Thoughts: Paul is warning the Corinthians against grave sins: idolatry, fornication, tempting Christ, - and murmuring?
Murmuring sounds so quiet – so innocent – so soothing. We think of murmuring brooks and breezes and alliterative lines of poetry. Why is murmuring listed with serious sins?
Apparently murmuring used to mean something far more sinister. In Exodus, the Israelites murmured against the Lord. In the gospel of John, the Jews murmured against Jesus because he claimed he was the bread that had come from heaven. In Jude, murmurers are bluntly called complainers.
Discussion: What emotion causes you to murmur?
Activity: This week, practice murmuring appreciation.
Remember in prayer this week Connie Gill, Vivian Hansard, Fred Laws and Jerry Michaux.
This Sunday is Camp Sunday. Wear camping clothes and we’ll sing some camp songs and have fun. We’ll have a special guest here to talk about her camping experiences.
Also, Pickleball on Sunday afternoon. Check out the signup genius, or check the pickle table during coffee time for open court times!!
This is the last Sunday to buy your tickets to the Youth Mission Dinner Auction. Please support this FUNdraising event!!
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