Sermon Archive

Counting On God, VII: Fifty

Date: September 9, 2018

Bible Text: Leviticus 25:10–17 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.And you shall hallow the fiftieth year and you shall proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. —Leviticus 25:10 This is our final sermon in the “Counting on God” sermon series, understanding how the numbers in the Bible can connect you to

Counting On God, VI: Forty

Date: September 2, 2018

Bible Text: Genesis 7:1–5; Mark 1:9–14 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.And the Spirit immediately drove Jesus out into the wilderness. He was in the wilderness for forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him. —Mark 1:12–13   In the Bible and in the rest of

Counting On God, V: Twelve

Date: August 26, 2018

Bible Text: Matthew 10:1–4 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.A Moment for Wilderness Reflections: Alexander Dawson, Sydney Durdov, Tyler Hurley, Braden Jones, Tessa Minturn, Kate Savino, Kiley Urban  Wilderness Reflections 2018 Kiley: A week in the wilderness made a big impact on us.

Counting on God, IV: Seven

Date: August 19, 2018

Bible Text: Genesis 2:1–4 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.This month, two journalists visited Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne was originally founded by Enrico Fermi  when he was working on nuclear reactors as part of the University of Chicago’s Manhattan Project back in the 1940s. It’s right here, in Chicago’s backyard so to

Counting On God, III: The Comfort of Five

Date: August 12, 2018

Bible Text: Matthew 14:13–21 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the

Counting On God, II: The Power of Threes

Date: August 5, 2018

Bible Text: Genesis 18:1–15 |

 Click here to listen to this sermon.  Is anything too wonderful for the Lord? —Genesis 18:14   I am excited for this sermon series, which you requested. During our Bible Read Along on Wednesdays, those who attended were astounded at the allegorical meaning of numbers. Both of our Hebrew and Greek texts

Counting On God, I: ONE

Date: July 29, 2018

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 6:4–9; Ephesians 4:1–16 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.  There is one body and one Spirit, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all.  —Ephesians 4:3–6 As long as anybody can remember, human beings have attached

The Four Things That Matter Most, Part II: I forgive you and Part III: Please forgive me

Date: July 15, 2018

Bible Text: Colossians 3:1–4, 12–14; Matthew 6:12; Luke 11:4 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. —Colossians 3:13 Down the street from my house in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, there was