Would You Care for Some Extra Sugar With Your Scolding?

Amos 9 – Week Four Let’s play a game.  I’ll give a movie quote and you tell me what movie it came from. “Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”   – Wizard of Oz That was easy.  How about “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.  You never knowContinue reading “Would You Care for Some Extra Sugar With Your Scolding?”

The Prequel to the Beginning

Genesis – Week One Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/The-Prequel-to-the-Beginning-e1fc4e3 Where were you on May 25, 1977?  I can not only tell you where I was, but I can also tell you what I was wearing; at least partially. I was wearing off-white painter pants and a brown tie-dyed shirt with the Star Wars movie poster onContinue reading “The Prequel to the Beginning”

Reminder: Live Like the Ants

Romans 15:13-33 We are closing in on the end of Paul’s letter to the Romans.  It’s a long letter; in fact, it’s Paul’s longest letter in which he has had a lot to say.  As he is drawing the letter to a close, he does so with much love and encouragement. Romans 15:13 “I prayContinue reading “Reminder: Live Like the Ants”

Rerouting to the “Buts”

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Rerouting-to-the-Buts-e1aaili Romans 8:18-39 – Week Ten I was driving home from having dinner with my sister and a friend a little more than a week ago.  Normally I would have left the restaurant, hit I-75, and headed straight to my home.  As I was leaving the restaurant, blinking blue and red lightsContinue reading “Rerouting to the “Buts””

Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, Cuckoo!

Podcast available at: https://anchor.fm/diane-simcox/episodes/Tick-Tock–Tick-Tock–Cuckoo-e19ttmd If you joined us last week, you hopefully remember that we discussed the significance of the law in our lives.  We talked about how the law serves as boundary lines for us.  In his letter to the Romans, Paul gives credit to the law for uncovering his existing sin.  His humblenessContinue reading “Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock, Cuckoo!”