TagHumility

Lightbulb Witnessing

It doesn’t look like much, does it?  Its just a halogen light bulb that along with a couple of its friends, helped to back light the Luther Rose stained glass window on the sanctuary wall, at the back of our altar area up until a couple of months ago.  It would set you back two…

Pentecost 25 Sunday Preview

Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For all of them have contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.”  (Mark 12:43-44)  Widows are visible everywhere in today’s…

Pentecost 23 Preview

Are You a Faith Show-off?” But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’   (Luke 18:13) Genuine repentance and pretentious piety stand in stark contrast in the gospel and all around us.  All creation stands in…

Pentecost 15 Preview

Is Jesus old saw “the first will be last and the last first” really true? But when you are invited, go and sit down at the lowest place, so that when your host comes, he may say to you, “Friend, move up higher”; then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit…