Elijah’s God is My God Too!
Today: My Constant Companion
15th Sunday After Pentecost
We are in a time of change and transition and that is never easy. Really, we are always in a time of transition, from life to death and from death to life: physically and spiritually. Rejoice then that you have a God who is constant, who never changes, who promises to be our constant companion in the midst of change.
As We Face
And we trust in God. Our Savior has promised that he will never leave us or forsake us. That is true when times are good and when times are difficult. That promise can give us encouragement for the present and hope for the future. As the Psalm writer said, “God is our refuge and strength.” Jesus has conquered all evil by his death and resurrection and his victory is ours and so we can encourage and comfort one another to remain fearless in the face of danger and joyful no matter what the circumstances.
We are living in a unique time. Remember to look for opportunities to steer your conversations with neighbors and friends to the comfort and hope that we have in Christ!
Seventeenth Sunday after PentecostSERMON TEXT: Luke 15:1-10 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Then Jesus told them this parable: “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when...