Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest

Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest

Sermons by Preacher

Bread from Heaven, II:
The Story of ‘And’

Date: August 11, 2019

Bible Text: I Kings 17:1–16 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. For thus says the Lord the God of Israel: The jar of meal will not be emptied and the jug of oil will not fail until the day that the Lord sends rain on the earth.  —I Kings 17:14   Holy God, you
2019-08-19T12:15:29-05:00

Bread from Heaven, I:
Trusting in Man Hu

Date: August 4, 2019

Bible Text: Selected verses of Exodus 16 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Eternal God, you promised never to break your covenant with us. Amid all the words spoken, promises made and broken in our generation, speak your eternal Word that endures. Open our hearts and minds through these words of scripture to trust. Guide us to respond
2019-08-06T16:01:21-05:00

See Him in Galilee

Date: April 21, 2019

Bible Text: Matthew 4:23–5:10; Matthew 28:1–10 |

Easter Sunrise Worship, Elder Park Beach, Winnetka Dear God, Centuries ago you startled the world by letting us see the strength of your love in the resurrected Christ.  His walk with us continues today in all the places of your world, Galilee, Jerusalem, Winnetka, and Chicago.    May we
2019-04-29T15:24:35-05:00

A Wideness in God’s Mercy, VI: Do You Know My Name?

Date: April 7, 2019

Bible Text: John 12:1–11 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. —John 12:1 Continuing in our sermon series, A Wideness in God’s Mercy, the lectionary reading takes us to the Gospel of John. The birth narrative
2019-04-09T15:12:46-05:00

Brave New Light

Date: March 3, 2019

Bible Text: |

Click here to listen to this sermon.   And while Jesus was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white.  —Luke 9:29 O God of mountaintop experiences and our companion through the valley, shine your light upon us as we seek to know your will through the
2019-03-05T16:17:09-05:00

The Double-minded Dilemma

Date: February 10, 2019

Bible Text: James 1:1–7 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. But ask in faith, never doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind; —James 1:6 Please pray with me… God of grace, you have given us minds to know you, hearts to love you,
2019-02-13T13:31:50-05:00

Son of David, II: Mighty God

Date: December 2, 2018

Bible Text: Isaiah 9:6; Ephesians 6:10–1 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power.—Ephesians 6:10  Our sermon series for this Advent is based upon Isaiah’s prophecy to King Ahaz in 8th century BCE who was literally stuck between the oppressors of the north and those
2018-12-05T13:49:41-05:00

Rock Star—The David Saga, IX: David the Sinner

Date: November 4, 2018

Bible Text: II Samuel 11:26–12:10 |

Click here to listen to this sermon. Nathan said to David, 'You are the man! —II Samuel 12:7 Pixar Studio’s first release, Toy Story, earned three Academy Awards and more revenue than any other film that year. Since then, Pixar’s success over two decades is founded on its ability to achieve
2018-11-08T08:20:43-05:00

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
2018-08-20T11:06:22-05:00