Readings: Hebrews 9:1-15 and Matthew 12:1-8
Sermon: Pastor Bill Wessner – Lord
In days of old, tents served as places of worship. There worshipers offered up animals’ blood as sacrifices for the purification of flesh. In God’s heavenly sanctuary, Jesus’ blood has been offered once for all, for the purification of the spirit.
Read: Hebrews 1:1-4
Sermon: Pastor Bill Wessner – Context and Revelation
Scripture Summary: Just as God’s voice was heard throughout the stories of the Old Testament, so God’s voice can be heard through Christ’s words and actions, and even today through the words and actions of others that reflect Christ, as an imprint reflects its original.
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.