Sermons

December 1, 2019 Advent Hope

NRSV ISAIAH 2:1-5 2 The word that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. 2 In days to come the mountain of the LORD’s house shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be raised above the hills; all the nations shall stream to it. 3...

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November 24, 2019 Rescued from Darkness

NRSV COLOSSIANS 1:11-20 11 May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of...

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November 17, 2019 The Art of Endurance

NRSV ISAIAH 65:17-25 17 For I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered or come to mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating; for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, and its people as a delight....

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November 10, 2019 How Do We Look Now?

NRSV HAGGAI 2:1-9 2 In the second year of King Darius, 1 in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by the prophet Haggai, saying: 2 Speak now to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak,...

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November 3, 2019 Living Into Our Saintliness

NRSV HABAKKUK 1:1-4, 2:1-4 The oracle that the prophet Habakkuk saw. 2 O LORD, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? 3 Why do you make me see wrongdoing and look at trouble? Destruction and violence...

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October 27, 2019 Authentic Reformation

NRSV LUKE 18:9-14 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10“Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself,...

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October 20, 2019 Itching Ears and Faithful Lives

NRSV 2 TIMOTHY 3:14-4:5 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it, 15 and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings that are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus....

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October 13, 2019 Pray for Them?!

NRSV JEREMIAH 29:1, 4-7 29 These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the remaining elders among the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the people, whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken into exile from Jerusalem to...

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