Entries by fhpcrichmond

“Dry Bones Alive”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 2:1-21 Ezekiel 37:1-14 Acts 2:1-21 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and […]

“Authentic Joy”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 John 17:6-19 Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 In those days Peter stood up among the believers (together the crowd numbered about one hundred twenty persons) and said, “Friends, the scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit through David foretold concerning Judas, who became a guide for those who arrested Jesus— for he was […]

“Jaw Dropped and Astounded Discipleship”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 10:1-23 Acts 10:24-34, 44-48 Acts 10:1-23 In Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Cohort, as it was called. He was a devout man who feared God with all his household; he gave alms generously to the people and prayed constantly to God. One afternoon at about three […]

“The Expansive, Uncontainable Love of God”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 8:26-40 Isaiah 49:5-13 Acts 8:26-40 Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a wilderness road.) So he got up and went. Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the […]

“We Know Love by This”

Rev. Katherine Todd John 5:1-8 1 John 3:16-24 John 5:1-8 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand, who is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away—and the wolf snatches them and scatters […]