Category Archives: Sermons

A Church Reforming

    The books of 1 and 2 Kings were originally one book, and they tend to follow a pattern. After Solomon reigned over Israel, the Kingdom split into two parts, Northern Israel and Southern Judah. Both had enemies that …

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In the Midst of This People

A Reading from the Old Testament Then all the congregation raised a loud cry, and the people wept that night. And all the Israelites complained against Moses and Aaron; the whole congregation said to them, “Would that we had died …

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The Show Must

Before we even read scripture this morning I want to start by thanking you all for coming to church today. We are in the dog days of summer and it is too hot to leave your house and yet you …

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A Glimpse of the Kingdom

audio not available Nehemiah is not a book of the Bible that we often read, but it is easily one of my favorites. The people of God have been exiled from Jerusalem, and this is their homecoming. Unfortunately, they come …

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Transaction Fees

A Reading from the Gospels Then they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling and those who were buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money …

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Your Daughters Shall Prophesy

A Reading from the Old Testament Then the daughters of Zelophehad came forward. Zelophehad was son of Hepher son of Gilead son of Machir son of Manasseh son of Joseph, a member of the Manassite clans. The names of his …

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Waiting Tables

A Reading from the Book of Acts Now during those days, when the disciples were increasing in number, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food. And the twelve called together …

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No Stone Unturned

A Reading from the Old Testament Then Samuel said to all the house of Israel, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Astartes from among you. Direct your …

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The Last Place You Look

A Reading from the Gospel of Luke Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. When the festival was …

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Called To Do Some Hard Things

A Reading from the Gospel of Matthew: Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, …

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