Archive for November, 2020

Sarah laughed
November 29th, 2020

Genesis 18:1–1518 The Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. 2 Abraham looked up and saw three men standing nearby. When he saw them, he hurried from the entrance of his tent to meet them and […]

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The Servant Slain and Exalted
November 22nd, 2020

Isaiah 52:13-53:12 It seems that Americans like surveys more than other countries, at least this is what I discover when I look for information on some topic. I wanted to find what percentage of Jews have read the Bible and could only find information for Jews in the US. In a survey by the Pew […]

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The Servant Leader
November 8th, 2020

Isaiah 50:4-10 Last Sunday I preached from the second of four servant songs in the last half of Isaiah. This week we come to the third servant song. These servant songs find their greatest fulfillment in Jesus who came to serve. Do you remember when the mother of James and John came to ask Jesus […]

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It is too small for you
November 1st, 2020

Isaiah 49:1-6 There are four servant songs in the second half of Isaiah. We looked at the first of these earlier this fall. This is a beautiful passage. To a nation crying out for justice, God speaks of his servant who will come to bring justice to the nations. In contrast to Cyrus whose Persian […]

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