Mission Work Is In Our Blood (Sun. June 26)

The word of the day is “partiality.” On this the Second Sunday after Pentecost, we commemorate “All Saints of North America.” The word for today is “partiality.” As we honor the saints of our land, it is appropriate that we read from Romans 2:10-16 that “there is no partiality with God” (Romans 2:11). St. Paul’s point is that the Almighty God will judge each person according to his or her deeds (Romans 2:6). Whether one is a Jew who knows the Law of God or a Gentile who does not, one will be judged by the same standards. The dividing line is whether one does good or evil. Therefore, in God’s eyes, the divisions among human beings make no difference.…

Mission Work Is In Our Blood as North Americans (Sun. July 4)

The word of the day is “partiality.”  On this the Second Sunday after Pentecost, we commemorate “All Saints of North America.”  The word for today is “partiality.”  As we honor the saints of our land, it is appropriate that we read from Romans 2:10-16 that “there is no partiality with God (Romans 2:11). St. Paul’s point is that the Almighty God will judge each person according to his or her deeds (Romans 2:6).  Whether one is a Jew who knows the Law of God or Gentile who does not, he or she will be judged by the same standards.  The dividing line is whether one does good or evil.  Therefore, in God’s eyes, the divisions among human beings make no…