• Jonathan Twitchell

    Contributing sermons since Jul 25, 2006
Jonathan's church

Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene
Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107
207 799 3692

About Jonathan
  • Education: BA in Youth Ministry - Eastern Nazarene College Course of Study (Elder) - Church of the Nazarene
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: For audio downloads of these sermons, please check out our podcast Individial sermons can be downloaded at
  • Family: I am married with no children, my wife is an accomplished pianist and teaches private lessons from our home.
  • Hobbies: Web development
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  • Feasting At The Table Of Grace

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 25 ratings

    Joseph demonstrated great grace when he invited his brothers to eat with him--the same grace Jesus offered the Canaanite woman, and the same grace He offers you.

    Texts: Genesis 45:1-15 Date: Sunday, August 18, 2002 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell When we began our study of Genesis back at the end of May, we learned who the Main Character was. In Genesis chapter 1, we watched as the Author of the play also made Himself known as the more

  • Awaiting The Dream Come True

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 34 ratings

    What happens between The Dream dreamed and The Dream realized? Between the dream and the reality of the dream come true we patiently wait, living our lives, remaining faithful to God and His calling, trusting Him to bring about what He would have us to d

    Texts: Genesis 37:1-28 Date: Sunday, August 11, 2002 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell If ever there was someone destined for greatness, it was Joseph. Born the eldest son of the favorite wife of Jacob, Joseph was born to a position of privilege. He was Jacob’s favorite because he had more

  • Standing On The Promises Of God

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 21 ratings

    When the "realities" around us seem to crumble and fall, we must rely upon the "Kingdom Realities" of God’s promises.

    Texts: Genesis 29:15-30 Date: Sunday, July 28, 2002 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell The floor I lived on my Freshman year in college was known for pranks. Oh, I didn’t get too involved, playing pranks on other people was never really my idea of a good time, but the guys on Second more

  • Nearer, My God, To Thee

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 29 ratings

    When we are most in need of a "Close Encounter with the Divine," is when we should look for God to build a ladder to us, that we might experience His grace and guidance.

    Texts: Genesis 28:10-22 Date: Sunday, July 21, 2002 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell Last week, we watched Esau trade in his birthright for a simple bowl of red stew. Overcome by hunger, he gave into his selfish, deceitful younger brother Jacob and traded the double portion of his more

  • All For A Bowl Of Red Stew

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 39 ratings

    Like Jacob, we are often tempted to think that we know better than God, and to trade His promises in for a simple bowl of red stew.

    Texts: Genesis 25:19-34; Romans 8:1-11 Date: Sunday, July 14, 2002 Author: Rev. Jonathan K. Twitchell As we approach our scripture text in Genesis 25 this morning, we find that the promise given to Abraham is once again in jeopardy. Isaac has grown and married, but Abraham has passed on more

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  • Four-Hundred-And-Fifty Years Before Christ Walked ...

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006

    Four-hundred-and-fifty years before Christ walked the earth there lived a philosopher by the name of Zeno. Zeno was best known for his mathematical paradoxes…situations that appear to be impossible or self-contradictory. One of his most famous paradoxes could be stated this way: Let us suppose more

  • Some Of You May Remember The Drop-While-You-Shop ...

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006

    Some of you may remember the Drop-While-You-Shop activity that the children did back in the spring. They took plastic cups, lined them with newspaper and put soil inside the newspaper. Then they took different seeds and put them between the newspaper and the side of the cup, so you could see the more

  • It's An Ongoing Battle At The Twitchell ...

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006

    It’s an ongoing battle at the Twitchell household. We have a great number of beautiful songbirds that come to our birdfeeders in the front yard: goldfinches, house finches, red-winged blackbirds, orioles, and cardinals are accompanied by chickadees, mourning doves, blue jays. We tolerate the more

  • Experts Can't Agree If The Following Is A True ...

    Contributed on Dec 7, 2006

    Experts can’t agree if the following is a true story or if it should be written down next to the tale of George Washington and the Cherry Tree. While there is no concrete evidence of its truth, there is enough anecdotal evidence that the story has been in existence long enough to quite possibly be more

  • If You Ever Happen To Listen To Positive 89.3 On ...

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    If you ever happen to listen to Positive 89.3 on Saturday nights, you know that Joe Polek and I often enjoy sharing humorous stories from the news between the songs that we play. If you listened last night, you would have heard us talking about a variety of mistranslations with humorous results. more