“Shouting Stones”

The link above takes you to the St. Mark Presbyterian Church Worship Service for April 5, 2020 Luke 19:28-40 After he had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, saying, […]

“Wisdom Is as Wisdom Does”

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The link above takes you to the St. Mark Presbyterian Church Worship Service for March 29, 2020 Scripture Reading: 1 Kings 3:3-14 Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of his father David; only, he sacrificed and offered incense at the high places. The king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was […]

“Instant Gratification”

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The link above takes you to the St. Mark Presbyterian Church Worship Service for March 22, 2020 Psalm 51 – verses 1-12 Prayer for Cleansing and Pardon To the leader. A Psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according […]

“Sharp Swords and Smooth Stones”

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Worship services were canceled for March 14 and 15. St. Mark Church gathered virtually on Sunday morning on YouTube. Here are a few supplemental items to consider viewing as we prepare to gather together virtually for worship this morning. (You will need to highlight, copy, and paste the links in your browser to view the […]

“A Crisis in Leadership”

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1 Samuel 8:4-22 Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, and said to him, ‘You are old and your sons do not follow in your ways; appoint for us, then, a king to govern us, like other nations.’ But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, ‘Give us […]

“Higher Fidelity”

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Ruth 1:6-18 Then she started to return with her daughters-in-law from the country of Moab, for she had heard in the country of Moab that the Lord had had consideration for his people and given them food. So she set out from the place where she had been living, she and her two daughters-in-law, and […]

“Within and Without”

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Judges 6:11-16 The Calling of Gideon Now the angel of the Lord came and sat under the oak at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, as his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the wine press, to hide it from the Midianites. The angel of the Lord appeared to him and said to […]

“Seeking God In It All”

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Joshua 6:15-16 On the seventh day they rose early, at dawn, and marched around the city in the same manner seven times. It was only on that day that they marched around the city seven times. And at the seventh time, when the priests had blown the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, ‘Shout! For […]

“Wandering Home”

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Deuteronomy 6: 4-6 Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Deuteronomy 30:19-20 I call heaven and earth to […]

“Keeping in Line”

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Exodus 20:1-21 The Ten Commandments Then God spoke all these words: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; you shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of anything that […]