September 24, 2017 Sermon — “That’s not your trophy!”

Cologne Cathedral’s Main Entrance Doors.  Notice the elaborate Christian symbolism.  Public Domain.  

John 3:31-36

31 The one who comes from above is above all; the one who is of the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is above all. 32He testifies to what he has seen and heard, yet no one accepts his testimony. 33Whoever has accepted his testimony has certified this, that God is true. 34He whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for he gives the Spirit without measure. 35The Father loves the Son and has placed all things in his hands. 36Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever disobeys the Son will not see life, but must endure God’s wrath.

  • To read more about efforts of Christians to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula at the July 7-8, 2017 meeting in Leipzig, Germany, click here.
  • The letter from the National Council of Churches in Korea to South Korean Moon Jae In, offering to participate in talks with the North to find a solution to the crisis (August 10, 2017) is here.  
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