Leslianne Braunstein (Page 2)

God Says: “Yes!” Mark 4:1-11 John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to him, and were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel’s hair, withRead More →

  Prayer of Illumination Holy Spirit, illumine for us this Word, that the message of the gospel may come to us in power. Amen 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. We always give thanks to God for all ofRead More →

Prayer of Illumination Holy One, as we listen to your word to us this day, clothe us in your compassion and love. Dress us in your justice and righteousness. Transform us to be people of your realm, living the words we so often pray: “Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Amen PhilippiansRead More →

Who Do You Want to Be? Philippians 3:4b-14 “If anyone else has reason to be confident in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, a member of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee; as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as toRead More →