Choosing Our Friends (James 3:13-4:8a)

James 3:13–4:8a Choosing Our Friends Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church October 7, 2018 When you think of church-goers, what image comes to mind? Now I realize that since everyone here is a church-goer, this may be a more difficult question to answer. But for those who perhaps came to Christian faith later in life, do … [Read more…]

Taming the Tongue (James 3:1-12)

James 3:1–12 Taming the Tongue Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church September 30, 2018 [Guest preacher, Jorum Mugari, on 9/23/18] “May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, [O] Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.”[1] These beautiful words may be found at the close of Psalm 19. … [Read more…]

The Law of Love (James 2:1-10, 14-17)

James 2:1–10, 14–17 The Law of Love Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church September 16, 2018 This past Wednesday I began a new semester of teaching theology and one of the things I try to emphasize to my students is that though we may not all worship in the same traditions or be involved with the … [Read more…]

Reflecting God’s Word (James 1:17-27)

James 1:17–27 Reflecting God’s Word Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church September 9, 2018 Last week we ended our mini-series in Samuel and Kings by considering David’s son, Solomon, a man who became known for his proverbs and great wisdom. This week we turn to a mini-series that will highlight portions of the book of James … [Read more…]

God Hears from Heaven and Forgives on Earth (1 Kings 8:22-30, 41-43)

1 Kings 8:22–30, 41–43 God Hears from Heaven and Forgives on Earth Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church September 2, 2018 This morning is the last in our series[1] from Samuel and Kings that began with Samuel’s call; touched briefly upon Saul, Israel’s first king; spent weeks with David, Israel’s most important king; and now wraps … [Read more…]

Choose Wisdom! (1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14)

1 Kings 2:10–12; 3:3–14 Choose Wisdom! Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church August 26, 2018 (Guest Preacher, Jim Bishop, on August 19)   Having completed highlighting different parts of 1 and 2 Samuel, this morning we transition to 1 Kings where we’ll see the royal baton passing from King David to his son, Solomon. As the … [Read more…]

Unfailing Love (2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33)

2 Samuel 18:5–9, 15, 31–33 Unfailing Love Laura Miguélez Quay Linebrook Church August 12, 2018   In studying David’s life—especially his fall into sin—I shared with you what the people of my first church family used to note. Namely, that the fact that Scripture presents us with both the good and the bad of its … [Read more…]