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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
2018-07-17T14:47:44+00:00

Image of God, XI: #selfiewithGod

Date: July 1, 2018

Bible Text: Psalm 139:1–14 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.  O Lord, you have searched me and known me.  —Psalm 139: 1   Today brings us another installment in the Image of God sermon series.  We’ve explored our enduring faith tradition’s claim that all people are created with a divine spark we are to see,
2018-07-12T10:05:59+00:00

Image of God, X: Waking up with Leah

Date: June 24, 2018

Bible Text: Genesis 29:16–30 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.When morning came, it was Leah! —Genesis 29:25 Some of you of a certain age will remember the influential 1979 film Kramer vs. Kramer, with Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep as a couple going through a bitter divorce. Much of the movie takes place in divorce court, and apparently
2018-06-27T16:30:00+00:00

Image of God, IX: Running to Meet Them

Date: June 17, 2018

Bible Text: Luke 15:11–32 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.  While the runaway was yet far off, his father ran to meet him, and welcomed him home.  —Luke 15:20   In this sermon series called Image of God, Jo and Katie and I have been thinking with you about what it means to be the
2018-06-20T11:34:15+00:00

Image of God, VII: Not Good

Date: June 3, 2018

Bible Text: Genesis 2:4–24 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.’ —Genesis 2:18 There are two versions of the creation story at the very beginning of our Bible. We looked at
2018-06-12T14:56:59+00:00

Image of God, V: The Birth of Hope

Date: May 13, 2018

Bible Text: 1 Samuel 1 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.  Hannah named him Samuel, for she said, ‘I have asked him of the Lord.’—1 Samuel 1:20   Prayer:  Holy One, we pray for you to settle our hearts and minds so we may hear your truth.  Bless this reading from your holy word and the
2018-05-15T09:38:44+00:00

Image of God, IV: The Kindness of Children

Date: May 6, 2018

Bible Text: Luke 10:25–37 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’ —Luke 10:29 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” Jesus replied. “How do
2018-05-10T13:04:44+00:00