“I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” by Rev. Lisa Hermann

“I Just Can’t Wait to Be King!” 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-26 by Rev. Lisa Hermann  2 Samuel 1:1, 17-26 – Read from the Jewish Publication’s Society Tanakh Translation, a modern Jewish translation of the Masoretic Text of the Hebrew Bible into English. There is a famous Disney Movie, perhaps you know about it, it is called the Lion King. There is … Read More

“Facing Giants”

I Samuel 17:4-11, 32-49 “David and Goliath” Introduction In the Presbyterian Church, Father’s Day is designated as Men of the Church Day, a day to recognize and celebrate the gifts of men. There is something I have noticed about the men in our church. They are always putting themselves down, always bragging about the women and the youth and what … Read More

“The Lord Looks on the Heart”

I Samuel 15:34-16:13 “The Lord Looks on the Heart” Last week we started a 12-week summer series on the kings of Israel. We saw how the people of Israel told the priest and prophet Samuel, that they wanted a king to rule them. Saul, a mighty warrior, was anointed and appointed as king. Now this week we hear how both … Read More

“Looking for a King”

I Samuel 8:4-9, 10-11, 16-20; 11:14-15 “Looking for a King” Introduction Have you seen the list of people who are running for President? I tried to get a count, but it was so overwhelming and confusing I could not.  There are those who have declared, those who plan to declare, those who have formed exploratory parties, and then all the … Read More