Sermons

November 27, 2022 – Just in Time for Christmas

Genesis 6:5-8; Matthew 24:36-44 November 27, 2022 Dealing with impending judgment and the timing of the coming of God   I hope you all had a nice enough Thanksgiving.  It can be a tough holiday, though, especially if you are holding significant loss.  This was...

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November 13, 2022 – Tough Times Ahead

Psalm 77; Luke 21:5-19 November 13, 2022 Facing an uncertain future/walking with an unseen God   If I were smart, I would never preach on the text I am using today.  It is a deeply troubling and problematic text.  It also gives us a picture of Jesus that is not...

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November 6, 2022 – God’s Requirement

Micah 6:6-8; Luke 20:20-26 November 6, 2022 What we owe to God and to each other   One of the most dangerous questions these days: how much do I owe you? Many of you have lived through tough economic days a number of times.  Some of you even lived through a...

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October 30, 2022 – It’s Just Money

Exodus 22:1-14; Luke 19:1-10 October 30, 2022 using our finances in just ways   One of the most wonderful gifts this week was the beautiful drive to work with the trees lining highway 460 in glorious splendor.  Every turn seemed to get better and better.  It was...

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October 23, 2022 – With Each Other ’til the End

2 Kings 2:1-12; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 October 23, 2022 God’s enduring presence in our lives   One of the more endearing movies from my growing up years is an Irish movie called Waking Ned Divine.  A small, poor village on the coast of Ireland receives a huge bit...

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October 16, 2022 – Getting to the Root

Proverbs 8:1-21; 1 Timothy 6:6-19 October 16, 2022 Being freed to serve; being freed to endure   A 70-year-old retired military officer had one hobby - he loved to fish.  He was sitting in his boat the other day when he heard a voice say, “Pick me up.”  He looked...

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October 9, 2022 – Who Is Approved?

Ecclesiastes 9:7-10; 2 Timothy 2:8-15 October 9, 2022 Being freed to serve; being freed to endure   You may or may not remember those television commercials for Tombstone Pizza.  They would have people lined up in these ridiculous scenarios who are about to be...

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October 2, 2022 – That’s Embarassing

1 Kings 18:3-16; 2 Timothy 2:1-14 October 2, 2022 What we do for the sake of the gospel   What would you do if I were to get arrested? Boy, that is a zinger to lead off a sermon.  Before you get too worried, though, I’m not trying to prepare you for scandal –...

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