Contributing sermons since Feb 18, 2016
Contributed on Sep 17, 2017
We have lots of good reasons to forgive others who hurt us, but the best reason to forgive is because God has forgiven us so much more. When we learn to appreciate the full extent of God's grace, we can practice giving away that grace to others.
Contributed on Sep 10, 2017
Paul, like Jesus, tells us to love everyone, even those who irritate us. We should practice love in action because 1) God tells us to do so, and 2) Jesus is coming soon.
Contributed on Sep 3, 2017
Sometimes we have to stand up for what's right. We need to remember that God knows our plight, we need to fear God above people, and we need to humbly take a stand. The Hebrew midwives in Egypt stood up to Pharaoh, and God remembered them for it.
Contributed on Aug 20, 2017
As Joseph reconnects with his brothers, he models for us three steps toward reconciliation: 1) Turn away from revenge. 2) Test for repentance. And 3) Trust in God's sovereignty. Judah's sacrifice reminds us of our Savior Jesus who reconciled us to God.
Contributed on Aug 13, 2017
The story of Joseph is a story of betrayal by those closest to you. But it is also a story of how God will see you through, no matter what you face, and how God can bring good out of the worst possible situation.