Sermons

 

 
Jesus pictures a farmer going out into his fields to scatter seed. He sows the seed over various different qualities of soil, and the different kinds of soil produce different…
Thus far in Luke 7, we’ve seen several ways that Jesus validated his claim to be the Messiah. He’s healed the sick, raised the dead, cast out evil spirits and…
In the passage we’re looking at today, John the Baptist’s great expectations about Jesus seem to be in doubt. Things are not working out the way he expected. He apparently…

The Woman at the Well

March 4, 2018

In today’s passage, we have the accounts of two healings, one of a person on the verge of death and the other of a person who had already died. Later…
If people know any one statement that Jesus made, it’s likely this: “Judge not.” Leading figures in our culture today urge us to tolerate, accept, and even celebrate the wicked…
Last time, we considered the rule—love your enemies—and the ways Jesus tells us to do that. We love our enemies by doing good to those who hate us, blessing them…
One of the key strengths of the American republic was the fact that our founding fathers believed in the necessity of virtue and morality as the bedrock foundation for the…
Message for our annual meeting using a baseball diamond comparison
One of the most difficult requirements/expectations of the Christian life is being kind to those who mistreat us. The principle is stated most clearly in vss. 27 and .35, “Love…