March 28, 2021 – Triumph and Tragedy
Today’s scripture: Mark 11:7-10, 14: 32-34, 44-46, 61b-64, 5:12-13, 22-24, 33-34, 37-39 Our lives are full of ups and downs, joy and pain, anticipation and disappointment. Grief is the price that you pay for loving someone when they are gone. Many great people have gone through multiple failures and frustrations before they achieved victory and […]
March 21, 2021 – Another in the Fire
Today’s scripture: Daniel 3:16-30 S, M and A had faith that God would save them in the furnace. They even had faith that even if he did not save them they would be delivered from the King’s hand. We are in a win-win situation as followers of Jesus. The king saw another in the Fire […]
March 14, 2021 – Finding a Seat After Getting Kicked Out
Today’s scripture: Ephesians 2:1-10 ~NLT Ephesians 2 begins with this beautiful commentary by Paul about God’s unmerited grace. He makes it clear that we cannot save ourselves, much as we’d like to try, and it’s only God who does that work. Verse ten is the key reminding us that we are “God’s masterpiece” amid all […]
March 7, 2021 – Should I?
Today’s scripture: Exodus 20:1-17 The Ten Commandments seem to form a list of “thou shall not’s” that might lead one to believe our faith is negative, not positive. There really is no argument. There is no “Should I?” but rather, it’s obviously an “I should.” We are burdened in our culture to be “perfect.” We […]
Feb. 28, 2021 – No Offense
Today’s scripture: Proverbs 18:19, 1 Peter 2:1-3, Ephesians 5:1-2 After a year of enduring the pandemic with it’s isolation, limited mobility, and restrictive interactions, we are all a bit on edge and weary of the limitations. It is easy to fall into the trap of being offended when things don’t go the way we think […]
Feb. 21, 2021 – Learning to Use our Spiritual GPS
Today’s scripture: Psalm 25:1-10 Lent is the perfect season of the year to spend time with God and understanding your call, that is the work God has planned for you. In every season of life, God needs us to accomplish his work in kingdom building, restoration, and healing. Through spiritual disciplines including prayer, fasting, study, […]
Feb. 14, 2021 – Live Worship Service
Today’s scripture: 2 Corinthians 2:4-6 When you accept Jesus as Lord and Savior of your life, when you allow the Holy Spirit freedom to work in you, then you gain freedom, power, and realize the fullness of God’s love to spur you on to the work set for you. Remove the veil! Come to Jesus. […]
Feb. 7, 2021 Live Worship Service
Today’s scripture: Isaiah 40: 28-31 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Printable Worship Outline
Jan. 31, 2021 – Watch What You Eat!
Today’s scripture: I Corinthians 8:1-6 A recent poll taken in an American suburb asked what were the principle problems confronting our world. Guess what they found. No show of hands were needed, and it’s not what you would think. Dogs running loose in the neighborhood was number one, number two, how to lose weight. The […]
Jan 24, 2021 – Live Worship Service
Today’s scripture: Mark 1:14-20 A willingness to abandon comfort and familiarity can have a powerful and positive impact. Disciples follow Jesus best when they leave the workplace, the comfortable, and the familiar. We need good “walking shoes.” Missionary Jackie Pullinger noted, “God wants us to have soft hearts and hard feet. The trouble with so […]
Jan. 17, 2021 – When Facing Adversity are you an Egg Carrot or a Coffee Bean?
Due to technical issues this service was divided into two seperate feeds. Lakeview United Methodist Women Sunday Today’s scripture: James 1:2-6 We would learn very little if everything in life fell into place without challenge or difficulty. In terms of faith, we would be spiritual weaklings. Just as athletes “test” their bodies over and over […]
Jan. 10, 2021 – Vox Dei – “Voice of God”
Today’s scripture: Psalm 29 When God speaks, things happen. Psalm 29 reflects on the power of God’s words and reflect back to creation when God spoke the words of creation. Where have you heard God speaking to you? How has it changed you? Psalm 29 not only reflects on the power of God’s words, but […]