2 Corinthians 9:6-15 (NRSV) 6 The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God […]
Rev. Mead begins with a bit more on suffering and transitions into the importance of forgiveness.
1 Corinthians 11:33-34 (NRSV) 33 So then, my brothers and sisters, when you come together to eat, wait for one another. 34 If you are hungry, eat at home, so that when you come together, it will not be for your condemnation. About the other things I will give instructions when I come.
Suffering is topic that can be difficult. Do you suffer because you sinned? If God is love, why is there suffering? Listen in as Rev. Dr. Jim Mead covers the subject.
Romans 15:5-7 (NRSV) 5 May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus, 6 so that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. 7 Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, […]
Rev. Dr. Jim Mead teaches the Adult Formation Class speaking on Jesus and Begin Born Again. We invite you to join the journey.
Romans 1:8-12 (NIV) 8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed throughout the world. 9 For God, whom I serve with my spirit by announcing the gospel of his Son, is my witness that without ceasing I remember you always in my prayers, 10 asking that by God’s will I […]
Matthew 25:14-30 (NRSV) 14 “For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15 to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 The one who had received the five […]
Matthew 18:21-35 (NRSV) 21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. 23 “For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be […]
Matthew 16:24-28 (NRSV) 24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 25 For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it. 26 For what […]