Sermon Archive

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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