2016

2016

Sermon Archive

Something More

Date: April 10, 2016

Bible Text: John 21:1–14, 25 |

 And there are also many other things which Jesus did, which if they were written in detail, I suppose that even the world itself would not contain the books that
2017-12-01T09:55:21+00:00

Tables for Eight

Date: August 21, 2016

Bible Text: John 17:1–3, 20–23 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.“I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word,”  —John 17:20 God before us, God upholding us, God surrounding us, and God within us, we pray you will settle us away from the noise and
2017-12-06T12:31:57+00:00

These Are Not the Droids You Are Looking For

Date: January 3, 2016

Bible Text: John 1:1–5, 14, 16; Matthew 2:13–23 |

Today is Epiphany. It is the day we celebrate the Wise Magi. Epiphany means “to bring to light” or “to cause to appear.” It means “to show” or “make manifest.” It means “to perceive the essential nature or meaning of something” or to have an “intuitive grasp of reality” usually through something “quite simple and
2017-12-01T10:05:43+00:00

It Was Not Necessary

Date: January 24, 2016

Bible Text: Nehemiah 8:1–8; 1 Corinthians 12:12–31 |

For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. —Philippians 1:21 We are taking a break from Bill’s prison series and will return to the Common Lectionary. Two texts are prescribed for today, which peaked my curiosity. Nehemiah wrote of the Israelite return to Jerusalem in the 5th BCE after the decades of Babylonian exile. The
2017-12-01T10:17:48+00:00

I Couldn’t Keep It to Myself

Date: February 7, 2016

Bible Text: John 4:25–30 |

25 The woman said to him, “I know that Messiah is coming” (who is called Christ). “When he comes, he will proclaim all things to us.” 26 Jesus said to her, “I am he, the one who is speaking to you.”
2017-12-01T10:35:38+00:00