2018

2018

Sermon Archive

Son of David, III: Everlasting Father

Date: December 9, 2018

Bible Text: Isaiah 9:2–7; John 5:16–24 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.the Son can do nothing on his own, but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise.  —John 5:19   As I noted a couple of weeks ago, it is very likely that this lovely promise from
2018-12-13T13:37:49+00:00

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+00:00

Son of David, I: Wonderful Counselor

Date: November 25, 2018

Bible Text: Isaiah 9:2–7; Hebrews 4:13–5:4 |

Click here to listen to the sermon.For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tested as we are, yet without sin. —Hebrews 5:15 Isaiah was Israel’s poet laureate in the second half of
2018-11-28T13:44:17+00:00

Rock Star—The David Saga, XI: David the Dancer

Date: November 18, 2018

Bible Text: II Samuel 6:12–23 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.David danced before the Lord with all his might. —II Samuel 6:14   So who do you think is the most compelling, attractive, three-dimensional, vivid protagonist in the annals of world history and literature? Who would it be? Homer’s given us Achilles and Odysseus, and they’re
2018-11-20T13:35:34+00:00

Rock Star—The David Saga, X: David the Warrior

Date: November 11, 2018

Bible Text: II Samuel 2:12–32 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.When they gathered all the people together, there were missing among David’s soldiers that day, nineteen men, and Asahel. —II Samuel 2:30   The theme of this sermon is borrowed from the Reverend Dr. Bruce Thielemann, Senior Minister at the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh,
2018-11-15T10:56:14+00:00

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+00:00

The David Saga, VII: David the Rock Star

Date: October 21, 2018

Bible Text: I Samuel 16:14–23 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.And whenever the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, David took the lyre and played it with his hand, and Saul would be relieved and feel better, and the evil spirit would depart from him. —I Samuel 16:23  I love people of omnivorous
2018-10-25T14:14:01+00:00

Rock Star—The David Saga, IV: Friend

Date: October 7, 2018

Bible Text: I Samuel 18–20 |

Click here to listen to this sermon.  Then Jonathan said to David, “Whatever you say, I will do for you.”  —I Samuel 20:4   As soon as David had finished talking with Saul , Jonathan’s life became bound up with David’s life, and Jonathan loved David as much
2018-10-09T10:00:30+00:00