Showing posts from July, 2019

Find X

The First United Presbyterian Church “Find X” Rev. Amy Morgan July 14, 2019 Listen to audio Psalm 82 God stands in the divine council; God judges in the midst of them. “How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Give justice to the weak and the orphan; maintain the right of the lowly and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” They have neither knowledge or understanding, they walk around in the gloom of night; all the foundations of the earth are shaken. I say, “You are gods, children of the Most High, all of you; nevertheless, you shall die like mortals, and fall like any ruler.” Rise up, O God, judge the earth; for all the nations belong to you. Luke 10:25-37 25 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he said, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"   26 He said to him, "What is written in the law? What do you read there?&

Citizenship in the Kin-dom of God

The First United Presbyterian Church of Loveland "Citizenship in the Kin-dom of God" Rev. Amy Morgan July 7, 2019 Listen to audio Introduction This past week, we had the opportunity as a nation to celebrate and reflect upon our citizenship in the United States of America. We celebrated values like liberty, independence, and unity. Today, we’ll reflect upon and celebrate our citizenship in the Kin-dom of God. In the time of Jesus, and throughout the history of Christianity, those striving for the fulfillment of God’s reign on earth have often found themselves at odds with worldly powers and governments, even and especially the nations in which they hold earthly citizenship. Today, we will hear from Christians whose voices have spoken truth to power, who have proclaimed the Gospel of Jesus Christ and revealed where their citizenship in God’s kin-dom is in conflict with the values of their nation. We will hear from theologians of color, including J

Reflections From the Mexico Mission Team

This week, the Mexico Mission Team shared their experiences from serving with Yucatan Peninsula Missions. The Mission Team consisted of Theresa, Brian, Aidan, and Kimbella Clements, Sherry Coffey, Barbara Englehardt, Megan Finlay, Jared and Brody Kasprzak, and Pastor Amy Morgan.  Listen Here