Uncomfortable Bible Stories

Uncomfortable Bible Stories

Horrifying

Readings: Numbers 31:1-20, Psalm 117, James 3:1-12, Mark 8:27-38 Let us pray: To you we pray, O God, as we hear your word. Give us understanding; give us faith. And may the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our rock and our redeemer. Amen. Horrifying There’s no use avoiding it: this story in Numbers is…

The Spirit Came to Him?!?

Scripture: Judges 15:9-20, Psalm 24, Hebrews 11:29-38, Matthew 5:13-16 Let us pray: Lord God, guide our ears and our hearts this morning as we come and hear your Word. Give us the grace to approach as we are; give us the grace to see Scripture as it is. Give us the courage for honesty. And may the words of my mouth and the meditations on all our hearts be pleasing in your…

Father God

Scripture: Malachi 1:1-10, Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15, Luke 15:11-24, Galatians 4:1-7 Let us pray: Lord God, we come before you this morning looking for your Word and looking for your presence. Come to us this morning. Give us understanding; show us your way. Be with us and give us love to share as we leave this place today. In your Son’s name we pray, Amen.   Father…