The Gospel of Matthew makes more references to the Roman Military presence in Jesus’ life than any other gospel. What story might Matthew be trying to tell? Follow us as we discuss Jesus’ encounters with the military during the week
Hello Church! We’re entering week four of the Corona Virus shutdown at Richmond First United Methodist Church. Below is our Order of Worship for the Day. Click on each element to see what we’ve brought together for you this week.
Hi gang! We’re entering week three of the Corona Virus shutdown at Richmond First United Methodist Church. Below is our Order of Worship for the Day. Click on each element to see what we’ve brought together for you this week.
Dear Church Family, By now, each of you will be very aware of the health crisis surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak that is impacting our world on a global scale. On March 11, our state’s governor addressed the Kentucky
1 Corinthians 12:12-27 Paul’s teaching on Christian living is visualized in this picture of Christ’s body, formed of many parts. While visually and functionally diverse, we are all parts of Christ’s own body. This picture should lead us to see
1 Corinthians 6:12-20 Chapter 5 begins a long-running thread where Paul contrasts their freedom in Christ with their call to be God’s holy temple. Paul confronts the issue of sexual immorality by teaching about the holistic nature of sex. After
1 Corinthians 1:1-13 Paul’s letter to the young, divided, growing yet struggling church in Corinth begins by reminding them of their foundation (as stated 11 times in this passage): Jesus Christ. Paul’s first appeal? Be clear about whose body we’re
Matthew 3:13-17 The baptism of Jesus marks the affirmation of his identity and the beginning of his work in the world. Baptism marks our rebirth and our call to serve the world. After all, whose name were we baptized in (1
Colossians 1:11-23 Paul claims the ultimate authority of Christ as cocreator with God, under whom God has placed all things. This “closes the loop” on the creation story, setting all things back in order through the cross.
Malachi 4:1-2a Malachi calls the day of the Lord “great and dreadful” in this closing passage of the Old Testament and paints a vision to match. God will come like a consuming fire, like a furnace. But that same