Monthly Archives: February 2014

February 28, 2014

John 12:9-19 How much different are we than Lazarus? The answer should be: not much. Every day we are being called to new life, a life that once was dead in sin but has now been enlivened by the Holy … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014

Proverbs 7:1-27; 1 John 5:13-21; John 11:55-12:8 “I don’t like him; he’s arrogant,” the man said. Another man replied, “Arrogant? I think he’s just confident.” There is sometimes a fine line in the perception between arrogance and confidence. In the case of … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014

1 John 5:1-12 “Boy, she sure has a lot of life in her,” I’ve heard people say of a person. Having a lively personality and winsome ways seems to count for a lot in how we evaluate someone these days. … Continue reading

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2014 CMD Convocation

The fourth annual Carolinas Mission District Convocation will be held May 30-31, 2014, at Union Lutheran Church in Salisbury, NC. Click the graphics below for a brochure and supplementary information that includes hotel details.

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February 25, 2014

John 11:30-44 One morning, a Sunday school teacher showed her class a picture of famous people gathered around God’s table in heaven. The teacher then asked, “Where are you in this picture?” The children could not imagine their place among … Continue reading

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February 24, 2014

Proverbs 3:11-20; 1 John 3:18-4:6; John 11:17-29 Blessed is the one who discovers wisdom and understanding. Often this comes through discipline. I remember well the discipline of my parents. By their reprimands, I was meant to come to an understanding. If you … Continue reading

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February 23. 2013

Mark 10:35-45 When reading this passage from Mark, one can almost hear James and John scream “dibs” as they ask Jesus for a favor. Additionally, we wonder if the reaction from the disciples (greatly displeased) was from the selfish nature … Continue reading

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February 22, 2014

Genesis 35:1-20; 1 John 3:11-18; John 11:1-16 Arise and go. That is what God told Jacob to do, and he seemed never to cease journeying, and building altars, and erecting pillars to the Lord’s great deeds. Jacob wanted people to … Continue reading

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Victory Ministry Update

Brethren, The Lord be with you. Peace be unto you. I have been in Liberia for a month since my departure from the US on January 16, 2014. God has blessed us greatly, providing multiple opportunities to serve Christ and … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014

1 John 3:1-10 God loves us. Period. The magnitude of his love is seen in Christ dying for us while we were still sinners. (Rom 5:8) God hates sin. Period. This also shows his great love for us. When we … Continue reading

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