Tag Archives: Samuel

“How Will You Do 2013?” sermon from Sunday

“How Will You Do 2013?”  Colossians 3:12-17 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, December 30, 2012 Have you ever heard the phrase, “Keep a straight face”? Or, how about, “Getting hitched”? The English language is full of phrases that we use and hear all the time, even though we may not necessarily know what […]

“Bearing Thanks” Sermon

“Bearing Thanks”   1 Samuel 1:4-2:10 Delivered to Church for the Highlands Sunday, November 18, 2012   Like for Charlie Brown and gang, we often think of Thanksgiving as unbearable.  Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are built up to be the most joyful times of the year, although we know that they don’t always end up being […]

A Look at 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 for this Sunday

1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 This is one of those defining moments in the life of Samuel. He is faced with the difficulty of anointing a new king over Israel, all while Saul is still alive and still holding the reins of power. Samuel is faithful to God, but wrestles with God about his assignment. His response […]

God Has a Better Plan

1 Samuel 8:4-11, 16-20 It seems like we always want what we don’t have. Our lust for what our neighbor has is a passion further enflamed by the messages coming at us constantly (yes, like here on my blog page ads), drawing our eyes to what is shiny and new. This lust is nothing new […]