Entries by fhpcrichmond

“Keep Alert. The Expectant Shall See.”

Rev. Katherine Todd Luke 2:1-20 Luke 2:1-20 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth […]

“The In-Breaking of God”

Rev. Katherine Todd Luke 1:5-20, 24-25 Luke 1:39-45 Luke 1:57-79 Luke 1:5-20, 24-25 In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Both of them were righteous before God, living […]

“Change My Shame Into Praise”

Rev. Katherine Todd Zephaniah 3:14-20 Luke 3:7-18 Zephaniah 3:14-20 Sing aloud, O daughter Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem! The Lord has taken away the judgments against you, he has turned away your enemies. The king of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; you shall fear […]

“Rescue by Invitation. Are You Ready?”

Rev. Katherine Todd Luke 3:2b-6 Malachi 3:3-7a Luke 3:2b-6 …The word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness. He went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins, as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, […]

“Sure As the Morning Sun”

Rev. Katherine Todd Romans 11:13-24 Jeremiah 33:14-26   Romans 11:13-24 Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I glorify my ministry in order to make my own people jealous, and thus save some of them. For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, […]