Sermons

Moses Frustration

March 15

Once saved from their captors in Egypt, the Israelites faced trials in the wilderness that tested their patience and their faith. When water became sparse, their first recourse was to complain to Moses. Are we so different? Do we test God with our complaints?

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The Call of Abram

March 8

Abram's call to leave his father's land and go where God directed him came when he was 75 years old. Surely he had some doubts, but he obeyed. Paul said that's the kind of belief that really "counts." In fact, God counts it as righteousness.

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...or Touch it...

March 1

If we read between the lines of the Genesis account of the Fall of Humanity, we might recognize Eve as the first theologian as she "adds" to God's revealed word. It didn't go well for her and Adam. Thank God Jesus knew how to resist the temptation to sin.

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Waiting for the Law

February 23

On Transfiguration Sunday we listen to the story of how Jesus brought Peter, James, and John up a mountain, but this Sunday we'll take a closer look at the story of how Moses went up another mountain and waited for God to hand down the law to him.

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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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