Author Archives: revyarbrough

Light

How precious is your love, O God! We take refuge in the shadow of your wings. We feast on the rich food of your house; from your delightful stream you give us drink. For with you is the fountain of life, and in your … Continue reading

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Baptism

Dear Friends, This Sunday we will be revisiting the story of Jesus’ baptism. I find the story both moving and encouraging. John was reluctant to baptize Jesus; he felt Jesus should baptize him. Yet, to that plea, Jesus simply replied, … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

My thanks to Rich and Tito for leading worship this Sunday. I will be preaching in Sunol at Little Brown Church. If you need the Zoom information for this Sunday, please call the office. There are other changes I want … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk

This morning I was able to hear part of a keynote address by the African American activist and author Ruby Sales. I so appreciated her encouragement to create a Beloved Community, rather than a world compartmentalized by the color of … Continue reading

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Tending to Christ

SpiritCare now knows of five long-term care communities who are now closed to a Covid breakout. This is why I keep stressing our protocols and encouraging people to get vaccinated. What happens when a long-term care community closes? Residents and … Continue reading

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The Commandments

Earlier this week, I attended a Torah study on Zoom. I really know too little of the Hebrew scriptures and Jewish traditions, so I hope to attend more sessions. The rabbi who was leading the session talked for just a … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Hybrid worship has begun! Last week I realized that I have grown so accustomed to Zoom, that I tend to focus on the computer a little too much. I shall try to be a little more flexible. It is nice … Continue reading

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Change is Coming (Always)

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I … Continue reading

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In Praise

I will lift you up high, my God, the true king. I will bless your name forever and always. I will bless you every day.  I will praise your name forever and always .The Lord is great and so worthy of praise!  God’s … Continue reading

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Unending Diversity

Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name;    make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him;    tell of all his wonderful acts.Glory in his holy name;  let the hearts of those … Continue reading

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