Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Worried and Distracted

July 21, 2019  Amos 8:1-12, Colossians 1:15-18 and Luke 10:38-42 Worried and Distracted             What do you do when you realize that you don’t have your mart phone with you? If you are like most other people then you probably did all or some of the following: 1. You freak out and start frantically searching…

Orthodoxy vs Orthopraxy

July 14, 2019. Colossians 1:1-14, Luke 10:25-37 Orthodoxy vs Orthopraxy             One was a nomikos, an expert of the Hebrew law, a lawyer. Not a lawyer in our sense of the word. His job was to study the Torah, think about deep, complicated, theological, ideological and philosophical theories: What is the purpose of…

Bearing Burdens

July 7, 2019.   Isaiah 66:1-9, Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Bearing Burdens             Two Sundays ago the Apostle Paul informed the Christians in Galatia that Christ has set them free from the law. He pointed out that the law is a strict disciplinarian with no heart or compassion. He urges them…

Bearing Burdens

July 7, 2019.   Isaiah 66:1-9, Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Bearing Burdens             Two Sundays ago the Apostle Paul informed the Christians in Galatia that Christ has set them free from the law. He pointed out that the law is a strict disciplinarian with no heart or compassion. He urges them…

Free to Love

June 30, 2019   Free to Love Galatians. 5:1, 3-25. Luke 9:51-62             Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received multiple nominations for Nobel Prizes: Five years in a row, from 1902 to 1906 he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in…

Free to serve and witness

June 23, 2019.  Ordination and installation Free to serve and witness Isaiah 65:1-9, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 8:26-39 Scholars agree that of the many events in the collective life of Ancient Israel, them being slaves in Egypt is amongst the most important one. Being slaves in Egypt set the framework for the institution of Passover, it is the backdrop of their…

Music Sunday and Trinity Sunday

June 16, 2019                          Music Sunday and Trinity Sunday             We are a curios species. The literal meaning of Homosapiens is “wise man” or “knowing man”. And some scientists are…

Children of God

Pentecost/Confirmation                         Romans 8:14-17             On September 7, 2018 Pope Francis said: “Dear parents, children are the most precious gift that you have ever received.”             Parents love their children unconditionally, they are…

June 9, 2019 Pentecost/Confirmation

June 9, 2019 Pentecost/Confirmation                         Romans 8:14-17             On September 7, 2018 Pope Francis said: “Dear parents, children are the most precious gift that you have ever…

Being Reminded

May 26, 2019 Acts 16:9-15, Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5, John 14:23-29 Being reminded             It is said that Napoleon had a photographic memory. He was able to recall any number of facts, names of people, and memorize entire maps. During the campaign of 1805, one of his commanders could not locate his division. As…