Sermons

 

 
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…
Several weeks ago, we began working our way through the Sermon on the Plain (Luke 6:12-49). In verses 20-23, we have four blessings, often called “beatitudes,” which we looked at…
God had a goal in mind when he sent Jesus into the world. Jesus’ birth, as great as it was, was not the end goal. The Bible says that God…
The title of the Christmas cantata is “Love Came Down at Christmas.” Some of the words from the cantata are based on a poem that Christina Rossetti published in 1885.…
Jesus had strongly asserted that his teaching would not fit into the religious tradition of the Jews. His was new wine that would burst the old wineskins. His was the…
The Jews were supposed to “keep” the Sabbath by not working. Resting on the Sabbath amounted to not engaging in your normal employment/occupation. Breaking the Sabbath was a capital crime,…

Jesus Calling

November 26, 2017
Most of us receive invitations occasionally. Someone is having a birthday party, someone is getting married, someone is graduating, and our friends call us to join in the celebration. Generally,…
O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. Five times in the Bible we have these exact words; four times in the Psalms…
People make claims all the time. Our political leaders tell us that if we vote them into office, things will change for the better. America will become great again. Taxes…