Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

On being righteous, blameless and walking with God

October 18,  2020 Genesis 6:1-8, 20-22; John 2:1-11 On being righteous, blameless and walking with God We are here because we are people of faith. We are here because we are Disciples of Christ. We are people of God who are moved to worship and serve God as well as we can. This does of course…

Amazing Grace!

October I l , 2020 Genesis 3, Galatians 2:11-14, John 3:1 1-21 Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 4-5 Amazing Grace! The human race is very good at taking what is good and turn them into something that causes harm. Let me give you a few examples: Nuclear fission is the process of splitting atoms. When in 191 8 Ernest Rutherford split the first atom, he noticed that it released…

Combatting Chaos

October 4, 2020     World Communion Sunday Genesis 4:1-16; 1 John 5:13-21; Matthew 22:34-40             Combatting Chaos          The Book of Genesis informs us that when God created heavens and earth, God looked at everything and saw that it was good, very good!…

Comfort in Chaos?

September 20, 2020.  Job 42:1-6, Romans 14:7-9, Luke 5:1-11 Comfort in Chaos?               In 1562 kissing in public was banned in Naples. Those who kissed in public were punished – by death! 1562 was also the year when troops of Francis Duke of Guise massacred about 1200 Huguenot worshippers and…

How many times!

September 13, 2020 How many times!               On March 6, 1927 the British philosopher Bertrand Russell delivered a lecture to the National Secular Society. His lecture was aptly called: “Why I Am Not a Christian.” Russell refers to, what he considered to be convincing arguments to reject Christian…

Tell and Show!

September 6, 2020 Ezekiel 33:7-11, Romans 13:8-14, Matthew 18:15-20 Tell and Show!           What would you do if you were to live in a world where there is murder, idolatry, economic oppression, irreverence toward holy things and immorality? Many of you may say: “Well, we do live in such a world!”  And you are right! We…

What’s in a name?

August 30, 2020                     Exodus 3:1-15 Romans 12:9-21, Matthew 16:21-28 What’s in a name?         The one was a deeply flawed individual with a complicated past. He had a slow tongue but a quick temper. He was ruthless and…

Identity, words and actions

August 23, 2020             Romans 12:1-8 and Matthew 16:13-20               Identity, words and actions               Marten Buber was a Jewish philosopher who was nominated for the Nobel…

Silence, Believe, Speak

Silence, Believe, Speak                                          August 9, 2020               A few…

Managing the Household

August 2, 2020 Isaiah 55:1-5, Romans 9:1-5, Matthew 14:13-21 Managing the Household               The term economics comes from the Greek word, oikonomia. The Greek word literally means “management of the household”. There are different schools that teach contradictory theories on how to “manage the…