Posts from May 2020

Posts from May 2020

Let Your Light Shine – Matthew 5:16

The Reading In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:16) Reflection This verse has bothered many Christians because it appears to conflict with Jesus’ instruction, “When you do a good work, don’t let your right hand know what your left hand is doing” (Matthew 6:3). But this restriction refers specifically to our giving to the needy and not the general…

The Light of the World – Matthew 5:14-15

The Reading “You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and puts it under a basket, but rather on a lampstand, and it gives light for all who are in the house. (Matthew 5:14-15) Reflection Jesus intentionally puts his church on display. He uses us as part of his work to draw people to himself. He wants others to see the difference in how the people of…

Cultivate a Habit of Hope

Hello Church Family:  Hi there! We are in a series of developing new habits of Faith, Hope, Love and Joy into our lives. Last week we talked about cultivating A Habit of Faith and we looked at what that might mean for ourselves and others as we begin to turn over new soil and plant new seeds of change. Hopefully you were able to reflect on some of the scriptures we talked about, and had possibly picked one or two…