MARK 3:1–6 The Rest of the Sabbath

June 7th  2015 – Second Sunday after Pentecost   Smith
Mark 3:1-6
The Man With the Shriveled Hand

The Gift of the Holy Spirit

It’s graduation time of the year again. And that means many people have been browsing through the stores searching for the just the right gift for the graduates on their list. This is not an easy thing. No, you want to find a gift that is meaningful, but yet useful. This is such a difficult task that many people skip the process altogether and just put money in a card – a gift that is always useful!

Love One Another

It has always amazed me how many experts there are on the topic of love.  Everyone and their brother seems to be selling books and writing articles concerning subject. It seems like everyone wants to know what someone else thinks love is. Well, I’ll offer to you a definition of love here today, and if you’re anything like the rest of the world, you will be very interested. Love is going on vacation and getting ready for bed the first night and one spouse realizes they forget their toothbrush, so they share. Love is cooking meatloaf even though you don’t like it.

Money Talks


Proverbs 3:9

“Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops.”



Psalm 23:5 - A Table Before Me

PSALM 23:5
Fourth Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) April 26th 2015. T. Smith
5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. 
     You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.

Confess Christ Boldly

If your son/daughter came up to you and said, “Mom, dad, I just have to have this!” No matter what it was, you would probably be pretty skeptical. Do they really NEED it, or do they just WANT it really bad? The same would probably be true if a salesman came up and said to you, “You need to have one of these!” Again, you would probably see through that sales pitch and recognize that life would probably go on just fine if you didn’t buy whatever it was he was selling.

See the Hidden Glory

I’m sure you all have seen optical illusions before…where there is something, or a couple things, in a picture, but yet they can be hard to see - it’s as if certain things are hidden within the images. Well, I have a couple examples for you here today. Take a look at this first slide, what do you see?

How many of you see a bunny? How many of you see a duck?

How about this second slide, what do you see?

True Repentance

MARK 6:6b–13 
Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 14-16, 2015
Pastor Smith