Monthly Archives: October 2013

Elijah–Empty, Isolated and Depressed

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background It has not been a good week for Elijah.  Last week he was on top of the world, he had a shootout with the false prophets of Baal.  He … Continue reading

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Devotional for October 27, 2013: Solomon’s Temple (also Reformation Day!)

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background                                                                                                                                                This week we continue the story by following David’s line into 1 Kings.  The first chapters of this book show us the transition of power from David to his son … Continue reading

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The Call of David

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background Let’s get this straight right off jump street.  God never intended for God’s people to have a king.  Back in the 8th Chapter of 1st Samuel, the people come … Continue reading

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Devotional for October 13, 2013: Call of Samuel

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background                                                                                                                                           Between last week and this week, we are covering a lot of ground.  Last week we talked about the people of Israel being wilderness people.  They relied on God for … Continue reading

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The Wilderness School

Written by  Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background We are covering some radical territory in today’s lesson.  God wants to turn the world upside down.  The world is concerned about “big deals”, about people who are famous, … Continue reading

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