Category Archives: Copyrighted by Troy Sybrant

March 21

“Faith without Fanfare” Matthew 21:1-11, Sunday March 20, 2016

SCRIPTURE Matthew 21:1-11  21 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone says […]

March 13

“Mission in Action” 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 March 13, 2016

SCRIPTURE: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 14 For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; 15 and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised. 16 From now on, […]

March 06

“A Pledged Allegiance” Joshua 24:1-7, 13-29 March 6, 2016

SCRIPTURE Joshua 24:1-7, 13-29 24 Then Joshua assembled all the tribes of Israel at Shechem. He summoned the elders, leaders, judges and officials of Israel, and they presented themselves before God. 2 Joshua said to all the people, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Long ago your ancestors, including Terah the father of […]

February 28

“A Loaf, a Jug, & Thou” Luke 24:1-35 Sunday February 28, 2016

  SCRIPTURE                                               Luke 24:1-35  13Now on that same day two disciples were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and went with them, 16but their eyes were kept from […]

February 22

“Stick to the Script” Nehemiah 8:1-12

SCRIPTURE                                        Nehemiah 8:1-12  1All the people gathered together into the square before the Water Gate. They told the scribe Ezra to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the Lord had given to Israel. 2Accordingly, the priest Ezra brought the law before the assembly, both men and women and all who could […]

February 14

“Taking the Plunge” Acts 8:26-39 Sunday February 14, 2016

SCRIPTURE                        Acts 8:26-39  26Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a wilderness road.) 27So he got up and went. Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the Candace, queen of […]

February 07

“I Must Confess” Matthew 16:13-26 Feb 7, 2016

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 16:13-26 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you say […]

February 07

“Burned Out or Turned Out?” I Kings 19:1-16 1/31/16

 SCRIPTURE:  I Kings 19:1-16  1Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life like the life of one of them […]

January 24

“The Original Desperate Housewife” Genesis 16:1-2, 4, 6-11, 13 1/24/16

SCRIPTURE: Genesis 16:1-2, 4, 6-11, 13 Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. 2 And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.” And […]

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 23 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]