calling us to. How can we support one another in living Sabbath?
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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Jesus Questions

Jesus Questions

  • Ephesians: 4: 17-32, 5:1-2
Seeking to follow Jesus, we live a life renewed by the Spirit. Today we will rejoice in the questions of faith as well as some of the answers our traditions teach. For example: How then do we live if we are to be Christian? Be kind to one another, forgiving one another, be renewed in the spirit of your minds, be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love.
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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jesus Rebels

  • Hebrews 13:1-16, 18 — "Service well pleasing to God"

The Jesus movement was about turning over the tables and calling people out on their sense of integrity. The Contemplative Justice Movement models a non-violent way to seek justice in the world, grounded and rooted in spiritual practices and a strong relationship with God. Jesus lived in this way and calls us to do so as well. Answering this call means that we will "not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God."
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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jesus Worships

Ephesians 1:2-10, 15-23 — "Spiritual Blessings in Christ"

 We worship and engage in communion as a means of connection. Coming together to celebrate and thank God while remembering Jesus in the sacrament of communion, reminds us and refocuses us on the message of the gospel. Through communion we experience forgiveness and grace and we receive redemption. Paul prays that the Ephesians will also receive the spirit of wisdom and revelation? What will we do when we receive all of this?

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Jesus Prays

Scripture: Ephesians 3: 14-20, 6: 18-20 Jesus Prays Jesus is one who prays, alone and in company, for his followers and about his own journey with God. Paul, an early follower of Jesus wrote a lot about his prayers and what he hoped we would do with our prayers. What are some of the traditions of Christian prayer? How do our thoughts and words in prayer impact the world? listen view