Today marks the conclusion of our Eastertide series, entitled “Stories of the Kingdom.” For the last four weeks we’ve used this time to discover how Jesus’ parables concerning the Kingdom came to fruition in the book of Acts.
As we continue in our summer series with the Psalms of Ascent, we come to Psalm 130, one of the seven penitential Psalms. As the pilgrims journeyed to Jerusalem for one of the festivals at some point along the journey their thoughts may have centered upon the majesty and holiness of YHWH their God and…
We’re continuing our Eastertide series, focusing on “Stories of the Kingdom” and getting a feel for how this mysterious kingdom of God that Jesus spoke of in his parables, takes shape in the book of Acts Notes
There is an old story of a father who took his young son out and stood him on the railing of the porch. He then went down and encouraged the little fella to jump into his arms, maintaining he would catch him. And after a lot of coaxing, the little boy finally made the leap….
For those of us who grew up in church, around my age or older, perhaps you remember singing Psalm 134 in Sunday School. The melody still rings in my ear… “Come bless the Lord.. all you servants of the Lord…” Notes