The Apostles’ Creed – I Believe in God

The Apostles’ Creed – I Believe in God

John 1:1-5 (OT page 91) 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being 4 in him was...
A Commitment to Study

A Commitment to Study

Ezra 7:1-10 1 After this, in the reign of King Artaxerxes of Persia, Ezra son of Seraiah, son of Azariah, son of Hilkiah, 2 son of Shallum, son of Zadok, son of Ahitub, 3 son of Amariah, son of Azariah, son of Meraioth, 4 son of Zerahiah, son of Uzzi, son of Bukki, 5...
Psummer of Psalms II – 77

Psummer of Psalms II – 77

Psalm 77:1-20 To the leader: according to Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A Psalm. 1 I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, that he may hear me. 2 In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched out without wearying; my soul refuses to be comforted. 3 I...
Psummer of Psalms II – 70

Psummer of Psalms II – 70

Psalm 70:1-5 To the leader. Of David, for the memorial offering. 1 Be pleased, O God, to deliver me. O Lord, make haste to help me! 2 Let those be put to shame and confusion who seek my life. Let those be turned back and brought to dishonor who desire to hurt me. 3...
Psummer of Psalms II – 53

Psummer of Psalms II – 53

Psalm 53:1-6 To the leader: according to Mahalath. A Maskil of David. 1 Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they commit abominable acts; there is no one who does good. 2 God looks down from heaven on humankind to see if there are any who...
Psummer of Psalms II – 11

Psummer of Psalms II – 11

Psalm 11:1-7 To the leader. Of David. 1 In the Lord I take refuge; how can you say to me, “Flee like a bird to the mountains; 2 for look, the wicked bend the bow, they have fitted their arrow to the string, to shoot in the dark at the upright in heart. 3 If the...
Psummer of Psalms II – 149

Psummer of Psalms II – 149

Our scripture reading today is Psalm 149, but before we begin, I’d like to recognize a few milestones: Tomorrow is July 8th, which is the seventh anniversary of the day you voted to elect me as the pastor of First Presbyterian Church. I can always remember that...