Entries by fhpcrichmond

“Boasting In Our Sufferings”

Rev. Katherine Todd Genesis 50:15-21 Romans 5:1-5   Genesis 50:15-21 Realizing that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers said, “What if Joseph still bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong that we did to him?” So they approached Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this instruction before he […]

“Spirit Poured Out”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 2:1-21   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, […]

“Sheer Annoyance, and What God Does”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 16:16-24 Acts 16:25-34   Acts 16:16-34 One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave-girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners a great deal of money by fortune-telling. While she followed Paul and us, she would cry out, “These men are […]

“Holy Spirit Growing Pains”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 16:9-15 John 14:25-29 Acts 16:9-15 During the night Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” When he had seen the vision, we immediately tried to cross over to Macedonia, being convinced that God had called us […]

“Following a Spectacular God”

Rev. Katherine Todd Acts 11:1-18 Revelation 21:1-6   Acts 11:1-18 Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, “Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?” […]