522 Moravian Lane Charlotte, NC 28207-1624  704-334-1381

Tagged: “Scripture”

Gospel Lesson — 10.04.2015

2 Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 “What did Moses command you?” he replied. 4 They said, “Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce and send her away.” 5 “It was because your hearts were hard that Moses wrote you this law,” Jesus […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 10.04.2015

1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 10.04.2015

I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters, in the midst of the congregation I will praise you. — Hebrews 2:12 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.15.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 08.17.2014 Watchword for the Week — 11.17.2013


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 06.14.2015

26 He also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27 Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. 28 All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the full kernel […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 06.14.2015

6 Therefore we are always confident and know that as long as we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord. 7 For we live by faith, not by sight. 8 We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. 9 So we make […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 06.14.2015

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High. — Psalm 92:1 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 06.09.2013 Watchword for the Week — 09.09.2012 Psalm of Praise — 07.22.2012 Watchword of the Week — 06.17.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 06.07.2015

20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 06.07.2015

13 It is written: “I believed; therefore I have spoken.” Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak, 14 because we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus from the dead will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you to himself. 15 All this is for your […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 06.07.2015

Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! — Psalm 130:2 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.24.2015 Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 06.10.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 05.31.2015

3 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him.” […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 05.31.2015

12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to live according to it. 13 For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. 14 For those who are led by the Spirit […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 05.24.2015

2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All […]


Continue Reading

Old Testament Lesson — 05.24.2015

37 The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 2 He led me back and forth among them, and I saw a great many bones on the floor of the valley, bones […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 05.24.2015

O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all. — Psalm 104:24 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.01.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 05.27.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 05.17.2015

6 “I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word. 7 Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you. 8 For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 05.17.2015

15 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a group numbering about a hundred and twenty) 16 and said, “Brothers and sisters, the Scripture had to be fulfilled in which the Holy Spirit spoke long ago through David concerning Judas, who served as guide for those who arrested Jesus. 17 He was one of our number […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 05.17.2015

Jesus says, “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” — John 17:17 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.03.2015 Watchword for the Week — 04.26.2015 Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Gospel Lesson — 01.04.2015 Prayer of Jesus — 03.17.2013


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 05.10.2015

9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 05.10.2015

5 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 2 This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. 3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 05.10.2015

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises. — Psalm 98:4 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 05.25.2014 Watchword for the Week — 06.09.2013 Watchword for the Week — 09.09.2012 Psalm of Praise — 07.22.2012 Watchword for the Week — 05.13.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 05.03.2015

25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 05.03.2015

7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 05.03.2015

Jesus says, “Abide with me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me.” — John 15:4 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Gospel Lesson — 11.17.2013 Time of Silence — 10/13/2013 Gospel Lesson […]


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 04.26.2015

11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 12 The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So when he sees the wolf coming, he abandons the sheep and runs away. Then the wolf attacks the flock and scatters it. 13 The man runs away […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 04.26.2015

16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. 17 If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be […]


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 04.19.2015

36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. 38 He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? 39 Look at my hands and my feet. It is […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 04.19.2015

3 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 04.19.2015

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. — 1 John 3:1 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015 Watchword for the Week — 04.05.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.15.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the […]


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 04.12.2015

19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 04.12.2015

32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all 34 that there were […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 04.12.2015

If we walk in the light as God is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. — 1 John 1:7 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 01.04.2015 Watchword for the Week — 06.29.2014 Watchword for the Week — 12.01.2013 Epistle […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 04.05.2015

But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. — 1 Corinthians 15:20 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Epistle Lesson — 03.01.2015 Epistle Lesson — 06.22.2014 Watchword for the Week — 12.16.2012 Watchword for the Week — 04.08.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 03.29.2015

11 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 03.29.2015

Jesus said, “you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.” — Mark 14:62 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 11.30.2014 Watchword for the Week — 04.01.2012 Watchword for […]


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 03.22.2015

20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival. 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus. 23 Jesus replied, “The hour has come […]


Continue Reading

Old Testament Lesson — 03.22.2015

31 “The days are coming,” declares the Lord,     “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel     and with the people of Judah. 32 It will not be like the covenant     I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand     to lead them out of Egypt, because they broke my […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 03.22.2015

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me. — Psalm 51:10 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.01.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.25.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.25.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 03.15.2015

14 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, 15 that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him.” 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. […]


Continue Reading

Old Testament Lesson — 03.15.2015

4 They traveled from Mount Hor along the route to the Red Sea, to go around Edom. But the people grew impatient on the way; 5 they spoke against God and against Moses, and said, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread! There is no water! […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 03.15.2015

By grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. — Ephesians 2:8 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.04.2015 Time of Silence — 08.18.2013 Watchword for the Week — 03.18.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 03.08.2015

13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. 15 So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the […]


Continue Reading

Old Testament Lesson — 03.08.2015

20 And God spoke all these words: 2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. 3 “You shall have no other gods before me. 4 “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 03.08.2015

For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. — 1 Corinthians 1:18 Related posts: Epistle Lesson — 02.02.2014 Watchword for the Week — 02.02.2014 Epistle Lesson — 01.26.2014 Epistle Lesson — 03.11.2012 Watchword for the Week — […]


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 03.01.2015

31 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. 32 He spoke plainly about this, and Peter took him aside and began to […]


Continue Reading

Epistle Lesson — 03.01.2015

13 It was not through the law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith. 14 For if those who depend on the law are heirs, faith means nothing and the promise is worthless, 15 because the law brings wrath. And where […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 03.01.2015

God says, “I will establish my covenant between me and you, and your offspring after you throughout their generations.” — Genesis 17:7 Related posts: Old Testament Lesson — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.25.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.04.2012


Continue Reading

Gospel Lesson — 02.22.2015

9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11 And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; […]


Continue Reading

Old Testament Lesson — 02.22.2015

8 Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him: 9 “I now establish my covenant with you and with your descendants after you 10 and with every living creature that was with you—the birds, the livestock and all the wild animals, all those that came out of the ark with you—every living creature on earth. […]


Continue Reading

Watchword for the Week — 02.22.2015

Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. — Psalm 25:8 Related posts: Watchword for the Week — 02.08.2015 Watchword for the Week — 02.01.2015 Watchword for the Week — 01.11.2015 Watchword for the Week — 03.09.2014 Watchword for the Week — 02.26.2012


Continue Reading

Old Testament Lesson — 02.15.2015

2 When the Lord was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. 2 Elijah said to Elisha, “Stay here; the Lord has sent me to Bethel.” But Elisha said, “As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.” So […]


Continue Reading