On Sunday we began Holy Week as we waved palm branches in praise. (Sermon from Matthew 21:1-11 below). This week we continue to remember the events of nearly 2000 years ago by: -gathering for our Maundy Thursday service tonight at 7pm -remembering Good Friday tomorrow at 7pm -having an easter egg hunt on Saturday at […]
Some promises take a while before we see their fulfillment. Some promises we can hold in our hands right now. (John 11:1-45)
Our physical eyes can’t handle the full rays of the sun. But with our spiritual eyes, the wider we open them: the more we can see, the more the light of God’s Son casts out the darkness, bleaches our sin, and invites us into the warmth and glow of an eternal community. (John 9:1-7)
God brought water from a stone at Masah and Meribah. He can quench our thirst in the hard packed dry seasons of our life too
In the darkness we seek out the light. Nicodemus came to Jesus at night in John 3. The conversation he had with Jesus is one that still gives us hope. (John 3:1-17)
Joshua asked the Israelites to “choose this day whom you will serve.” In the wilderness, after forty days of fasting, Jesus gave his answer to that question. (Matthew 4:1-11)
God was casting a vision for the people of Israel to live into in Isaiah 65:17-25. What vision is God casting for us at Maggie Valley UMC?