A FOUNTAIN OF TEARS

A FOUNTAIN OF TEARS Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 8:18 My joy is gone, grief is upon me, my heart is sick. 19 Hark, the cry of my poor people from far and wide in the land: “Is the Lord not in Zion? Is her King not in her?” (“Why have they provoked me to anger with their images, with their...
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Beware

BEWARE Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28   11 At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem: A hot wind comes from me out of the bare heights in the desert toward my poor people, not to winnow or cleanse— 12 a wind too strong for that. Now it is I who speak in judgment...
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The Potter Decides

THE POTTER DECIDES Jeremiah 18:1-11 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was working at his wheel. 4 The vessel he was making of clay was...
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A Sacrifice of Praise

A SACRIFICE OF PRAISE Hebrews 13: 1-8;  15-16 Let mutual love continue. 2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it. 3 Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who...
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SEEK YE FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD

SEEK YE FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD Hebrews 12:18-29 18 You have not come to something that can be touched, a blazing fire, and darkness, and gloom, and a tempest, 19 and the sound of a trumpet, and a voice whose words made the hearers beg that not another word be spoken to them. 20...
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Spotlight on Faith in Real Life

Spotlight on Faith in Real Life    Faith in Real Life meets Mondays from 7:00 PM-8:30 PM in the Keith Parlor and Wednesdays from 9:30 AM-11:00 AM in the Crusader Classroom.  Check out the FIRL Blog! Keith Parlor – Enter via the main entrance under the awning on...
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Promises and Perseverance

PROMISES AND PERSEVERANCE   Hebrews 11:29-12:2   By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as if it were dry land, but when the Egyptians attempted to do so they were drowned. 30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell after they had been encircled for seven days. 31 By...
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Greetings from our Threshold Director

  Hi everyone! I have enjoyed getting to know members of Decatur Presbyterian during my first month as your new Director of Threshold Ministries and look forward to meeting more and more of you in the coming months! I am writing today to let you know of all the...
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A Provident God

A PROVIDENT GOD   Exodus 16    The whole congregation of the Israelites set out from Elim; and Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had departed from the land of Egypt. 2 The...
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Between A Rock and A Hard Place

BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE   The opening verses of Exodus 14 describe God as self serving and manipulative.  God creates a crisis by directing his people to camp in a dangerous place so he can gain greater glory when he rescued them from the crisis he...
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