Sermons

Co-Workers in Gods Service

February 16

The Apostle Paul sounds like a parent talking to a teenager in today's epistle. It's time that the Corinthians start growing up, but they are holding on to "kids stuff." He calls them "worldly" and that's not a compliment-he wants them to mature in Christ.

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Resolved to Know Nothing but Christ

February 9

The Apostle Paul reflected on his ministry with the Corinthians and shared with them that there was a single organizing principle to his whole approach. He resolved to know nothing while he was among them, "except Jesus Christ, and him crucified." Can we do the same?

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Waging Peace

February 2

On Boy Scout Sunday we will look at the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus said, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God." In today's day and age, what does it mean to make peace?

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An Appeal for Unity

January 26

The young church at Corinth was deeply divided and the Apostle Paul had strong words for the leaders. Then he talked about the power of the cross that seems like foolishness to those who don't get it. But in these divided times, we know it is our only hope.

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Testify! How Has God

January 19

"I waited patiently for the LORD-he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit . . . he set my feet on a rock" says David in Psalm 40. Basically he is testifying to how God has heard him and blessed him. On this Sunday of Stewardship, how can you testify to God's work in your life?

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All the Prophets Testify

January 12

In our Gospel lesson from Matthew 3 we read about how Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan. But in Acts 10 we hear Peter explain in more depth just what Jesus was called and baptized to do-to bring forgiveness without showing favoritism. This is what all the prophets testify, says Peter.

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A Safe Deposit of Blessing

January 5

Our Gospel lesson from the first chapter of John on this first Sunday of 2020 tells us that the Word became Flesh. But then the Apostle Paul "fleshes" out for us what this means as he writes to the Ephesians: blessings, promises, adoption, redemption, and a safety deposit for it all.

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Follow the Star

December 29

Follow the Star

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