Category Archives: Thought Provokers

Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

If we Christians would join the Wise Men, we must close our eyes to all that glitters before the world and look rather on the despised and foolish things, help the poor, comfort the despised, and aid the neighbor in … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018

We are not sent primarily to be missionaries, pastors, teachers or any other kind of worker. It isn’t the office I hold that signifies my service, but the way in which my heavenly Father is glorified in the common things … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018

The beasts of the field say: “Love made me.” The birds of the air say: “Love made me.” The creatures that swim in the rivers and the sea say: “Love made me.” Only man, his back turned to the sun, … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018

Click here if you want to read the Gospel first We are not sent primarily to be missionaries, pastors, teachers or any other kind of worker. It isn’t the office I hold that signifies my service, but the way in … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts about the Gospel

Read the Gospel of the day here We all long for heaven where God is but we have it in our power to be in heaven with Him right now––to be happy with Him at this very moment.  But being … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

Be ashamed of nothing but sin:  not of fetching wood, or drawing water, if time permit; not of cleaning your own shoes or your neighbor’s. John Wesley *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * Christians and even … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Oct 14, 2018

We are saved by Christ to be saviors of others. Robert Menzies *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * We all long for heaven where God is, but we have it in our power to be in … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018

We must love one another or die. W.H. Auden *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * The more genuine and the deeper our community becomes, the more will everything else between us recede, the more clearly and … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018

The proud and avaricious man is never at rest; while the poor and the lowly of heart abide in the multitude of peace. Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * There … Continue reading

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Challenging Thoughts for the Gospel read on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

The story of God’s self-sacrifice… is the story with a cross at its center but not at its end: its plot moves toward the upsetting of all things, the Great Reversal in which the dead Jesus was raised from the … Continue reading

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