He Hath Covered Me With the Robe of Righteousness

Isaiah 61:10-62:3  Psalm 147 Galatians 3:23-25;4:4-7  John 1:1-18  In the beginning. With these three words, John takes us to a time before the universe existed, even before time existed. He reminds us that God spoke creation into being. The power of the Word of God gave us the stars and the earth. At the beginning God … Continue reading He Hath Covered Me With the Robe of Righteousness

Righteousness

photo credit: <a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/therevsteve/3003005831/”>TheRevSteve</a> via <a href=”http://photopin.com”>photopin</a> <a href=”http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/”>cc</a> Genesis 22:1-14 Psalm 13 Romans 6:12-23 Matthew 10:40-42 Genesis contains a dozen chapters of stories about Abraham.  The Jewish Oral Tradition contain additional stories, enough to fill a small book. There is a reason. There are important stories of people who responded to God before Abraham.  … Continue reading Righteousness

A Righteous Branch

Jeremiah 23:1-6 Luke 1:68-79 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 I stand on the edge of time.  It lies before me as a scroll.  I see Creation and the end of Creation.  Through it all I see the hand of God the Creator.  Nothing happens that He does not attend. The lives of humans seem to attract … Continue reading A Righteous Branch

On Broken Cisterns

Jeremiah 2:4-13 Psalm 81:1, 10-16 Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Luke 14:1, 7-14  were in important element of life in the dryer parts of the country as they were throughout the dry parts of the world.  They are found in all sizes and shapes, but in the US were generally the size of a bedroom in a … Continue reading On Broken Cisterns