Weekly Messages from Grace Summit, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Jan 10 2021 - Love Those Who are Different from You
John 3:1 Now a certain man, a Pharisee named Nicodemus, who was a member of the Jewish ruling council, 2 came to Jesus at night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the miraculous signs that you do unless God is with him."
Nicodemus is a respected member of the faith – a scholar – and is a representative of the ...
Jan 3 2021 - Can One Have Righteous Anger?
This is connected to last week – so if you missed that – the wedding at Cana – Jesus turning the water into wine.
John 2:13 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 ...
Dec 27 2020 - Advent Through John - Christmas - Don't Exclude Those Jesus Includes
We are going to continue in John
Lord, thank You for the opportunity, as we have worshiped You- thank You for this Christmas celebration- that You became one of us so that we might be with You. Our sins are forgiven, and You delight in us. Speak to our hearts- and work in all the other things going on- the technical things, that they would go smoother.
John 2:1 On the third day there ...
Dec 20 2020 - Advent through John - God With Us - Our Ultimate Hope
You are God, and You have forgiven us of our sin. We ask, as we look at Your word, reveal to us Your love – and the deeper meaning of Advent – Your coming has changed everything forever – and nothing can separate us from the love of Christ – who died for our sins, that we might have life.
This is THE Advent verse
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we ...
Dec 13 2020 Advent through John - Baptism Gives Identity
For Christmas Eve this year, we will put together a recorded singing, Dick will be doing – and I’ll give a short devotional.25 They asked him, "Why then are you baptizing if you are neither the Messiah, nor Elijah, nor the prophet?" 26 John answered them, "I baptize with water. Among you stands one whom you do not know, 27 the one who is coming after me; I am not worthy to untie the ...
Dec 6 2020 - Advent Through John pt 2 - Who is Jesus?
Lord, thank You for the opportunity to worship You – and to sing some Christmas Carols, and yet to recognize the purpose of Christmas is the cross and resurrection and that we have new life because You died on that cross and You rose from the dead and now we experience that life – we have been raised up like You – in Your image – so that when we see You, we will be like You – and You ...