Water from the Rock


In the Word Together, Reflections on Scripture

Daily Reading  The entire Israelite community left the Wilderness of Sin, moving from one place to the next according to the Lord’s command. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.2 So the people complained to Moses, “Give us water to drink.”“Why are you complaining to me?” Moses replied to them. […]

October 4, 2018

Daily Bread


In the Word Together, Reflections on Scripture

Daily Reading The entire Israelite community departed from Elim and came to the Wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had left the land of Egypt. 2 The entire Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. 3 The Israelites said to them, “If only we […]

October 3, 2018

Chained by Expectations


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A SERMON FROM LUKE 7:18-35 By Kevin W. Bounds Introduction             Expectations can be misleading. I recall when in the parts business as a counter salesman, I would speak with customers all over the southeastern United States. While conversing on the telephone, I would form a mental image of how I thought the person on […]

February 14, 2017

The Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-16


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THE LORD OF THE SABBATH: A CASE FOR COMPASSIONATE CONFRONTATION FROM LUKE 6:1-16 By Kevin W. Bounds   Introduction In a world immersed in social media and a twenty-four-hour news cycle, everyone has an opinion. Now people can rant online without the consequence. Now people take to the street with picket signs protesting anything. Don’t […]

February 6, 2017

Jesus Uses Empty Vessels – Luke 5:1-11


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JESUS USES EMPTY VESSELS: A SERMON ON THE CALL OF THE DISCIPLES IN LUKE 5:1-11            By Kevin W. Bounds ***Sorry for the inconvenience but recording begins approximately 20 seconds***   Introduction DETOUR The year was 1920. The scene was the examining board for selecting missionaries. Standing before the board was […]

January 31, 2017