The Anointed One (The Sense of Smell) – by Erik York

Preparation Prior to the communion, the congregation should sing “King of my life I crown Thee now” (aka Lest I Forget Gethsemane). The congregation should be instructed to focus on the idea of crowning Jesus their king. Could not parse XML from YouTube Introduction Today’s communion message focuses on Jesus’ anointing the week before his death […]

Forgive Your Brother 77 Times

Preparation Prior to presenting this celebration of the Lord’s Supper, sing a hymn about mercy or forgiveness, for example “Purer in Heart, O God”. Introduction In Matthew 18, Jesus is confronted with the very common question on how much patience and mercy we need to have with each other, especially our own family members. I […]

Jesus’ Formula for Love and Forgiveness – by Tim Priestley

Could not parse XML from YouTube Introduction Jesus often taught others by calling to light comparisons between different people.  His perspective on these differences were often surprising–sometimes offensive to those who listened.  But they always made for compelling illustrations.  I’m going to read from a passage where Jesus highlights the different actions between a hospitable […]