Sermon Archives

Rev. Andy Jacob
December 11, 2016

You are Joy, and to Joy you Shall Return

Isaiah 35:1-10 The Return of the Redeemed to Zion The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see […]

December 4, 2016

This Ain’t No Fairy Tale

Isaiah 11:1-10 The Peaceful Kingdom A shoot shall come out from the stock of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. […]

November 27, 2016

They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their bullets into crosses

They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their bullets into crosses

Isaiah 2:1-5 The Future House of God The word that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be raised above the hills; all the nations shall stream to it. Many peoples shall […]

November 20, 2016

It’s All in the All

Colossians 1:11-20 May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has rescued us from the […]

November 13, 2016

The Parable of the Legacy Seed

Matthew 13:31-32 The Parable of the Mustard Seed He put before them another parable: ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so […]

October 23, 2016

A Biblical Voter’s Guide

Luke 18:9-14 The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax-Collector He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: ‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, […]

October 16, 2016

Hand-in-Hand & Heart-to-Heart

Jeremiah 31:31-34 A New Covenant The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah. It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to bring them out of […]

October 2, 2016

The Wizard, Benny & Jesus: Never Do Anything for Someone…

Luke 17:5-6 The apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith!’ The Lord replied, ‘If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, “Be uprooted and planted in the sea”, and it would obey you.

September 25, 2016

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now…

Jeremiah 32:1-3 Jeremiah Buys a Field During the Siege The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord in the tenth year of King Zedekiah of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar. At that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and the prophet Jeremiah was confined in the […]

September 11, 2016

Never Have I Ever

1 Timothy 1:12-17 Gratitude for Mercy I am grateful to Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because he judged me faithful and appointed me to his service, even though I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a man of violence. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, and […]

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