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The Waters of Baptism

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, I wrote a few weeks ago celebrating how many baptisms we have had here at University, with more to come. It’s great to hear the faith confessed, see the family of God grow, as the waters of baptism wash over one more person who has been joined to Jesus. The congregation joins in...

Singing in the Sand

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with...

Cool Words for a Hot Day

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, It snowed in San Antonio. Not today. Today it was hot. Really, really hot.  But it snowed in San Antonio. I have a picture to prove it. Actually, it’s not proof I need. I need to remember, and when it comes to memory, a picture is worth far more than a thousand words. It...

Water Problems

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the...

Swing Wide the Gates

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Ho, everyone who thirsts,     come to the waters; and you that have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without price.  Why do you spend your money for that which is not...

Taxes, Exemptions and Grace

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Friends, Maybe because tax filings were due this week, I have been thinking about exemptions. It came up in Bible study on Wednesday, and the thought has stayed with me in reflection and prayer since.  We were discussing the scriptural command to refrain from passing judgement on anyone...

You Have Got to See This!

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.  ...

Easter People on an Easter Mission

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine...

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