• Paul Sizemore

    Contributing sermons since Sep 28, 2016
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Mt Olive Lutheran Church
Columbia, South Carolina 29212

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  • Turning Complaints Into A Celebration

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2016

    Jesus was often judged harshly by the religious authorities in his day. The Pharisees and the scribes believed wrongly that he was condoning the sins of people whose company he shared. Instead Christ came to make of them "new creations" (2 Cor. 5:17).

    “Turning Complaints into a Celebration” Luke 15:1-10, Proper 19-C September 11, 2016 “Grumble”: It’s an interesting word isn’t it? And here we find it in the second verse of our Gospel lesson today. “And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, more

  • Why Believe The Good News Of Easter

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2016

    Our Easter joy is not always immediate. It certainly wasn't immediate for Jesus' first disciples either. Even the empty tomb and the angel's proclamation left them bewildered. It was in remembering Jesus' own words that the Spirit brought them to faith.

    “Why Believe the Good News of Easter,” Luke 24:1-12, Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 Brothers and sisters, you probably know that this coming Friday is “April Fools’ Day;” a day that is always celebrated every year on the first day of April. It’s a day, when more

  • Take Hold Of Eternal Life

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2016

    Jesus has just said, "No one can serve two masters; you cannot serve God and money" (Luke 16:13). Then Jesus goes on to share his parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31). Paul's words to Timothy (I Timothy 6:6-19) support Jesus' claim.

    “Take Hold of Eternal Life” Amos 6:1-7; I Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31 Proper 21-C, September 25, 2016 All three of the Scripture lessons read in our worship service this morning could easily remind us of that old adage: “You can’t have your cake and eat it more