Water from the Rock

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. … Continue reading Water from the Rock

Daily Bread

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 … Continue reading Daily Bread

Sweet Songs of Redemption

Daily Reading Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord. They said: I will sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted; he has thrown the horse and its rider into the sea. 2 The Lord is my strength and my song;[a] he has become my salvation. This is my God, and I will praise him, … Continue reading Sweet Songs of Redemption

Chained by Expectations

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 … Continue reading Chained by Expectations

The Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-16

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 … Continue reading The Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-16

Jesus Uses Empty Vessels – Luke 5:1-11

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 … Continue reading Jesus Uses Empty Vessels – Luke 5:1-11