Beyond Our Wants

Beyond Our Wants  Robert Hoch Psalm 23 Acts 2:42-27 First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore, MD May 7, 2017 In contrast to the way our psalm begins – “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want” (1) – our sung refrain turns the noun, “shepherd”, into a verb: “Shepherd – prod me, […]

Monday Morning

Monday Morning Questions for Reflection With Brief Excerpts from the Sermon: Talking With Strangers April 30, 2017 Luke 24:13-35 13 Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14 and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While […]

Talking to Strangers

Talking With Strangers Robert Hoch Psalm 116 Luke 24:13-35 First & Franklin Presbyterian Church May 30, 2017             The two disciples were leaving Jerusalem. Leaving it with downcast hearts. It was the third day, the tomb was empty; there were rumors; but most suspected the worst. Jesus of Nazareth, their […]