Anxiously Anchored?

                                                   Steve Schantz- May 3rd, 2020                                                              ———————-                                        Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee;                        Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed,                            Be of sin the double cure, Save from wrath and make me pure.   The first...

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While We Wait…

                                         Steve Schantz – April 26th, 2020                                                         Psalm 62 1 For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. 3 How long will all of you attack a man to batter him, like a leaning wall,...

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What’s Your Name?

Luke 8:26 They sailed to the region of the Gerasenes, which is across the lake from Galilee. 27 When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the town. For a long time this man had not worn clothes or lived in a house, but had lived in the tombs. 28 When he...

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The Laborers in the Vinyard

The Laborers in the Vineyard  –  January 7th , 2018  Grace Communion Orlando                     Steve Schantz Scripture reading:  Matt 20:1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage,...

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Jesus As a Kid

Jesus as a Kid – June 25th, 2016 Pastor Steve Schantz   Like the Holy Land experience in Orlando, summer Vacation Bible School programs sometimes offer children a Home Town Nazareth experience. This often includes costumes and characters from 1st century Galilee, sometimes a taste of the native foods Jesus would...

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Lost & Found

Lost & Found by Pastor Steve Schantz Luke 15:8-9 The first two verses of Luke chapter 15 set the stage for the way Jesus responds in a trilogy of parables that follow: the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the lost or prodigal Son. Through the use of parables, Jesus...

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