Morning Prayer: Exodus: 6:1-13 & 7:1-7 and Hebrews 11:1-12

The REC Book of Common Prayer Readings for today are:  Exodus 6:1-13 & 7:1-7 and Hebrews 11:1-12. Now the Lord tells Moses and Aaron that He appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and made a covenant with them and therefore He is going to bring Israel according to the covenant. Once He brings Israel is … More Morning Prayer: Exodus: 6:1-13 & 7:1-7 and Hebrews 11:1-12

Morning Prayer: Exodus 4:27-6:1 and Hebrews 10:19-39

The REC Book of Common Prayer’s readings for this morning are: Exodus 4:27-6:1and Hebrews 10:19-39. Now the Lord sends Aaron to meet Moses at Mt. Horeb, they discuss what the Lord told Moses and then depart for Egypt. The Lord’s plan is moving forward now.  Israel is on the precipice of being delivered although the … More Morning Prayer: Exodus 4:27-6:1 and Hebrews 10:19-39

Morning Prayer: Exodus 4:1-23 and Hebrews 10:1-18

The Reformed Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer has these two morning readings: Exodus 4:1-23 and Hebrews 10:1-18. Now that Moses has heard the plan he has questions: “What if they will not believe me or listen to what I say? For they may say, ‘The Lord has not appeared to you.” (verse 1). Does this sound … More Morning Prayer: Exodus 4:1-23 and Hebrews 10:1-18

Morning Prayer: Exodus 22:23-3:22 and Hebrews 9:15-28

The Reformed Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer has these two morning readings. Exodus 22:23-3:22 and Hebrews 9:15-28. Click on the verses to see the full text. Exodus recounts the time when Israel in Egypt cries out to God to save them and God sends Moses to deliver them and attempt to lead them to … More Morning Prayer: Exodus 22:23-3:22 and Hebrews 9:15-28

Results in preaching

What does Scripture teach about the results from preaching?  Does it quantify them or in any way provide an expectation of what should be the result of preaching? Yes.  ‘God causes the growth’. [I Cor 3:7b]. Also, in the parable of the sower the Lord Jesus describes the growth from seed planted into good ground, … More Results in preaching

Summary – The Circumcision Of The Heart by John Wesley

The text for the sermon: “Circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter.” Romans 2:29. Wesley begins by intimating that many people in his day who hear the Gospel actually believe it is new.  They say that new doctrines are being set before them but the reality is that … More Summary – The Circumcision Of The Heart by John Wesley

Summary – Christian Perfection by John Wesley

Rev. John Wesley (1703-1791) used this verse as his text: “Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect.” Phil. 3:12. Wesley broaches the topic of perfection in this sermon. He intends to show in what sense Christians are not perfect and in what sense they are. They key to understanding his message … More Summary – Christian Perfection by John Wesley