• Kevin Ruffcorn

    Contributing sermons since Feb 10, 2005
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Desert Streams Lutheran Church
Surprise Arizona , 85374

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  • What's The Truth

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2018

    Jesus receives the title, “King of the Jews,” but he declares that his kingdom is not of this world and it is a kingdom of truth.. If it is not of this world, then where is it? And, where can we find the truth? Is God’s kingdom confined to heaven, or does

    INTRODUCTION Pilate’s question, “What is Truth?” was a hotly debated question centuries before he took his first breath and for millennia after he took his last. With so many religious purveyors of truth, we have come to question the reality of absolute truth. Relative truth is currently more

  • From Words To Actions

    Contributed on Mar 13, 2018

    It is one thing for Jesus to say that he loves his disciples, but he puts these words into action when he washes their feet. At the same time, Jesus demonstrates to us that love needs to go beyond words and is seen in service.

    INTRODUCTION Love is in the air—or at least the airwaves. A majority of songs on the stations that I listen to are songs about love. I suspect that the same can be said about the songs and stations to which you listen. Love is a BIG force in our lives, yet as one song suggests, “There’s just too more

  • Walking In The Light

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2018

    Jesus is the Light of the World. He brings light and sight into the life of a man born blind and in a similar manner brings light into our lives and enables us to see life through the eyes of faith.

    INTRODUCTION Today is Transfiguration Sunday. It is the Sunday between Epiphany, when Jesus reveals himself to us and Lent, which is a penitential time of preparation before Easter. Usually the text for the day leads up the mountain where Jesus is transfigured before his disciples and his more

  • The Birth Of Hope

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2017
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    The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. The burst of light, God's presence, is the basis of our hope.

    Isaiah 9:1-7 “The Birth of Hope” INTRODUCTION Certain things in life are absolutely necessary. Air is one of them. We need air to breathe. We need water, also. Humans can only live about three days without water. We also need hope. Life without hope is difficult, if not more

  • Antidote

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2017

    As the Israelites enter Canaan, God warns them not to be so lost in their abundance that they forget that it is God who gives it to them.

    Deuteronomy 8:7-18 “Antidote” INTRODUCTION For those of us who have worked hard and put in long hours, it is easy to look at our accomplishments and our possessions and pat ourselves on the back. We discover, when we do so however, that our self-centered pride rears its ugly head and we more

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  • There Is The Story Of A Chinese Farmer Who Was A ...

    Contributed on May 18, 2006
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    There is the story of a Chinese farmer who was a Christian. He farmed the side of a hill along with a few other farmers. One of the most difficult tasks that the farmer had was to irrigate his crop. He had to carry water from a lake below the hill up to his land. The farmer who owned the land below more

  • Temptation And Evil Are Parts Of Life. We Pray In ...

    Contributed on May 12, 2005
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    Temptation and evil are parts of life. We pray in this petition that God will guard us from its disastrous effects and help us stand against it. Unfortunately many of us follow the example of the majority of people and follow the path of least resistance. We yield. In the lake of life, we are Brown more