TagTen Commandments

Promise & Protection

New Day Sermon (epiphany 6) Sometimes we think of the Ten Commandments as one-dimensional. They just tell us what we can’t do. There is a rhythm in the commandments between the promises they embody from God and the ways we can protect those promises.

Rev. Craig Ross
Epiphany 6

EPIPHANY 6 NEW DAY SERMON We continue our discipleship theme in February with a look at how Jesus interprets the “handbook” for disciples … the Ten Commandments.  Are you a rule follower? … a rule breaker? … or a rule enhancer like Jesus?  It’s not always easy to follow the rules.

Rev. Craig Ross
Epiphany 6 Preview

Jesus said to the disciples:  “You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times … but I say to you ….” Words that can strike fear in the heart of a Christian.  Jesus speaking about commandments, and reminding us that the standard of behavior may even be higher for us than what…

Rev. Craig Ross
To What Am I Beholden?

email devotion epiphany 2 Therefore, my dear friends, flee from the worship of idols. (1 Corintians 10:14) I have been drawn into the cult, and have swallowed a full draught of the Kool-Aid.  Multiple times a day, the cult consumes some of my time … some of my attention … some of my adoration.  It directs…

Rev. Craig Ross
The Commandments Call To Us

Email Devotion Pentecost 26 Praise the Lord!  Happy are those who fear the Lord, who greatly delight in his commandments.  (Psalm 112:1, NRSV) I find myself thinking about the Ten Commandments, as I consider the first few days in our country following our recent election.  I find myself thinking about the 8th Commandment (You shall…