James 2: 14-17 " What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to them, 'Go in peace, keep warm and eat your fill,' and yet you do not supply their bodily needs, what is the good of that? So faith by itself, it it has no works, is dead." (NRSV) Carolyn Lee Purdy, from Virginia, goes to California every year for their annual winter visit.
Psalm 121: 1-2 "I lift up mt eyes to the hills - from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth." (NRSV) They say Florida is flat, but it does have its hills. But for mountains one needs to see the Colorado Rockies or the Canadian Rockies. I believe these kind of mountains are what the psalmist was referring to. When I was in Israel, the mountain areas were very steep and difficult to navigate. If you stand close to a mountain, at its bot
Exodus 39: 32-43 "In this way all the work of the tabernacle of the tent of meeting was finished: the Israelites had done everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses. Then they brought the tabernacle to Moses, the tent and all its utensils, its hooks, its frame, its bars, its pillars, and its bases; the covering of fine leather, and the curtain for the screen; the ark of the covenant with its poles and the mercy seat; the table with all its utensils, and the bread of the
Gilbert Macias will be at The First United Methodist Church of Gulfport to present in message and music a word from Colossians 3:1-2. He is a very gifted musician, and, if you haven't heard him before, you should come and listen to him play piano. All are welcome!