Sermon: Machpelah

I invite you to open your Bibles with me to Genesis 23. Genesis 23. Genesis is in the Old Testament, the first book of the Bible. If you are in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, or Deuteronomy, you have gone too far. Genesis 23. As always you are invited to leave your Bibles open as we read…

Monologue – Martha

A continuation of the monologues our congregation has been hearing through the season of Lent. See also “Nicodemus”, “Samaritan Woman“, and “Man Born Blind” I’m the type of person who likes to have everything in order. I enjoy keeping up with household chores; the cooking, the cleaning. Some may call me overly particular but, I…

First Glance: John 11:1-45

“Jesus wept” John 11:35 In English, this is the shortest verse in the Bible. I remember this because, like many of my friends in Sunday School, we would cite this verse any time we were asked if we had any verses in the bible memorized (I won my share of Sunshine Dollars from this one).…