6th Sunday after Epiphany, Matthew 5:27-32
When we have Him and when His love is the most important thing in our life, then we can be single well, we can be married well, and we can give true romantic love.
7th Sunday after Pentecost, Genesis 3:8-13
The truth is, no one owns your feelings except you. No one can make you feel upset, no one can make you feel miserable, no one can make you feel anything. Why not? Because God hasn’t given your feelings to anyone except you.
6th Sunday after Pentecost, 2 Samuel 19:1-8
Problems give us opportunity to turn to God for strength, comfort, encouragement, and empowerment to face them.
19th Sunday after Pentecost, 2 Corinthians 13:5-8
Jesus lived and died for you! Jesus lives inside of you. But that examination question is good because it causes us to live in repentance. To confess our sins, to be strengthened by Jesus’ forgiveness who lives in us and to clear out the bad thinking, to change bad behaviors and pursue what is right and good. That’s the Christian that you are.
7th Sunday after Pentecost, Ezekiel 33:7-10
Be a watch man or woman, be your brother’s keeper. Have a sincere concern for the eternity of your brothers and sisters in Christ.
13th Sunday after Pentecost, Ephesians 4:20-29
I infiltrate churches. I divide Christians. I spread suspicion and make innocent people cry on their pillows. Do you know me? I’m sure you’ve met me, my name is gossip.
12th Sunday after Pentecost, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
So be faithful, work hard like an Olympian at home, at your job, in society, but most importantly “work” spiritually by staying in God’s Word and receiving the sacrament. In that faithful work he gives blessings not just temporal, but eternal.
3rd Sunday after Pentecost, 1 Kings 12:3-16
You see, God opens our hearts to see that we’re sufficiently satisfied by our Savior and in need of nothing so we can give all that we have and are in service to God by serving those he puts in our lives.