January 19, 2020, Lectionary

I believe every person and business and church is called before birth to serve and glorify God and to be a light to others, because of the faithfulness of our God. Isaiah 49:1-7

He brought me up out of the pit so that I can praise God and so that others can come to trust in God because of my story. Psalm 40:1-11

Marvelous introduction to a letter sent to those called to be saints, and those everywhere calling on the name of the Lord, called and calling. 1 Corinthians 1:1-9

Sin was a human choice that demolished relationship with God, and God's benefits, forever. How could anyone "take away the sin of the world"? Pondering. John 1:29-42

Thoughts about Listening

Take a step back and consider what is the grand purpose of your life? Your business or profession? Your team or your family? Having clarity here helps in all decisions. Isaiah 49:1-7

Your struggles have a purpose. Someday your story will help someone else. Psalm 40:1-11

Please be grateful for your friends and fellows, and tell them. 1 Corinthians 1:1-9

Public introductions can be really fun and profound. It takes thought and maybe some metaphors. John 1:29-42