Messages from Ooltewah UMC
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Serving to the Top Luke 22:24–30 (NRSV) A dispute also arose among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest. 25 But he said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those in authority over them are called benefactors. 26 But not so […]
Invitation to Worship Luke 14:15–24 (NRSV) One of the dinner guests, on hearing this, said to him, “Blessed is anyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!” 16 Then Jesus said to him, “Someone gave a great dinner and invited many. 17 At the time for the dinner he sent his slave to […]
Grow DSK Eric, do you think we should warn the congregation that we are going to do something a bit different during the sermon time today? EL I think they can figure it out that this a tag team message today. Do you have your wrestling outfit? DSK Eric, I have a […]
Out of this World Benefits Ephesians 1:3–14 (NRSV) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 just as he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in […]
The Goal 1 Thessalonians 3:13–4:3 (NRSV) And may the Lord so strengthen your hearts in holiness that you may be blameless before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. 1 Finally, brothers and sisters, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus that, as you learned from […]
Just a couple of weeks ago we were supposed to see something very special – a super moon lunar eclipse. On the night of the eclipse we were going to have the opportunity to see a very large moon fade from view as the darkness took over the light. This was truly a spectacular event. […]
Favorable Ruling Romans 3:21–26 But now, apart from law, the righteousness of God has been disclosed, and is attested by the law and the prophets, 22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction, 23 since all have sinned and fall short of the glory […]
Relationship Genesis 2:15–23 (NRSV) The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to till it and keep it. 16 And the Lord God commanded the man, “You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; 17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you […]
Reflection Genesis 1:25–28 Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the wild animals of the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps […]
Galatians 6:1–5; 9 My friends, if anyone is detected in a transgression, you who have received the Spirit should restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness. Take care that you yourselves are not tempted. 2 Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. 3 For if […]