Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2005
Contributed on Dec 20, 2019
Herod's God was himself. Herod loved Herod. He would do anything to keep his job. His audience of one was not God but the Roman Caesar
Jesus told a parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and treated others with contempt. Two men went up to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee and the other a tax collector The Pharisee - keeping his distance from the tax collector -- thanked God that he was not like ...read more
Contributed on Aug 8, 2019
You can't walk with God holding hands with the Devil
“The Gospel that we just heard picks up right where last week’s Gospel left off. Jesus had just finished teaching the parable of the wealthy fool to the crowds who came out to listen to Him. He had been warning about worshiping the gifts instead of worshiping the Giver. His teaching is a ...read more
Contributed on May 6, 2019
When Jesus reinstated Peter, he expected more from Peter but accepted less.
Jesus revealed himself to seven of His disciples who were fishing in the Sea of Tiberias more commonly known as the Sea of Galilee. For most of us a remote lake with a special fishing hole is a comforting scene. The kind of place we might expect to see Jesus or feel his presence. The kind of ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2018
Like the Ephesians we live in an increasingly pagan world. Satan has provided us with lots of ,temple of Diana like, competitors. In spite of this, Like the Ephesians, Christ has made us to be His one body.
One in Christ Ephesians 2:11-21 July 22, 2018 The early church was faced with the challenge of preaching the saving Gospel to Jews and non Jews who had vastly different cultures, vastly different values, and incompatible religious backgrounds. Additionally the non Jews had few morals. ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2016
The object of all admonition is the restoration of a person at odds with God because of persistent, intentional, defiant, high handed sin. We would warn someone about a physical danger. We also need to warn about spiritual danger.l
Pentecost 7 Year C July 3, 2016 Text Galatians 6:1 Brothers, ( And Sisters ) if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. Gluttony certainly is not spoken highly of in the Bible. Proverbs ...read more