Thank you…for everything!

Thank you…for everything!

When do you say “thank you” to God? Whenever He helps you with something? But that’s impossible! He is helping you all the time! Today, in the Gospel reading, we hear the story of the ten men who had the awful skin disease of leprosy. When Jesus healed these ten...

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Giving away our gifts

Giving away our gifts

Have you ever given one of your presents away? Maybe you didn’t like it in the first place, or maybe you thought a friend or a family member would like it even more than you did. In the epistle today, we hear what Saint Paul says about giving away our...

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Growing up

Growing up

What does it mean to “grow up”? Does it mean you are getting taller? Or older? Or smarter?Or does it mean you can drive a car now? Or go to college? What does it mean to “grow up”? Today is January 1st, and it is eight days after Christmas, the...

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Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Have you ever had trouble finding the perfect Christmas gift for somebody? It’s hard to find something that would really fit somebody perfectly. Today is the feastday of the Nativity, the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ! In the Gospel reading, we hear how when the wise men came to...

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Call His name Jesus

Call His name Jesus

Sometimes you might hear somebody say, “He was born to do that.” A great runner might be “born to run,” or people might say a great scientist might be “born to” find a cure for some disease. If somebody is really good at something, people might say that God made...

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Christ is all, and in all!

Christ is all, and in all!

When you look around your church, what do you see? Does everybody look the same? Do you look the same as everybody else? No, probably not, and that’s exactly what we hear about today in the epistle reading. Saint Paul tells us that we have to remember that Christians are...

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Open for business!

Open for business!

Have you ever wanted to go somewhere, but when you got there, you found it was closed? What a disappointment! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear the story of a woman who had been crippled for 18 years. She couldn’t straighten up her back for 18 whole years! Well, the...

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The gift of God

The gift of God

Have you been shopping lately? Lots and lots of people go Christmas shopping the day after Thanksgiving. They want to find the best gifts, and to get a head start for Christmas. Today at church, we hear about the very, very best gift we could ever get. In the epistle...

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The Church is a Hospital!

The Church is a Hospital!

Have you ever been to a hospital? Well, probably you have, as a newborn baby. But maybe you broke your arm or maybe you were sick another time. When you’re very sick and need help, you know that the hospital is the best place for you. Today we hear in...

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Who touched me?

Who touched me?

Have you ever wished you could stay home on Sunday morning? Maybe you thought to yourself, “I could just pray on my own. God will listen to me from there.” Sometimes grownups might think that to themselves too! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear how our Lord, Jesus Christ, wants...

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