Sermon Series
  • 1. Gut-Level Worship

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2018
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    The offerings of Leviticus 1-7 are about sin AND fellowship with God. They connected the people with God at a visceral level. Application is made to our worship, with particular emphasis on Communion or The Lord's Supper. Selections from Leviticus 1-7 are carefully chosen to be brief.

    GUT-LEVEL WORSHIP Selections from Leviticus 1-7 Maybe you have had the experience of going to a funeral or memorial service, where you heard things about the deceased that you didn’t know before. Maybe you thought, “I wish I had known about those parts of his life earlier; it would have helped ...read more

  • 2. Me? A Priest?

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2018
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    Being a priest is an AWESOME PRIVILEGE and AWESOME RESPONSIBILITY. Leviticus 8-10 is the ordination of Aaron and the death of Nabab and Abihu. In the NT, we are all priests!

    Me? A Priest? Selections from Leviticus 8-10 My wife’s grandmother was a woman who always spoke her mind. When my then-fiancee told her grandmother that she was going to marry a minister, the crusty old woman said, “Marry a priest? I wouldn’t do that! You can do that if you want, but I would never ...read more

  • 3. Clean Living

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2018
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    The sermon tackles obscure commandments, with practical implications: 1) All of life matters to God, 2) All of life can be made clean by God, and 3) We can be clean now. Practical applications to live a clean and holy life.

    CLEAN LIVING—sel. From Leviticus 11-15 (Preacher: Begin with “Things Moms would probably not say...” on YouTube or Powerpoint… End the list with… “Let me smell that shirt. Yeah, that’s good for another week.” And, “Don’t bother cleaning your room. It makes the rest of the house ...read more

  • 4. The Scapegoat Reboot

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2018
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    The two goats of the Day of Atonement represent two aspects of a "reboot": Making atonement for sin, thus rebooting the relationship with God, and 2) the scapegoat, rebooting ourselves by removing our guilt. The two aspects of atonement are both needed.

    THE SCAPEGOAT REBOOT—Leviticus 16 Your computer or phone is slow, or acting strangely. Is it a virus, or malware? Do you have a poor connection? What do you do? REBOOT. If that doesn’t work, recover or update, and then reboot. (Note to preacher: Scott Adams has a book on the comic strip, Dilbert: ...read more

  • 5. Holy You!

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2018
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    YOu are holy, so be holy! A holy person is SEPARATED and DEDICATED to God.

    HOLY YOU!—selections from Leviticus 18-19 (To begin, I went into the audience, to ask, “When you think of a ‘holy person,’ what do you think of?”) Are you holy? Do you even want to be holy? Maybe you think of a holy person as someone who never smiles, or has an attitude of being “holier than ...read more

  • 6. Jubilee

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2018
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    Jubilee provides a glimpse of God's plan for his people to thrive, and insight into his priorities. In the spirit of Jubilee, we have a heart for the poor, work for social justice (opportunity and responsibility), and live joyfully as the church in the kingdom of God

    JUBILEE—Leviticus 25 (Project a picture of the Liberty Bell, with the inscription, “Lev. XXV V.X Proclaim liberty throughout the land to all the inhabitants thereof.”) The Liberty Bell is often connected with freedom from British rule, as the bell was rung for the first reading of the ...read more