Entries by bethanylutheranchurch

Feeding of the 5,000

July 29, 2018 Beginning this Sunday, and for four additional weeks, we’ll hear from the 6th chapter of John’s Gospel.  We begin with the feeding of the 5,000. This new feeding thing is the only miracle reported in all four Gospels.  That’s reason enough to spend five weeks – today and the next four Sundays – […]

Sunday at Bethany – February 4, 2018

This Sunday we find Jesus and some of his disciples in Peter’s house.  There, we see Jesus heal Peter’s mother-in-law of a fever.  Mark tells us, He (Jesus) came and took her by the hand and lifted her up.  Then the fever left her, and she began to serve them. Serve, the Greek word Mark […]

Sunday at Bethany – January 28, 2018

What definition of unclean spirit or demon makes sense in our day?  Try this on for size:  a demon is something that sucks the life out of you, without giving anything back. Now if we work with this definition, rather than the kinds of weird stuff we see in the movies, we get a bit […]