Posts from June 2015

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Friday, June 26th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice […]

Friday, June 19th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Dear Church Family, Our scriptures today are partner songs in the Bible, Psalms 22 and 23: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer; and by night, but […]

Friday, June 12th

by Rev. Phillip Blackburn

Greetings all, here is your e-votional for the week: This is a poem by Michigan undertaker, essayist and poet Thomas Lynch.  Lynch is most well known for his wonderful book, “The Undertaking.”  His writing is infused with earthiness, excess, humanity and an overtone of divinity.  This poem, Heavenward, is a celebration of creation, particularly the […]