First Presbyterian Church Marietta, OH
By David Smith
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||CleanInto the Water||Jesus goes into the water with us in baptism. Jesus also comes out of the water with us to help us be generous, to help us avoid abusing power, to guide us in the light of righteousness, to give us the power to live as citizens of the reign of God.||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWeeping||Jesus and his family were refugees. Our calling as the church is to stand with and support refugees. Our tears for their plight can lead to prayer and then to action.||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrince of Peace||The Prince of Peace brought a gift to fill our hearts and fill our world||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEverlasting Father||The messiah shows deep parental love for all and shows special care for the lowly and the hungry. The schemes of the proud and powerful are subverted. God invites the church to carry out this re-ordering in the world.||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMighty God||The messiah that Isaiah called mighty God was heralded by a strange prophet crying the wilderness calling us to drastically alter our lives Isaiah's vision included not only judgement but deliverance for the nations. Joy can be found when we listen to t||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWonderful Counselor||Isaiah called the messiah the Wonderful Counselor. Jeremiah tells us this king will seek justice and righteousness. In the face of organized evil, God invites us to seek justice and righteousness by caring those who are most at risk.||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere Is His Kingdom From?||Pilate asks Jesus about his claim to being a king. Jesus' responses and his life shows his rule cares for all including the Pilates of the world. His uses power to care for others and expects followers in his kingdom to do the same.||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThanksgiving for God’s New Order||Jesus' forecasts the destruction of the temple but tells the disciples that it is a part of the birth of God's new order. We don't face anything as serious right now, but we do face momentous changes in our world. These two are birth pangs from which Go||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnxiety Free Living||Christ has sacrificed for us so we don’t need to be anxious about our past. Christ has promised to come for us. We can live in the present without anxiety.||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Taste of Heaven||John's vision of heaven come down to earth reminds us that God's kingdom is breaking into our world. We gain a taste of that at the Lord's Table, a meal that transforms us and has the power to bring the reign of peace into our world.||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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