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Second Sunday of Advent… 12/9/2018 *push/click*

MAKE WAY…

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Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the way for your only Son. By his coming give us strength in our conflicts and shed light on our path through the darkness of this world; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

Confidence2

HI…

“When things are not going right in your life… help make them right in someone else’s”

i want to share with you some happenings and scriptures (that helped me get through)  this week…

LET’s BEGIN…

12/3/2018

Is it alright if I share some readings with you???

Malachi 3:1-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Coming Messenger

See, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me, and the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple. The messenger of the covenant in whom you delight—indeed, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who can stand when he appears?

For he is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap; he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the descendants of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, until they present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.[a] Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem will be pleasing to the Lord as in the days of old and as in former years.

&

Philippians 1:3-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Paul’s Prayer for the Philippians

I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ. It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because you hold me in your heart,[a] for all of you share in God’s grace[b] with me, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel. For God is my witness, how I long for all of you with the compassion of Christ Jesus. And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight 10 to help you to determine what is best, so that in the day of Christ you may be pure and blameless, 11 having produced the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God.

THANK YOU FOR READING!!!

BUSY WEEK… LET’s GO!!!

12/4/2018 –

TODAY WILL BE COOL… GOT MY CARDIO DONE THIS MORNING… BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, i READ…

HI…

LET’s GO2 THE SOCIETY.

Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the way for your only Son. By his coming give us strength in our conflicts and shed light on our path through the darkness of this world; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

be strong in faith

i HOPE YOUR WEEK IS GOING AWESOME…

MY SECRET TO ENSURE i HAVE AN AWESOME WEEK…

When things are not going right in your life… make them right in someone else’s

12/5/2018 –

TONIGHT, i HAVE TOASTMASTERs IN LANCASTER… (i want to practice my communication skills by sharing this video with you)

THANK YOU FOR LISTENING.

12/6/2018 –

i really need my computer fixed… I NEVER REALIZED HOW MUCH TIME I SAVE USING A MOUSE… DAMN COMPUTER…

Enough about my struggles with this stupid machine…  I WANT TO SHARE A PSALM WITH YOU… YES… A PSALM…

Psalm 77

I cry aloud to God,
    aloud to God, that he may hear me.
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.
I think of God, and I moan;
    I meditate, and my spirit faints.Selah

You keep my eyelids from closing;
    I am so troubled that I cannot speak.
I consider the days of old,
    and remember the years of long ago.
I commune[a] with my heart in the night;
    I meditate and search my spirit:[b]
“Will the Lord spurn forever,
    and never again be favorable?
Has his steadfast love ceased forever?
    Are his promises at an end for all time?
Has God forgotten to be gracious?
    Has he in anger shut up his compassion?”Selah
10 And I say, “It is my grief
    that the right hand of the Most High has changed.”

11 I will call to mind the deeds of the Lord;
    I will remember your wonders of old.
12 I will meditate on all your work,
    and muse on your mighty deeds.
13 Your way, O God, is holy.
    What god is so great as our God?
14 You are the God who works wonders;
    you have displayed your might among the peoples.
15 With your strong arm you redeemed your people,
    the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.Selah

16 When the waters saw you, O God,
    when the waters saw you, they were afraid;
    the very deep trembled.
17 The clouds poured out water;
    the skies thundered;
    your arrows flashed on every side.
18 The crash of your thunder was in the whirlwind;
    your lightnings lit up the world;
    the earth trembled and shook.
19 Your way was through the sea,
    your path, through the mighty waters;
    yet your footprints were unseen.
20 You led your people like a flock
    by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

BEAUTIFUL HUH???

12/7/2018

Please excuse my “busYness” TODAY.

LET’s GO!!!

12/8/2018

B4 I GO2 WORK… i am going to get some cookies at my church.

BUT, BEFORE ANY OF THIS, i am gonna read…

WANNA SEE???

Luke 3:1-6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Proclamation of John the Baptist

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler[a] of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler[b] of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler[c] of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness. He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah,

“The voice of one crying out in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the Lord,
    make his paths straight.
Every valley shall be filled,
    and every mountain and hill shall be made low,
and the crooked shall be made straight,
    and the rough ways made smooth;
and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.’”

THANK YOU FOR THAT JOB INTERVIEW!!!

Thank you 12.8-9.2018

YEAH.

 

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Week of Second Sunday of Advent… 12/9/2018 *push/click*

MAKE WAY…

Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the way for your only Son. By his coming give us strength in our conflicts and shed light on our path through the darkness of this world; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

be strong in faith

i HOPE YOUR WEEK IS GOING AWESOME…

MY SECRET TO ENSURE i HAVE AN AWESOME WEEK…

When things are not going right in your life… make them right in someone else’s

12/5/2018

TONIGHT, i HAVE TOASTMASTERs IN LANCASTER… (i want to further practice my communication skills by sharing this video with you)

THANK YOU FOR LISTENING.

Thank you 12.5.2018

12/6/2018

i really need my computer fixed… I NEVER REALIZED HOW MUCH TIME I SAVE USING A MOUSE… DAMN COMPUTER…

Enough about my struggles with this stupid machine…  I WANT TO SHARE A PSALM WITH YOU… YES… A PSALM…

Psalm 77

I cry aloud to God,
    aloud to God, that he may hear me.
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.
I think of God, and I moan;
    I meditate, and my spirit faints.Selah

You keep my eyelids from closing;
    I am so troubled that I cannot speak.
I consider the days of old,
    and remember the years of long ago.
I commune[a] with my heart in the night;
    I meditate and search my spirit:[b]
“Will the Lord spurn forever,
    and never again be favorable?
Has his steadfast love ceased forever?
    Are his promises at an end for all time?
Has God forgotten to be gracious?
    Has he in anger shut up his compassion?”Selah
10 And I say, “It is my grief
    that the right hand of the Most High has changed.”

11 I will call to mind the deeds of the Lord;
    I will remember your wonders of old.
12 I will meditate on all your work,
    and muse on your mighty deeds.
13 Your way, O God, is holy.
    What god is so great as our God?
14 You are the God who works wonders;
    you have displayed your might among the peoples.
15 With your strong arm you redeemed your people,
    the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.Selah

16 When the waters saw you, O God,
    when the waters saw you, they were afraid;
    the very deep trembled.
17 The clouds poured out water;
    the skies thundered;
    your arrows flashed on every side.
18 The crash of your thunder was in the whirlwind;
    your lightnings lit up the world;
    the earth trembled and shook.
19 Your way was through the sea,
    your path, through the mighty waters;
    yet your footprints were unseen.
20 You led your people like a flock
    by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Thank you 12.6.2018

BEAUTIFUL HUH???

12/7/2018 – 

Please excuse my business TODAY.

Thank you 12.7.2018

Thank you 12.7.2018a.jpg

Thank you 12.7.2018b

Thank you 12.7.2018c

LET’s GO!!!

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Week of Second Sunday of Advent… 12/9/2018 *push/click*

MAKE WAY…

Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the way for your only Son. By his coming give us strength in our conflicts and shed light on our path through the darkness of this world; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

Confidence2

HI…

“When things are not going right in your life… help make them right in someone else’s”

Is it alright if I share some readings with you???

Malachi 3:1-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Coming Messenger

See, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me, and the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple. The messenger of the covenant in whom you delight—indeed, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who can stand when he appears?

For he is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap; he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the descendants of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, until they present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.[a] Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem will be pleasing to the Lord as in the days of old and as in former years.

&

Week of 2nd Sunday of Advent

Philippians 1:3-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Paul’s Prayer for the Philippians

I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ. It is right for me to think this way about all of you, because you hold me in your heart,[a] for all of you share in God’s grace[b] with me, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel. For God is my witness, how I long for all of you with the compassion of Christ Jesus. And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight 10 to help you to determine what is best, so that in the day of Christ you may be pure and blameless, 11 having produced the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God.

THANK YOU FOR READING!!!

BUSY WEEK… LET’s GO!!!

12/4/2018 – 

TODAY WILL BE COOL… GOT MY CARDIO DONE THIS MORNING… BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, i READ…

Thank you 12.4.2018a

Thank you 12.4.2018

HI…

LET’s GO2 THE SOCIETY.

 

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First Sunday of Advent… 12/2/2018 *push/click*

HI…

Stir up your power, O Lord, and come. Protect us by your strength and save us from the threatening dangers of our sins, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

geese

WELL… ain’t that a coincidence…

i want to share with you some happenings and scriptures (that helped me get through)  this week…

LET’s BEGIN…

11/26/2018

i love the readings that my church is going to meditate on this week. 

Isaiah 6:1-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A Vision of God in the Temple

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. Seraphs were in attendance above him; each had six wings: with two they covered their faces, and with two they covered their feet, and with two they flew. And one called to another and said:

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;
the whole earth is full of his glory.”

The pivots[a] on the thresholds shook at the voices of those who called, and the house filled with smoke. And I said: “Woe is me! I am lost, for I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips; yet my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!”

Then one of the seraphs flew to me, holding a live coal that had been taken from the altar with a pair of tongs. The seraph[b] touched my mouth with it and said: “Now that this has touched your lips, your guilt has departed and your sin is blotted out.” Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!” And he said, “Go and say to this people:

‘Keep listening, but do not comprehend;
keep looking, but do not understand.’

&

1 Corinthians 1:3-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

I give thanks to my[a] God always for you because of the grace of God that has been given you in Christ Jesus, for in every way you have been enriched in him, in speech and knowledge of every kind— just as the testimony of[b] Christ has been strengthened among you— so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ. He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH.

just READING

YEAH.

*I just noticed those READINGS were recommended for last year…

Here they are for this year #yearC

11/27/2018 –

Jeremiah 33:14-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Righteous Branch and the Covenant with David

14 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. 16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. And this is the name by which it will be called: “The Lord is our righteousness.”

 

&

just READING

1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? 10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to face and restore whatever is lacking in your faith.

11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus direct our way to you. 12 And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we abound in love for you. 13 And may he 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.

YEAH.

I LIKE READING…

WELL… ain’t that a coincidence…

11/28/2018 –

YEAH.

11/29/2018 –

A PSALM TO HELP STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH…

Psalm 19

The heavens are telling the glory of God;
    and the firmament[a] proclaims his handiwork.
Day to day pours forth speech,
    and night to night declares knowledge.
There is no speech, nor are there words;
    their voice is not heard;
yet their voice[b] goes out through all the earth,
    and their words to the end of the world.

In the heavens[c] he has set a tent for the sun,
which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding canopy,
    and like a strong man runs its course with joy.
Its rising is from the end of the heavens,
    and its circuit to the end of them;
    and nothing is hid from its heat.

The law of the Lord is perfect,
    reviving the soul;
the decrees of the Lord are sure,
    making wise the simple;
the precepts of the Lord are right,
    rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is clear,
    enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the Lord is pure,
    enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are true
    and righteous altogether.
10 More to be desired are they than gold,
    even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey,
    and drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is your servant warned;
    in keeping them there is great reward.
12 But who can detect their errors?
    Clear me from hidden faults.
13 Keep back your servant also from the insolent;[d]
    do not let them have dominion over me.
Then I shall be blameless,
    and innocent of great transgression.

14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
    be acceptable to you,
    Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

*OUR PASTOR SWITCHES THE WORDS: “MY ROCK, AND MY REDEEMER” (PSALM 19:14)

to

“our rock, and our redeemer…“

THANK YOU FOR READING.

Let’s get that Haircut!

11/30/2018 – For the past 3 weeks i have been going through HOCKEY BROCHURES…

well, i finished organizing them today…

hockey brochures

i started my day reading… 

WILL YOU???

THANK YOU!!!

LET’s GO2 WORK

12/1/2018

LIKE EVERY MORNING, I GOT UP READING…

I LIKE THE LAST PARAGRAPH OF WHAT IS WRITTEN IN LUKE A LOT…

Luke 21:25-36 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Coming of the Son of Man

25 “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves. 26 People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. 27 Then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in a cloud’ with power and great glory. 28 Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”

The Lesson of the Fig Tree

29 Then he told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree and all the trees; 30 as soon as they sprout leaves you can see for yourselves and know that summer is already near. 31 So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that the kingdom of God is near. 32 Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all things have taken place. 33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Exhortation to Watch

34 “Be on guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this life, and that day does not catch you unexpectedly, 35 like a trap. For it will come upon all who live on the face of the whole earth. 36 Be alert at all times, praying that you may have the strength to escape all these things that will take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Thank you 12.1-2.2018

LET’s GET READY FOR WORK…

12/2/2018

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

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First Sunday of Advent… 12/2/2018 *push/click*

HI…

Stir up your power, O Lord, and come. Protect us by your strength and save us from the threatening dangers of our sins, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

just READING

I LIKE READING…

WELL… ain’t that a coincidence…

11/28/2018

YEAH.

Thank you 11.28.2018

11/29/2018

A PSALM TO HELP STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH…

Psalm 19

The heavens are telling the glory of God;
    and the firmament[a] proclaims his handiwork.
Day to day pours forth speech,
    and night to night declares knowledge.
There is no speech, nor are there words;
    their voice is not heard;
yet their voice[b] goes out through all the earth,
    and their words to the end of the world.

In the heavens[c] he has set a tent for the sun,
which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding canopy,
    and like a strong man runs its course with joy.
Its rising is from the end of the heavens,
    and its circuit to the end of them;
    and nothing is hid from its heat.

The law of the Lord is perfect,
    reviving the soul;
the decrees of the Lord are sure,
    making wise the simple;
the precepts of the Lord are right,
    rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is clear,
    enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the Lord is pure,
    enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are true
    and righteous altogether.
10 More to be desired are they than gold,
    even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey,
    and drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is your servant warned;
    in keeping them there is great reward.
12 But who can detect their errors?
    Clear me from hidden faults.
13 Keep back your servant also from the insolent;[d]
    do not let them have dominion over me.
Then I shall be blameless,
    and innocent of great transgression.

14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
    be acceptable to you,
    Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

*OUR PASTOR SWITCHES THE WORDS: “MY ROCK, AND MY REDEEMER” (PSALM 19:14)

to

our rock, and our redeemer…

Thank you 11.29.2018

THANK YOU FOR READING.

Let’s get that Haircut!

11/30/2018 – For the past 3 weeks i have been going through HOCKEY BROCHURES…

well, i finished organizing them today…

hockey brochures

i started my day reading… 

Thank you 11.30.2018

WILL YOU???

Thank you 11.30.2018a

THANK YOU!!!

meditation

LET’s GO2 WORK

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First Sunday in Advent… 12/2/2018 *push/click*

HI…

Stir up your power, O Lord, and come. Protect us by your strength and save us from the threatening dangers of our sins, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

geese

WELL… ain’t that a coincidence…

i love the readings that my church is going to meditate on this week. 

Isaiah 6:1-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A Vision of God in the Temple

In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. Seraphs were in attendance above him; each had six wings: with two they covered their faces, and with two they covered their feet, and with two they flew. And one called to another and said:

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;
the whole earth is full of his glory.”

The pivots[a] on the thresholds shook at the voices of those who called, and the house filled with smoke. And I said: “Woe is me! I am lost, for I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips; yet my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!”

Then one of the seraphs flew to me, holding a live coal that had been taken from the altar with a pair of tongs. The seraph[b] touched my mouth with it and said: “Now that this has touched your lips, your guilt has departed and your sin is blotted out.” Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!” And he said, “Go and say to this people:

‘Keep listening, but do not comprehend;
keep looking, but do not understand.’

&

1st Sunday in Advent

1 Corinthians 1:3-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

I give thanks to my[a] God always for you because of the grace of God that has been given you in Christ Jesus, for in every way you have been enriched in him, in speech and knowledge of every kind— just as the testimony of[b] Christ has been strengthened among you— so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ. He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH.

just READING

YEAH.

*I just noticed those READINGS were recommended for last year…

Here they are for this year #yearC

11/27/2018

Jeremiah 33:14-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Righteous Branch and the Covenant with David

14 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. 16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. And this is the name by which it will be called: “The Lord is our righteousness.”

 

&

just READING

1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? 10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to face and restore whatever is lacking in your faith.

11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus direct our way to you. 12 And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we abound in love for you. 13 And may he 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.

YEAH.

 

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Christ the King… 11/25/2018 *push/click*

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things to your beloved Son, whom you anointed priest forever and king of all creation: Grant that all the people of the earth, now divided by the power of sin, may be united under the glorious and gentle rule of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

Thank you 11.24-25.2018a

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

i want to share with you some happenings and scriptures (that helped me get through)  this CRAZY week…

LET’s BEGIN…

We are beginning this week with a congregational meeting at my church… (SHOULD BE FUN)

WE ARE ENDING THIS WEEK, HEARING THESE SCRIPTURES READ…

Daniel 7:9-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Judgment before the Ancient One

As I watched,
thrones were set in place,
    and an Ancient One[a] took his throne,
his clothing was white as snow,
    and the hair of his head like pure wool;
his throne was fiery flames,
    and its wheels were burning fire.
10 A stream of fire issued
    and flowed out from his presence.
A thousand thousands served him,
    and ten thousand times ten thousand stood attending him.
The court sat in judgment,
    and the books were opened.

11 I watched then because of the noise of the arrogant words that the horn was speaking. And as I watched, the beast was put to death, and its body destroyed and given over to be burned with fire. 12 As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was taken away, but their lives were prolonged for a season and a time. 13 As I watched in the night visions,

I saw one like a human being[b]
    coming with the clouds of heaven.
And he came to the Ancient One[c]
    and was presented before him.
14 To him was given dominion
    and glory and kingship,
that all peoples, nations, and languages
    should serve him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion
    that shall not pass away,
and his kingship is one
    that shall never be destroyed.

&

 

Revelation 1:4-8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

John to the seven churches that are in Asia:

Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.

To him who loves us and freed[a] us from our sins by his blood, and made[b] us to be a kingdom, priests serving[c] his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Look! He is coming with the clouds;
    every eye will see him,
even those who pierced him;
    and on his account all the tribes of the earth will wail.

So it is to be. Amen.

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

The beginning and the end. In the New Testament Book of Revelation, God says, “I am Alpha and Omega,” meaning that he is the beginning and end of all things. In the Greek alphabet, alpha is the first letter and omega is the last.

Let’s get it started…

11/20/2018 –

BEFORE, I GO SHOPPING FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND CHURCH COUNCIL TONIGHT…

i want to share this with you…

LET’s WRITE THAT SPEECH…

Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things to your beloved Son, whom you anointed priest forever and king of all creation: Grant that all the people of the earth, now divided by the power of sin, may be united under the glorious and gentle rule of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

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i would like to READ…

11/21/2018 –

THANK YOU FOR KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL…

WHEN THINGS ARE NOT GOING RIGHT IN YOUR LIFE… MAKE THEM RIGHT IN SOMEONE ELSE’s…

11/22/2018 –

A PSALM THAT i hope will STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH…

Psalm 93

The Majesty of God’s Rule

The Lord is king, he is robed in majesty;
    the Lord is robed, he is girded with strength.
He has established the world; it shall never be moved;
    your throne is established from of old;
    you are from everlasting.

The floods have lifted up, O Lord,
    the floods have lifted up their voice;
    the floods lift up their roaring.
More majestic than the thunders of mighty waters,
    more majestic than the waves[a] of the sea,
    majestic on high is the Lord!

Your decrees are very sure;    holiness befits your house,    Lord, forevermore.

 

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

Your decrees are very sure;
    holiness befits your house,
    Lord, forevermore.

LET’S GO2 THE FIRE COMPANY… 

 

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

11/23/2018 –

“BUSY, BUSY, BUSY DAY…”

FIRST, A READING…

GYM + hdths + hpl + hcw = YOU.

11/24/2018

Before i go2 work (I WANT TO READ THE HOLY GOSPEL)

John 18:31-37 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

31 Pilate said to them, “Take him yourselves and judge him according to your law.” The Jews replied, “We are not permitted to put anyone to death.” 32 (This was to fulfill what Jesus had said when he indicated the kind of death he was to die.)

33 Then Pilate entered the headquarters[a] again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” 34 Jesus answered, “Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?” 35 Pilate replied, “I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to me. What have you done?” 36 Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here.” 37 Pilate asked him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.”

Thank you 11.24-25.2018

(btw- GOT PICTURES FROM THE FIRE HALL ON THANKSGIVING)

WANNA SEE???

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WHEN THINGS ARE NOT GOING RIGHT IN YOUR LIFE… MAKE THEM RIGHT IN SOMEONE ELSE’s…

11/25/2018

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

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Christ the King… 11/25/2018 *push/click*

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things to your beloved Son, whom you anointed priest forever and king of all creation: Grant that all the people of the earth, now divided by the power of sin, may be united under the glorious and gentle rule of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever

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i would like to READ…

11/21/2018

THANK YOU FOR KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL…

WHEN THINGS ARE NOT GOING RIGHT IN YOUR LIFE… MAKE THEM RIGHT IN SOMEONE ELSE’s…

Thank you 11.21.2018

11/22/2018

A PSALM THAT i hope will STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH…

Psalm 93

The Majesty of God’s Rule

The Lord is king, he is robed in majesty;
    the Lord is robed, he is girded with strength.
He has established the world; it shall never be moved;
    your throne is established from of old;
    you are from everlasting.

The floods have lifted up, O Lord,
    the floods have lifted up their voice;
    the floods lift up their roaring.
More majestic than the thunders of mighty waters,
    more majestic than the waves[a] of the sea,
    majestic on high is the Lord!

Your decrees are very sure;    holiness befits your house,    Lord, forevermore.

Thank you 11.22.2018

 

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

Your decrees are very sure;
    holiness befits your house,
    Lord, forevermore.

Thank you 11.22.2018

LET’S GO2 THE FIRE COMPANY… 

 

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

11/23/2018

“BUSY, BUSY, BUSY DAY…”

FIRST, A READING…

Thank you 11.23.2018a

Thank you 11.23.2018

GYM + hdths + hpl + hcw = YOU.

 

 

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Christ the King… 11/25/2018 *push/click*

JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things to your beloved Son, whom you anointed priest forever and king of all creation: Grant that all the people of the earth, now divided by the power of sin, may be united under the glorious and gentle rule of your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

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JUST READING AND KEEPING PA BEAUTIFUL… (yeah)

We are beginning this week with a congregational meeting at my church… (SHOULD BE FUN)

WE ARE ENDING THIS WEEK, HEARING THESE SCRIPTURES READ…

Daniel 7:9-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Judgment before the Ancient One

As I watched,
thrones were set in place,
    and an Ancient One[a] took his throne,
his clothing was white as snow,
    and the hair of his head like pure wool;
his throne was fiery flames,
    and its wheels were burning fire.
10 A stream of fire issued
    and flowed out from his presence.
A thousand thousands served him,
    and ten thousand times ten thousand stood attending him.
The court sat in judgment,
    and the books were opened.

11 I watched then because of the noise of the arrogant words that the horn was speaking. And as I watched, the beast was put to death, and its body destroyed and given over to be burned with fire. 12 As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was taken away, but their lives were prolonged for a season and a time. 13 As I watched in the night visions,

I saw one like a human being[b]
    coming with the clouds of heaven.
And he came to the Ancient One[c]
    and was presented before him.
14 To him was given dominion
    and glory and kingship,
that all peoples, nations, and languages
    should serve him.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion
    that shall not pass away,
and his kingship is one
    that shall never be destroyed.

&

Christ the King

 

Revelation 1:4-8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

John to the seven churches that are in Asia:

Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth.

To him who loves us and freed[a] us from our sins by his blood, and made[b] us to be a kingdom, priests serving[c] his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Look! He is coming with the clouds;
    every eye will see him,
even those who pierced him;
    and on his account all the tribes of the earth will wail.

So it is to be. Amen.

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

The beginning and the end. In the New Testament Book of Revelation, God says, “I am Alpha and Omega,” meaning that he is the beginning and end of all things. In the Greek alphabet, alpha is the first letter and omega is the last.

Let’s get it started…

11/20/2018

BEFORE, I GO SHOPPING FOR CHRISTMAS GIFTS AND CHURCH COUNCIL TONIGHT…

i want to share this with you…

Thank you 11.20.2018

Thank you 11.20.2018a

Thank you 11.20.2018b

LET’s WRITE THAT SPEECH…

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YEAH.

Lord God, so rule and govern our hearts and minds by your Holy Spirit that, always keeping in mind the end of all things and the day of judgement, we may be stirred up to holiness of life here and may live with you forever in the world to come, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

please

i want to share with you some happenings and scriptures (that helped me get through)  this CRAZY week…

LET’s BEGIN…

11/12/2018

THIS UPCOMING SUNDAY, WE ARE GOING TO HEAR THESE SCRIPTURES AT MY CHURCH…

Daniel 12:1-3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Resurrection of the Dead

12 “At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time of anguish, such as has never occurred since nations first came into existence. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone who is found written in the book. Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth[a] shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky,[b] and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

&

Hebrews 10:11-25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 And every priest stands day after day at his service, offering again and again the same sacrifices that can never take away sins. 12 But when Christ[a] had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, “he sat down at the right hand of God,” 13 and since then has been waiting “until his enemies would be made a footstool for his feet.” 14 For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are sanctified. 15 And the Holy Spirit also testifies to us, for after saying,

16 “This is the covenant that I will make with them
    after those days, says the Lord:
I will put my laws in their hearts,
    and I will write them on their minds,”

17 he also adds,

“I will remember[b] their sins and their lawless deeds no more.”

18 Where there is forgiveness of these, there is no longer any offering for sin.

A Call to Persevere

19 Therefore, my friends,[c] since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain (that is, through his flesh), 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us approach with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. 23 Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

THANK YOU FOR READING.

Let’s GO2 the GYM.

yes-yes-yes

YEAH.

11/13/2018 –

i had a nice relaxing birthday yesterday… TODAY, I AM APPLYING FOR MORE JOBS; BUT, FIRST, I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU WHAT i was reading this morning…

YEAH!!! (guess what???)

i bought my own Kit Kat – THANKFUL

Kit Kat

Lord God, so rule and govern our hearts and minds by your Holy Spirit that, always keeping in mind the end of all things and the day of judgement, we may be stirred up to holiness of life here and may live with you forever in the world to come, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH.

All things diversity

“When things are not going right in your life… make them right in someone else’s” – YEAH.

11/14/2018 –

YEAH.

HERE IT IS IN POWERPOINT FORM…

YEAH.

11/15/2018 –

TODAY, i WOULD LIKE FOR YOU TO READ…

Psalm 16

Song of Trust and Security in God

Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
    I have no good apart from you.”[a]

As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble,
    in whom is all my delight.

Those who choose another god multiply their sorrows;[b]
    their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out
    or take their names upon my lips.

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;
    you hold my lot.
The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
    I have a goodly heritage.

I bless the Lord who gives me counsel;
    in the night also my heart instructs me.
I keep the Lord always before me;
    because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my soul rejoices;
    my body also rests secure.
10 For you do not give me up to Sheol,
    or let your faithful one see the Pit.

11 You show me the path of life.
    In your presence there is fullness of joy;
    in your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

DID YOU KNOW, i HAD AN APPOINTMENT TODAY WITH A CAREER ADVISOR AT PENN STATE HARRISBURG???

11/16/2018 –

Before i go help at our Historical Society… I WANT TO SHARE THIS WITH YOU…

YEAH.

 

11/17/2018

“When things are not going right in your life… make them right in someone else’s” – YEAH.

The Holy Gospel written in Mark:

Mark 12:1-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Parable of the Wicked Tenants

12 Then he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a pit for the wine press, and built a watchtower; then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. When the season came, he sent a slave to the tenants to collect from them his share of the produce of the vineyard. But they seized him, and beat him, and sent him away empty-handed. And again he sent another slave to them; this one they beat over the head and insulted. Then he sent another, and that one they killed. And so it was with many others; some they beat, and others they killed. He had still one other, a beloved son. Finally he sent him to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son.’ But those tenants said to one another, ‘This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.’ So they seized him, killed him, and threw him out of the vineyard. What then will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy the tenants and give the vineyard to others. 10 Have you not read this scripture:

‘The stone that the builders rejected
    has become the cornerstone;[a]
11 this was the Lord’s doing,
    and it is amazing in our eyes’?”

12 When they realized that he had told this parable against them, they wanted to arrest him, but they feared the crowd. So they left him and went away.

Thank you 11.17-18.2018

LET’s GO help setup those trains before WORK!!!

11/18/2018

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

YEAH.

 

 

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YEAH.

Lord God, so rule and govern our hearts and minds by your Holy Spirit that, always keeping in mind the end of all things and the day of judgement, we may be stirred up to holiness of life here and may live with you forever in the world to come, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH.

All things diversity

“When things are not going right in your life… make them right in someone else’s” – YEAH.

i want to share with you some happenings and scriptures that are/am helping me get through this CRAZY week…

LET’s BEGIN…

11/14/2018

YEAH.

HERE IT IS IN POWERPOINT FORM…

Thank you 11.14.2018a

Thank you 11.14.2018b

YEAH.

Thank you 11.14.2018

11/15/2018

TODAY, i WOULD LIKE FOR YOU TO READ…

Psalm 16

Song of Trust and Security in God

Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
    I have no good apart from you.”[a]

As for the holy ones in the land, they are the noble,
    in whom is all my delight.

Those who choose another god multiply their sorrows;[b]
    their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out
    or take their names upon my lips.

The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup;
    you hold my lot.
The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places;
    I have a goodly heritage.

I bless the Lord who gives me counsel;
    in the night also my heart instructs me.
I keep the Lord always before me;
    because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my soul rejoices;
    my body also rests secure.
10 For you do not give me up to Sheol,
    or let your faithful one see the Pit.

11 You show me the path of life.
    In your presence there is fullness of joy;
    in your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Thank you 11.15.2018

DID YOU KNOW, i HAD AN APPOINTMENT TODAY WITH A CAREER ADVISOR AT PENN STATE HARRISBURG???

11/16/2018

Before i go help at our Historical Society… I WANT TO SHARE THIS WITH YOU… Thank you 11.16.2018a

Thank you 11.16.2018b

YEAH.

Thank you 11.16.2018

 

 

 

 

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Week of Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/18/2018 *push/click*

YEAH.

Lord God, so rule and govern our hearts and minds by your Holy Spirit that, always keeping in mind the end of all things and the day of judgement, we may be stirred up to holiness of life here and may live with you forever in the world to come, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

please

THIS UPCOMING SUNDAY, WE ARE GOING TO HEAR THESE SCRIPTURES AT MY CHURCH…

Daniel 12:1-3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Resurrection of the Dead

12 “At that time Michael, the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise. There shall be a time of anguish, such as has never occurred since nations first came into existence. But at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone who is found written in the book. Many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth[a] shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky,[b] and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.

&

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Hebrews 10:11-25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 And every priest stands day after day at his service, offering again and again the same sacrifices that can never take away sins. 12 But when Christ[a] had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sins, “he sat down at the right hand of God,” 13 and since then has been waiting “until his enemies would be made a footstool for his feet.” 14 For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are sanctified. 15 And the Holy Spirit also testifies to us, for after saying,

16 “This is the covenant that I will make with them
    after those days, says the Lord:
I will put my laws in their hearts,
    and I will write them on their minds,”

17 he also adds,

“I will remember[b] their sins and their lawless deeds no more.”

18 Where there is forgiveness of these, there is no longer any offering for sin.

A Call to Persevere

19 Therefore, my friends,[c] since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus, 20 by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain (that is, through his flesh), 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us approach with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. 23 Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who has promised is faithful. 24 And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

THANK YOU FOR READING.

Let’s GO2 the GYM.

yes-yes-yes

YEAH.

11/13/2018

i had a nice relaxing birthday yesterday… TODAY, I AM APPLYING FOR MORE JOBS; BUT, FIRST, I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU WHAT i was reading this morning…

Thank you 11.13.2018b

Thank you 11.13.2018a

YEAH!!! (guess what???)

i bought my own Kit Kat – THANKFUL

Kit Kat

 

 

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Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/11/2018 *push/click*

“you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people to seek more eagerly the help you offer, that, at the last, they may enjoy the fruit of salvation; through our Lord Jesus Christ

cake

you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

I WANT TO SHARE MY WEEK WITH YOU AND SOME SCRIPTURES FROM OUR HOLY BIBLE THAT HELPED ME THROUGHOUT. Let’s Begin…

11/5/2018 –

A day after i read on this Sunday… it is my Birthday… I PLAN ON EATING CAKE…

LET ME SHARE WITH YOU WHAT i SHOULD BE READING…

1 Kings 17:8-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Widow of Zarephath

Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “Go now to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and live there; for I have commanded a widow there to feed you.” 10 So he set out and went to Zarephath. When he came to the gate of the town, a widow was there gathering sticks; he called to her and said, “Bring me a little water in a vessel, so that I may drink.” 11 As she was going to bring it, he called to her and said, “Bring me a morsel of bread in your hand.” 12 But she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I have nothing baked, only a handful of meal in a jar, and a little oil in a jug; I am now gathering a couple of sticks, so that I may go home and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it, and die.” 13 Elijah said to her, “Do not be afraid; go and do as you have said; but first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterwards make something for yourself and your son. 14 For thus says the Lord the God of Israel: The jar of meal will not be emptied and the jug of oil will not fail until the day that the Lord sends rain on the earth.” 15 She went and did as Elijah said, so that she as well as he and her household ate for many days. 16 The jar of meal was not emptied, neither did the jug of oil fail, according to the word of the Lord that he spoke by Elijah.

&

Hebrews 9:24-28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made by human hands, a mere copy of the true one, but he entered into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf. 25 Nor was it to offer himself again and again, as the high priest enters the Holy Place year after year with blood that is not his own; 26 for then he would have had to suffer again and again since the foundation of the world. But as it is, he has appeared once for all at the end of the age to remove sin by the sacrifice of himself. 27 And just as it is appointed for mortals to die once, and after that the judgment, 28 so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

YEAH.

cake

LET’s GO2 WORK

11/6/2018 –

ELECTION DAY = DON’T FORGET TO VOTE

PLEASE READ…

Old Testament… no words…

Let’s GO! (Busy Week)

Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people to seek more eagerly the help you offer, that, at the last, they may enjoy the fruit of salvation; through our Lord Jesus Christ

you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

Thank you 11.7.2018

11/7/2018 –

PLEASE PUSH PLAY…

 

OR READ…

YEAH.

11/8/2018 –

I PRAY THAT THIS PSALM STRENGTHENS YOUR FAITH.

Psalm 146

Praise for God’s Help

Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord, O my soul!
I will praise the Lord as long as I live;
    I will sing praises to my God all my life long.

Do not put your trust in princes,
    in mortals, in whom there is no help.
When their breath departs, they return to the earth;
    on that very day their plans perish.

Happy are those whose help is the God of Jacob,
    whose hope is in the Lord their God,
who made heaven and earth,
    the sea, and all that is in them;
who keeps faith forever;
    who executes justice for the oppressed;
    who gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets the prisoners free;
    the Lord opens the eyes of the blind.
The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;
    the Lord loves the righteous.
The Lord watches over the strangers;
    he upholds the orphan and the widow,
    but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

10 The Lord will reign forever,
    your God, O Zion, for all generations.
Praise the Lord!

SEE A TREE MY CHURCH PLANTED???

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you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

LET’s APPLY FOR THAT JOB…

YEAH.

11/9/2018 –

“i so want to share with you a reading from our New Testament this morning; however, a reading from our Old Testament is recommended”

WHY???

GYM + hdths + hcw = LET’s GO!!!

 

11/10/2018

WOW… Finally, the Holy Gospel written in Mark:

Mark 12:38-44 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Jesus Denounces the Scribes

38 As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39 and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets! 40 They devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.”

The Widow’s Offering

41 He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. 42 A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which are worth a penny. 43 Then he called his disciples and said to them, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. 44 For all of them have contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.”

YEAH.

Thank you 11.10-11.2018

LET’s GO2 THAT MEN’s BREAKFAST…

cake

 

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Week of Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/11/2018 *push/click*

“you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people to seek more eagerly the help you offer, that, at the last, they may enjoy the fruit of salvation; through our Lord Jesus Christ

you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

Thank you 11.7.2018

11/7/2018 

PLEASE PUSH PLAY…

 

OR READ…

Thank you 11.7.2018a

Thank you 11.7.2018b

YEAH.

11/8/2018

I PRAY THAT THIS PSALM STRENGTHENS YOUR FAITH.

Psalm 146

Praise for God’s Help

Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord, O my soul!
I will praise the Lord as long as I live;
    I will sing praises to my God all my life long.

Do not put your trust in princes,
    in mortals, in whom there is no help.
When their breath departs, they return to the earth;
    on that very day their plans perish.

Happy are those whose help is the God of Jacob,
    whose hope is in the Lord their God,
who made heaven and earth,
    the sea, and all that is in them;
who keeps faith forever;
    who executes justice for the oppressed;
    who gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets the prisoners free;
    the Lord opens the eyes of the blind.
The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;
    the Lord loves the righteous.
The Lord watches over the strangers;
    he upholds the orphan and the widow,
    but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

10 The Lord will reign forever,
    your God, O Zion, for all generations.
Praise the Lord!

SEE A TREE MY CHURCH PLANTED???

obedienceII

 

you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

Thank you 11.8.2018

LET’s APPLY FOR THAT JOB…

YEAH.

11/9/2018

“i so want to share with you a reading from our New Testament this morning; however, a reading from our Old Testament is recommended”

WHY???

Thank you 11.9.2018a

Thank you 11.9.2018b

GYM + hdths + hcw = LET’s GO!!!

Thank you 11.9.2018

 

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Week of Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/11/2018 *push/click*

“you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people to seek more eagerly the help you offer, that, at the last, they may enjoy the fruit of salvation; through our Lord Jesus Christ

cake

you can’t have your cake and eat it too” – SAYS WHO???

11/5/2018

A day after i read on this Sunday… it is my Birthday… I PLAN ON EATING CAKE…

LET ME SHARE WITH YOU WHAT i SHOULD BE READING…

1 Kings 17:8-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Widow of Zarephath

Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “Go now to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and live there; for I have commanded a widow there to feed you.” 10 So he set out and went to Zarephath. When he came to the gate of the town, a widow was there gathering sticks; he called to her and said, “Bring me a little water in a vessel, so that I may drink.” 11 As she was going to bring it, he called to her and said, “Bring me a morsel of bread in your hand.” 12 But she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I have nothing baked, only a handful of meal in a jar, and a little oil in a jug; I am now gathering a couple of sticks, so that I may go home and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it, and die.” 13 Elijah said to her, “Do not be afraid; go and do as you have said; but first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterwards make something for yourself and your son. 14 For thus says the Lord the God of Israel: The jar of meal will not be emptied and the jug of oil will not fail until the day that the Lord sends rain on the earth.” 15 She went and did as Elijah said, so that she as well as he and her household ate for many days. 16 The jar of meal was not emptied, neither did the jug of oil fail, according to the word of the Lord that he spoke by Elijah.

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25 Sunday After Pentecost

Hebrews 9:24-28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 For Christ did not enter a sanctuary made by human hands, a mere copy of the true one, but he entered into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf. 25 Nor was it to offer himself again and again, as the high priest enters the Holy Place year after year with blood that is not his own; 26 for then he would have had to suffer again and again since the foundation of the world. But as it is, he has appeared once for all at the end of the age to remove sin by the sacrifice of himself. 27 And just as it is appointed for mortals to die once, and after that the judgment, 28 so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin, but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.

YEAH.

cake

LET’s GO2 WORK

11/6/2018

ELECTION DAY = DON’T FORGET TO VOTE

Thank you 11.6.2018

PLEASE READ…

Thank you 11.6.2018a

Thank you 11.6.2018b

Old Testament… no words…

Let’s GO! (Busy Week)

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Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/4/2018 *push/click*

FAITH IS AWESOME…

Lord, when the day of wrath comes we have no hope except in your grace. Make us so to watch for the last days that the consummation of our hope may be the joy of the marriage feast of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

church parking

I WANT TO SHARE MY WEEK WITH YOU AND SOME SCRIPTURES FROM OUR HOLY BIBLE THAT HELPED ME THROUGHOUT. Let’s Begin…

We are going to plant some trees for Derry Township… but first, i want to share with you what we should be hearing on Sunday…

Deuteronomy 6:1-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Great Commandment

Now this is the commandment—the statutes and the ordinances—that the Lord your God charged me to teach you to observe in the land that you are about to cross into and occupy, so that you and your children and your children’s children may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life, and keep all his decrees and his commandments that I am commanding you, so that your days may be long. Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe them diligently, so that it may go well with you, and so that you may multiply greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey, as the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has promised you.

Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone.[a] You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite them to your children and talk about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you rise. Bind them as a sign on your hand, fix them as an emblem[b] on your forehead, and write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

&

Hebrews 9:11-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 But when Christ came as a high priest of the good things that have come,[a] then through the greater and perfect[b] tent[c] (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation), 12 he entered once for all into the Holy Place, not with the blood of goats and calves, but with his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption. 13 For if the blood of goats and bulls, with the sprinkling of the ashes of a heifer, sanctifies those who have been defiled so that their flesh is purified, 14 how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit[d] offered himself without blemish to God, purify our[e] conscience from dead works to worship the living God!

FAITH IS AWESOME!!!

LET’s GO2 WORK (that JEOPARDY Game was cool)…

*see last Spring’s Tree planting???

10/30/2018 

TODAY, I WENT TO THE ELIZABETHTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY TO LOOK FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES… 🙂 (MY LAPTOP WOULDN’T WORK… DON’T KNOW WHY… HENCE, i GOT A LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY CARD)

LIBRARY CARD

BUT FIRST, i READ THIS…

WILL YOU???

*see last Fall’s Tree planting???

Lord, when the day of wrath comes we have no hope except in your grace. Make us so to watch for the last days that the consummation of our hope may be the joy of the marriage feast of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

i have a meeting with a Career Adviser at Penn State Harrisburg TODAY… but first, I want to write on this blog 🙂 🙂 🙂

10/31/2018 –

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

Wanna HEAR something cool???

Wanna READ something cool???

 

11/1/2018 –

FAITH IS AWESOME!!!

Psalm 119

The Glories of God’s Law

Happy are those whose way is blameless,
    who walk in the law of the Lord.
Happy are those who keep his decrees,
    who seek him with their whole heart,
who also do no wrong,
    but walk in his ways.
You have commanded your precepts
    to be kept diligently.
O that my ways may be steadfast
    in keeping your statutes!
Then I shall not be put to shame,
    having my eyes fixed on all your commandments.
I will praise you with an upright heart,
    when I learn your righteous ordinances.
I will observe your statutes;
    do not utterly forsake me.

How can young people keep their way pure?
    By guarding it according to your word.
10 With my whole heart I seek you;
    do not let me stray from your commandments.
11 I treasure your word in my heart,
    so that I may not sin against you.
12 Blessed are you, O Lord;
    teach me your statutes.
13 With my lips I declare
    all the ordinances of your mouth.
14 I delight in the way of your decrees
    as much as in all riches.
15 I will meditate on your precepts,
    and fix my eyes on your ways.
16 I will delight in your statutes;
    I will not forget your word.

#diversity #grit #weare

11/2/2018 –

BEFORE I GO HELP AT OUR HISTORICAL SOCIETY, i WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU WHAT i READ THIS MORNING…

LOOK FAMILIAR???

MESS

YEAH. #beatmichigan

11/3/2018

HAD A GOOD TIME HELPING OTHERS AND PLANTING SOME DAMN TREES… 

tree planting 3

the Holy Gospel written in Mark…

Mark 12:28-34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The First Commandment

28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30 you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” 32 Then the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher; you have truly said that ‘he is one, and besides him there is no other’; 33 and ‘to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the strength,’ and ‘to love one’s neighbor as oneself,’—this is much more important than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.” 34 When Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” After that no one dared to ask him any question.

LET’s GO2 CHURCH & WORK…

busy week… #wegotthis

Thank you 11.3.2018

FAITH IS AWESOME!!!

 

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Week of Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/4/2018 *push/click*

FAITH IS AWESOME!!!

Lord, when the day of wrath comes we have no hope except in your grace. Make us so to watch for the last days that the consummation of our hope may be the joy of the marriage feast of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

i have a meeting with a Career Adviser at Penn State Harrisburgbut first, I want to write on this blog 🙂 🙂 🙂

10/31/2018

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

Thank you 10.31.2018

Wanna HEAR something cool???

Wanna READ something cool???

Thank you 10.31.2018a

Thank you 10.31.2018b

 

11/1/2018

FAITH IS AWESOME!!!

Thank you 11.1.2018

Psalm 119

The Glories of God’s Law

Happy are those whose way is blameless,
    who walk in the law of the Lord.
Happy are those who keep his decrees,
    who seek him with their whole heart,
who also do no wrong,
    but walk in his ways.
You have commanded your precepts
    to be kept diligently.
O that my ways may be steadfast
    in keeping your statutes!
Then I shall not be put to shame,
    having my eyes fixed on all your commandments.
I will praise you with an upright heart,
    when I learn your righteous ordinances.
I will observe your statutes;
    do not utterly forsake me.

How can young people keep their way pure?
    By guarding it according to your word.
10 With my whole heart I seek you;
    do not let me stray from your commandments.
11 I treasure your word in my heart,
    so that I may not sin against you.
12 Blessed are you, O Lord;
    teach me your statutes.
13 With my lips I declare
    all the ordinances of your mouth.
14 I delight in the way of your decrees
    as much as in all riches.
15 I will meditate on your precepts,
    and fix my eyes on your ways.
16 I will delight in your statutes;
    I will not forget your word.

#diversity #grit #weare

11/2/2018

BEFORE I GO HELP AT OUR HISTORICAL SOCIETY, i WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU WHAT i READ THIS MORNING…

Thank you 11.2.2018a

LOOK FAMILIAR???

MESS

YEAH. #beatmichigan

 

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Week of Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost… 11/4/2018 *push/click*

FAITH IS AWESOME…

Lord, when the day of wrath comes we have no hope except in your grace. Make us so to watch for the last days that the consummation of our hope may be the joy of the marriage feast of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

church parking

This week is going to be AWESOME!!!

We are going to plant some trees for Derry Township… but first, i want to share with you what we should be hearing on Sunday…

Deuteronomy 6:1-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Great Commandment

Now this is the commandment—the statutes and the ordinances—that the Lord your God charged me to teach you to observe in the land that you are about to cross into and occupy, so that you and your children and your children’s children may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life, and keep all his decrees and his commandments that I am commanding you, so that your days may be long. Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe them diligently, so that it may go well with you, and so that you may multiply greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey, as the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has promised you.

Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone.[a] You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite them to your children and talk about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you rise. Bind them as a sign on your hand, fix them as an emblem[b] on your forehead, and write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

24 Sunday After Pentecostb

&

Hebrews 9:11-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 But when Christ came as a high priest of the good things that have come,[a] then through the greater and perfect[b] tent[c] (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation), 12 he entered once for all into the Holy Place, not with the blood of goats and calves, but with his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption. 13 For if the blood of goats and bulls, with the sprinkling of the ashes of a heifer, sanctifies those who have been defiled so that their flesh is purified, 14 how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit[d] offered himself without blemish to God, purify our[e] conscience from dead works to worship the living God!

FAITH IS AWESOME!!!

LET’s GO2 WORK (that JEOPARDY Game was cool)…

*see last Spring’s Tree planting???

TREE PLANTING

10/30/2018

TODAY, I WENT TO THE ELIZABETHTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY TO LOOK FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES… 🙂 (MY LAPTOP WOULDN’T WORK… DON’T KNOW WHY… HENCE, i GOT A LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY CARD)

LIBRARY CARD

BUT FIRST, i READ THIS…

Thank you 10.30.2018a

WILL YOU???

Thank you 10.30.2018A

*see last Fall’s Tree planting???

 

 

 

 

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Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost… 10/28/2018 *push/click*

just READING…

Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

just READING

just READING…

HI… This Sunday, I am going to READ at both services at my Church…

I was asked by my pastor, if I made a mistake asking to READ for both services… 

nope

THE RECOMMENDED REFORMATION LITURGY IS AS FOLLOWS:

Jeremiah 31:31-34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A New Covenant

31 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 32 It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt—a covenant that they broke, though I was their husband,[a] says the Lord33 But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 34 No longer shall they teach one another, or say to each other, “Know the Lord,” for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, says the Lord; for I will forgive their iniquity, and remember their sin no more.

&

Romans 3:19-28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 20 For “no human being will be justified in his sight” by deeds prescribed by the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin.

Righteousness through Faith

21 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[a] for all who believe. For there is no distinction, 23 since all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God; 24 they are now justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, 25 whom God put forward as a sacrifice of atonement[b] by his blood, effective through faith. He did this to show his righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over the sins previously committed; 26 it was to prove at the present time that he himself is righteous and that he justifies the one who has faith in Jesus.[c]

27 Then what becomes of boasting? It is excluded. By what law? By that of works? No, but by the law of faith. 28 For we hold that a person is justified by faith apart from works prescribed by the law.

LET’s GO2 WORK

10/23/2018 –

i THINK TODAY, i WILL GET AN EXTENDED MINISTRY FORM TO INCREASE OUR FIRE DEPT. DONATION…

yes-yes-yes

A READING FOR THIS AWESOME MORNING…

love reading…

DON’T YOU???

Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Bench

just READING…

10/24/2018 –

A RECORDING FOR YOU…

THANKS FOR LISTENING!

10/25/2018 – Today, I have a Toastmasters meeting in E-town… but before I go, I want to share with you a PSALM… (I hope, Spiritually, you are finding STRENGTH in GOD’s WORD)…

Psalm 126

A Harvest of Joy

When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,[a]
    we were like those who dream.
Then our mouth was filled with laughter,
    and our tongue with shouts of joy;
then it was said among the nations,
    “The Lord has done great things for them.”
The Lord has done great things for us,
    and we rejoiced.

Restore our fortunes, O Lord,
    like the watercourses in the Negeb.
May those who sow in tears
    reap with shouts of joy.
Those who go out weeping,
    bearing the seed for sowing,
shall come home with shouts of joy,
    carrying their sheaves.

THANKS FOR READING!!!

just READING…

YEAH.

10/26/2018 –

For some dumb reason this stupid computer is telling me to wait to share with you a reading…

technology

i AM NOT WAITING…

THANKS FOR READING.

YEAH.

10/27/2018 – YOU KNOW IT.

The Holy Gospel written in John:

John 8:31-36 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

True Disciples

31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” 33 They answered him, “We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves to anyone. What do you mean by saying, ‘You will be made free’?”

34 Jesus answered them, “Very truly, I tell you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. 35 The slave does not have a permanent place in the household; the son has a place there forever. 36 So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.

YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO COME TO MY CHURCH…

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*side note* THANK YOU GOD FOR GIVING ME THE ENERGY TO WORK UNTIL 11:30 PM TONIGHT, READING FOR CHURCH TOMORROW @ 8:00 & 10:30 AM, and WORKING AFTER UNTIL 9:30 PM…

Let’s GO2 Church

(just READING…)

YEAH.

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Week of Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost… 10/28/2018 *push/click*

just READING…

Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Bench

just READING…

10/24/2018

A RECORDING FOR YOU…

THANKS FOR LISTENING!

Thank you 10.24.2018

10/25/2018 – Today, I have a Toastmasters meeting in E-town… but before I go, I want to share with you a PSALM… (I hope, Spiritually, you are finding STRENGTH in GOD’s WORD)…

Psalm 126

A Harvest of Joy

When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion,[a]
    we were like those who dream.
Then our mouth was filled with laughter,
    and our tongue with shouts of joy;
then it was said among the nations,
    “The Lord has done great things for them.”
The Lord has done great things for us,
    and we rejoiced.

Restore our fortunes, O Lord,
    like the watercourses in the Negeb.
May those who sow in tears
    reap with shouts of joy.
Those who go out weeping,
    bearing the seed for sowing,
shall come home with shouts of joy,
    carrying their sheaves.

THANKS FOR READING!!!

Thank you 10.25.2018

just READING…

YEAH.

10/26/2018

For some dumb reason this stupid computer is telling me to wait to share with you a reading…

technology

i AM NOT WAITING…

Thank you 10.26.2018a

THANKS FOR READING.

Thank you 10.26.2018

YEAH.

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Week of Twenty-Third Sunday After Pentecost… 10/28/2018 *push/click*

just READING…

Almighty and everlasting God, increase in us the gifts of faith, hope, and charity; and, that we may obtain what you promise, make us love what you command; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

just READING

just READING…

HI… This Sunday, I am going to READ at both services at my Church…

I was asked by my pastor, if I made a mistake asking to READ for both services… 

nope

THE RECOMMENDED REFORMATION LITURGY IS AS FOLLOWS:

Jeremiah 31:31-34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A New Covenant

31 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 32 It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt—a covenant that they broke, though I was their husband,[a] says the Lord33 But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 34 No longer shall they teach one another, or say to each other, “Know the Lord,” for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, says the Lord; for I will forgive their iniquity, and remember their sin no more.

23 Sunday After Pentecost

&

Romans 3:19-28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. 20 For “no human being will be justified in his sight” by deeds prescribed by the law, for through the law comes the knowledge of sin.

Righteousness through Faith

21 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[a] for all who believe. For there is no distinction, 23 since all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God; 24 they are now justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, 25 whom God put forward as a sacrifice of atonement[b] by his blood, effective through faith. He did this to show his righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over the sins previously committed; 26 it was to prove at the present time that he himself is righteous and that he justifies the one who has faith in Jesus.[c]

27 Then what becomes of boasting? It is excluded. By what law? By that of works? No, but by the law of faith. 28 For we hold that a person is justified by faith apart from works prescribed by the law.

LET’s GO2 WORK

10/23/2018

i THINK TODAY, i WILL GET AN EXTENDED MINISTRY FORM TO INCREASE OUR FIRE DEPT. DONATION…

yes-yes-yes

A READING FOR THIS AWESOME MORNING…

Thank you 10.23.2018a

Thank you 10.23.2018b

i love reading…

Thank you 10.23.2018

DON’T YOU???

 

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Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost… 10/21/2018 *push/click*

NOT ASKING… presenting…

Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations. Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may preserve with steadfast faith in the confession of your name; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

NOT ASKING… presenting…

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I WANT TO SHARE MY WEEK WITH YOU AND SOME SCRIPTURES FROM OUR HOLY BIBLE THAT HELPED ME THROUGHOUT. Let’s Begin…

READINGS FOR THIS WEEK…

Isaiah 53:4-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Surely he has borne our infirmities
    and carried our diseases;
yet we accounted him stricken,
    struck down by God, and afflicted.
But he was wounded for our transgressions,
    crushed for our iniquities;
upon him was the punishment that made us whole,
    and by his bruises we are healed.
All we like sheep have gone astray;
    we have all turned to our own way,
and the Lord has laid on him
    the iniquity of us all.

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted,
    yet he did not open his mouth;
like a lamb that is led to the slaughter,
    and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent,
    so he did not open his mouth.
By a perversion of justice he was taken away.
    Who could have imagined his future?
For he was cut off from the land of the living,
    stricken for the transgression of my people.
They made his grave with the wicked
    and his tomb[a] with the rich,[b]
although he had done no violence,
    and there was no deceit in his mouth.

10 Yet it was the will of the Lord to crush him with pain.[c]
When you make his life an offering for sin,[d]
    he shall see his offspring, and shall prolong his days;
through him the will of the Lord shall prosper.
11     Out of his anguish he shall see light;[e]
he shall find satisfaction through his knowledge.
    The righteous one,[f] my servant, shall make many righteous,
    and he shall bear their iniquities.
12 Therefore I will allot him a portion with the great,
    and he shall divide the spoil with the strong;
because he poured out himself to death,
    and was numbered with the transgressors;
yet he bore the sin of many,
    and made intercession for the transgressors.

&

Hebrews 5:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Every high priest chosen from among mortals is put in charge of things pertaining to God on their behalf, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He is able to deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is subject to weakness; and because of this he must offer sacrifice for his own sins as well as for those of the people. And one does not presume to take this honor, but takes it only when called by God, just as Aaron was.

So also Christ did not glorify himself in becoming a high priest, but was appointed by the one who said to him,

“You are my Son,
    today I have begotten you”;

as he says also in another place,

“You are a priest forever,
    according to the order of Melchizedek.”

In the days of his flesh, Jesus[a] offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered; and having been made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him, 10 having been designated by God a high priest according to the order of Melchizedek.

THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEONE WHO IS BETTER OFF THAN YOU; however, there is always someone who is worse off…

#LIVE #LOVE

10/16/2018 –

smh… REVELATION… smh…

LET’s write that newspaper about our TOASTMASTERs CLUB.

🙂 🙂 🙂

NOT ASKING… presenting…

10/17/2018 –

BE A LEADER…

In your Spiritual life…

In your Work life…

In your Social life…

BE A LEADER…

READ.

10/18/2018 –

before, I go to work… I WANT TO PRESENT YOU WITH A PSALM…

(may it help strengthen your faith)

NOT ASKING… presenting…

Psalm 91

Assurance of God’s Protection

You who live in the shelter of the Most High,
    who abide in the shadow of the Almighty,[a]
will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress;
    my God, in whom I trust.”
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler
    and from the deadly pestilence;
he will cover you with his pinions,
    and under his wings you will find refuge;
    his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.
You will not fear the terror of the night,
    or the arrow that flies by day,
or the pestilence that stalks in darkness,
    or the destruction that wastes at noonday.

A thousand may fall at your side,
    ten thousand at your right hand,
    but it will not come near you.
You will only look with your eyes
    and see the punishment of the wicked.

Because you have made the Lord your refuge,[b]
    the Most High your dwelling place,
10 no evil shall befall you,
    no scourge come near your tent.

11 For he will command his angels concerning you
    to guard you in all your ways.
12 On their hands they will bear you up,
    so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.
13 You will tread on the lion and the adder,
    the young lion and the serpent you will trample under foot.

14 Those who love me, I will deliver;
    I will protect those who know my name.
15 When they call to me, I will answer them;
    I will be with them in trouble,
    I will rescue them and honor them.
16 With long life I will satisfy them,
    and show them my salvation.

LET’S GO2 WORK

10/19/2018 –

TODAY:

GYM + hdths + hpl + hcw = YOU…

FIRST, i READ…

WILL YOU LEARN???

10/20/2018

TODAY, WILL BE BUSY FOR ME…

i HAVE CHURCH COUNSEL, CHOCTOBERFEST, AND WORK…

BUT, FIRST I WANT TO READ THE HOLY GOSPEL…

Thank you 10.20.2018

Mark 10:35-45 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Request of James and John

35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.” 36 And he said to them, “What is it you want me to do for you?” 37 And they said to him, “Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.” 38 But Jesus said to them, “You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?” 39 They replied, “We are able.” Then Jesus said to them, “The cup that I drink you will drink; and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized; 40 but to sit at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared.”

41 When the ten heard this, they began to be angry with James and John. 42 So Jesus called them and said to them, “You know that among the Gentiles those whom they recognize as their rulers lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants over them. 43 But it is not so among you; but whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, 44 and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all. 45 For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.”

WILL YOU???

NOT ASKING… presenting…

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

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Week of Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost… 10/21/2018 *push/click*

NOT ASKING… presenting…

Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations. Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may preserve with steadfast faith in the confession of your name; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

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NOT ASKING… presenting…

10/17/2018

BE A LEADER…

In your Spiritual life…

In your Work life…

In your Social life…

BE A LEADER…

Thank you 10.17.2018

READ.

10/18/2018

before, I go to work… I WANT TO PRESENT YOU WITH A PSALM…

(may it help strengthen your faith)

NOT ASKING… presenting…

Psalm 91

Assurance of God’s Protection

You who live in the shelter of the Most High,
    who abide in the shadow of the Almighty,[a]
will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress;
    my God, in whom I trust.”
For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler
    and from the deadly pestilence;
he will cover you with his pinions,
    and under his wings you will find refuge;
    his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.
You will not fear the terror of the night,
    or the arrow that flies by day,
or the pestilence that stalks in darkness,
    or the destruction that wastes at noonday.

A thousand may fall at your side,
    ten thousand at your right hand,
    but it will not come near you.
You will only look with your eyes
    and see the punishment of the wicked.

Because you have made the Lord your refuge,[b]
    the Most High your dwelling place,
10 no evil shall befall you,
    no scourge come near your tent.

11 For he will command his angels concerning you
    to guard you in all your ways.
12 On their hands they will bear you up,
    so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.
13 You will tread on the lion and the adder,
    the young lion and the serpent you will trample under foot.

14 Those who love me, I will deliver;
    I will protect those who know my name.
15 When they call to me, I will answer them;
    I will be with them in trouble,
    I will rescue them and honor them.
16 With long life I will satisfy them,
    and show them my salvation.

Thank you 10.18.2018

LET’S GO2 WORK

10/19/2018

TODAY:

GYM + hdths + hpl + hcw = YOU…

FIRST, i READ…

Thank you 10.19.2018

Thank you 10.19.2018a

Thank you 10.19.2018b

Thank you 10.19.2018c

WILL YOU LEARN???

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Week of Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost… 10/21/2018 *push/click*

NOT ASKING… presenting…

Almighty and everlasting God, in Christ you have revealed your glory among the nations. Preserve the works of your mercy, that your Church throughout the world may preserve with steadfast faith in the confession of your name; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

NOT ASKING… presenting…

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READINGS FOR THIS WEEK…

Isaiah 53:4-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Surely he has borne our infirmities
    and carried our diseases;
yet we accounted him stricken,
    struck down by God, and afflicted.
But he was wounded for our transgressions,
    crushed for our iniquities;
upon him was the punishment that made us whole,
    and by his bruises we are healed.
All we like sheep have gone astray;
    we have all turned to our own way,
and the Lord has laid on him
    the iniquity of us all.

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted,
    yet he did not open his mouth;
like a lamb that is led to the slaughter,
    and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent,
    so he did not open his mouth.
By a perversion of justice he was taken away.
    Who could have imagined his future?
For he was cut off from the land of the living,
    stricken for the transgression of my people.
They made his grave with the wicked
    and his tomb[a] with the rich,[b]
although he had done no violence,
    and there was no deceit in his mouth.

10 Yet it was the will of the Lord to crush him with pain.[c]
When you make his life an offering for sin,[d]
    he shall see his offspring, and shall prolong his days;
through him the will of the Lord shall prosper.
11     Out of his anguish he shall see light;[e]
he shall find satisfaction through his knowledge.
    The righteous one,[f] my servant, shall make many righteous,
    and he shall bear their iniquities.
12 Therefore I will allot him a portion with the great,
    and he shall divide the spoil with the strong;
because he poured out himself to death,
    and was numbered with the transgressors;
yet he bore the sin of many,
    and made intercession for the transgressors.

22 Sunday After Pentecost

&

Hebrews 5:1-10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Every high priest chosen from among mortals is put in charge of things pertaining to God on their behalf, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He is able to deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is subject to weakness; and because of this he must offer sacrifice for his own sins as well as for those of the people. And one does not presume to take this honor, but takes it only when called by God, just as Aaron was.

So also Christ did not glorify himself in becoming a high priest, but was appointed by the one who said to him,

“You are my Son,
    today I have begotten you”;

as he says also in another place,

“You are a priest forever,
    according to the order of Melchizedek.”

In the days of his flesh, Jesus[a] offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered; and having been made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him, 10 having been designated by God a high priest according to the order of Melchizedek.

THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEONE WHO IS BETTER OFF THAN YOU; however, there is always someone who is worse off…

#LIVE #LOVE

10/16/2018

smh… REVELATION… smh…

Thank you 10.16.2018a

LET’s write that newspaper about our TOASTMASTERs CLUB.

Thank you 10.16.2018

🙂 🙂 🙂

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Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost… 10/14/2018 *push/click*

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live” YEAH.

Almighty God, source of every blessing, your generous goodness comes to us anew every day. By the work of your Spirit lead us to acknowledge your goodness, give thanks for your benefits, and serve you in willing obedience; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live” YEAH.

I WANT TO SHARE MY WEEK WITH YOU AND SOME SCRIPTURES FROM OUR HOLY BIBLE THAT HELPED ME THROUGHOUT. Let’s Begin…

READINGS…

Amos 5:6-15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Seek the Lord and live,
    or he will break out against the house of Joseph like fire,
    and it will devour Bethel, with no one to quench it.
Ah, you that turn justice to wormwood,
    and bring righteousness to the ground!

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion,
    and turns deep darkness into the morning,
    and darkens the day into night,
who calls for the waters of the sea,
    and pours them out on the surface of the earth,
the Lord is his name,
who makes destruction flash out against the strong,
    so that destruction comes upon the fortress.

10 They hate the one who reproves in the gate,
    and they abhor the one who speaks the truth.
11 Therefore because you trample on the poor
    and take from them levies of grain,
you have built houses of hewn stone,
    but you shall not live in them;
you have planted pleasant vineyards,
    but you shall not drink their wine.
12 For I know how many are your transgressions,
    and how great are your sins—
you who afflict the righteous, who take a bribe,
    and push aside the needy in the gate.
13 Therefore the prudent will keep silent in such a time;
    for it is an evil time.

14 Seek good and not evil,
    that you may live;
and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you,
    just as you have said.
15 Hate evil and love good,
    and establish justice in the gate;
it may be that the Lord, the God of hosts,
    will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

&

Hebrews 4:12-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 13 And before him no creature is hidden, but all are naked and laid bare to the eyes of the one to whom we must render an account.

Jesus the Great High Priest

14 Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who in every respect has been tested[a] as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

will YOU make time and READ this TODAY???

Let’s Go2 Church and then WORK!#allday

10/9/2018 –

THE ANTIQUE AUTO SHOW IS IN HERSHEY, PA THIS WEEK!!! (It will be fun!)

So is READING…

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live” YEAH.

THANK YOU!!!

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live” YEAH.

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10/10/2018 –

A READING FOR TODAY.

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & LiveYEAH.

HERE IS THE ARTICLE THAT I MENTIONED WAS PUBLISHED… WRITTEN BY ME

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10/11/2018 –

 A PSALM TO STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH:

Psalm 90

God’s Eternity and Human Frailty

A PRAYER OF MOSES, THE MAN OF GOD.

Lord, you have been our dwelling place[a]
    in all generations.
Before the mountains were brought forth,
    or ever you had formed the earth and the world,
    from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

You turn us[b] back to dust,
    and say, “Turn back, you mortals.”
For a thousand years in your sight
    are like yesterday when it is past,
    or like a watch in the night.

You sweep them away; they are like a dream,
    like grass that is renewed in the morning;
in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;
    in the evening it fades and withers.

For we are consumed by your anger;
    by your wrath we are overwhelmed.
You have set our iniquities before you,
    our secret sins in the light of your countenance.

For all our days pass away under your wrath;
    our years come to an end[c] like a sigh.
10 The days of our life are seventy years,
    or perhaps eighty, if we are strong;
even then their span[d] is only toil and trouble;
    they are soon gone, and we fly away.

11 Who considers the power of your anger?
    Your wrath is as great as the fear that is due you.
12 So teach us to count our days
    that we may gain a wise heart.

13 Turn, O Lord! How long?
    Have compassion on your servants!
14 Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love,
    so that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15 Make us glad as many days as you have afflicted us,
    and as many years as we have seen evil.
16 Let your work be manifest to your servants,
    and your glorious power to their children.
17 Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
    and prosper for us the work of our hands—
    O prosper the work of our hands!

THANK YOU FOR READING!

LET’s GO2 WORK.

10/12/2018 –

APPLYING FOR MORE JOBS TODAY AFTER: I WORKOUT, GO2 hdths,

ALL B4 WORK…

WILL YOU READ???

THANK YOU!!!

10/13/2018

YEAH.Seek the Lord & LiveYEAH.

THE HOLY GOSPEL WRITTEN IN MARK:

Mark 10:17-31 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. 19 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness; You shall not defraud; Honor your father and mother.’” 20 He said to him, “Teacher, I have kept all these since my youth.” 21 Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, “You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money[a] to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” 22 When he heard this, he was shocked and went away grieving, for he had many possessions.

23 Then Jesus looked around and said to his disciples, “How hard it will be for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!” 24 And the disciples were perplexed at these words. But Jesus said to them again, “Children, how hard it is[b] to enter the kingdom of God! 25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” 26 They were greatly astounded and said to one another,[c] “Then who can be saved?” 27 Jesus looked at them and said, “For mortals it is impossible, but not for God; for God all things are possible.”

28 Peter began to say to him, “Look, we have left everything and followed you.” 29 Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields, for my sake and for the sake of the good news,[d] 30 who will not receive a hundredfold now in this age—houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children, and fields, with persecutions—and in the age to come eternal life. 31 But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first.”

Thank you 10.13.2018

🙂 🙂 🙂

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

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Week of Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost… 10/14/2018 *push/click*

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live” YEAH.

Almighty God, source of every blessing, your generous goodness comes to us anew every day. By the work of your Spirit lead us to acknowledge your goodness, give thanks for your benefits, and serve you in willing obedience; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live YEAH.

god-giving-christ

10/10/2018

A READING FOR TODAY.

YEAH.Seek the Lord & LIVE YEAH.

HERE IS THE ARTICLE THAT I MENTIONED WAS PUBLISHED WRITTEN BY ME

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10/11/2018

 A PSALM TO STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH:

Psalm 90

God’s Eternity and Human Frailty

A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.

Lord, you have been our dwelling place[a]
    in all generations.
Before the mountains were brought forth,
    or ever you had formed the earth and the world,
    from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

You turn us[b] back to dust,
    and say, “Turn back, you mortals.”
For a thousand years in your sight
    are like yesterday when it is past,
    or like a watch in the night.

You sweep them away; they are like a dream,
    like grass that is renewed in the morning;
in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;
    in the evening it fades and withers.

For we are consumed by your anger;
    by your wrath we are overwhelmed.
You have set our iniquities before you,
    our secret sins in the light of your countenance.

For all our days pass away under your wrath;
    our years come to an end[c] like a sigh.
10 The days of our life are seventy years,
    or perhaps eighty, if we are strong;
even then their span[d] is only toil and trouble;
    they are soon gone, and we fly away.

11 Who considers the power of your anger?
    Your wrath is as great as the fear that is due you.
12 So teach us to count our days
    that we may gain a wise heart.

13 Turn, O Lord! How long?
    Have compassion on your servants!
14 Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love,
    so that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15 Make us glad as many days as you have afflicted us,
    and as many years as we have seen evil.
16 Let your work be manifest to your servants,
    and your glorious power to their children.
17 Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
    and prosper for us the work of our hands—
    O prosper the work of our hands!

THANK YOU FOR READING!

Thank you 10.11.2018

LET’s GO2 WORK. 

10/12/2018

APPLYING FOR MORE JOBS TODAY AFTER: I WORKOUT, GO2 hdths,

Thank you 10.12.2018a

ALL B4 WORK…

WILL YOU READ???

Thank you 10.12.2018b

THANK YOU!!!

 

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Week of Twenty-First Sunday After Pentecost… 10/14/2018 *push/click*

YEAH. “Seek the Lord & Live” YEAH.

Almighty God, source of every blessing, your generous goodness comes to us anew every day. By the work of your Spirit lead us to acknowledge your goodness, give thanks for your benefits, and serve you in willing obedience; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

YEAH.Seek the Lord & LiveYEAH.

Seek the Lord

READINGS…

Amos 5:6-15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Seek the Lord and live,
    or he will break out against the house of Joseph like fire,
    and it will devour Bethel, with no one to quench it.
Ah, you that turn justice to wormwood,
    and bring righteousness to the ground!

The one who made the Pleiades and Orion,
    and turns deep darkness into the morning,
    and darkens the day into night,
who calls for the waters of the sea,
    and pours them out on the surface of the earth,
the Lord is his name,
who makes destruction flash out against the strong,
    so that destruction comes upon the fortress.

10 They hate the one who reproves in the gate,
    and they abhor the one who speaks the truth.
11 Therefore because you trample on the poor
    and take from them levies of grain,
you have built houses of hewn stone,
    but you shall not live in them;
you have planted pleasant vineyards,
    but you shall not drink their wine.
12 For I know how many are your transgressions,
    and how great are your sins—
you who afflict the righteous, who take a bribe,
    and push aside the needy in the gate.
13 Therefore the prudent will keep silent in such a time;
    for it is an evil time.

14 Seek good and not evil,
    that you may live;
and so the Lord, the God of hosts, will be with you,
    just as you have said.
15 Hate evil and love good,
    and establish justice in the gate;
it may be that the Lord, the God of hosts,
    will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

&

21 Sunday After Pentecost

Hebrews 4:12-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 13 And before him no creature is hidden, but all are naked and laid bare to the eyes of the one to whom we must render an account.

Jesus the Great High Priest

14 Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who in every respect has been tested[a] as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

will YOU make time and READ this TODAY???

Let’s Go2 Church and then WORK! #allday

10/9/2018

THE ANTIQUE AUTO SHOW IS IN HERSHEY, PA THIS WEEK!!! (It will be fun!)

So is READING…

Thank you 10.9.2018a

YEAH.Seek the Lord & LiveYEAH.

Seek the Lord

Thank you 10.9.2018

THANK YOU!!!

 

 

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Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost… 10/7/2018 *push/click*

AND AGAIN… i will put my trust in Him…

Our Lord Jesus, you have endured the doubts and foolish questions of every generation. Forgive us for trying to be judge over you, and grant us the confident faith to acknowledge you as Lord.

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I WANT TO SHARE MY WEEK WITH YOU AND SOME SCRIPTURES FROM OUR HOLY BIBLE THAT HELPED ME THROUGHOUT. Let’s Begin…

10/1/2018

AND AGAIN… i will put my trust in Him…

This week it is recommended to read the following scriptures to the congregation…

RECOMMENDED BY THE ELCA…

It is what it is…

Genesis 2:18-24 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.” 19 So out of the ground the Lord God formed every animal of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name. 20 The man gave names to all cattle, and to the birds of the air, and to every animal of the field; but for the man[a] there was not found a helper as his partner. 21 So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. 22 And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man. 23 Then the man said,

“This at last is bone of my bones
    and flesh of my flesh;
this one shall be called Woman,[b]
    for out of Man[c] this one was taken.”

24 Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and clings to his wife, and they become one flesh.

&

Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

God Has Spoken by His Son

Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son,[a]whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. He is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s very being, and he sustains[b] all things by his powerful word. When he had made purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.

Exaltation through Abasement (2:5-12)

Now God[a] did not subject the coming world, about which we are speaking, to angels. But someone has testified somewhere,

“What are human beings that you are mindful of them,[b]
    or mortals, that you care for them?[c]
You have made them for a little while lower[d] than the angels;
    you have crowned them with glory and honor,[e]
    subjecting all things under their feet.”

Now in subjecting all things to them, God[f] left nothing outside their control. As it is, we do not yet see everything in subjection to them, but we do see Jesus, who for a little while was made lower[g] than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God[h] he might taste death for everyone.

10 It was fitting that God,[i] for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many children to glory, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through sufferings. 11 For the one who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father.[j] For this reason Jesus[k] is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,[l] 12 saying,

“I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters,[m]
    in the midst of the congregation I will praise you.”

self-abasement

THANK YOU!!!

Let’s Go2 Work…

10/2/2018 –

thirdly, WENT TO A JOB FAIR TODAY…

JOB FAIR

secondly, WENT RUNNING…

firstly, READ THIS…

will you???

THANK YOU!!!

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TASTE THE LOVE

10/3/2018 –

BEFORE MY TRIP TO OUR HISTORICAL SOCIETY…

LET ME SHARE WITH YOU WHAT I READ THIS MORNING…

THANK YOU!!!

10/4/2018 –

A PSALM…

Psalm 90

God’s Eternity and Human Frailty

A PRAYER OF MOSES, THE MAN OF GOD.

Lord, you have been our dwelling place[a]
    in all generations.
Before the mountains were brought forth,
    or ever you had formed the earth and the world,
    from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

You turn us[b] back to dust,
    and say, “Turn back, you mortals.”
For a thousand years in your sight
    are like yesterday when it is past,
    or like a watch in the night.

You sweep them away; they are like a dream,
    like grass that is renewed in the morning;
in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;
    in the evening it fades and withers.

For we are consumed by your anger;
    by your wrath we are overwhelmed.
You have set our iniquities before you,
    our secret sins in the light of your countenance.

For all our days pass away under your wrath;
    our years come to an end[c] like a sigh.
10 The days of our life are seventy years,
    or perhaps eighty, if we are strong;
even then their span[d] is only toil and trouble;
    they are soon gone, and we fly away.

11 Who considers the power of your anger?
    Your wrath is as great as the fear that is due you.
12 So teach us to count our days
    that we may gain a wise heart.

13 Turn, O Lord! How long?
    Have compassion on your servants!
14 Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love,
    so that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15 Make us glad as many days as you have afflicted us,
    and as many years as we have seen evil.
16 Let your work be manifest to your servants,
    and your glorious power to their children.
17 Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
    and prosper for us the work of our hands—
    O prosper the work of our hands!

LET’s GET LUNCH!!!

10/5/2018 –

i APPLIED FOR ANOTHER JOB TODAY…

BUT FIRST, i READ THIS…

WILL YOU???

THANK YOU!!!

10/6/2018I AM APPLYING FOR THAT JOB TODAY… (but first, I am sharing)

May I share with you, what a lot of Pastors, Reverends, Fathers and Men of God will be sharing with their congregations this Sunday???

Mark 10:2-16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her.” But Jesus said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart he wrote this commandment for you. But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’ ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife,[a] and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

10 Then in the house the disciples asked him again about this matter. 11 He said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her; 12 and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”

Jesus Blesses Little Children

13 People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. 14 But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. 15 Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it.” 16 And he took them up in his arms, laid his hands on them, and blessed them.

Thank you 10.6.2018

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

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AND AGAIN… i will put my trust in Him…

Our Lord Jesus, you have endured the doubts and foolish questions of every generation. Forgive us for trying to be judge over you, and grant us the confident faith to acknowledge you as Lord.

cows

TASTE THE LOVE

10/3/2018

BEFORE MY TRIP TO OUR HISTORICAL SOCIETY…

LET ME SHARE WITH YOU WHAT I READ THIS MORNING…

Thank you 10.3.2018

THANK YOU!!!

10/4/2018

A PSALM…

Psalm 90

God’s Eternity and Human Frailty

A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.

Lord, you have been our dwelling place[a]
    in all generations.
Before the mountains were brought forth,
    or ever you had formed the earth and the world,
    from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

You turn us[b] back to dust,
    and say, “Turn back, you mortals.”
For a thousand years in your sight
    are like yesterday when it is past,
    or like a watch in the night.

You sweep them away; they are like a dream,
    like grass that is renewed in the morning;
in the morning it flourishes and is renewed;
    in the evening it fades and withers.

For we are consumed by your anger;
    by your wrath we are overwhelmed.
You have set our iniquities before you,
    our secret sins in the light of your countenance.

For all our days pass away under your wrath;
    our years come to an end[c] like a sigh.
10 The days of our life are seventy years,
    or perhaps eighty, if we are strong;
even then their span[d] is only toil and trouble;
    they are soon gone, and we fly away.

11 Who considers the power of your anger?
    Your wrath is as great as the fear that is due you.
12 So teach us to count our days
    that we may gain a wise heart.

13 Turn, O Lord! How long?
    Have compassion on your servants!
14 Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love,
    so that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
15 Make us glad as many days as you have afflicted us,
    and as many years as we have seen evil.
16 Let your work be manifest to your servants,
    and your glorious power to their children.
17 Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
    and prosper for us the work of our hands—
    O prosper the work of our hands!

Thank you 10.4.2018

LET’s GET LUNCH!!!

10/5/2018

i APPLIED FOR ANOTHER JOB TODAY…

BUT FIRST, i READ THIS…

Thank you 10.5.2018a

Thank you 10.5.2018b

WILL YOU???

Thank you 10.5.2018

THANK YOU!!!

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AND AGAIN… i will put my trust in Him…

Our Lord Jesus, you have endured the doubts and foolish questions of every generation. Forgive us for trying to be judge over you, and grant us the confident faith to acknowledge you as Lord.

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AND AGAIN… i will put my trust in Him…

This week it is recommended to read the following scriptures to the congregation…

RECOMMENDED BY THE ELCA…

It is what it is…

Genesis 2:18-24 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.” 19 So out of the ground the Lord God formed every animal of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name. 20 The man gave names to all cattle, and to the birds of the air, and to every animal of the field; but for the man[a] there was not found a helper as his partner. 21 So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then he took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. 22 And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man. 23 Then the man said,

“This at last is bone of my bones
    and flesh of my flesh;
this one shall be called Woman,[b]
    for out of Man[c] this one was taken.”

24 Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and clings to his wife, and they become one flesh.

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Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

God Has Spoken by His Son

Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son,[a]whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. He is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s very being, and he sustains[b] all things by his powerful word. When he had made purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.

Exaltation through Abasement (2:5-12)

Now God[a] did not subject the coming world, about which we are speaking, to angels. But someone has testified somewhere,

“What are human beings that you are mindful of them,[b]
    or mortals, that you care for them?[c]
You have made them for a little while lower[d] than the angels;
    you have crowned them with glory and honor,[e]
    subjecting all things under their feet.”

Now in subjecting all things to them, God[f] left nothing outside their control. As it is, we do not yet see everything in subjection to them, but we do see Jesus, who for a little while was made lower[g] than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God[h] he might taste death for everyone.

10 It was fitting that God,[i] for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many children to glory, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through sufferings. 11 For the one who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father.[j] For this reason Jesus[k] is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,[l] 12 saying,

“I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters,[m]
    in the midst of the congregation I will praise you.”

self-abasement

THANK YOU!!!

Let’s Go2 Work…

10/2/2018

thirdly, WENT TO A JOB FAIR TODAY…

JOB FAIR

secondly, WENT RUNNING…

RUN

firstly, READ THIS…

Thank you 10.2.2018

will you???

Thank you 10.2.2018a

THANK YOU!!!

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GO… GO… GO…

God of love, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them; keep us from those things that harm us; and guide us in the way of salvation; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

GO

GO… GO… GO…

I WANT TO SHARE MY WEEK WITH YOU AND SOME SCRIPTURES FROM OUR HOLY BIBLE THAT HELPED ME THROUGHOUT. Let’s Begin…

9/24/2018

i have a busy week… HOWEVER… I WANT TAKE SOME TIME TO SHARE WITH YOU THE LITURGY THAT A LOT OF pastors IN CHURCHES WILL BE SPEAKING ON.

Numbers 11:4-29 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The rabble among them had a strong craving; and the Israelites also wept again, and said, “If only we had meat to eat! We remember the fish we used to eat in Egypt for nothing, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic; but now our strength is dried up, and there is nothing at all but this manna to look at.”

Now the manna was like coriander seed, and its color was like the color of gum resin. The people went around and gathered it, ground it in mills or beat it in mortars, then boiled it in pots and made cakes of it; and the taste of it was like the taste of cakes baked with oil. When the dew fell on the camp in the night, the manna would fall with it.

10 Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, all at the entrances of their tents. Then the Lord became very angry, and Moses was displeased. 11 So Moses said to the Lord, “Why have you treated your servant so badly? Why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me? 12 Did I conceive all this people? Did I give birth to them, that you should say to me, ‘Carry them in your bosom, as a nurse carries a sucking child, to the land that you promised on oath to their ancestors’? 13 Where am I to get meat to give to all this people? For they come weeping to me and say, ‘Give us meat to eat!’ 14 I am not able to carry all this people alone, for they are too heavy for me. 15 If this is the way you are going to treat me, put me to death at once—if I have found favor in your sight—and do not let me see my misery.”

The Seventy Elders

16 So the Lord said to Moses, “Gather for me seventy of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and officers over them; bring them to the tent of meeting, and have them take their place there with you. 17 I will come down and talk with you there; and I will take some of the spirit that is on you and put it on them; and they shall bear the burden of the people along with you so that you will not bear it all by yourself. 18 And say to the people: Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, and you shall eat meat; for you have wailed in the hearing of the Lord, saying, ‘If only we had meat to eat! Surely it was better for us in Egypt.’ Therefore the Lord will give you meat, and you shall eat. 19 You shall eat not only one day, or two days, or five days, or ten days, or twenty days, 20 but for a whole month—until it comes out of your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you—because you have rejected the Lord who is among you, and have wailed before him, saying, ‘Why did we ever leave Egypt?’” 21 But Moses said, “The people I am with number six hundred thousand on foot; and you say, ‘I will give them meat, that they may eat for a whole month’! 22 Are there enough flocks and herds to slaughter for them? Are there enough fish in the sea to catch for them?” 23 The Lord said to Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited?[a] Now you shall see whether my word will come true for you or not.”

24 So Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord; and he gathered seventy elders of the people, and placed them all around the tent. 25 Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took some of the spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders; and when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied. But they did not do so again.

26 Two men remained in the camp, one named Eldad, and the other named Medad, and the spirit rested on them; they were among those registered, but they had not gone out to the tent, and so they prophesied in the camp. 27 And a young man ran and told Moses, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.” 28 And Joshua son of Nun, the assistant of Moses, one of his chosen men,[b] said, “My lord Moses, stop them!” 29 But Moses said to him, “Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, and that the Lord would put his spirit on them!”

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James 5:13-20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Prayer of Faith

13 Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. 14 Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise them up; and anyone who has committed sins will be forgiven. 16 Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective. 17 Elijah was a human being like us, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth. 18 Then he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain and the earth yielded its harvest.

19 My brothers and sisters,[a] if anyone among you wanders from the truth and is brought back by another, 20 you should know that whoever brings back a sinner from wandering will save the sinner’s[b] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

LET’s GO2 THAT HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

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WE HAVE A REPLICA AND THE REAL DEAL FROM THE 1880s…

9/25/2018 –

WELL… +++

ARE THOSE EXECUTIVES STILL ALIVE??? (let’s email them)

GO… GO… GO…

A READING FOR TODAY…

HMMM…

GO… GO… GO…

9/26/2018 – i discovered WHY i WORKED LATE TODAY… may i share this with you?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukkah

YEAH!!!

9/27/2018 – Woke up TODAY and went for some help…

HERE IS A PSALM I READ B4 I WENT GOING…

PSALM 19

The heavens are telling the glory of God;
    and the firmament[a] proclaims his handiwork.
Day to day pours forth speech,
    and night to night declares knowledge.
There is no speech, nor are there words;
    their voice is not heard;
yet their voice[b] goes out through all the earth,
    and their words to the end of the world.

In the heavens[c] he has set a tent for the sun,
which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding canopy,
    and like a strong man runs its course with joy.
Its rising is from the end of the heavens,
    and its circuit to the end of them;
    and nothing is hid from its heat.

The law of the Lord is perfect,
    reviving the soul;
the decrees of the Lord are sure,
    making wise the simple;
the precepts of the Lord are right,
    rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is clear,
    enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the Lord is pure,
    enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are true
    and righteous altogether.
10 More to be desired are they than gold,
    even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey,
    and drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is your servant warned;
    in keeping them there is great reward.
12 But who can detect their errors?
    Clear me from hidden faults.
13 Keep back your servant also from the insolent;[d]
    do not let them have dominion over me.
Then I shall be blameless,
    and innocent of great transgression.

14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
    be acceptable to you,
    Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

YEAH!!!

Let’s Go2 Work

9/28/2018 –

WORK WAS ALL GOOD LAST NIGHT… TONIGHT, I AM VOLUNTEERING FOR OUR HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT HERSHEYPARK

it was beautiful…

B4 i went going… i read…

WILL YOU???

9/29/2018

I LOVE READING… i read this TODAY…

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BUT… FIRST…

i READ THIS…Thank you 9.29.2018

WILL YOU???

Mark 9:38-50 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Another Exorcist

38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone[a] casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him; for no one who does a deed of power in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me. 40 Whoever is not against us is for us. 41 For truly I tell you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ will by no means lose the reward.

Temptations to Sin

42 “If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me,[b] it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea. 43 If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and to go to hell,[c] to the unquenchable fire.[d] 45 And if your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and to be thrown into hell.[e][f] 47 And if your eye causes you to stumble, tear it out; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and to be thrown into hell,[g] 48 where their worm never dies, and the fire is never quenched.

49 “For everyone will be salted with fire.[h] 50 Salt is good; but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it?[i] Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

THANK YOU!!!

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GO… GO… GO…

God of love, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them; keep us from those things that harm us; and guide us in the way of salvation; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

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GO… GO… GO…

9/26/2018 – i discovered WHY i WORKED LATE TODAY… may i share this with you?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukkah

Thank you 9.26.2018a

YEAH!!!

Thank you 9.26.2018

9/27/2018 – Woke up TODAY and went for some help…

help

HERE IS A PSALM I READ B4 I WENT GOING…

PSALM 19

The heavens are telling the glory of God;
    and the firmament[a] proclaims his handiwork.
Day to day pours forth speech,
    and night to night declares knowledge.
There is no speech, nor are there words;
    their voice is not heard;
yet their voice[b] goes out through all the earth,
    and their words to the end of the world.

In the heavens[c] he has set a tent for the sun,
which comes out like a bridegroom from his wedding canopy,
    and like a strong man runs its course with joy.
Its rising is from the end of the heavens,
    and its circuit to the end of them;
    and nothing is hid from its heat.

The law of the Lord is perfect,
    reviving the soul;
the decrees of the Lord are sure,
    making wise the simple;
the precepts of the Lord are right,
    rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the Lord is clear,
    enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the Lord is pure,
    enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are true
    and righteous altogether.
10 More to be desired are they than gold,
    even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey,
    and drippings of the honeycomb.

11 Moreover by them is your servant warned;
    in keeping them there is great reward.
12 But who can detect their errors?
    Clear me from hidden faults.
13 Keep back your servant also from the insolent;[d]
    do not let them have dominion over me.
Then I shall be blameless,
    and innocent of great transgression.

14 Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
    be acceptable to you,
    Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Thank you 9.27.2018

YEAH!!!

Let’s Go2 Work

9/29/2018

WORK WAS ALL GOOD LAST NIGHT… TONIGHT, I AM VOLUNTEERING FOR OUR HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT HERSHEYPARK

it was beautiful…

hersheypark I

hersheypark II

B4 i went going… i read…

Thank you 9.28.2018a

WILL YOU???

Thank you 9.28.2018

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Week of Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost… 9/30/2018 *push/click*

GO… GO… GO…

God of love, you know our frailties and failings. Give us your grace to overcome them; keep us from those things that harm us; and guide us in the way of salvation; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

GO

GO… GO… GO…

i have a busy week… HOWEVER… I WANT TAKE SOME TIME TO SHARE WITH YOU THE LITURGY THAT A LOT OF pastors IN CHURCHES WILL BE SPEAKING ON.

Numbers 11:4-29 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The rabble among them had a strong craving; and the Israelites also wept again, and said, “If only we had meat to eat! We remember the fish we used to eat in Egypt for nothing, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic; but now our strength is dried up, and there is nothing at all but this manna to look at.”

Now the manna was like coriander seed, and its color was like the color of gum resin. The people went around and gathered it, ground it in mills or beat it in mortars, then boiled it in pots and made cakes of it; and the taste of it was like the taste of cakes baked with oil. When the dew fell on the camp in the night, the manna would fall with it.

10 Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, all at the entrances of their tents. Then the Lord became very angry, and Moses was displeased. 11 So Moses said to the Lord, “Why have you treated your servant so badly? Why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay the burden of all this people on me? 12 Did I conceive all this people? Did I give birth to them, that you should say to me, ‘Carry them in your bosom, as a nurse carries a sucking child, to the land that you promised on oath to their ancestors’? 13 Where am I to get meat to give to all this people? For they come weeping to me and say, ‘Give us meat to eat!’ 14 I am not able to carry all this people alone, for they are too heavy for me. 15 If this is the way you are going to treat me, put me to death at once—if I have found favor in your sight—and do not let me see my misery.”

The Seventy Elders

16 So the Lord said to Moses, “Gather for me seventy of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and officers over them; bring them to the tent of meeting, and have them take their place there with you. 17 I will come down and talk with you there; and I will take some of the spirit that is on you and put it on them; and they shall bear the burden of the people along with you so that you will not bear it all by yourself. 18 And say to the people: Consecrate yourselves for tomorrow, and you shall eat meat; for you have wailed in the hearing of the Lord, saying, ‘If only we had meat to eat! Surely it was better for us in Egypt.’ Therefore the Lord will give you meat, and you shall eat. 19 You shall eat not only one day, or two days, or five days, or ten days, or twenty days, 20 but for a whole month—until it comes out of your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you—because you have rejected the Lord who is among you, and have wailed before him, saying, ‘Why did we ever leave Egypt?’” 21 But Moses said, “The people I am with number six hundred thousand on foot; and you say, ‘I will give them meat, that they may eat for a whole month’! 22 Are there enough flocks and herds to slaughter for them? Are there enough fish in the sea to catch for them?” 23 The Lord said to Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited?[a] Now you shall see whether my word will come true for you or not.”

24 So Moses went out and told the people the words of the Lord; and he gathered seventy elders of the people, and placed them all around the tent. 25 Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took some of the spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders; and when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied. But they did not do so again.

26 Two men remained in the camp, one named Eldad, and the other named Medad, and the spirit rested on them; they were among those registered, but they had not gone out to the tent, and so they prophesied in the camp. 27 And a young man ran and told Moses, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.” 28 And Joshua son of Nun, the assistant of Moses, one of his chosen men,[b] said, “My lord Moses, stop them!” 29 But Moses said to him, “Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, and that the Lord would put his spirit on them!”

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James 5:13-20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Prayer of Faith

13 Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. 14 Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and have them pray over them, anointing them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise them up; and anyone who has committed sins will be forgiven. 16 Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective. 17 Elijah was a human being like us, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth. 18 Then he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain and the earth yielded its harvest.

19 My brothers and sisters,[a] if anyone among you wanders from the truth and is brought back by another, 20 you should know that whoever brings back a sinner from wandering will save the sinner’s[b] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

LET’s GO2 THAT HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

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WE HAVE A REPLICA AND THE REAL DEAL FROM THE 1880s…

9/25/2018

WELL… +++

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ARE THOSE EXECUTIVES STILL ALIVE??? (let’s email them)

GO… GO… GO…

A READING FOR TODAY…

Thank you 9.25.2018

Thank you 9.25.2018a

HMMM…

 

 

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Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost… 9/23/2018 *push/click*

ROCK MY SOUL…

Lord God, you call us to work in your vineyard and leave no one standing idle. Set us to our tasks in the work of your kingdom, and help us to order our lives by your wisdom; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

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ROCK MY SOUL…

Read this past Sunday at church… made many a mistake… BUT, KEPT GOING…

Hear the Liturgy for this Sunday…

Jeremiah 11:18-20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Jeremiah’s Life Threatened

18 It was the Lord who made it known to me, and I knew;
    then you showed me their evil deeds.
19 But I was like a gentle lamb
    led to the slaughter.
And I did not know it was against me
    that they devised schemes, saying,
“Let us destroy the tree with its fruit,
    let us cut him off from the land of the living,
    so that his name will no longer be remembered!”
20 But you, O Lord of hosts, who judge righteously,
    who try the heart and the mind,
let me see your retribution upon them,
    for to you I have committed my cause.

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James 3:13-4:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Two Kinds of Wisdom

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not be boastful and false to the truth. 15 Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, devilish. 16 For where there is envy and selfish ambition, there will also be disorder and wickedness of every kind. 17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy. 18 And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace for[a] those who make peace.

Friendship with the World

Those conflicts and disputes among you, where do they come from? Do they not come from your cravings that are at war within you? You want something and do not have it; so you commit murder. And you covet[b] something and cannot obtain it; so you engage in disputes and conflicts. You do not have, because you do not ask. You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, in order to spend what you get on your pleasures. Adulterers! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you suppose that it is for nothing that the scripture says, “God[c] yearns jealously for the spirit that he has made to dwell in us”? But he gives all the more grace; therefore it says,

“God opposes the proud,
    but gives grace to the humble.”

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

ROCK MY SOUL…

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BIG WEEK… LET’s GO!!!

9/18/2018 – MADE THE MISTAKE AND WATCHED TV LAST NIGHT…

*i have a speech to write*

BUT, FIRST… HERE IS A READING…