Sermon of September 30, 2018 — “Rough Road Ahead”

Exodus 14, selected verses:   5 When the king of Egypt was told that the people had fled, the minds of Pharaoh and his officials were changed toward the people, and they said, “What have we done, letting Israel leave our service?” 6 So he had his chariot made ready, and took his army with him; 7 he took six…

November 6, 2016 Sermon — “Beauty from Brokenness”

Isaiah 55 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. 2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which does not satisfy?Listen carefully to me, and eat…

February 7, 2016 Sermon–“Puzzle Pieces”

Genesis 12:1-4 12Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. 2I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. 3I will bless…

Sermon of August 10, 2014–“Wisdom Born of Experience”

Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Jacob settled in the land where his father had lived as an alien, the land of Canaan. 2This is the story of the family of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was shepherding the flock with his brothers; he was a helper to the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father’s wives;…

Sermon of May 25, 2014–“To Whom It May Concern”

John 14:15-21 15”If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever.17This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and…

Sermon of May 5, 2013–“Temple of the Holy Ghost”

John 14:23-29 23 Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. 24 Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; and the word that you hear is not mine, but is from the Father who…

Sermon of August 5, 2012–After this . . . . Renewal.

2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a 11:26 When the wife of Uriah heard that her husband was dead, she made lamentation for him. 11:27 When the mourning was over, David sent and brought her to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased the…

Sermon of May 13, 2012–“The Law of Love”

John 15:9-17 15:9 As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love.  15:10 If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love.  15:11 I have said these things to you so that my joy…