Author Archives: Fries Church

Don’t Lose Heart—Pray!

Psalm 1:21, 2nd Timothy 3:10-17, Luke 18:1-8 The texts this morning are from the Lectionary  However, in the bulletin, I have altered the epistle lesson, adding verses to the beginning, and taking verses from the end.  The verses I added … Continue reading

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Walking with God in Time of Crisis and Beyond

Psalm 66 is the history of an individual believer as he or she walks with God though a time of crisis and beyond. It is one of those texts in which Scripture vindicates itself, and lays its claim upon the … Continue reading

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Missing the Mark, Improving the Aim

According to the marginal notes, Psalm 51 is a Psalm of David when the prophet Nathan came to him after he had gone in to Bathsheba.  You know the story. Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite, whom David … Continue reading

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Can We Get a Second Opinion?

Luke 14:25-33 25 Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them,  26 “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot … Continue reading

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Remembering the Prisoner

According to William Barclay’s Daily Study Bible, the book of Hebrews  was written between two periods of persecution. The first persecution was undoubtedly the persecution by Nero which began in A.D. 64.  The second persecution was undoubtedly the persecution by … Continue reading

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