Sermon Archive

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

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