Second Thoughts

29
May

Memorial Day

Last night, Second B hosted our fifth annual Memorial Day Weekend service. Congressman Arrington, Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope, and many from the VFW and American Legion communities were there. Most significantly, several Gold Star families were with us. We gathered for them and for their loved ones. One of my parishioners and dearest of friends […]

25
May

Thanks and Gratitude

An unexpected trip to the emergency room yesterday ended in the removal of my appendix early this morning. We had a good 40-year run; but clearly the time had come for us to part. I am now home and recovering well. Thank you friends and family for all the calls, texts, messages, and visits. You […]

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May

Daily Lesson for May 24, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Luke chapter 12 verses 22 through 31: 22 He said to his disciples, ‘Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat, or about your body, what you will wear.23For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. 24Consider the ravens: they […]

23
May

Daily Lesson for May 23, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Deuteronomy chapter 8 verses 11 through 17: 11 Take care that you do not forget the Lord your God, by failing to keep his commandments, his ordinances, and his statutes, which I am commanding you today. 12When you have eaten your fill and have built fine houses and live in […]

23
May

Daily Lesson for May 23, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Deuteronomy chapter 8 verses 11 through 17: 11 Take care that you do not forget the Lord your God, by failing to keep his commandments, his ordinances, and his statutes, which I am commanding you today. 12When you have eaten your fill and have built fine houses and live in […]

22
May

Daily Lesson for May 22, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Romans chapter 8 verses 2 and 3: 2Remember the long way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, in order to humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commandments. 3He humbled you […]

19
May

Daily Lesson for May 19, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Psalm 106 verses 14 and 15: 14 A craving seized them in the wilderness, and they put God to the test in the desert. 15 He gave them what they asked, but sent leanness into their soul. “Be careful what you wish for,” we say, “because you might just get […]

18
May

Daily Lesson for May 18, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Romans chapter 14 verses 1 through 4: Welcome those who are weak in faith, but not for the purpose of quarrelling over opinions.2Some believe in eating anything, while the weak eat only vegetables.3Those who eat must not despise those who abstain, and those who abstain must not pass judgement on […]

17
May

Daily Lesson for May 17, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Luke chapter 8 verses 22 through 25: 22 One day he got into a boat with his disciples, and he said to them, ‘Let us go across to the other side of the lake.’ So they put out, 23and while they were sailing he fell asleep. A gale swept down […]

16
May

Daily Lesson for May 16, 2017

Today’s Daily Lesson comes from Romans chapter 12 verses 3 through 8: 3 For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of yourself more highly than you ought to think, but to think with sober judgement, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned. […]

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