Sermons

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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October 6, 2019 Rekindling the Gift

NRSV 2 TIMOTHY 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, for the sake of the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus, 2 To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 3 I am grateful to...

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September 29, 2019 Hope in Desolation

NRSV JEREMIAH 32:1-3, 6-15 32 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the tenth year of King Zedekiah of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar. 2 At that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and the prophet Jeremiah...

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September 22, 2019 A God Who Prays with Us

NRSV PSALM 79:1-9 1 O God, the nations have come into your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple; they have laid Jerusalem in ruins. 2 They have given the bodies of your servants to the birds of the air for food, the flesh of your faithful to the wild...

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