“For the Bible Tells Me So” April 21, 2024

Posted by on Apr 21, 2024 in Sermon archives

  “For the Bible Tells Me So” Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 Good morning, and welcome to the 4th Sunday of Easter tide, or the Easter season that stretches for 50 days between Easter Sunday and Pentecost. During this special time our Bible readings will deal mostly with the actions of the apostles after the resurrection,   as well as the numerous appearances that Jesus makes. So  , there are 12 disciples along with some others who find themselves...

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“When Strangely Warmed Becomes the Norm” April 14, 2024

Posted by on Apr 16, 2024 in Sermon archives, Uncategorized

“When ‘Strangely Warmed’ Becomes the Norm” Psalm 4/ Acts 3:1-11, 12-19 Luke 24:13-49  (36b-48)  From the website Wikipedia, we learn that “According to his journal, John Wesley found that his enthusiastic gospel message had been rejected by his Anglican brothers. And so with a heavy-heart, he reluctantly attended a group meeting that evening in a Moravian meeting house (the Fetter Lane Society) on Aldersgate Street in London. It was there, while someone was reading...

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“God’s Last Laugh” April 7, 2024

Posted by on Apr 16, 2024 in Sermon archives

“God’s Last Laugh” Psalm 133 Acts 4:32-35 1 John 1:1-2:5 John 20:19-31 As I said last Sunday, this week marks the beginning of the Easter season also known as Easter tide. The official definition from Bible pedia tells us: “In Western Christianity, Eastertide, or the Easter Season, begins on Easter Sunday and lasts seven weeks, ending with the coming of the 50th day, Pentecost Sunday.” Now, there are those who might say. “Yeah, OK, but what’s the big deal ? This is...

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Behold The Man” March 31, 2024 Easter Sunday

Posted by on Apr 16, 2024 in Sermon archives, Uncategorized

“Behold, The Man” Isaiah 25:6-9    / Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:1-11     / Acts 10:34-43 John 20:1-18 Good morning , salutations, greetings, welcome, and let me take this opportunity to remind you all once more that “Christ has risen.” “He is risen indeed.”  And if I live to be 110 I swear there will never be a time when those words will fail to give me a special kind of joy. It’s hard to explain, really. All I can think to say is that this feeling  of joy...

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:The Boy From Bethany” March 24, 2024 Palm Sunday

Posted by on Apr 3, 2024 in Sermon archives

“The Boy From Bethany” Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Mark 11:1-11/ John 12:12-16   Hi there- my name is Yoseph. I am 10 years old and live in the little town of Bethany. Now Bethany is not so bad a place, I guess, except we have a lot of sick people. My dad says they won’t let them live in Jerusalem, so they bring them out here. The Essenes have built some places for the really poor people to live, too. I like the Essenes. They’re not so bossy like the Pharisees. A...

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“Cleverly Devised Myths” February 11, 2024

Posted by on Mar 10, 2024 in Sermon archives

“Cleverly Devised Myths” Psalm 50:1-6/ Psalm 30 2 Kings 2:1-14 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 Mark 9:2-10 2 Peter (1:16–18).  “ For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 17 For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased,”  we ourselves heard this very...

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