Sermon Series
  • 1. Pride

    Contributed on Dec 1, 2014
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    God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble. What is pride and how do we deal with it? A few answers here.

    He was the most beautiful of all angels. He was referred to as the Day Star, and the son of Dawn. His name, itself, spoke of his brightness—Lucifer, angel of light. He dreamt of ascending the heavens and raising his throne above that of God’s. But he was sent crashing down to the dark ...read more

  • 2. Wrath

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2014
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    An in-depth look at wrath, or anger, and the ways in which we can deal with it

    Alexander the Great was one of the few men in history who deserved the adjective appended to his name. He was beset, however, with a horrific temper, and though he did manage to rein it in more often than not, on one occasion he was swept away by his passion. At a banquet given for Dionysius, ...read more

  • 3. Gluttony

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2014
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    The third part of The Seven Deadly Sins looks at the sin of gluttony

    Gluttony Evagrius of Pontus, a Christian monk and ascetic whose ideas may have inspired St. John Cassian’s list of eight sins, gives us a very poetic, but comprehensive definition of the sin of gluttony: “Gluttony is the mother of lust, the nourishment of evil thoughts, laziness in ...read more

  • 4. Lust

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2014
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    One of the deadliest of the seven sins, lust can destroy the soul. Here is how it works and how we can deal with it.

    Before we begin talking about lust, we need to talk a little about sex. Hugh Hefner didn’t invent it. Neither did Hollywood. Nor the authors of the Kama Sutra. God created sex, and like everything he made it was beautiful. He didn’t waste any time getting to it either. Merely two ...read more

  • 5. Avarice

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2021
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    Avarice is the self-serving and inordinate love of and desire for money, wealth, power, food, or other possessions. Are we an avaricious people?

    Leo Tolstoy once wrote a story about a successful peasant farmer who was not satisfied with his lot. He wanted more of everything. One day he received a novel offer. For 1000 rubles, he could buy all the land he could walk around in a day. The only catch in the deal was that he had to be back at ...read more

  • 6. Sloth

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2021
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    Sloth is a sluggishness of soul or boredom because of the exertion necessary for the performance of a good work. Are we guilty of it?

    In the rain forests of Central and South America dwells a small ugly looking mammal called a sloth. This little creature is so sedentary that algae grows on its furry coat. When it moves—which is rarely, since it spends 20 hours a day sleeping—it travels at a top speed of 0.15 mph. When we think ...read more

  • 7. Envy

    Contributed on Jan 20, 2021
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    Proverbs 4:30 says "A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones”. What's the condition of our bones?

    History tells of a statue that was erected to Theogenes, a celebrated victor in the Greek public games. The erection of this statue so excited the envious hatred of one of his rivals that he went every night and strove to throw the statue over by repeated blows. Ultimately he succeeded, but alas, ...read more