Tag Archives: Fear

I do not know what it is for my heart to race

I do not know what it is for my heart to race Because it does not ever seem to slow down. Never is there a day in which I am without anxiety, and yet the words reach out and tell … Continue reading

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Faith Beyond Fear

Genesis 22:1-19   22 After these events, God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” Abraham answered, “I’m here.” 2 God said, “Take your son, your only son whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah. Offer him up … Continue reading

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The Fear and the Joy

The following was delivered at the Eventide service at Lufkin First UMC on April 19, 2014.   Matthew 28:1-10 28After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

John 21:1-19 Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, … Continue reading

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Day 19: Next Season

Today’s blog is actually the sermon I delivered today, March 3, 2013, at Wallace UMC. Enjoy! Luke 13:1-9 13At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.2He … Continue reading

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Scarecrows of the Heart

This sermon was delivered on 9/23 at Wallace United Methodist Church. Mark 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying … Continue reading

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When God Isn’t There

This sermon was delivered on June 24, at Wallace UMC. When God Isn’t There  Mark 4:35-41 Common English Bible (CEB) 35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the lake.” … Continue reading

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Day 34: Sweet Zombie Jesus!

John 11:28-44 English Standard Version (ESV) Jesus Weeps 28 When she had said this, she went and called her sister Mary, saying in private, “The Teacher is here and is calling for you.” 29 And when she heard it, she rose quickly and went … Continue reading

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Day 28: The Man Without Fear

John 9:1-17 Common English Bible (CEB)  1 As Jesus walked along, he saw a man who was blind from birth. 2 Jesus’ disciples asked, “Rabbi, who sinned so that he was born blind, this man or his parents?”  3 Jesus answered, “Neither he nor his … Continue reading

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