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Sermons from February 2016

Standing Firm on the Promise of God’s Grace (a Lenten sermon series pt. 3)

A man goes to his doctor because he’s been feeling very ill for the last couple of days. The doctor gives him several sets of pills, and lengthy instructions on how to take them. The doctor says; “Take the green pill with two big glasses of water when you get up. An hour later, take the white pill with another glass of…

Stand Firm on the Promise of God’s Righteousness

Have you ever uttered this phrase: “Lord, how much can a person bear?” If so, did you scream it out loud? Or did you stew on it silently within yourself, too afraid of sounding unfaithful? Either way, you are not alone. In fact, this is the number one question I am most frequently asked. “How much can a person bear?” This is…

Standing Firm on the Promise of God’s Word

There is something serendipitous about Valentine’s Day and the first Sunday in Lent occurring on the same day. It’s kind of like God is giving us a free pass to nosh on the chocolate without the guilt. Let us remember that every Sunday is a mini Easter, a time fit for feasting. Traditionally, Lent is about sacrifice and giving something up.  But the way I see it,…

An Open Table

Today on the liturgical calendar the church celebrates Transfiguration Sunday. But as you well know it’s also Boy Scout Sunday, Communion Sunday, and of course, Super Bowl Sunday. While each one of these traditions is a sermon all on its own, I feel compelled to squeeze them together into one. I will attempt to do this in five thought provoking, yet rapid…