First Reading: Deuteronomy 5:1-21; 6:4-9
Gospel: MARK 12:28-31
Sermon: Wax On, Wax Off
Deuteronomy includes the second naming of the law, the words that are intended to shape the life of God’s people. Out in the wilderness, with no guideposts but God and God’s words, the people hear once again the commandments.
Elim's weekly worship services focus on the Narrative Lectionary, which follows the sweep of the biblical story arranged in a narrative sequence to help us see Scripture as a story that has coherence and a dynamic movement. The arc of Elim's Biblical teachings are rooted in this understanding of scripture.