The Prayer Chain
Our prayer group is set up to alert our church members of anyone needing prayers due to a sickness, an accident or any other reason. We also use the prayer group for cancellations due to weather. There will be a group text message sent out.
Pastor Kurt Carlsen 309-221-4341
A Prophet Without Honor
Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed.
“Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is performing? Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.
Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home.” He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. He was amazed at their lack of faith.
Jesus Sends Out the Twelve
Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village.
Genesis 13:11 (KJV)
Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.
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