SERMONS ARCHIVE

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Stories and Similitudes – The Great Feast

Category: Faith, Jesus, Relationships, Witness

June 13, 2021

Scripture: Luke 14:15-24 (NRSV) Taking a bite from a fig, Jesus became more animated. He was on a roll, so he began to tell another story. A certain man prepared a banquet and invited many,...

The Heart – The Wellspring of Life

Scripture: Proverbs 4:20-27 (NRSV) Your heart has one job to do, and it does it amazingly well: it beats. Unrelentingly. Single-mindedly. For hours, days, and decades, if all goes well. Slightly more than once a...

The Brain – Having the Mind of Christ

Category: Jesus, Trinity, Wisdom

May 30, 2021

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:6-16 (NRSV) Your brain burns about 400 calories a day—roughly the amount of energy you get from a blueberry muffin. Try running your laptop on that! Sitting quietly in the dark cave...

The Skeleton – Prophesy to the Bones

Category: Healing/Renewal, Holy Spirit, Hope, Struggles

May 23, 2021

Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1-14 (NRSV) Bones do a lot, much more than providing scaffolding for us. They protect our insides, manufacture blood cells, store chemicals, transmit sound (our middle ear), and as recent research within the...

The Guts – Living Compassionately

Category: Calling, Forgiveness, Healing/Renewal, Jesus, Mission

May 9, 2021

Scripture:  Matthew 9:35-38 (NRSV) This week in our occupant’s guide through the human body we will look at the guts. Our faith needs to be gutsy too. The Greek word splanchnizomai found in our Scripture...

Nerves and Pain: Trusting God When It Hurts

Category: Death, Doubt, Healing/Renewal, Hope, Prayer, Struggles

May 2, 2021

Scripture: Psalm 6:1-10 (NRSV) Nerve signals travel at about 270 miles per hour. The message of pain these signals send are often crucial to our survival, reminding us not to walk barefoot on hot cement...