Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2005
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
Contributed on Jun 6, 2016
We too can sit at Jesus' feet restored --- forgiven for all of our sins ---- because of His atoning death for us on the cross and His glorious resurrection.
June 19, 2016 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Year C Text Luke 8:26 - 39 Deviled Ham Earlier in Luke Chapter 8 we see that while Jesus and the disciples were sailing across the sea of Galilee to the Gerasenes ------ normally a short trip by boat ----- a nasty, life threatening, storm came up. ...read more
Contributed on Dec 31, 2015
For next year and every year beyond it is as easy as 1,2,3, Repent daily, remain on the right path and rejoice in your salvation
December 31, 2015 New Years Eve Isaiah 30:( 8- 14 ) 15-17, Psalm 90:1-12, Romans 8:31b-39, Luke 12:35-40 Grace mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. Even though the start of the New Year is somewhat arbitrary – it could be any day – and is a secular ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2015
Medical science can possibly cure some diseases and extend some life spans; but we on our own can not atone for our sins.
February 8, 2015 Epiphany 5B Text Mark 1:29-39 Today's Gospel takes off where last Sunday's lesson ended. Jesus immediately left the Synagogue, in Capernaum,with his recently selected disciples, Peter, Andrew, and the sons of Zebedee - James and John. Mark shows an urgency when he writes. ...read more