Blood On My Hands

An innocent black man was killed by the cops… again. And again… and again… and again.

Resisting Arrest

 Then Simon Peter drew a sword and slashed off the right ear of Malchus, the high priest’s slave. But Jesus said to Peter, “Put your sword back into its sheath. Shall I not drink from the cup of suffering the Father has given me?” (John 18:10-11) Read: Acts 15:22 – 17:15 Relate: [This was originally written days…

Hard To Love

This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you. There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. (John 15:12-14) Read: Matthew 15:1-20, Mark 7:1-23, John 6:22-71 Relate: Who is the hardest person for you to love?…

Not Going As Planned (10/9/13)

Read: Jeremiah 12:1-14:10, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:8, Psalm 79:1-13, Proverbs 24:30-34 Help us, O God of our salvation! Help us for the glory of your name. Save us and forgive our sins for the honor of your name. (Psalm 79:9) We know, dear brothers and sisters, that God loves you and has chosen you to be his own people. For when we brought you…