Sermons

4-28-2019 Life of Witness

Acts 5:27-32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 27 When they had brought them, they had them stand before the council. The high priest questioned them, 28 saying, “We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and you are determined to bring this man’s blood on us.” 29 But Peter and…

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4-21-2019 I Have Seen The Lord

John 20:1-18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Resurrection of Jesus 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus…

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4-14-2019 shout, Hosanna!

Luke 19:28-40 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem 28 After he had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, and as…

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4-7-2019 God will make a way

Isaiah 43:16-21 New Revied Standard Version (NRSV) 16 Thus says the Lord,     who makes a way in the sea,     a path in the mighty waters, 17 who brings out chariot and horse,     army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise,     they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: 18 Do not remember the former things,     or consider the things of…

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3-31-2019 Being a new creation in Jesus Christ

2 Corinthians 5:16-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 16 From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view; even though we once knew Christ from a human point of view, we know him no longer in that way. 17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see,…

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3-24-2019 Seek the Lord

Isaiah 55:1-9New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) An Invitation to Abundant Life 55 Ho, everyone who thirsts,     come to the waters; and you that have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without price. 2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,     and your labor for…

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3-17-2019 Do not be Afraid

Genesis 15:1-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) God’s Covenant with Abram 15 After these things the word of the Lordcame to Abram in a vision, “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.” 2 But Abram said, “O Lord God, what will you give me, for I continue childless, and the heir of my…

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2-17-2019 God’s Unique Value System

Luke 6:17-26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Teaches and Heals 17 He came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. 18 They had come to hear him and to be healed of…

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2-10-2019 Unbeatable Power: Grace of God

Luke 5:1-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Calls the First Disciples 5 Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, 2 he saw two boats there at the shore of the lake; the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their…

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2-3-2019 All You Need is Love

1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 31 But strive for the greater gifts. And I will show you a still more excellent way. The Gift of Love 13 If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have…

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