T. Wes Moore

Encouraging Words-Part 3

  Matthias Gerung “Angels Sealing” Revelation 7:1-17 is this Sunday’s passage.  It’s in the middle of John’s second Spirit-induced trance.  We have four angels at the four corners of the earth who are refraining from making tumultuous winds against the world.  Another angel rises up holding “the seal of the living God”.  This angel cries out …

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Encouraging Words: Part 2

  This Sunday’s passage is found in Revelation 5:1-14.  Remember, John is encouraging the 1st century Christians in Rome.  They are facing challenges as they do not worship Caesar, but Jesus Christ.  And John is a prisoner on the island of Patmos. This text is part of another Spirit-induced trance.  His vision describes a scroll. …

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Encouraging Words: Part 1

Happy Easter, y’all!!!  No, it’s not only a day, but it is a season in the Church year that lasts 50 days which then takes us to Pentecost. During the Season of Easter, the Revised Common Lectionary takes us through some highlights of John’s letter of Revelation.  Revelation is a wacky book filled with divine intervention, …

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The Lenten Journey: Part 6

There is a unique thread between Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 and Luke 19:28-40 that involves rocks!  In Psalm 118:22, the Psalmist proclaims that the stone rejected by builders is now the cornerstone.  Jesus tells the religious officials in Luke 19:40 after they tell him to silence the shouts of praise in the streets that even the …

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The Lenten Journey: Part 5

This Sunday’s readings are Isaiah 43:16-21 and Psalm 126. In the aftermath of destruction and exile, the LORD speaks through the Prophet Isaiah to the people. The Israelites are reminded that they were delivered from the Egyptians. Yet! They are not to dwell on the past, but look around!!!!! Look! The LORD is doing a …

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