Series Title: “One and Done” Sermon Title: “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” Main Idea: Love motivates how we live in relationship with the Lord and each other. Notes: -Jesus loves. -I love you. -I love them. -You love me. -So, you ought to love them.
Text: Obadiah 1-21 Theme: The Day of the Lord will set right many millennia of wrongs. Notes: God defends His people. The Lord will bring down what is pridefully built up. Those who chose to live separated from the Lord will experience true abandonment. What goes around, comes around. Everyone will face the consequences. Everything […]
Scripture: Romans 8:26-39 With the Holy Spirit we do more than survive in life, we thrive in life with Jesus. -When our weakness meets the Father’s will, we are more than strong enough. -Bad times turn out to be more than good when the Holy Spirit is at work in our lives. -With Jesus we do […]
Join Pastor Amy each morning at 7 am on our Facebook page FUMC_Decatur to share a time of scripture, a hymn, a devotion and prayer. Feel free to do a watch party, invite your family, friends and neighbors, comment prayer requests and thoughts.
Christ has been raised. The Spirit has come with wind and fire. So now what? Now what do we do as the church called into being by the Christ who was born, who lived and healed and taught and loved, who suffered and died on a cross, and was raised in glory? Before he left […]
Scripture: Matthew 10:9-23 This is the third Sunday after Pentecost. It is also the first day of summer and it is Father’s Day. We also celebrate our Confirmands! And we give thanks for and wish blessings upon Pastor Amy and her family as they worship with us this last time before her new appointment begins. […]
Scripture: Matthew 9:35-10:8 How do you count? Count what? Count the days; mark the passing of time. One of the things that “season after Pentecost” can do is remind us that we are walking in the power of the Spirit. We are the church empowered, equipped, and sent by the God we worship and the […]
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20 The first Sunday after Pentecost is also called Trinity Sunday. One explanation reports that this is the Sunday where you explain the Trinity. Good luck with that. The Trinity is one of those concepts that defies explanation. Oh, we can get close; we can provide hints or glimpses of the reality of […]
Scripture: Acts 2:1-21 Pentecost is another high holy day of the Christian calendar. Called by many the birthday of the church, Pentecost represents a passing of the mantle of sorts—from the Incarnate Christ to the ever-present Spirit, the reminder of the God within, the sustainer, the teacher, the strengthener. Pentecost is a day of celebration […]
Scripture: John 17:1-11 It is time to turn back to the one who is “chosen and precious,” except, as you’ll see, he turns it back to us. Even when talking about himself, his own glory, he turns back to us. It’s amazing, really. In this moment, you’d think he would be focused on himself. But […]