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  • Love Is Not Irritable Or Resentful Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 8, 2016
     | 9,182 views

    When I love like Jesus loves I love even those I don’t like

    ENGAGE Imagine with me a courtroom in which a defendant stands accused. The prosecutor goes at that defendant with everything he’s got. He paints the man as a treasonous liar who is intent on destroying societal values and stirring up trouble. His arguments are heated, vindictive and ...read more

  • "Are We Supposed To Take Jesus' Words Seriously?"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Feb 5, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,359 views

    A sermon about loving our enemies.

    “Are We Supposed to Take Jesus’ Words Seriously?” Luke 6:27-38 Somebody hurt you—and you can’t forget about it. Maybe it was yesterday; maybe last month. Maybe it was years ago, and the memory of that injury still lurks in unguarded corners of your ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount - Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jun 17, 2019
     | 3,153 views

    Part 3 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus to a crowd of people on a Galilean hillside as he delivered what is more familiarly known as the “Sermon on the Mount.” In this part we examine the beatitude, “Blessed are those who mourn.”

    Sermon on the Mount The Christian Character Matthew 5:3 - 7:27 (Cf. Luke 6:20-49) Part 3 - Beatitudes – those who mourn This is Part 3 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus to a crowd of people on a Galilean hillside as he delivered what is more ...read more

  • God Is Mercy: Epiphany 7, Year C

    Contributed by Rian Adams on Mar 5, 2019
     | 1,671 views

    The Rev. Rian Adams. This sermon informs people to rest in the mercy of God.

    Sermon: “God Is Mercy” Epiphany 7, Year C The Rev. Rian Adams Introduction: Mercy as Listening Jesus says, “Be merciful as your Father is merciful." In Matthew's version, Jesus goes a bit farther, "Go and learn what this means; I want mercy and not sacrifice." Some of you ...read more

  • What About Imprecatory Psalms? Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 13, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,606 views

    Principles for imprecatory prayers.

    A. Introduction: 1. Imprecatory means judgment, i.e., asking God to punish, kill, and throw into hell (Psalm 2, 37, 69, 70, 109, 143). 2. David throws them into hell. “Let Satan the accuser stand at his right hand . . . let his days be few . . . let his children be fatherless, and let his ...read more

  • "love Who?" "my Enemies!?"

    Contributed by Robert Walderman on Mar 16, 2019
     | 6,440 views

    Words matter. Words communicate. As a master teacher Jesus used words and literary devices to enhance his teaching with great power and insight. He often used 'hyperbole.'

    The Gospel of Luke-Pt.18: “Love who? My Enemies!” I walked through hell this week. My personal world was on fire and everyone unloaded their problems on me. I ended the week with the weight of the world upon my shoulders. Let me ask you, ‘What kind of week did I have?’ Yes, you would be ...read more

  • Moving In The Opposite Spirit— 6th Sunday In Ordinary Time

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jan 27, 2019
     | 3,458 views

    A “Manual” for Escaping Our Vicious Cycles through non-violence is what the Sermon on the Mount has been called; to transform the adversary - and, in the process, to be transformed ourselves.

    1). Mary Lou Kownacki relates the following tale: It seems that in a certain village a snake had bitten so many people that few dared to go into the fields. Finally, it was taken to a wise person who tamed the snake and persuaded it to practice the discipline of nonviolence. When the villagers ...read more

  • Agents Of Grace

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Feb 25, 2019
     | 3,581 views

    The Bible directs us on how to respond to our anger as agents of grace.

    February 24, 2019 Hope Lutheran Church Pastor Mary Erickson Genesis 45:3-11, 15; Luke 6:27-38 Agents of Grace Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. What do we do with anger? Anger is an emotion. It’s an emotional response to ...read more

  • Turning The Other Cheek

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Feb 21, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,924 views

    Loving our enemies is not easy; but, it is the Christian way.

    Turning The Other Cheek Luke 6: 27 – 36 Intro: The story is told of an Irish boxer who became a Christian evangelist. One day as he was setting up his tent for meetings, some local thugs came and began to heckle him. One of them took a swing at the preacher and hit him on the cheek knocking him ...read more

  • We Witness Despite Persecution And Exile Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 8, 2018
     | 2,076 views

    Preaching and living a lifestyle conditioned by the precepts of the Gospel is not a particularly popular path, and may get you shunned, even exiled.

    Thursday of 23rd Week in Course 2018 St. John Chrysostom Today I am celebrating the sixteenth anniversary of the ordination of the diaconate class of 2002, and therefore my own ordination. As a preacher, it’s particularly happy to be ordained on the feast of St. John Chrysostom, who is the patron ...read more

  • Rock Solid Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan Vorce on Dec 16, 2018
     | 4,408 views

    The foundational principles of discipleship are discussed by Jesus with the present day attenders of the Synagogue, The Pharisees and His new Disciples. Much can be learned from these teachings of Jesus about how to conduct ourselves in hostile environments.

    Lead In Scripture: Luke 6:27-49 Introduction: Re-cap last week. Share a story of God sustaining you. I. Love Your Enemies - Jesus knew that the road the disciples would travel was going to produce several enemies. Therefore, He began to teach them how to respond under attack. • Luke 6:27 MSG - ...read more

  • You Want Me To Do What For My Enemy? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 12, 2018
    based on 5 ratings
     | 15,256 views

    Jesus said we should love our enemies. But I don't even like them, why should I even want to show them love?

    OPEN: I’ve always loved limericks, and years ago I ran across this one: “There once were 2 cats from Kilkenny Each thought there was one cat too many They fought and they spit, and they clawed and they bit. Till instead of two cats (pause) there weren't any.” (Pulpit Helps 3/97 p. 8) Now ...read more

  • The Golden Rule

    Contributed by Hans Krause on Oct 19, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 10,703 views

    "Love" should be more than just a buzzword for Christians. God showed his love for us when we were still sinners. Likewise, we should love our friends and our enemies alike and show it by treating them the way we want to be treated.

    [This sermon was preached on 8 July 2018, 7th Sunday after Pentecost / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary] Years ago, a man came to me for help. His life was in a mess. When he looked to the past, he saw many relationships that had shipwrecked. Several of them were still haunting him almost daily. His ...read more

  • Willing And Able Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Feb 12, 2019
     | 4,433 views

    Will we choose to be Willing Contributors or Wanting Consumers?

    1. John Ortberg tells about a carpenter in San Francisco who is a disciple of Jesus. For years he felt inferior as a disciple because he was “just” a blue collar worker. He had not fancy degrees. He had not special gifts of teaching. Then one day it dawned on him that if Jesus could be a carpenter ...read more

  • "Love Your Enemies" Series

    Contributed by Kendall Hicks on Apr 5, 2016
     | 6,682 views

    I do not write out sermon manuscripts. This is a brief outline of the first message in the series "Say What? (Some Head-Scratching Statements of Jesus)."

    INTRO: It’s Valentine’s Day, so let’s start with a quick survey: Has anyone here every broken-up with someone before Valentine’s Day so you wouldn’t have to buy them a present? (Don’t tell me I’m the only one!). Yes, I have done that. When I was single, ...read more