Pastor Sam's Reflections

Overlooking Our Father’s Love
March 20, 2017

Verses for Meditation: The Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God. - John 16:27

At Easter, it is proper that we remember Christ's sacrifice on the Cross. But in this third week of Lent, let us take time to remember the extent of our heavenly Father's love:

I remember that the first few y...

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Awakening to God’s Love
March 10, 2017

Verses for Meditation: But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions - it is by grace you have been saved. - Ephesians 2:4-5

As we enter the second week of Lent, as we understand how God is holy, that is, separate and distinct from humanity, it enables to understand how different God's love is when compared to worldly lov...

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Awakening to God’s Love
March 03, 2017

Verses for Meditation: I love you, O LORD, my strength . . . As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is flawless.  - Psalm 18:1, 30

Last Wednesday was the beginning of Lent, a 40-day season to prepare for Easter.  Here is a devotion that reminds us of the importance of recognizing our own human limitations:

How can we love a holy God?  The simplest ...

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