Scripture Sunday

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Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. And they sang a new song, saying: “You are worthy to take the scroll     and to open its seals, because you … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord. Again Jesus said, “Peace be … Continued

Maundy Thursday

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Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” “Where do you want us to prepare for it?” they asked. He replied, “As you enter the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. If anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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This is what the Lord says—     he who made a way through the sea,     a path through the mighty waters, who drew out the chariots and horses,     the army and reinforcements together, and they lay there, never to rise again,     extinguished, snuffed out like a wick: “Forget the former things;     do not dwell on the past. See, I am … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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In that day you will say: “I will praise you, Lord.     Although you were angry with me, your anger has turned away     and you have comforted me. Surely God is my salvation;     I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense;     he has become my salvation.” With joy you will draw water     from the wells of salvation. … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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I will listen to what God the Lord says;     he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—     but let them not turn to folly. Surely his salvation is near those who fear him,     that his glory may dwell in our land. Love and faithfulness meet together;     righteousness and peace kiss each other. Faithfulness springs forth from the earth,     and righteousness looks down … Continued

Scripture Sunday

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Join together in following my example, brothers and sisters, and just as you have us as a model, keep your eyes on those who live as we do. For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their destiny is destruction, their god is … Continued

Come and See!

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“Come and see what God has done…” Psalm 66:5 The Colorado Plateau – particularly in southern Utah – is filled with slot canyons. Here one can see the immense power of erosion, primarily due to flash flooding, as the Navajo sandstone has been sculpted into beautiful lines and shapes. Upper Antelope Canyon, pictured here, is … Continued