Jacob’s Well

Dear Friends in Christ, “So, he (Jesus) came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon. A Samaritan woman...

Numbers and Purpose

Dear Friends in Christ, “The Lord spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tent of meeting… take a census of the whole congregation…” (Numbers 1:1a and 1:2a). What follows in the Book of Numbers is a great counting and arranging of God’s people by tribes and...

Leviticus

Dear Friends in Christ, “The Lord summoned Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying…” (Leviticus1:1). Leviticus can be a challenging book of the Bible to read. Often folks will commit to reading through the Bible in a year, get bogged down in the rites,...

God’s Craftsmen: Bezalel and Oholiab

Dear Friends in Christ, “The Lord spoke to Moses: See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: and I have filled him with divine spirit, with ability, intelligence, and knowledge in every kind of craft, to devise artistic designs,...

I have decided to stick with love.

“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God” 1 John 4:7 Martin Luther King Jr., renewer of society, martyr, April 4, 1968. Let us pray, Holy and righteous God, you created us in your image. Grant us...