Category Archives: Sermons

Prophet and Loss

A Reading from the Book of Amos This is what he showed me: the Lord was standing beside a wall built with a plumb line, with a plumb line in his hand. And the Lord said to me, “Amos, what …

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Near to You

A Reading from the Gospel According to Luke After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go. He said to them, “The …

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Who Tells Your Story

 A Reading from 1 Kings Then the Lord said to [Elijah], ‘Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus; when you arrive, you shall anoint Hazael as king over Aram. Also you shall anoint Jehu son of Nimshi as …

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Transformative Power

A Reading from the First Book of Kings At that place he came to a cave, and spent the night there. Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “What are you doing here, Elijah?” He answered, “I …

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Far from Neighbors

Audio not available. A Reading from Paul’s Letter to the Romans Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which we …

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Mother Tongue

A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled …

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Jailhouse Rocks

A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners a great deal of money by …

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In the End, Peace

A Reading from the Gospel of John Jesus answered him, ‘Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. Whoever does not love …

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Arms Outstretched

A Reading from Acts Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, “Why did …

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Extra Time

A reading from the Book of Acts Now in Joppa there was a disciple whose name was Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was devoted to good works and acts of charity. At that time she became ill and …

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