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August 10, 2014

Faith Without Fear is Dead

Faith Without Fear is Dead

Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, but by this time the boat, battered by the waves, […]

August 3, 2014

YOU…give them something

YOU...give them something

Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. When it was evening, […]

July 27, 2014

On My Knees

On My Knees

We experienced technical difficulties with our recording equipment for this week’s sermon. The transcript is below. Scripture Please listen as I read from Paul’s letter to the Romans 8:26-39 as interpreted by Eugene Peterson in The Message 26-28 Meanwhile, the moment we get tired in the waiting, God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. If […]

July 20, 2014

Roadblocks

Roadblocks

He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared as well. […]

July 13, 2014

Family Promise: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

Family Promise: Growing in Faith, Hope, and Love

That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to sow. And as […]

July 6, 2014

“The Good I Would Do…”

"The Good I Would Do..."

I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within […]

June 22, 2014

From Kindergarten to the Kingdom

From Kindergarten to the Kingdom

“A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master; it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign those of his household! “So have no fear of […]

June 15, 2014

Goodbye in Three-Part Harmony

Goodbye in Three-Part Harmony

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshipped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them […]

June 8, 2014

Should, Shall, & May

Should, Shall, & May

And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in […]

June 1, 2014

Rising + 40 = Raising

Rising + 40 = Raising

Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you—that everything written about me in the law of Moses, the prophets, and the psalms must be fulfilled.” Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures, and he said to them, “Thus it is written, […]

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