Sermon Series
  • 1. Restorative Justice #2:the Massive Search

    Contributed on Sep 19, 2001
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    The attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon brings new awareness of our sins and God’s search.

    The Massive Search Matthew 18:1-14 Rev. Anne Grant Trinity United Methodist Church, Providence, RI 02907 Sunday, September 16, 2001 (following 9/11/01 attacks on World Trade Center and Pentagon) For the rest of our lives, we will remember what we were doing on September 11th. Phil and ...read more

  • 2. Restorative Justice #1: Zaccheus Pays Reparations

    Contributed on Oct 11, 2001
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    Jesus’ treatment of Zaccheus and the tax collector’s response is a model of God’s restorative justice.

    RESTORATIVE JUSTICE #1: Zaccheus Pays Reparations Luke 19:1-9 Restorative Justice Series #1 Trinity United Methodist Church, Providence, RI September 2, 2001 Rev. Anne Grant Introduction to scripture: Has anybody here climbed a tree recently? It’s not something adults do very often. ...read more

  • 3. Restorative Justice #3: Two Josephs

    Contributed on Oct 11, 2001
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    Two 17-year-old Josephs, one 3900 years ago and one this week show us how God intends to bring good from even the worst human behavior. We must never let ourselves get so low or so high that we forget who we belong to.

    Two Josephs Genesis 37:2-50:21 Restorative Justice Series #3 Trinity United Methodist Church, Providence, RI September 30, 2001 Rev. Anne Grant The theme today is that God intends to bring good From the worst human behavior. As the deadline for deporting Liberians has once again been ...read more

  • 4. Restorative Justice #4: Samson's Revenge, Jesus' Redemption

    Contributed on Oct 11, 2001
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    Two men made for God’s purpose: one chooses his own pleasure and becomes a terrorist bent on revenge, fighting a holy war. He commits suicide bringing down a building, killing thousands. The other gives up his rights, chooses death, and redeems the world.

    Samson’s Revenge and Jesus’ Redemption, Judges 13-16 Restorative Justice Series #4 Trinity United Methodist Church, Providence, RI October 7, 2001 Rev. Anne Grant We have been hearing some powerful stories about heroism Over the past few weeks. We read them in newspapers and ...read more

  • 5. Restorative Justice #5: Abigail, The Peacemaker

    Contributed on Oct 22, 2001
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    In a culture that said women had no power, Abigail successfully leads a peace delegation and stops a war between the two most powerful men in the region. We, too, must use our power to make peace.

    Restorative Justice #5: Abigail, The Peacemaker 1 Samuel 25:2-44 Trinity United Methodist Church, Providence October 21, 2001 Rev. Anne Grant We displayed a transparency that said: USE YOUR POWER TO MAKE PEACE 1. Beware of anger. 2. Act with holy boldness. 3. Humble yourself. 4. Be ...read more